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Sherry Heller

Sherry Heller, PhD

Sherryl Scott Heller, PhD is currently an Associate Professor in the department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine and a member of the Tulane Institute of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, is an international leader in reflective practice, mental health consultation and evaluation of mental health consultation programs. Dr. Heller directs the Tulane Early Childhood Relationships Support and Services (TBEARS), a home visiting program, affiliated with the Fussy Baby Network, which supports caregivers who are struggling with their infant or toddler. Dr. Heller also provides, researches, and trains in early childhood mental health consultation to childcare. Dr. Heller has been a senior supervisor on the LA statewide ECMHC program (TIKES) for over 10 years. Dr. Heller presents regionally and nationally on the DC:0-5 Diagnostic Classification of MH and Developmental Disorders in infant & early childhood, infant & early childhood mental health, mental health consultation and reflective practice.

Angela Keyes

Angela Keyes, PhD

Dr. Keyes's major academic interest has been in the area of infant and early childhood mental health consultation. She co-directs an infant and early childhood mental hsealth consultation program for early childhood education providers throughout the state. She has a strong interest and background in multicultural issues, particularly around supporting mental health professionals in recognizing how clients' differences (e.g., race, culture, socioeconomic status, gender, spirituality) impact the therapeutic relationship and the development of a culturally humble approach to working with diverse clients. Dr. Keyes's research interests include quality of care and its effects on children’s development, positive discipline, diversity, equity, and inclusion.

This product was developed [in part] under grant number 1H79SM082070-01 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The views, policies and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of SAMHSA or HHS.