Samantha Byrns is the Early Childhood Mental Health Project Manager for the Nebraska Resource Project for Vulnerable Young Children. She is a board certified, licensed mental health practitioner providing outpatient individual and family therapy with specialized training in trauma and early childhood. She is trained in Trauma-Informed Care (Trainer), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), Circle of Security Parenting (Facilitator), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Reflective Practice/Consultation, Early Coach Training, Pyramid Model Training, Psychological First Aid and Youth Mental Health First Aid. She received her Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) Master of Science in Education Degree from the University of Nebraska Kearney. She is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA), Nebraska Counseling Association (NCA) and the Nebraska Association for Infant Mental Health (NAIMH).