Webinars

Sep 30, 2022 - Oct 29, 2022
  • Trauma Screening in Young Children

    Date Sep 30, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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    Webinar Length: 1 hour
    Presenter: Sapphire Robinson, LCSW 
    Target Audience:

    • Direct care providers (e.g., caseworkers, childcare providers, court advocates, early interventionists, medical/mental health professionals, and teachers)
    •  Early career providers / students
    •  Supervisors / agency leadership

    Objectives:

    •  Review psychoeducation related to trauma, including how it is experienced by young children and its potential impact on development
    • Identify the benefits of screening for trauma in young children and different measures to do so
  • Domestic Violence in the Context of Early Childhood

    Oct 06, 2022 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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    Webinar Title: Domestic Violence in the Context of Early Childhood
    Presenter: Jennifer Mitchell, PhD, BCBA-D
    Webinar Length: 1 hour
    Target Audience:

    •  Direct care providers (e.g., caseworkers, childcare providers, court advocates, early interventionists, medical/mental health professionals, and teachers).
    •  Supervisors / agency leadership

    Objectives:

    •  Learn about how domestic violence impacts young children and how to screen for exposure
    •  Learn how to empower caregivers to support young children exposed to domestic violence

     

  • Wellness: Self-Compassion

    Oct 06, 2022 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    Webinar Title: Wellness: Self-Compassion
    Webinar Length: 1 hour
    Presenter: McCall Lyon, PsyD
    Target Audience:

    • Direct care providers (e.g., caseworkers, childcare providers, court advocates, early interventionists, medical/mental health professionals, and teachers)
    •  Supervisors / agency leadership

    Objectives:

    •  Explore the potential impact of secondary trauma and chronic stressors on providers who work with young children and their families
    • Define and discuss the benefits of self-compassion in addressing provider wellness, including interventions that increase mindfulness, connection, and self-kindness
  • Mindfulness with the Parent Child Dyad

    Oct 06, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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    Webinar Title: Mindfulness with the Parent-Child Dyad
    Webinar Length: 1 hour
    Presenter: Samantha Smith, PsyD
    Target Audience:

    •  Direct care providers (e.g., caseworkers, childcare providers, court advocates, early interventionists, medical/mental health professionals, and teachers)
    •  Supervisors / agency leadership

    Objectives:

    •  Discuss the role mindfulness can play in promoting early childhood mental health through the parent-child relationship
    • Identify mindfulness techniques that can be implemented with young children and their caregivers
  • Playing to Enhance Speech and Language Development

    Oct 07, 2022 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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    Webinar Title: Playing to Enhance Speech and Language Development
    Presenter: Colleen Macklin , MS CCC-SLP
    Webinar Length: 1 hour
    Target Audience:

    • Early career professionals, Students, Direct care providers (e.g., early interventionists, teachers, childcare providers, caseworkers, medical/mental health professionals)
    •  Early career providers / students
    •  Direct care providers (e.g., caseworkers, childcare providers, court advocates, early interventionists, medical/mental health professionals, and teachers)

    Objectives:

    •  Review definition of play and why play is important
    •  Understand milestones of typical play development
    • Review tips for playing to enhance speech and language development
  • Developmentally Informed Care

    Oct 07, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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    Webinar Title: Developmentally-Informed Care
    Presenter: Jamie Sellers, CMHC
    Webinar Length: 60 minutes
    Target Audience:

    •  Direct care providers (e.g., caseworkers, childcare providers, court advocates, early interventionists, medical/mental health professionals, and teachers)
    •  Anyone engaging with young children who is interested in learning more about their development

    Objectives:

    •  Learn about children’s social and emotional functioning during different developmental stages age birth to six
    • Identify activities that support children in practicing prosocial behavior
    • Increase understanding about how traumatic experiences impact development, and identify ways to support children who have experienced adversity

     

  • Supporting Social and Emotional Growth through Caregiver-Child Interactions

    Oct 07, 2022 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    Webinar Title: Supporting Social and Emotional Growth in Group Settings
    Webinar Length: 2 hours
    Presenter: McCall Lyon, PsyD
    Target Audience:

    •  Direct care providers (e.g., caseworkers, childcare providers, court advocates, early interventionists, medical/mental health professionals, and teachers)
    •  Supervisors / agency leadership

    Objectives:

    •  Identify potential influencing factors on children’s socioemotional development, as well as the functional impact that these experiences often have in specific areas of development
    • Discuss interventions to support parents/caregivers and their children in the development of important social and emotional skills, using techniques that can be applied daily in a variety of settings
  • Trauma-Informed Engagement with Young Children

