Allison Parish will take over leadership of the FL MIECHV initiative on Monday! Allison has been serving as the Assistant Project Director for the program, overseeing program implementation and continuous quality improvement, as well as implementation of the Florida Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems grant.
Allison holds a Master’s degree in Counseling and Human Systems and has Education Specialist degrees in Mental Health Counseling and Rehabilitation Counseling. She recently earned endorsement as an Infant Mental Health Mentor in Policy. Prior to joining FAHSC in 2013, she spent 10 years at the Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida working with Healthy Families Florida, and worked in the mental health system prior to moving into the prevention field. She serves on numerous advisory groups and enjoys working with colleagues to improve the early childhood system. Allison is married and has twin boys in the third grade who keep her busy when she is not at work.