Dr. Judy Reaven is currently Associate Director of JFK Partners as well as Director of Research for JFK Partners/Developmental Pediatrics. She has worked in the field of developmental disabilities as a clinician, researcher and educator since 1985. Clinical and research interests include identifying and treating the co-occurrence of mental health symptoms in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. She is the primary developer of a cognitive behavior therapy group treatment intervention for anxiety symptoms in children with ASD (Facing Your Fears). She is particularly interested in the implementation of Facing Your Fears in “real-world” settings, including schools and mental health clinics. Dr. Reaven has been the PI on several grants funded by private foundations dedicated to autism research (CAN, Autism Speaks, OAR), and has also been the PI on an NIH funded multi-site treatment trial (NIMH) exploring the implementation of the FYF program. She has co-authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters.