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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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Sesame Street and You: Caring for Each Other During COVID-19 and Other Emergencies

Wed September 30th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: A health emergency, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, brings many changes and challenges for young children and families. But there are things we can do to face this new normal by staying healthy, keeping routines, and providing emotional support for one another while we continue to maintain a sense of optimism. Join us to learn about our Caring for Each Other initiative, a new suite of resources to help the whole family find comfort, connect with one… Continue Reading Sesame Street and You: Caring for Each Other During COVID-19 and Other Emergencies

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October 2020

Healthy Moms, Happy Babies I: Supporting Staff to Help Families Remotely

Thu October 1st: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: This training centers on Healing-Centered Engagement and system supports. Translation? We care deeply about you and know many of you are exhausted and overwhelmed in both works and in your personal life. COVID 19 affects all of us — staff deserves care just as much as the families we serve. Our approach provides strategies to help military family readiness system professionals recognize their own stress and learn new skills to better manage that stress and find balance.… Continue Reading Healthy Moms, Happy Babies I: Supporting Staff to Help Families Remotely

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Healthy Moms, Happy Babies II: Virtually Supporting Parents Experiencing Domestic Abuse

Wed October 7th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: Given the COVID 19 pandemic, and the shift to virtual home visitation, we recognize that is very difficult for home visitors to determine client safety and confidentiality for home visitors and promote healthy relationships. The lack of privacy for conversations and heightened isolation makes it difficult to assess the home environment and figure out if coercion and abuse are happening to a client.  During this training, we will review promising practices for home visitors within a virtual… Continue Reading Healthy Moms, Happy Babies II: Virtually Supporting Parents Experiencing Domestic Abuse

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November 2020

Problematic Sexual Behavior: The Interface Between Multidisciplinary Teams and Evidence-Based Programs

Tue November 3rd: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST
Free
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About This Webinar: This webinar is focused on increasing the knowledge base of all multidisciplinary team members on problematic sexual behavior. Children with problematic sexual behavior (PSB) are defined as youth ages 12 and younger who engage in behaviors involving sexual body parts that are developmentally inappropriate and/or potentially harmful to self and others (Carpentier, Silovsky, Chaffin, 2005). Focus will be placed on disseminating information regarding the continuum of sexual behaviors, dispelling myths about children with problematic sexual behavior, and… Continue Reading Problematic Sexual Behavior: The Interface Between Multidisciplinary Teams and Evidence-Based Programs

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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 are 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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Engaging Families in Clinical Services: A Discussion on Engagement in Family Advocacy Setting

Thu December 3rd: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST
Free
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About This Webinar: Successful completion of clinical services is closely associated with caregiver participation in treatment (McPherson et al, 2012). However, less than 50% of families who are scheduled to participate in therapy services attend their first appointment (Harrison et al, 2004). This webinar will aim to focus on common factors that impact engagement for families in clinical services. Further, the research of McKay et al. related to caregiver engagement will be discussed and applied to the family advocacy setting. … Continue Reading Engaging Families in Clinical Services: A Discussion on Engagement in Family Advocacy Setting

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