    Oct 10, 2022 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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    Webinar Title: Trauma-Informed Engagement with Young Children
    Webinar Length: 2 hours
    Presenter: McCall Lyon, PsyD
    Target Audience:

    •  Direct care providers (e.g., caseworkers, childcare providers, court advocates, early interventionists, medical/mental health professionals, and teachers)
    •  Supervisors / agency leadership

    Objectives:

    •  Review the potential impact of early childhood exposure to traumatic events
    •  Identify some basic principles of trauma-informed engagement with young children that can be used in everyday interactions
    • Address ways to build resiliency and improve mental health outcomes for children using trauma-informed techniques in a variety of settings
  • Executive Functioning: The Preschool Years

    Oct 10, 2022 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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  • Supporting Parasympathetic Recovery

    Oct 10, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    Webinar Title: Supporting Parasympathetic Recovery
    Presenter: McCall Lyon, PsyD
    Webinar Length: 1 hour
    Target Audience:

    • Direct care providers (e.g., caseworkers, childcare providers, court advocates, early interventionists, medical/mental health professionals, and teachers)

    Objectives:

    •  Review research related to the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system
    •  Discuss techniques to activate the body’s parasympathetic nervous system, including short-term relief strategies as well as long-term practices that can increase efficacy of our parasympathetic nervous system over time
  • Building Regulation Skills: The Preschool years

    Oct 12, 2022 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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  • Mindfulness with the Parent Child Dyad

    Oct 12, 2022 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    Webinar Title: Mindfulness with the Parent-Child Dyad
    Webinar Length: 1 hour
    Presenter: Samantha Smith, PsyD
    Target Audience:

    •  Direct care providers (e.g., caseworkers, childcare providers, court advocates, early interventionists, medical/mental health professionals, and teachers)
    •  Supervisors / agency leadership

    Objectives:

    •  Discuss the role mindfulness can play in promoting early childhood mental health through the parent-child relationship
    • Identify mindfulness techniques that can be implemented with young children and their caregivers
  • Preschool Expulsions

    Oct 13, 2022 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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  • Developmentally Informed Care

    Oct 13, 2022 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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    Webinar Title: Developmentally-Informed Care
    Presenter: Jamie Sellers, CMHC
    Webinar Length: 60 minutes
    Target Audience:

    • Direct care providers (e.g., caseworkers, childcare providers, court advocates, early interventionists, medical/mental health professionals, and teachers)
    •  Anyone engaging with young children who is interested in learning more about their development

    Objectives:

    •  Learn about children’s social and emotional functioning during different developmental stages age birth to six
    •  Identify activities that support children in practicing prosocial behavior
    •  Increase understanding about how traumatic experiences impact development, and identify ways to support children who have experienced adversity
  • Early Childhood Speech and Language: Development and Disorders

    Oct 14, 2022 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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    Presenter: Colleen Macklin , MS CCC-SLP
    Webinar Length: 1 hour
    Target Audience:

    •  Early career professionals, Students, Direct care providers (e.g., early interventionists, teachers, childcare providers, caseworkers, medical/mental health professionals)

    Objectives:

    • Define and describe expectations for typical speech and language development in the 0-5 population
    • Understand the difference between a speech and language disorder
    • Describe the risk factors for speech and language delays and disorders
  • Wellness: Self-Reflection

    Oct 17, 2022 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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    Webinar Title: Wellness: Self-Reflection
    Webinar Length: 1 hour
    Presenter: McCall Lyon, PsyD
    Target Audience:

    • Direct care providers (e.g., caseworkers, childcare providers, court advocates, early interventionists, medical/mental health professionals, and teachers)
    •  Supervisors / agency leadership

    Objectives:

    •  Explore the potential impact of secondary trauma and chronic stressors on providers who work with young children and their families
    •  Define and discuss the benefits of self-reflection in addressing provider wellness, including developing an independent practice of self-reflection and engaging in reflective supervision/consultation
  • Executive Functioning: The Preschool Years

    Oct 17, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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  • Reducing Aggression in Group Settings

    Oct 17, 2022 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    Webinar Length: 2 hours
    Presenter: McCall Lyon, PsyD
    Target Audience:

    •  Group care providers (e.g., childcare providers, group therapists, and teachers)
    •  Supervisors / agency leadership

    Objectives:

    •  Review research related to the function of aggression in young children, particularly as it relates to peer interaction
    • Identify techniques to prevent children from escalating to aggression, as well as tools to manage aggression as it occurs in classroom settings
  • Cultural Considerations when Working with Hispanic/Latinx Families

    Oct 18, 2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Webinars
  • Foundations of Behavioral Reinforcement

