Bridget Ideker, MSW, LSWAIC

Children’s Developmental Services

Infant Mental Health Therapist


Bridget is a Licensed Associate Independent Clinical Social Worker in the State

of Washington and has been practicing Generalist Social Work since 2008 in a

variety of settings. She earned her Masters in Social Work from the University of

Minnesota-Duluth and has found children and young families to be her favorite

population to serve.

Tell us a little about your approach to early intervention:

The early years of a human’s life are the most crucial as the brain is quickly

laying a foundation on which to learn from and live by. Believing that, Bridget

honors families and caregivers as the building blocks of our society, the expert

on their child and the greatest source of power for change. Bridget’s person-

centered approach to early intervention is one of compassion, creativity and

empowerment. Her aim is to strengthen loving relationships, build confidence,

reflect on where you are and where you want to go, and delight in your child’s


What qualifications and trainings do you have?

Federal Tribal and Child Welfare Scholar 2011-2012

Circles of Security Parenting Program- Licensed Facilitator

Are there areas of practice that you specialize in?

Early childhood development, parent and child attachment, child and family welfare,

and issues of gender and equality.