Co-Director, Child and Family Support Center
Kennedy Krieger Institute
1750 East Fairmount Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21231
Phone: (410) 298-1997, ext. 41889
Fax: (410) 265-7477
Mary Mueller is the director of the Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Child and Family Support Center, and in her role as a social worker for this program, she provides mental health services to families who have a child with developmental disabilities and/or mental health needs.
Mary Mueller is the director of the Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Child and Family Support Center, and in her role as a social worker in this program, she provides mental health services to families who have a child with developmental disabilities and/or mental health needs.
Mueller received her undergraduate degree from Tufts University in 1975 and worked in early childhood education for five years before pursuing her Master's of Social Work from the University of Maryland in 1983. She came to Kennedy Krieger in 1983 and has worked as a social worker in the Child and Family Support Center since that time. The Child and Family Support Center is a home- and center-based therapy program providing occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy and mental health services to families living in Baltimore City and Baltimore County who have children between birth and six years of age. The Child and Family Support Center's model of service delivery is based on the philosophy of family-centered care. Mueller's interests are in early intervention and family-centered service delivery. She received the William J. Hersey Award in 2005.
“Using the FAN Approach to Deepen Trauma-Informed Care for Infants, Toddlers and Families.” Heffron, M.C., Gilkerson, L., Cosgrove, K., Heller, S.S., Imberger, J., Leviton, A., Mueller, M., Norris-Shortle, C., Phillips, C., Spielman, E., Wasserman, K. Zero to Three, Vol. 36. No. 6. July, 13, 2016.
“Services to Siblings: An Important Component of Family-Centered Practice,” Carlson, J., Leviton, A., & Mueller, M., A.C.C.H. Advocate, Vol. 1 (1) Fall, 1993.
“The Changing Role of Social Workers,” Leviton, A., Weiss, N., Mueller, M., The Community Revolution in Services for Persons with Disabilities: An Interdisciplinary Perspective, Andover Medical Publishers.
“The Family-Centered Consultation Model: Practical Applications for Professionals,” Leviton, A., Mueller, M., & Kauffman, C., 1991, Infants & Young Children, Vol. 4 (3), 1992.
“In-Home versus Clinic-Based Services for the Developmentally Disabled Child: Who is the Primary Client – Parent or Child?” Mueller, M., and Leviton, A., Social Worker in Health Care, Vol. 11 (3), Spring, 1986.
“Parent Training from the Speech-Language Pathologists’ Perspective: A Case Study,” Coughlin, S., Leviton, A., and Mueller, M., Zero to Three, April 1989.