A THREE-PART WEBINAR SERIES: AN INTRODUCTION TO INFANT/EARLY CHILDHOOD MENTAL HEALTH CONCEPTS AND PRACTICES
The New York City Training and Technical Assistance Center (TTAC) hosted this three-part webinar series presented by Susan Chinitz, PsyD and Gil Foley, EdD, IMH-E.
MODULE 1 focused on:
-Principles of development and how they shape practice
-Infant/early childhood mental health concepts and practice
The Module 1 recording, presentation slides, and additional information can be accessed here.
MODULE 2 focused on:
-“Climbing the Developmental Ladder”: Capacities for emotional & social functioning
-Risks to children’s healthy social-emotional development, including the impact of child disability and regulatory disorders
The Module 2 recording, presentation slides, and additional information can be accessed here.
MODULE 3 focused on:
-Risks to children’s healthy social-emotional development including those that emerge from parents’ histories and children’s social contexts
-Screening, assessment and differential diagnosis
The Module 3 recording, presentation slides, and additional information can be accessed here.
PART 1 Understanding Child Development: An Overview of Developmental Milestones Children ages 0 to 5
The New York City Training and Technical Assistance Center (TTAC) was pleased to host a two-part webinar series. Part 1 titled Understanding Child Development: An Overview of Developmental Milestones Children ages 0 to 5 was presented by Dr. Romina M. Barros.
As an early childhood care provider, you play a critical role in the health and well-being of children. You are also very well positioned to help identify children who might need extra help in their development. During this webinar, Dr. Barros introduced the concept of developmental milestones, providing a review of typical development progress in language, social-emotional, cognitive, and motor domains in children 0 to 5 years old.
She also reviewed the “Developmental Red Flags”, to help you recognize the child whose development falls outside of the expected range. Additionally, on this webinar, Dr. Barros discussed things and activities that you can do to promote a child’s development.
The recording, presentation slides, and additional resources can be accessed here.
PART 2 Incorporating Developmental Monitoring into Early Childhood Programs: Celebrating Milestones and Identifying Concerns
During this webinar, Dr. Barros introduced the concepts of developmental monitoring, developmental screening, and developmental assessment. Part 2 provides you with tools and best practices for developmental monitoring and how to discuss development and monitoring with parents.
This webinar focused on:
-Why monitoring children’s development is important
-Why early identification is important.
-Your essential, irreplaceable role in developmental monitoring and early identification: Why you have a unique and important role in developmental monitoring
-How to talk with parents about their child’s development
-Develop strategies to incorporate developmental monitoring in your program
-FREE resources to make discussing screening and development with parents easier.
-Learn how to use CDC “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” resources in early care and education work with children and parents.
The recording, presentation slides, and additional information can be accessed here.
Enrollment Period is Monday, July 6, 2020, at 9:00 am until Friday, July 10, 2020, at 5:00 pm
Completion of this pre-application does not guarantee placement in the COVID-19 ERAP.
The COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program (CVERAP) will provide temporary rental assistance to low- and moderate-income households that have had a substantial reduction in income or became unemployed due the COVID-19 pandemic. Applicants may be eligible for a maximum of up to six months of emergency rental assistance. The assistance will be capped at DCA’s fair market rent standard or the total of the rent, whichever is lesser. All participants will be reviewed at the three-month interval to see if they are still in need of assistance. Persons applying must meet all applicable CVERAP income and eligibility requirements. You must be eighteen (18) years of age or older to apply or be an emancipated minor.
Only one (1) pre-application per household will be accepted. All participants will be selected through an online lottery process.