DIR Floortime Training Program

with Crystal Merril

DIR Floortime Training Program

Saturday, March 23rd, 9am-5pm

Living Water Community, St Davids, Christ Church, Barbados

This is an introductory course that

reviews the theoretical

framework, scientific evidence,

and scope of application of the

DIR model promoting functional

emotional developmental

capacities, reflective thinking, and

overall mental health for all

children and adults, including those

with special needs.


Contact Kerry Bailey at

Phone #

(246) 230-0243,

Work (246) 435-2604

or email:


Hosted by Crystal Merril, MSW, LCSW-C, PhD(c)

Crystal Merrill, MSW, LCSW-C, PhDc, is

Assistant Director for the

DIR®Floortime™ Training Program. She is

a Training Leader and an Expert

DIR®Floortime™ Provider and is currently

a PhD candidate in the field of Infant

Mental Health and Developmental

Disorders. A Licensed Certified Social

Worker - Clinical (LCSW-C), she maintains

a private practice in western Maryland,

USA. While she has a background in

general practice, she specializes in Family,

Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health.

With a long history of relationships in the

child & family serving community, Crystal

utilizes DIR Floortime™ as a model for

assessment and intervention. This model

guides all services that she provides -

whether Head Start and other day care

consultations; parent/caregiver consultations

and intervention services; parenting

and/or sibling assessments for the court;

child access and divorce mediation;

education in infant massage; parenting

classes; support groups or clinical