Shayne Piasta

Associate Professor | Teaching and Learning · The Ohio State University

Expert in reading and literacy in early and middle childhood education.

Child Development Early Childhood Education Childhood Literacy Literacy Reading and Literacy

Michelle Grimes

Assistant Professor of Child Clinical Psychology · Southern Utah University

A licensed psychologist specializing in clinical child psychology, principles of phycological assessment, and sibling conflict resolution

Caffeine and Depression Sibling Conflict Resolution Teaching Parents to Code Child Behavior Sibling Conflict School Concerns

Joseph Bush, PhD

Faculty Research Specialist - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Pediatric Psychology; Child Pain; Parent-Child Interactions in Stressful Medical Situations; Psychological Effects of School Gardens

Health Psychology Pediatric Psychology Statistics Child Development Pain Assessment and Management

Jenny Edwards, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Invitational Education, Cognitive Coaching, Nonverbal Communication

Action-Orientated Research Capacity Building Child Development Community Relations Creativity and Problem Solving

Ryan P. Bowles

Associate Professor of Department of Human Development and Family Studies · Michigan State University

Measurement and Assessment of Early Childhood Language and Literacy.

Language Assessments Developmental and Learning Challenges Preschool literacy Childhood Developmental Disabilities

Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore

Author, Psychologist, Parenting Expert

nationally recognized authority on children's social and emotional development ---- "inspiring audiences with wisdom, compassion, & humor"

Parents Parenting Children Child Development Children's Friendships

Holly Schiffrin

Professor of Psychology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Schiffrin is an internationally known expert on intensive and helicopter parenting.

Emerging Adulthood Helicopter Parenting Positive Psychology Infant and Child Development Intensive Parenting

Erik Schott

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Schott is a licensed clinical social worker and instructional designer/educational psychologist.

LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) social work CBT (Coginitive Bahavorial Therapy) EMDR (Eye Movement Desentization & Reprocessing) HIV & AIDS Childhood Developmental Dirorders

Ira Glovinsky, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - Infant & Early Childhood Development - School of Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Early childhood development and mental health expert

Clinical Psychology Special Education Infant and Early Childhood Development Research in Child Development Mood Disorders in Infants, Toddlers, and Preschool Aged Children

Jenene W. Craig, PhD, MBA, OTR/L, CNT

Program Director - Infant & Early Childhood Development - School of Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Neonatal health; Collaborative, progressive leadership & management with clinical experience in non-profit higher education

Neonatal Intensive Care Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Trauma-Informed Care Infant and Early Childhood Development Parent-Infant Attachment

Dak Kopec

Principle · DAK Design Science

Entertaining and dynamic presenter that connects psychology with interior design

Interior Design and Psychology Enhancing Children's Development With Design

Paul J. Gertler

Professor | Li Ka Shing Professor of Economics | Professor, School of Public Health | Faculty Director, Institute for Business & Social Impact | Scientific Director, Center for Effective Global Action · University of California, Berkeley

Labor Markets Poverty Alleviation Impact Evaluation Health Economics Early Childhood Development and Education

Michael Roizen, MD

Chief Wellness Officer; Chair, Wellness Institute · Cleveland Clinic

Reveals how to stay fit, the right way to diet, and how to control your genes, choose the right supplements and keep the brain healthy

The Cleveland Clinic Experience in Bending the Cost Curve: How Social Media Has Buttressed Other Technologies Changing Health Caregiver Stress Top 12 Things You Can Do for Your Health Economics of Prevention

Candice Odgers

Professor Psychological Science · UC Irvine

Candice Odgers is a developmental psychologist who studies adolescents’ mental health and development.

Early Adversity Quantitative Psychology Social Inequality Technology and Young People Digital Inequality

Jacquelyn Mc Croskey

John Milner Professor of Child Welfare Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Holds the John Milner Professorship in Child Welfare and serves as co-director of the Children’s Data Network

Social Services Data Analysis Community Services Foster Care Family and Child Services

Dorian Traube

Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Traube focuses on early child development, home visitation, and telehealth solutions for families with young children.

Parent Education Telehealth Children’s Mental Health Infant Mental Health Home Visitation

Omar Lopez

Director of Workforce Development Stipend and Scholarship Programs; Clinical Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Specializes in the administration of grant-funded initiatives with a focus on workforce development programs that train MSW students.

Advocacy Social Services for Families Workforce Development Initiatives Immigration Social Work

Gary Bowen, Ph.D.

Dean of the UNC School of Social Work and Kenan Distinguished Professor · UNC-Chapel Hill

Expertise includes school success; military families; community capacity building; work and family stress

Military Families Military Life Academic Success of Middle and High School Students Social Work with Families Crime and Violence in Schools

Dr Claire Farrow

Professor and Director of Applied Health Research Group · Aston University

Dr. Claire Farrow's interests concern the factors influencing eating behaviour and weight gain or loss, particularly in children.

Observational Research Child Obesity Child Eating Behaviour Fussy Eating Digital Health Interventions

Karen Melton, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Child and Family Studies · Baylor University

Her research focuses on positive family leisure experiences that enhance child development and family relations.

Program Effectiveness Intentional Family Family Finances Decison-making Family Time