Peggy H. Kaufman, M.Ed., LICSW is the founding director of the Center for Early Relationship Support of Jewish Family & Children’s Service. With a background in perinatal emotional health and the growth and development of parents, her professional commitment is to the earliest relationships. Ms. Kaufman is the recipient of multiple awards for her groundbreaking programs and her commitment to increase awareness of postpartum mood disorders and maternal mental health. Ms. Kaufman faculty roles have included the Infant Parent Training Institute of Jewish Family and Children’s Service, Bank Street College, Lesley University, and Wheelock College. Peggy is a well-known and respected leader in the field of creating and implementing programs that support the healthy development of families.