Aidan Bohlander, PhD, LICSW, is the Senior Outreach Specialist for the National Infant-Toddler Court Program (ITCP) at ZERO TO THREE
Dr. Bohlander has also been a practicing clinician in a variety of settings for over a decade, partnering with parents to understand the behavior and development of their young children to support infant and early childhood mental health. Immediately prior to joining the National Infant-Toddler Court Program Dr. Bohlander was a member of the professional development and workforce innovations team at ZERO TO THREE leading the development of the Growing Brain curriculum and providing professional development opportunities nationally and internationally on topics related to infant and early childhood mental health.
Ms. Bohlander is a graduate of the University of Michigan’s School of Social Work with a concentration in Interpersonal Practice with Children, Youth, and Families. She completed a Ph.D. in social work at the National Catholic School of Social Service at the Catholic University of America, where she studied the long-term effects of early parenting practices on self-regulation and overall child well-being. Ms. Bohlander’s dissertation research was presented at the 2016 World Infant Mental Health Association meeting in Prague.