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Dr. Chavez discusses the impact of alleged sexual abuse of immigrant children

After the story broke of alleged sexual abuse of immigrant children housed in immigrant youth shelters, Counseling Psychology Associate Professor Dr. Nayeli Chavez interviewed with KJZZ FM to discuss how the allegations impact other immigrant children in shelters.

“Knowing about alleged abuse makes kids still living in shelters more afraid, and less likely to report future incidents.” Listen to the interview.

Dr. Nayeli Chavez is a licensed clinical psychologist. She has significant experience working with immigrant, Latino/a and African American communities. She has provided clinical services to individuals and families referred by the Department of Children and Family Services. Read more.