Mary Mackrain

Mary Mackrain is a National Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant. Mary has worked in early childhood supporting the development of research-based resources and services that foster quality early childhood mental health outcomes for young children and families for over 20 years. Currently, she serves as Project Manager through the Education Development Center for the National Home Visiting Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (HV CoIIN). Mary also serves as an Infant Mental Health Mentor for the Michigan Department of Community Health, supporting policy and systems work to build positive mental health outcomes for young children and families. She also has extensive experience with development and implementation of early childhood mental health consultation approaches. In her work with the Devereux Center for Resilient Children, Mary provides certified training on the Devereux Early Childhood Assessments and program resources and has co-authored several publications regarding early childhood mental health including Promoting Resilience in Preschoolers: a Strategy Guide for Early Childhood Professionals as well as a standardized assessment program for 0-3 early childhood providers and families, the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment Program for Infants and Toddlers. Mary serves on the Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health Board, and participates in many other state committees related to early childhood systems in her home state.