Mary Ann Marchel, currently serves as an associate professor in the Masters of Social Work Program at the College of Scholastica where she teaches research and infant and early childhood mental health courses. Additionally, she works at Duluth Counseling Center providing behavioral health care to young children and their families. She received her Ph. D. in 1996 from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities and her MSW from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2013. Prior to her doctoral work, Dr. Marchel taught for 10 years in rural and urban settings with children ages birth to eight years with disabilities. She holds Level IV endorsement as an infant and early childhood mental health specialist. Her research interests include the exploration and application of attachment theory-based approaches to intervention in behavioral health, reflective supervision for social work professionals, and fostering children’s mental health in community based settings for young children and their families. Dr. Marchel completed the Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Certificate Program (2007-09) offered through the University of Minnesota and is a member of the ZERO TO THREE Fellows Academy, currently serving as Financial Chair. She is certified in the Newborn Brazelton Observation System (NBOS); the Nursing Child Assessment Satellite Training (NCAST); the Circle of Security-Parenting DVD, and trained in the administration and scoring of the Adult Attachment Interview. In addition, Dr. Marchel is a certified Infant Massage Instructor. She is passionate about global service learning and serves as a mental health consultant with the Roving Care Programme in the Carribean, the nation island of Dominica.