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Kateri Chapman-Kramer


Kateri Chapman-Kramer, MSW, LCSW
Project Manager, Life Outside of Violence (LOV), The St. Louis Area Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Program (STL-HVIP), Institute for Public Health, Washington University in St. Louis

Kateri Chapman-Kramer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 20 years’ experience working with underrepresented children and families. She received a Master of Social Work degree with a concentration in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from the University of Missouri - St. Louis and joined Washington University’s Institute for Public Health in May 2018 to fulfill the role of Project Manager for the then newly launched St. Louis Area Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Program, better known as Life Outside of Violence (LOV). Kateri is responsible for successful implementation of the project, including training and supervision of case managers providing direct practice, coordination of multiple committees of key stakeholders, and delivery of data-driven research and funding outcomes to address the public health issue of violence in the St. Louis area. Prior to her current role, Kateri was employed with FamilyForward, formerly Children’s Home Society, since 2006 and devoted her professional career to the treatment of complex trauma in children. She worked as a counselor, supervisor of a team of mental health clinicians, and program director of the Developmental Trauma Center which included intake, brief trauma assessment, full psychological evaluation, parent and professional education and training, and therapeutic preschool day treatment services that integrated developmental sensitivity and trauma informed work into daily practice, to support healthy family functioning.

Kateri Chapman-Kramer
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