Professor Charles H. Zeanah

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Prof. Charles Zeanah
Prof. Charles Zeanah

Professor Charles H. Zeanah is Sellars-Polchow Professor in Psychiatry and Professor in Clinical Pediatrics, and Vice-Chair for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Tulane University, USA. He is also a member of the board of directors for Zero to Three.

Dr. Zeanah is widely recognized for his leadership in the field of infant mental health. He has had a focus on early childhood psychopathology and the factors important in helping children recover from serious adversity. He has advocated for a more developmentally informed approach to foster care for young children, asserting that foster care in early childhood should be considered a different intervention than foster care for older children and adolescents.

Links on ACAMH website

JCPP Editorial: Volume 60, Issue 11, November 2019 “Navigating the science‐practice gap in child maltreatment”


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