Jessica Dym Bartlett, MSW, PhD, is a research scholar in the early childhood research area at Child Trends and director of the organization’s Massachusetts office. She leads training and technical assistance initiatives and conducts applied research on interventions to promote the social and emotional well-being and mental health of infants, young children, and caregivers exposed to trauma and adversity, including child abuse and neglect, parental mental illness, poverty, and natural disasters and pandemics. She has expertise in a range of methodologies, including randomized controlled trials, quasi-experimental studies, mixed method designs, observational studies, analysis of large administrative datasets, and participatory action research. Dr. Bartlett is currently co-principal investigator for the Office of Head Start’s National Center on Parent, Family, and Community Engagement and for a randomized controlled trial (RCT) examining the impact of the Newborn Behavioral Observations on maternal mental health and mother-infant interactions at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. She is also the lead evaluator for two National Child Traumatic Stress Network grants—the Resilience Through Relationships Center at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and the Parent-Child Care (PC-CARE) Program at the University of California Davis. Dr. Bartlett serves on the steering committee and co-chairs the Evaluation Community of Practice for SAMHSA’s National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative and is a founding member of the Massachusetts Infant Mental Health Association Research Committee. In addition, she has a broad applied background, having worked for over a decade as a child and family psychotherapist, home visitor, and mental health consultant in Head Start, early childhood education programs, and school settings. Dr. Bartlett’s work has appeared in numerous peer-reviewed publications, policy and practice briefs, and juried conferences, and has been featured in media outlets such as PBS NewsHour, The Economist, The Chronicle of Social Change, USA Today, and National Public Radio.