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Department of Psychiatry

Department of Psychology

Ayelet Talmi, PhD 

          Ayelet Talmi, PhD

The Children's Hospital,        Gary Pavilion Rm. D4162

Phone: 720-777-6670

Email: Dr. Talmi

 

Recent Publications

 

 

 

Ayelet Talmi, PhD

Associate Professor


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS, PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS, AND HONORS

Positions and Employment:

Clinical Internship (APA Accredited), The Children’s Hospital, Denver, CO, 2000-2001

Associate Director, Center for Family and Infant Interaction, The Children’s Hospital, Aurora, CO, 2001-present

Postdoctoral Fellow, Developmental Psychobiology Research Group, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 2002-2004

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Colorado, 2003

Faculty, Irving Harris Program in Child Development and Infant Mental Health, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO, 2003-2006

Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, 2004-2006

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO, 2006-present

Clinical Director, Project CLIMB (Consultation & Liaison in Mental health and Behavior), The Children’s Hospital, Aurora, CO, 2006-present

Associate Director, Irving Harris Program in Child Development and Infant Mental Health, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO, 2007-present

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO, 2013-present

 

Other Experience and Professional Memberships:

Society for Research in Child Development, 1995-2001, 2008-present

American Psychological Association, 2000-present

World Association for Infant Mental Health, 2001-present

Member, Developmental Psychobiology Research Group, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, University of Colorado Denver, 2002-present

Zero to Three Press (ad hoc reviewer), 2003

Colorado Psychological Association, 2003-present

Colorado Association for Infant Mental Health, 2003-present [President-elect (2005–2007), President (2007–present)]

Infant Mental Health Journal (ad hoc reviewer), 2004-present

Journal of Pediatric Psychology (ad hoc reviewer), 2005

Member, BLOOM Professional Developmental Committee, Department of Pediatrics, 2005-2008

Member, Early Childhood Systems Integration Task Force, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2005-present

Member, Medical Home Advisory Task Force, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2006-present

Member, Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) State Team, 2007-present

Member, Healthy Mothers Colorado Task Force, 2008-present 

 

Honors:

ZERO TO THREE Leadership Development Initiative Solnit Fellow, 2001-2003

NIDA Jumpstart Your Career Mentor Program, 2003

 

Teaching Activities:

Harris Program Survey of Infant and Early Childhood Assessment

Harris Program Core Reading Seminar

Harris Program Perinatal Seminar

Invited Lecturer for Key Concepts in Developmental Disabilities, JFK Partners

MS II Life Cycle block (Invited Lecturer)

 

Clinical Activities:

Associate Director, Center for Family and Infant Interaction, 2001

Clinical Director, Project CLIMB, 2005

Ambulatory Consultant to the Child Health Clinic, The Children’s Hospital, Denver CO, 2006-present

Clinical Supervisor/Preceptor, Project CLIMB, Child Health Clinic, The Children’s Hospital, 2006-present

 

SCHOLARSHIP AND PUBLICATIONS

Selected Publications:

Shirk, S. R., Talmi, A., Olds, D. L. (2000). A developmental psychopathology perspective on child and adolescent intervention policy. Development and Psychopathology, 12, 835-855.

Taussig, H. N., & Talmi, A. (2001). Ethnic differences in risk behaviors and related psychosocial factors among a cohort of maltreated adolescents in foster care. Child Maltreatment, 6(2), 180-192.

Olds, D., Robinson, J., O’Brien, R., Luckey, D., Pettitt, L. M., Henderson, C., Ng, R., Sheff, K., Korfmacher, J., Hiatt, S., Talmi, A. (2002). Home visitation by nurses versus paraprofessionals: A randomized controlled trial. Pediatrics, 110(3), 486-496.

Benson, J. B., Talmi, A., & Haith, M. M. (2003). The social and cultural context of the development of future orientation. In C. Raeff and J. B. Benson (Eds.), Social and Cognitive Development in the Context of Individual, Social, and Cultural Processes (pp. 168-190). London: Routledge.

Talmi, A., & Harmon, R. J. (2003). Relationships between preterm infants and their parents: Disruption and development. Zero to Three, 24(2), 13-20.

Browne, J. V. & Talmi, A. (2005). Family-based intervention to enhance infant-parent relationships in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 30(8), 1-11.

Talmi, A., & Harmon, R. J. (2005). Issues in infant psychiatry. In Sandra B. Sexson (Ed.), Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2nd edition (201-224). Oxford, England: Blackwell Publishing.

Talmi, A., Jump V., & Goldman-Fraser, J. (2005). All alone: Promoting regulation during separations from intimate caregivers. Zero to Three, 25(6), 8 - 13.

Browne, J.V., & Talmi, A. (2008). Kangaroo mother care: One of the best things you can do for your fragile baby. Preemies Today, 6(5), 3, 5.

Browne, J.V., Talmi, A., & Immele, A. (2009). A family Guidebook: Supporting development of newborns and infants. Early Intervention Colorado.

Talmi, A. (2009). WONDERbabies. Partners in Prevention, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, http://www.netnewsdesk.com/partnersinprevention.

Talmi, A. & Millar, A. (2009). Off to a good start: Systems of care for babies and young children with special health care and developmental needs. Partners in Prevention, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, http://www.netnewsdesk.com/PIPfamilies.

Talmi, A., Stafford, B., & Buchholz, M. (in press). Perinatal mental health where the babies are, in pediatric primary care. Zero to Three.

 

CURRENT GRANTS AND CONTRACTS

Principal Investigator, WONDERBabies: Ways of Nurturing Development through Enhancing Relationships: Community Partnerships for Young Children with Special Health Care Needs and Their Families, The Colorado Trust (2005-352), 20% FTE, $385,000, 12/15/2005-6/30/2011

Principal Investigator, Project CLIMB, Rose Community Foundation, 20% FTE, $85,000, 8/1/2008-7/31/2009

Co-Principal Investigator, Project CLIMB,, The Colorado Health Foundation, 20% FTE, Principal Investigator: Brian Stafford, MD, MPH, $300,000, 8/1/2008-7/31/2011