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Trevaughn Davis-Neal, LCSW

Indiana State Director

Trevaughn Davis-Neal earned her Bachelor of Social Work degree from Governors State University and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Illinois @ Chicago’s Jane Addams College of Social Work, where she also received certification in Evidence Based Mental Health Practice with Children and Adolescents. In 2015, Trevaughn graduated from Indiana’s Department of Child Services and Indiana University's Child Welfare Innovations Management program and was recognized as a leader in child welfare in the state of Indiana. Trevaughn is currently a Doctoral Candidate at Tulane University’s School of Social Work and is eagerly looking forward to commencement in December of 2021.


A Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Trevaughn is licensed in both Indiana and Illinois. At present, Trevaughn serves as the Clinical Director for Primo Center for Women and Children and is also a University Lecturer at Governors State University. Honored as one of the most influential women in Northwest Indiana by Mom to Mom magazine, Trevaughn was featured in their March 2017 issue. In July 2017, Trevaughn was recognized as “A Professional to Watch” by NW Indiana Times’ IN Business magazine. Additionally, she was the recipient of the 2017 “Rising Star” Alumnae Award from the University of Illinois @ Chicago’s Jane Addams College of Social Work for her tireless dedication and commitment to working with children and their families.


Trevaughn is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and volunteers as an advisory board member for several non-profit organizations. In her free time, Trevaughn enjoys traveling, spending time with family, reading and listening to music.


“I have a passion for working with individuals who need nonjudgmental support and encouragement to achieve their goals; women and children, the homeless population and emerging social workers in particular. Equally important to me is dispelling the negative connotation associated with mental health care within communities of color. We all need someone to talk to at some point in our lives. It is my desire to be a change agent and do my part to make this world a better place.” -Trevaughn Davis-Neal

“Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe and enthusiastically act on… must inevitably come to pass!” Paul J. Meyer