Mary Wise-Kriplani, MSW, LCSW, PhD, is the Project Director of the Advancing Resources for Children (ARCh) Project: Connecting NC’s Systems to Strengthen Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Outcomes. She is also Clinical Faculty with the NC Child Treatment Program and part of its Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) training team. Dr. Wise-Kriplani is on the DC:0-5™ Expert Faculty Roster, endorsed to facilitate trainings on its use as a diagnostic classification for the assessment of mental health disorders in infancy and early childhood. Her work focuses on developing a state work force skilled at assessing and treating mental health disorders experienced in early childhood. She has particular interest in supporting young children who have experienced trauma, grief, and family death.

Areas of Focus: Infant and early childhood mental health (IECMH), trauma screening and assessment, trauma-specific evidence-based treatments, reflective supervision, bereavement and grief

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