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July 2020

Engaging Military Fathers to Model Healthy Relationships for their Children: Lessons from Promundo’s Global Work with Dads

Tue July 7th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: Promundo works with men and boys from diverse backgrounds and communities to support men’s wellness and encourage their active participation as positive figures in their relationships with other men, with their spouses and partners and their children. This interactive presentation will share key lessons with military family readiness professionals on what men think about their social expectations and responsibilities to be providers, caregivers, partners, and parents. Using an early child development lens, this webinar will teach best… Continue Reading Engaging Military Fathers to Model Healthy Relationships for their Children: Lessons from Promundo’s Global Work with Dads

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August 2020

Using Evidence-Based Programs to Best Support Military Families: An Intro to the Continuum of Evidence

Thu August 20th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: The Continuum of Evidence (Continuum) was created by the Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness to assist professionals who support individuals and families, military and civilian, by helping to reduce barriers with the implementation of evidence-based programs, such as lack of time to find evidence and lack of expertise in reading and evaluating evidence. In order to help improve the health and well-being of families, this webinar will provide professionals with information about evidence-based programs and how it… Continue Reading Using Evidence-Based Programs to Best Support Military Families: An Intro to the Continuum of Evidence

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September 2020

Modeling Healthy Technology Behaviors for Young Children

Thu September 24th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: Technology has become integrated into virtually every facet of our lives, with benefits like convenience, the ability to communicate over long distances and help to organize busy family schedules. Unfortunately, technology can also be a major disruption to nurturing parent-child relationships, when adults become consumed in their electronic devices at the expense of quality time with their children. Increased internet and technology access for children and adolescents also brings concerns for how easily young people can be… Continue Reading Modeling Healthy Technology Behaviors for Young Children

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Let’s Work Together: Building Relationships with Families to Support Positive Behavior

Tue September 29th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: Building a positive relationship with a child’s family that affirms their culture and identity is an important part of an early childhood practitioner’s job.  This webinar addresses ways practitioners can connect with and include families of young children with disabilities in identifying and implementing strategies to support positive behavior at school, childcare, and home.  Presenters share tips for navigating difficult conversations with families regarding challenging behavior. Presenter Jessica Hardy received her Ph.D. in early childhood special education… Continue Reading Let’s Work Together: Building Relationships with Families to Support Positive Behavior

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December 2020

Make New Friends: Promoting Friendship and Belonging

Tue December 1st: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST
Free
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About This Webinar: All children desire to have friends and experience a sense of belonging. However, making friends may not come easy for young children.  This webinar explores how early childhood practitioners can create a culture of friendship and belonging for all children.  Friendship skills and strategies to support their development in young children with and without disabilities in inclusive environments is addressed.  Presenters also share ways practitioners can partner with families to support the development of friendship skills in… Continue Reading Make New Friends: Promoting Friendship and Belonging

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