Supporting Children's Mental Health and Wellbeing: A Strength-Based Approach for Early Childhood Educators
February 22, 2022
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About the Author
Jean Barbre, EdD, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP1-II). As a licensed marriage and family therapist, she blends her knowledge of counseling and psychology into her understanding of children and families. She holds a master's degree in child and family studies from California State University Long Beach, a master's degree in counseling from California State University Fullerton, and a doctorate degree in educational leadership from Pepperdine University. She has thirty years of experience working with children and families as a preschool director, classroom teacher, therapist, college instructor, national and international presenter, and guest presenter on public television. Dr. Barbre has published three books through Redleaf Press: Foundations of Responsive Caregiving: Infants, Toddlers, and Twos; Activities for Responsive Caregiving: Infants, Toddlers, and Twos; and the award-winning Baby Steps to STEM. Ingrid Anderson, EdD holds a master's degree in Conflict Resolution and Peaceable Schools from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from Portland State University. She has over 30 years working with children and families in city, county, and state governments, children's museums, and now as a faculty at Portland State University. She coordinates the infant and toddler mental health program and the Masters of Early Childhood: Inclusive Education. Her research focuses on early childhood well-being for children and early childhood professionals. Dr. Anderson works nationally and internationally on the development of strength-based approaches to young children, families, and early childhood educators across the curriculum.