Kathy Mulrooney serves as the Program Director, Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, for the Professional Development and Workforce Innovations department at ZERO TO THREE.
In this role, she is responsible for curriculum development and delivery of training focused on Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health. At ZERO TO THREE, Kathy provided consultation after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, served as a trainer and supervisor with Military Family Projects, worked with state systems through Project LAUNCH efforts, and served on the Diagnostic Classification Revision Task Force that produced the new diagnostic classification system, DC:0-5™ Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood. Kathy is leading efforts to design and implement DC:0-5 curricula throughout the U.S. and internationally.
Kathy holds a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology and is a Licensed Professional Counselor in New Jersey. She is an Accredited Clinical Supervisor and has achieved Infant Mental Health Endorsement IMH-E® at Level IV (Clinical/Mentor). Kathy has an extensive history of clinical practice, training, and systems consultation experience. She has contributed to publications and presented nationally and internationally addressing topics such as infant and early childhood mental health, trauma, disaster response and traumatic loss, military family support, reflective practice and supervision.