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Aria Fiat

Dr. Aria Fiat is a school psychologist and a fellow of pediatric psychology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She earned a BS in Education and Social Policy from Northwestern University and obtained her MA and PhD in Educational Psychology from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. Dr. Fiat completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Munroe Meyer Institute, providing psychological services through Omaha Children’s, University of Nebraska Medical Center, and Omaha Public Schools. Dr. Fiat’s work as a clinician, researcher, educator, and advocate focus on enhancing the capacity of systems to promote behavioral health and wellness, with an emphasis on supporting the educators and caregivers who help children thrive. She has co-authored over a dozen peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings on related topics. Dr. Fiat is the creator of The Seven C’s: A Toolkit for Caregivers Coping in a Crisis. She is also a co-developer of the Adult Resilience Curriculum (ARC), a wellness-promotion program that has been implemented in school districts across the country to counteract educator stress and burnout. In collaboration with the Mid-America Mental Health Technology Treatment and Transfer Center (MHTTC), Dr. Fiat is striving to increase availability of the ARC to school districts throughout Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri.