Chabeli Angeline Noval, BA works as a Family Liaison team member for the Violence Intervention Program (VIP) at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at CHOP. She joined the VIP team in August of 2017 after receiving a bachelor of arts degree in Psychology from Temple University. As a Family Liaison, Chabeli builds trust and rapport with families that have been impacted by violence. The Family Liaison works closely with Violence Prevention Specialists to help reduce barriers and to advocate on behalf of families to facilitate healing after traumatic experiences. Chabeli is also an active Clinical Research Assistant for the PRAISE program, led by Dr. Stephen Leff. In that role she helps facilitate interventions in Philadelphia public schools.
Previously, Chabeli was an Undergraduate Research Assistant at CHOP in the Behavioral Health department and assisted with multiple projects, including Project ACCESS, a school-wide positive behavior program with mental health support, and CATS, a hybrid study measuring the effectiveness of CBT on children with anxiety in urban schools. She has also volunteered at the Center for Grieving Children and provided support to children who had experienced a death in their lives.
Chabeli plans on continuing her education to pursue a master's degree in Social Work. Her goals are to work with children of color in underserved populations in order to provide positive youth development in their communities.
Chabeli can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.