Carey Halsey is a full-time senior instructor at Erikson Institute. She teaches classes in both the master’s and infant certificate programs, on campus and online. She previously has taught at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Cook County Graduate School of Medicine, Northern Illinois University, and Wheelock College.
Bachelor of Science, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, 1976
Major: Child Development/Early Childhood Education
Master of Science in Education, Wheelock College, Boston, Massachusetts, 1979
Program: Infant-Toddler Behavior and Development
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois 1984-85, 1990
Erikson Institute, Chicago, Illinois, 1995-96
Early childhood consultant and trainer, Integrated Assessment Program, Erikson Institute/Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, Chicago, Illinois, 2006–2008
Adjunct instructor, Erikson Institute, Chicago, Illinois, 2003–2008
Child development specialist and instructor of Pediatrics, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine and Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, 1982–2006
Lecturer, The Cook County Graduate School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, 1990–1992
Instructor, Project LINKS, Graduate School of Special Education, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, 1987–1990
Consultant, Developmental/Behavioral Pediatric Fellowship, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1979-1982
Research assistant, “Health, Neurodevelopment and Delinquent Behavior in Adolescence,” Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts. Melvin Levine, M.D., Principal Investigator, 1981
Research assistant, Harvard Infant Study, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Jerome Kagan, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, 1980-1981
Instructor, Wheelock College, Boston, Massachusetts — student teacher supervision and course instructor, 1980
Research assistant, “Premature Infant Development Study”, Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts. T. Berry Brazelton, M.D., Principal Investigator, 1979-1980
Head teacher, Child Development Laboratory, Harper Community College, Palatine, Illinois, 1977-1978
Journal reviewer, Pediatrics, 1998-2006.
“Relationship to Later Educational Outcomes,” Ambulatory Pediatric Society, New Orleans, LA, May 1998.
“Beyond IQ: Predicting School Problems in Extremely Low Birth Weight Children,” Ambulatory Pediatric Society, Washington, DC, May 1997.
“Differential Effects of Surfactant Therapy On Survival in the Extremely Low Birth Weight Infant: A White Male Advantage,” Southern Pediatric Society, New Orleans, LA, February, 1997.
“Extremely Low Birth Weight Premies and Their Peers: A Comparison of School Age Outcomes,” Society for Pediatric Research, San Diego, CA, May, 1995.
“Extremely Low Birth Weight Premies and Their Peers: A Comparison of Preschool Performance,” Society for Pediatric Research, Anaheim, CA.
“Emerging Developmental Sequelae in the ‘Normal’ Extremely Low Birth Weight Premie,” Society for Pediatric Research, Washington, DC, May, 1989.
“Intraventricular Hemorrhage: Neurodevelopmental Outcome in the Second Year,” Fourth International Conference on Infant Studies, New York, NY, April, 1984.
“Infants in Families: Promoting Infant Development in a Variety of Settings,” workshop leader, Joint Regional Conference of the National Center for Clinical Infant Programs and Erikson Institute, Chicago, IL, June, 1983.
“Parents Role in Rehabilitation of Their Handicapped Children: A Discussion of Parent-Child Interaction,” National Institute of Handicapped Research, Washington, DC, April, 1983.