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
“For crying out loud: Infant signaling and parental responsiveness” by Charles H. Zeanah
“Navigating the science‐practice gap in child maltreatment” by Charles H. Zeanah
“Autistic social behaviors and the half‐empty, half‐full cup” by Charles H. Zeanah
“Minding the gap – research on sexual minority and gender nonconforming children and adolescents” by Charles H. Zeanah & Myo Thwin Myint
“The effects of early trauma and deprivation on human development – from measuring cumulative risk to characterizing specific mechanisms” by Charles H. Zeanah, Edmund J.S. Sonuga-Barke