Caroline Roben, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Delaware and directs the dissemination of the Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up Intervention. She coordinates national and international implementation of ABC, conducts trainings of new parent coaches and supervisors, and provides ongoing supervision. Dr. Roben joined Dr. Dozier’s lab in 2012, leading the growth in ABC dissemination from 10 new parent coaches per year to over one hundred in 2017. During her time in the lab she has also become the proud mom of two girls: Sylvie (3) and Nora (1).
Dr. Roben received her doctoral degree in child clinical psychology from Pennsylvania State University and completed her clinical internship training at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Her primary research and clinical interests include early intervention and implementation, emotional development and parenting in early childhood in the context of risk, and caregiver mental health. She additionally leads the study of an adaptation of ABC for foster care visitation, Fostering Relationships.