About Nucha Isarowong

Nucha Isarowong, PhD, LCSW, is an Assistant Professor at Erikson Institute, Graduate School in Child Development and a clinical licensed social worker. His academic and clinical work focus on infants and toddlers, children of diverse abilities and developmental trajectories, children growing up in urban communities, and their families. One of his lines of research explores the intersection of fathers, fatherhood, and father engagement in the field of infant mental health through direct services with fathers as well as through workforce develop efforts to shift the way the professionals and organizations who serve children and families perceive fathers and their importance in families. Another line of research explores and examines services for and well-being of children, families, and professionals in the state-administered Early Intervention Program. One current study explores trauma exposure in a population of infants and toddlers identified to be at developmental risks and/or with developmental concerns and are receiving services through the state-administered Early Intervention Program. A second study examines the effects of professional engagement in monthly reflective practice groups on perceived and bio-indicated stress levels in an interdisciplinary sample of Early Intervention professionals.