Rebecca Kanine PhD

Research Scientist

Rebecca Kanine is a research scientist at PolicyLab and clinical psychologist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). She is presently working as a member of the Adolescent Depression Prevention and Treatment Lab (ADePT), studying the effects of IPT-AST, a group preventive intervention for adolescent depression in schools and primary care. Her previous work focused on the effects of school based mental health services, childhood maltreatment and complex trauma, and universal Teacher-Child Interaction Training (TCIT-U) as a preventive intervention program in early childhood education/therapeutic settings. In addition to her research and clinical work, she serves on the Committee for Early Career Psychologists for APA’s Division 37 (Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice).

Dr. Kanine received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and her PhD in clinical child psychology from the University of Kansas. She completed her clinical internship at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and postdoctoral fellowship at CHOP in the Behavioral Health in Urban Schools program.