Lynne Brehm is the Associate Vice President for Early Childhood Mental Health at Nebraska Children and has been with the organization Since April 2013. In her role at NC, Lynne has been responsible for developing the early childhood mental health initiative, Rooted in Relationships which includes working with state and community partners to ensure systems’ support the social and emotional well-being of Nebraska's youngest citizens. Previously she coordinated the Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (ECCS) Initiative, Together for Kids and Families at the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services since the grant project began in 2003. Additionally, Lynne has worked in the area of child welfare, specifically coordinating a program designed to reduce the risk of child abuse and neglect through provision of supportive services such as home visitation and respite. Lynne holds a Masters in Human Development and the Family with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and has worked to support families in a variety of capacities for over 30 years.