Supporting Children and the Adults Who Care for and Teach Them
Deborah Hirschland is a Boston-based clinician who has worked with
children and the adults who care for and teach them for over 30 years. A frequent presenter on early childhood issues in her home state of Massachusetts as well as across the country, she offers training and consultative support to early care and education programs and to organizations and agencies providing early childhood mental health consultation. In addition to her work as a child and family therapist, early childhood mental health consultant, and presenter, Deborah is a contributor to the Zero to Three Journal and the author of two books, When Young Children Need Help: Understanding and Addressing Emotional, Behavioral, and Developmental Challenges (Redleaf Press, 2015) and Collaborative Intervention in Early Childhood: Consulting with Parents and Teachers of 3- to 7-Year-Olds (Oxford University Press, 2008).
An invaluable resource for early childhood educators and specialists, When Young Children Need Help explores the important work of understanding and supporting three- to six-year-olds with emotional, behavioral, and developmental challenges.
Rich with case material from clinical practice - as well as from family and classroom life - Collaborative Intervention in Early Childhood offers a sophisticated understanding of early childhood issues combined with down-to-earth approaches to intervention.