Maximum Value, Minimum Inconvenience
These comprehensive, full-day sessions allow you to take a deep dive into a specific topic relevant to your interests and professional needs.
If you are already attending the Annual Conference, simply arrive early and significantly add to your learning and skill development for only a few dollars more. If you are not able to attend the entire Annual Conference, take just one day to participate in one of these valuable sessions and get critical training with only minimal time away from work.
ZERO TO THREE PRE-CONFERENCE FORUMS 2017
Wednesday, November 29, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm (lunch provided)
San Diego Hilton Bayfront
2017 Pre-Conference Topics
1. The Growing Brain: Understanding How Babies Think
Ross Thompson, PhD, University of California–Davis, Davis, CA; Andrew Meltzoff, PhD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Aidan Bohlander, PhD, ZERO TO THREE, Washington, DC; and Amelia Bachleda, PhD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2. Young Children with Different Needs: Effective Mental Health Interventions and Treatments
Joy Osofsky, PhD, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA; Serena Wieder, PhD, Profectum Foundation, Mendham, NJ; Darcy Lowell, MD, Child First, Trumbull, CT; D’Lisa Ramsey Worthy, MEd, Office of Children’s Services, Catonsville, MD; and Carmen Norona, LCSW, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
3. Key Relational Health Principles and Practices: Engaging Individuals and Organizations Across Systems to Effect Change
David Willis, MD, Health and Human Services Administration, Rockville, MD; Deborah Weatherston, PhD, Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health, Inc., South Gate, MI; Kandace Thomas, MPP, Irving Harris Foundation, Chicago, IL; Katherine Rosenblum, PhD, University of Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI; and Lana Nenide, LMSW, Wisconsin Alliance for Infant Mental Health, Madison, WI
4. Young Children in Foster Care: Innovations in Improving Permanency and Well Being
Charley Zeanah, MD, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA; Carole Shauffer, JD, Youth Law Center, San Francisco, CA; Brenda Jones Harden, PhD, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; Barbara Ivins, PhD, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, Oakland, CA; Mimi Graham, EdD, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; Carmen Salaiz, Parent, A Better Way, Berkley, CA and Shannon Peake, PhD, Oregon Social Learning Center, Eugene, OR
5. Making Family Wellness a Pediatric Priority: Nurturing Families from Screening to Referral
Christina Bethell, MD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; Claudia M. Gold, MD, Austen Riggs Center, Stockbridge, MA; Maria Trozzi, MD, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA; Dina Lieser, MD, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Washington, DC ; Ayelet Talmi, PhD, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO; Tamara Schane, JD, Law Foundation of Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA; and Eric Flake, MD, FAAP, Madigan Army Medical Center, Takoma, WA
6. It Sounds Good in Theory—But Is Challenging in Practice!: Implementing and Sustaining Reflective, Relationship-Based Practices Within Agencies and Systems
Kadija Johnston, PhD, University of California–San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; Mary Claire Heffron, PhD, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, Oakland, CA; Barbara Stroud, PhD, Private Practice, Los Angeles, CA; Trudi Norman Murch, PhD, Southwest Human Development, Phoenix, AZ; and Jodi Whiteman, MEd, ZERO TO THREE, Washington, DC
Separate registration and $225 fee required. Annual Conference registration is not required to attend Pre-Conference Forums. Click here to register.