    Oct 18, 2022 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Webinars

    Webinar Length: 2 hours
    Presenter: McCall Lyon, PsyD
    Target Audience:

    •  Early career providers / students
    •  Direct care providers (e.g., caseworkers, childcare providers, court advocates, early interventionists, medical/mental health professionals, and teachers)

    Objectives:

    •  Review the foundational principles related to sustainable behavioral change in young children
    • Identify direct interventions and techniques that can be used by adults to increase compliance, reduce undesirable behaviors, and ultimately strengthen connection with a child
  • Supporting Healthy Gender Expression in Young Children

    Oct 19, 2022 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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    Webinar Length: 1 hour
    Presenter: McCall Lyon, PsyD
    Target Audience:

    •  Direct care providers (e.g., caseworkers, childcare providers, court advocates, early interventionists, medical/mental health professionals, and teachers)
    •  Supervisors / agency leadership

    Objectives:

    •  Review research related to the importance of providing children with warm, nurturing spaces to explore their gender identity and expression
    •  Identify ways to discuss topics related to gender with young children using age-appropriate and supportive language
    • Provide information about relevant children’s literature, play materials, and support groups for children and their caregivers
  • Building Regulation Skills: The Preschool years

    Oct 19, 2022 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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  • Mindfulness with the Parent Child Dyad

    Oct 20, 2022 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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    Webinar Length: 1 hour
    Presenter: Samantha Smith, PsyD
    Target Audience:

    • Direct care providers (e.g., caseworkers, childcare providers, court advocates, early interventionists, medical/mental health professionals, and teachers)
    •  Supervisors / agency leadership

    Objectives:

    •  Discuss the role mindfulness can play in promoting early childhood mental health through the parent-child relationship
    • Identify mindfulness techniques that can be implemented with young children and their caregivers
  • Executive Functioning Skills

    Oct 20, 2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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  • Executive Functioning Skills

    Oct 20, 2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Webinars
  • Supporting Social and Emotional Growth in Group Settings

    Oct 21, 2022 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Webinars

    Webinar Length: 2 hours
    Presenter: McCall Lyon, PsyD
    Target Audience:

    • Direct care providers (e.g., caseworkers, childcare providers, court advocates, early interventionists, medical/mental health professionals, and teachers)
    •  Supervisors / agency leadership

    Objectives:

    •  Identify potential influencing factors on children’s socioemotional development, as well as the functional impact that these experiences often have in specific areas of development
    •  Discuss interventions to support parents/caregivers and their children in the development of important social and emotional skills, using techniques that can be applied daily in a variety of settings
  • Caregiver Affect Management

    Oct 21, 2022 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    Webinar Length: 1 hour
    Presenter: Sara Johnson LCSW
    TARGET AUDIENCE:

    • Early career providers/ students
    •  Direct care providers (e.g. caseworkers, childcare providers, court advocates, early interventionists, medical/mental health professionals, and teachers)

    OBJECTIVES:

    •  Discuss the role of affect management for caregivers in promoting childhood emotional regulation and improvement in the parent-child relationship
    •  Identify interventions and activities that support affect management for caregivers

     

  • Trauma-Informed Adoption

    Oct 21, 2022 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    Webinar Title: Trauma-Informed Adoption
    Webinar Length: 2 hours
    Presenter:
    McCall Lyon, PsyD
    Target Audience:

    • Child advocates (e.g., GAL, CASA)
    •  Child welfare workers
    •  Mental healthcare providers
    •  Supervisors / agency leadership

    Objectives:

    • Review the potential impact of early childhood exposure to traumatic events
    • Discuss the importance of the following domains: supporting attachment, developing a healthy adoption narrative, and promoting ongoing connection to the adopted child’s family and/or culture of origin
  • Supporting Social and Emotional Growth through Caregiver-Child Interactions

    Oct 24, 2022 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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    Webinar Length: 2 hours
    Presenter: McCall Lyon, PsyD
    Target Audience:

    •  Direct care providers (e.g., caseworkers, childcare providers, court advocates, early interventionists, medical/mental health professionals, and teachers)
    •  Supervisors / agency leadership

    Objectives:

    •  Identify potential influencing factors on children’s socioemotional development, as well as the functional impact that these experiences often have in specific areas of development
    •  Discuss interventions to support parents/caregivers and their children in the development of important social and emotional skills, using techniques that can be applied daily in a variety of settings
  • Building Regulation Skills: The Preschool years

    Oct 24, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Webinars
  • Trauma-Informed Engagement with Young Children

    Oct 24, 2022 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Webinars

    Webinar Length: 2 hours
    Presenter: McCall Lyon, PsyD
    Target Audience:

