Clinical & Training Departments
As the Clinical and Training Administrator, Cherrise Kenton supports the Clinical and Training Departments of the Child First National Program Office. She manages the logistics of all our training events and meetings provided to our network of affiliates. Prior to joining Child First, Ms. Kenton worked as a Student Information Technology Manager at the University of Connecticut. She has spent time studying abroad in the Czech Republic and serving as a Historian for UConn’s Black Environmentalist for Social Justice.
Dr. Salam Soliman is the Director of the Center of Prevention and Early Trauma Treatment at Child First. In that role, she oversees all this federal grant requirements which include replication of the Child First model, system development in the form of providing evidence-based training and consultation services in communities across the US as well as developing training for providers working with young children and helping create systems that work to support families and young children.