About CHDI

Kellie Randall, Ph.D.

Kellie Randall, Ph.D. Director of Quality Improvement
randall@uchc.edu | 860-679-8098

Kellie Randall is the Director of Quality Improvement at CHDI. She provides oversight for a number of initiatives focused on trauma-informed and best practices in children's mental health, with a specific focus on data analysis, reporting, and quality improvement. She is the Project Director of the Early Childhood Trauma Collaborative (ECTC), funded by SAMHSA as part of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN), and leads the implementation and dissemination of ARC, CPP, and other effective treatment models for young children. Her other projects include Mobile Crisis Intervention Services, Care Coordination, as well as multiple evidence-based treatments initiatives including TF-CBT and MATCH-ADTC.


Kellie joined CHDI in 2015 as a Senior Associate. Kellie holds a doctorate in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Connecticut. Prior to joining CHDI, Kellie worked on the evaluation team for a federally-funded demonstration project on the effectiveness of supportive housing for families involved in the child welfare system. She also helped lead a study on the characteristics of Connecticut youth who were involved with both the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. Her broad interests are in quantitative research and improving policies and programs for children and their families.