Forman, Marc A., MD
Van Beyer, Karen, PhD
Allison Boothe, PhD
Years at Tulane:
As director of the ECMHC program, Allison supervises mental health consultants across the state and provides on-going training and support. She is currently working on expanding this ECMHC model to kindergarten and first grade programs in New Orleans charter schools. Allison is a member of the steering committee for the Bridge to Quality Project of the Greater New Orleans Child Care Rebuild Collaborative. Her research interests include the impact of mental health consultation on child care quality, school readiness, clinical interventions, and identity development.
Heller, S.H., Rice, J. Boothe, A., Sidell, M., Vaughn, K., Keyes, A., & Nagle, G. (2012). Social-emotional development, school readiness, teacher-child interaction, and classroom environments.Early Education and Development, 23 (6): 919-944.
Gleason, M. M., Heller, S. S., Nagle, G., Boothe, A., & Keyes, A (2012).Mental health screening in child care: Impact of a statewide training session. Early Childhood Research and Practice, 14 (2).
Heller, S. S., Boothe, A., Keyes, A., Nagle, G., Sidell, M. and Rice, J. (2011). Implementation of mental health consultation model and its impact on early childhood teachers' efficacy and competence. Infant Mental Health Journal, 32: 143–164. doi: 10.1002/imhj.20289
Heller, S. S., Boothe, A., Keyes, A., & Malik, N. (2012).Infant mental health consultation in early childhood classrooms.In S. J. Summers & R. Chazan-Cohen (Eds.), Understanding early childhood mental health: A practical guide for professionals.Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Co.
Gleason, M.M. & Boothe, A.B. (2013). Mental Health in Early Education and Childcare.Webinar presented for American Academy of Pediatrics, Healthy Child Care America.
Boothe, A.B. & Heller, S. S. (2012). Louisiana's Mental Health Consultation Program.Paper presented as part of a symposium on mental health consultation at the 18th Biennial Conference of the Society for Research in Human Development, New Orleans, LA.
Boothe, A.B. (2011).A Quality Start in Louisiana:Mental Health Consultation to Child Care Centers. Presented at the QRIS National Learning Network, National QRIS Conference. Washington D.C.
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