Jeff Olivet, M.A., Senior Advisor
Jeff is Principal Investigator on multiple research studies funded by National Institutes of Health, and he conceived of and leads the SPARC (Supporting Partnerships for Anti-Racist Communities) initiative, a multi-city effort to address racial inequity in homelessness. His blogs and Changing the Conversation podcast are widely circulated, providing thought leadership for the field.
Jeff is deeply committed to social justice, racial equity, gender equality, and inclusion for all. With a M.A. from Boston College and a B.A. from the University of Alabama, he divides his time between Cambridge, Massachusetts and Washington, D.C.
Samples of Jeff’s Work
- Changing the Conversation, t3’s podcast with host Jeff Olivet.
- Trauma-Informed Care for Street Involved Youth by C4’s Ellen L. Bassuk & Jeff Olivet as well as Elizabeth K. Hopper was published in Mental Health & Addictions Interventions for Youth Experiencing Homelessness: Practical Strategies for Front-line Providers in January 2018.
- Results from a Pilot Study of a Computer-based Role-playing Game for Young People with Psychosis by C4’s Jeff Olivet & Alexander Shulman as well as Morgan Haselden, Rachael Kenney, Deborah Medoff & Lisa Dixon was published in Early Intervention in Psychiatry in March 2018.
- Intersectionality and Race by C4’s Jeffrey Olivet as well as Marc Dones was published in At the Intersections: A Collaborative Report on LGBTQ Youth Homelessness in May 2016.