Elizabeth oversees the development and execution of policies, procedures, and products designed to ensure that HealthySteps sites across the nation receive high-quality, coordinated support from the National Office to help them achieve and maintain fidelity to the HealthySteps model. She manages quality assurance and CQI efforts across internal HealthySteps National Office teams, ensuring that appropriate and streamlined operations are embedded in the National Office’s work to support the network. She is on the Editorial Board for the Global Implementation Research and Applications Journal and contributes to the science of implementation.
Elizabeth is a national expert in early childhood systems integration and Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (IECMHC). She has more than 20 years of experience in the clinical behavioral health and management field. She has led the development, implementation, and scaling of methods that improve outcomes of young children by improving the quality, coordination, and impact of early childhood services.
Before ZTT, Elizabeth made significant contributions to the IECMHC evidence base, including cost efficiencies, workforce development, and national competencies. In her previous role as Director of the National Center of Excellence for IECMHC Elizabeth built the capacity of states, tribes, and communities to use IECMHC to promote mental health and school readiness. Before her role within the National Center of Excellence for IECMH , Elizabeth designed and led the only IECMHC program in the nation with proven effectiveness established through rigorous research, Connecticut’s Early Childhood Consultation Partnership.