Family Development

Webinars & Events

We focus on the important work service professionals do with military families. Various continuing education opportunities are available for live and archived webinars (for up to one year after the live date).

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Upcoming Family Development Webinars

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    Talking with Youth about Sex, Sexuality, and Media

    Thu August 5th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT

    About This Webinar: Participants will learn how to help and prepare children and youth to practice better decision-making in regards to their bodies and the bodies of others. We also… Continue Reading Talking with Youth about Sex, Sexuality, and Media

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    Understanding Children’s Sexual Knowledge and Behavior from a Developmental Perspective

    Thu September 16th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT

    About This Webinar: Children’s sexual development begins before birth and continues throughout childhood – similar to their social, emotional, cognitive, and moral development. Sexual development is also informed and guided… Continue Reading Understanding Children’s Sexual Knowledge and Behavior from a Dev...

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    Supporting the Social–Emotional Development of Young Children: Ideas, Strategies, and Resources

    Thu September 23rd: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT

    About This Webinar: Social–emotional development has often been referred to as the “secret ingredient” for children’s success. Children who have a strong social–emotional foundation not only do better academically, but… Continue Reading Supporting the Social–Emotional Development of Young Children: I...

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    Considering Culturally Congruent Responses to Youth with Problematic Sexual Behavior

    Thu October 7th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT

    About This Webinar: This presentation will review the influence of culture and ethnic diversity on families and youth impacted by problematic sexual behavior. We will also discuss how providers can… Continue Reading Considering Culturally Congruent Responses to Youth with Problematic Sexual Behavior

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    Teens, Sexual Behavior and the Law

    Thu November 4th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT

    About This Webinar: This webinar will focus on successfully communicating necessary legal knowledge with youth. Learn from an evidence-informed, school-based program that provides teens and their guardians with interactive delivery… Continue Reading Teens, Sexual Behavior and the Law

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    Using Children’s Books and Storytelling to Connect Literacy and Social Emotional Development

    Wed November 17th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST

    About This Webinar: Did you know that literacy and social emotional development occur on a parallel path? Well, it’s true! Early childhood professionals can connect literacy and social emotional development… Continue Reading Using Children’s Books and Storytelling to Connect Literacy and Social Emotional Dev...

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    Juvenile Justice Responses to Youth with Problematic Sexual Behavior

    Thu December 2nd: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST

    About This Webinar: This session will provide an introduction to the juvenile justice system and the juvenile court. Information regarding processing juvenile cases, court hearings, roles and responsibilities, adolescent brain… Continue Reading Juvenile Justice Responses to Youth with Problematic Sexual Behavior

Archived Webinars

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  • Coming Together with Sesame Street: Resources for Racial Justice

    Tue July 27th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT

    About This Webinar: All kids need a strong individual and group identity, but racism hurts the healthy development of both. Racism hurts our entire society. Whether you and the children… Continue Reading Coming Together with Sesame Street: Resources for Racial Justice

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    Ideas for Implementing Triadic Strategies: Putting it Into Action!

    Thu June 10th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT

    About This Webinar: Triadic strategies focus on the interactions between three individuals: the child, caregiver, and EI/EC professional. In this webinar we explore ideas and resources for implementing the triadic… Continue Reading Ideas for Implementing Triadic Strategies: Putting it Into Action!

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    Considering the Adolescent Brain When Addressing Problematic Sexual Behavior of Youth

    Thu May 20th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT

    About This Webinar: Participants of this session will develop an understanding of adolescent social, emotional, cognitive, and moral development. Normative sexual development of teens ages 13 to 18 will be… Continue Reading Considering the Adolescent Brain When Addressing Problematic Sexual Behavior of Youth

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    Strategies for Supporting Caregiver-Child Interactions That Enhance Development

    Wed April 14th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT

    About This Webinar: Triadic strategies focus on the interactions between three individuals: the child, caregiver, and EI/EC professional. These strategies help us think about what we do, what caregivers do,… Continue Reading Strategies for Supporting Caregiver-Child Interactions That Enhance Development

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    Surviving the 2020 Pandemic: Lessons Learned on How to Best Support our EI/ECSE Communities
    COURSE

    Wed March 24th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT

    FREE Online Course This course addresses systemic changes that can be made to prepare EI/ECSE systems to be immediately responsive to the needs of professionals, families, and young children served… Continue Reading Surviving the 2020 Pandemic: Lessons Learned on How to Best Support our EI/ECSE Communities COURS...

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    Supporting Parents and Children Through Hazards and Disasters
    COURSE

    Wed March 10th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST

    FREE Online Course Explores tips and strategies for clinicians, Extension educators, and support-service providers working with parents as they navigate challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic considering socio-emotional development and resilience.… Continue Reading Supporting Parents and Children Through Hazards an...

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    Overview of Treatment for Children Impacted by Problematic Sexual Behavior of Other Youth

    Thu February 25th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST

    About This Webinar: When a child is sexually abused by a youngster exhibiting Problematic Sexual Behaviors (PSB), the child and the child’s nonoffending caregiver could benefit from Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral… Continue Reading Overview of Treatment for Children Impacted by Problematic Sexual Behav...

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

    Thu December 3, 2020: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST

    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… Continue Reading Engaging Families in Clinical Services: A Discussion on Engagement in Family Advocacy S...

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    Make New Friends: Promoting Friendship and Belonging

    Tue December 1, 2020: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST

    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… Continue Reading Make New Friends: Promoting Friendship and Belonging

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    Problematic Sexual Behavior: The Importance of a Multidisciplinary Evidence-Based Approach

    Tue November 3, 2020: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST

    About this Webinar: This webinar is focused on increasing the knowledge base of all multidisciplinary team members on problematic sexual behavior. The National Center on Sexual Behavior of Youth (NCSBY)… Continue Reading Problematic Sexual Behavior: The Importance of a Multidisciplinary Evidence-Based Approach

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

    Wed October 7, 2020: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT

    About this Webinar: Given the COVID-19 pandemic and the shift to virtual home visitation, we recognize that it is very difficult for New Parent Support Program staff to determine client… Continue Reading Healthy Moms, Happy Babies II: Virtually Supporting Parents Experiencing Domestic Abuse

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

    Thu October 1, 2020: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT

    About This Webinar: We care deeply about you. We know many of you are exhausted and overwhelmed in both your work and personal life. COVID-19 affects all of us –… Continue Reading Healthy Moms, Happy Babies I: Supporting Staff to Help Families Remotely

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

    Wed September 30, 2020: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT

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

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

    Tue September 29, 2020: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT

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

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    Modeling Healthy Technology Behaviors for Young Children

    Thu September 24, 2020: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT

    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… Continue Reading Modeling Healthy Technology Behaviors for Young Children

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

    Thu August 20, 2020: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT

    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… Continue Reading Using Evidence-Based Programs to Best Support Military Families: An Intro to t...

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