Jennifer Vendetti, LMSW, CEIM

Jennifer Vendetti, LMSW, CEIM, is a maternal child health social worker dedicated to the development of programs and services to support pregnant and postpartum women and their families.  She is also a parent educator in the Nurturing Families Program at UConn Health (NFN) facilitating prenatal parenting groups, parent education in infant massage, and postpartum telephone and group support.  Jennifer coordinates and trains for the NFN Mind Over Mood Initiative to address maternal mental health in NFN programs.  In addition, she works with Connecticut WIC programs providing training and consultation to support their implementation of universal perinatal mental health screening. She is a founding member and sits on the board of Postpartum Support International (PSI) CT Chapter.  Jennifer serves as a PSI volunteer peer support specialist, is a board member of the CT Association for Infant Mental Health (CT-AIMH), and is a member of Breastfeeding USA, Infant Massage USA, and Zero to Three.