    • Direct care providers (e.g., caseworkers, childcare providers, court advocates, early interventionists, medical/mental health professionals, and teachers)
    •  Supervisors / agency leadership

    Objectives:

    •  Review the potential impact of early childhood exposure to traumatic events
    •  Identify some basic principles of trauma-informed engagement with young children that can be used in everyday interactions
    • Address ways to build resiliency and improve mental health outcomes for children using trauma-informed techniques in a variety of settings
  • Reducing Aggression in Group Settings

    Oct 24, 2022 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Webinars

    Webinar Length: 2 hours
    Presenter: McCall Lyon, PsyD
    Target Audience:

    • Group care providers (e.g., childcare providers, group therapists, and teachers)
    •  Supervisors / agency leadership

    Objectives:

    •  Review research related to the function of aggression in young children, particularly as it relates to peer interaction
    • Identify techniques to prevent children from escalating to aggression, as well as tools to manage aggression as it occurs in classroom settings
  • Reducing Aggression in Group Settings

    Oct 24, 2022 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Webinars

    Webinar Length: 2 hours
    Presenter: McCall Lyon, PsyD
    Target Audience:

    • Group care providers (e.g., childcare providers, group therapists, and teachers)
    •  Supervisors / agency leadership

    Objectives:

    •  Review research related to the function of aggression in young children, particularly as it relates to peer interaction
    • Identify techniques to prevent children from escalating to aggression, as well as tools to manage aggression as it occurs in classroom settings
  • Executive Functioning: The Preschool Years

    Oct 25, 2022 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Webinars
  • Foundations of Behavioral Reinforcement

    Oct 26, 2022 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Webinars

    Webinar Length: 2 hours
    Presenter: McCall Lyon, PsyD
    Target Audience:

    •  Early career providers / students
    •  Direct care providers (e.g., caseworkers, childcare providers, court advocates, early interventionists, medical/mental health professionals, and teachers)

    Objectives:

    •  Review the foundational principles related to sustainable behavioral change in young children
    •  Identify direct interventions and techniques that can be used by adults to increase compliance, reduce undesirable behaviors, and ultimately strengthen connection with a child
  • Supporting Social and Emotional Growth in Group Settings

    Oct 26, 2022 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Webinars

    Webinar Length: 2 hours
    Presenter: McCall Lyon, PsyD
    Target Audience:

    • Direct care providers (e.g., caseworkers, childcare providers, court advocates, early interventionists, medical/mental health professionals, and teachers)
    •  Supervisors / agency leadership

    Objectives:

    •  Identify potential influencing factors on children’s socioemotional development, as well as the functional impact that these experiences often have in specific areas of development
    •  Discuss interventions to support parents/caregivers and their children in the development of important social and emotional skills, using techniques that can be applied daily in a variety of settings
  • Cultural Considerations when Working with Hispanic/Latinx Families

    Oct 26, 2022 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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  • Working with Highly Traumatized Parents of Young Children in the Child Welfare System

    Oct 27, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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    Presenter: Tiffany Perry, Community Coordinator - Safe Babies Court Team
    Webinar Length: 1 hour
    Target Audience:

    • Child welfare workers
    •  Child advocates (e.g., GAL, CASA)
    •  Mental healthcare providers
    •  Supervisors and agency leadership
    •  Anyone engaging with families with young children involved in child welfare

    Objectives:

    •  Increase awareness of the importance of mental health and attachment in early childhood, particularly for children engaged in child welfare
    •  Discuss opportunities for growth within the Safe Babies Court Team approach

     

  • Wellness: Self-Care

    Oct 27, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Webinars

    Webinar Length: 1 hour
    Presenter: McCall Lyon, PsyD
    Target Audience:

    • Direct care providers (e.g., caseworkers, childcare providers, court advocates, early interventionists, medical/mental health professionals, and teachers)
    •  Supervisors / agency leadership

    Objectives:

    •  Explore the potential impact of secondary trauma and chronic stressors on providers who work with young children and their families
    • Define and discuss the benefits of self-care in addressing provider wellness, with an emphasis on activities that activate the parasympathetic nervous system
  • Building Regulation Skills: The Preschool years

    Oct 27, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Webinars
  • Mindfulness with the Parent Child Dyad

    Oct 27, 2022 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Webinars

    Webinar Length: 1 hour
    Presenter: Samantha Smith, PsyD
    Target Audience:

    • Direct care providers (e.g., caseworkers, childcare providers, court advocates, early interventionists, medical/mental health professionals, and teachers)
    • Supervisors / agency leadership

    Objectives:

    •  Discuss the role mindfulness can play in promoting early childhood mental health through the parent-child relationship
    • Identify mindfulness techniques that can be implemented with young children and their caregivers