Dr. Sherryl Scott Heller is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. Heller’s primary areas of practice are threefold: Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH) consultation to childcare, reflective supervision with early childhood (EC) practitioners/providers and EC home visitation. Currently Heller’s violence prevention work is primarily intervention and educational in nature as she provides training and education around the impacts of violence on children to EC practitioners/providers. Heller’s research focuses on: attachment, child abuse, and violence intervention, and IECMH consultation.
- Robinson, L. R., Boris, N. W., Heller, S. S., Rice, J., Zeanah, C. H., Clark, C., & Hawkins, S. (2012, February). The good enough home? Home environment and outcomes of young maltreated children. In Child & Youth Care Forum (Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 73-88). Springer US.
- Scott Heller, S., Boris, N. W., Fuselier, S. H., Page, T., Koren-Karie, N., & Miron, D. (2006). Reactive attachment disorder in maltreated twins follow-up: From 18 months to 8 years. Attachment & Human Development, 8(01), 63-86.
- Taylor, C. A., Boris, N. W., Heller, S. S., Clum, G. A., Rice, J. C., & Zeanah, C. H. (2008). Cumulative experiences of violence among high-risk urban youth. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 23(11), 1618-1635.