Barbara Ivins, PhD, is Director of Early Intervention Services (EIS) at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. The multidisciplinary early intervention and early childhood mental health programs at EIS serve children with medical, developmental and socio-emotional risks and challenges, including trauma. In addition to direct services and program development, Barbara has provided training, supervision, and consultation within the Bay Area early childhood mental health community and to all systems of care that serve young children for more than 35 years. She is a founding member of the Alameda County Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership and a co-chair of the training committee. Barbara is the Co-Director of the SAMHSA funded Infancy and Early Childhood Mental Health Consortium through the UCSF Department of Psychiatry, which is a combined effort with three signature early childhood mental health programs. The project, Building and Sustaining a Regional and National Workforce for Immediate and Long-Term Impact, targets 11 rural counties in the northwest region of California and 3 states for workforce development in Early Childhood Mental Health.
Course: SW 201B (Spring)