Carolyn Dayton,  PhD,LP,LMSW,IMH-E(IV)

The Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute

Carolyn Joy Dayton, PhD,LP,LMSW,IMH-E(IV) holds joint appointments at the School of Social Work where she is an Associate Professor and at the Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute where she serves as the Associate Director of The Infant Mental Health Program. She conducts research focused on early parenting processes with an emphasis on fathering in urban settings. Carolyn has over two decades experience providing clinical interventions to families of infants and young children in a wide range of settings including home-based, center-based and hospital-based. She currently serves as Director of The Social Work Family Clinic, a model co-located pediatric and mental health clinic.