Heather has a Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from St. Catherine University/ University of St. Thomas and is licensed as a clinical social worker in the state of Minnesota. She is the lead clinician for the morning PASS Preschool Day Treatment Program. In addition to working with the children in the day treatment setting, Heather also does outpatient work within early childhood, partners with school and daycares to support children's mental health needs, and supervises early childhood interns.
Heather has been with FACTS since November 2012 and co-created the PASS Preschool Day Treatment program with Anne Hoff. She has several years experience working with children who have diverse needs and backgrounds. Heather has a passion for working with young children who have big behaviors and helping their families in coping with these behaviors, as well as understanding their children from a mental health perspective. She enjoys partnering with families and other community caregivers to meet both the needs of the individual child and the needs of the family as a whole.