Dr. Kiti Freier-Randall
Dr. Kiti Freier Randall is an internationally known Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Psychologist. Her passion is child advocacy as a means to promote optimal and healthy living.
She has dedicated her career to providing direct service and/or training to children, families, professionals, organizations and communities with a goal to enhance the physical, cognitive, emotional, and spiritual lives of children and their families. She is especially committed to ameliorating the trajectories of children in her local and global community. Through her work, she has facilitated moving from understanding risk to promoting resiliency via training in over 40 countries and throughout the United States.
Dr. Kiti has a considerable academic career with professorship positions at University of Miami, Brown University, Andrews University and Loma Linda University. In addition, she has extensive experience, spanning over 26 years, with infant, child, and adolescent populations, together with specialized expertise in the area of infant and toddler high risk populations, developmental disability, trauma, and pre and postnatal substance exposure.
Currently, Dr. Kiti is Director of Psychological Services for the Department of Pediatrics at Loma Linda University Health Care and Medical Director for the Inland Empire Autism Assessment Center of Excellence. In addition, she is also a professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Public Health at Loma Linda University as well as a consultant expert on high risk 0-5 year olds, for Children’s Network of San Bernardino County’ California. Dr. Kiti is a lead neurodevelopmental consultant for the six San Bernardino County SART centers (transdisciplinary 0-5 high risk clinics), as well as to Desert Mountain SELPA (education) and Inland Empire Health Plan (managed behavioral health care).
Additionally, Dr. Kiti is the author and director of the Trauma, Loss & Compassion (TLC™) program; a bereavement support group for preschoolers which has been implemented in San Bernardino County Preschools for 7 years. Alongside her development of TLC™, she has also designed and implemented ‘Time-In™’ strategies to assist schools in enhancing social/emotional development and learning.
Dr. Kiti is a Board Member for the National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children, Making A Difference Association, and the International Commission for the Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug Dependency. She is a member of the Advisory Committee for Prevention Partnership International, and DEC Canada Steering Committee.