Meagan Ray-Novak

Meagan Ray-Novak earned a BA in Sociology in 2004 and MSSA with a concentration in Community and Social Development from Case Western Reserve University in 2010. During her time at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Meagan implemented community-based interventions with the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging and Slavic Village Development Corporation. Over the last eight years, Meagan has worked in community-based psychiatric treatment, private practice and integrated health care. Her clinical practice treats those suffering from addiction, eating disorders and survivors of complex trauma.  In her current role with a federally-qualified health center in Cleveland, Meagan has led the development of an integrated behavioral health-primary care team and medication-assisted treatment (MAT) program to provide holistic care for those experiencing homelessness. Meagan’s interests include implementation science of trauma treatment and the provision of evidence-based intervention with vulnerable populations.

Recent Publications

Prince, D. M., Ray-Novak, M., Gillani, B., & Peterson, E. (2021). Sexual and gender minority youth in Foster Care: An evidence-based theoretical conceptual model of disproportionality and psychological comorbidities. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 152483802110131.