Early Experiences Matter

Get Connected
Please leave this field empty
why should I register?

FOLLOW US! faceook linktwitter linklinkedin link


Donate - Support Us

Little Kids, Big Questions
is a series of 12 podcasts that translates the research of early childhood development into parenting practices that mothers, fathers and other caregivers can tailor to the needs of their own child and family. Click here to listen to or download the podcasts. This podcast series is generously funded by MetLife Foundation.

Rebecca Shahmoon Shanok Bio

Rebecca Shahmoon Shanok, L.C.S.W., Ph.D.


Director, Institute for Infants, Children & Families, Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services; private practice, New York City.

Board Member, ZERO TO THREE; Advisory Board, Rita Gold Infant and Early Childhood Center at Teachers College, Columbia University; Founding President and Board Member, Abraham Joshua Heschel School.

Contributions to the Field
A well-known clinician, teacher and author, Dr. Shahmoon Shanok’s expertise includes parent development, assessment and intervention; interventions with developmentally and/or traumatically challenged young children and their parents; peer play psychotherapy; interweaving mental health services in community-based settings; and training, reflective supervision and practice in the birth to preschool field. Educated and experienced as a clinical psychologist, social worker and early childhood educator, Dr Shamoon Shanok also has concentrations in psychoanalysis and child-parent psychotherapy.

Current Research
Replication of direct mental health services embedded in preschools.



Explore our Parenting Resources

Home   |   Careers   |   Permissions   |   Contact Us   |   Tell a Friend   |     |   Privacy Policy

Copyright © 2014 ZERO TO THREE: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families
1255 23rd Street, NW, Suite 350, Washington, DC 20037 | Phone: (202) 638-1144 | Fax: (202) 638-0851

All rights reserved. For permission to reprint, go to www.zerotothree.org/reprints