Category: Recorded Events

Supporting Parents: How Early Childhood Experiences Matter

February 1, 2017 Presenter: Marcy Witherspoon, MSW, LSW, Senior Training Specialist, Health Federation of Philadelphia Description: How do our childhood experiences impact our eventual health, our choices, and even our parenting? During this session, we will examine the role that

Let’s Talk: Communication Development in Young Children

December 7, 2016 Presenter: Susan R. Althouse, Early Intervention Technical Assistance Consultant Description: This presentation will focus on the development of communication skills from birth through the preschool years. We will discuss various aspects of communication, typical development, warning signs of

Little Brains – Big Future: The Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury in Young Children

November 9, 2016 Presenter: Ashley Graves, M.Ed., Project Development Specialist, Center for Schools and Communities Session Description: In this session, participants will learn about the mechanism of injury, signs and symptoms, and the impact of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) on

Stress, Parenting, and Your Relationship with Families

October 12, 2016 Presenters: Jennifer Walker, LSW, Therapist and Janine Castle, Ph.D., Psychologist, Moving Beyond Depression Program – Lancaster General Health Penn Medicine Description: Parenting is stressful for everyone. It can be very challenging to work with families in crisis

Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect: Helping Parents and Providers Understand Temperament

July 27, 2016 Presenter: Carmen Gatti, Director of Business Development, Montgomery Early Learning Centers Understanding a child’s temperament give caregivers and parents important information about how the child experiences the world. Understanding our own temperament gives us important information about how

Unpacking Trauma: A Follow-Up to Healthy Brains/Healthy Families

June 22, 2016   Presenter: Michael Brink, Consultant, Early Intervention Technical Assistance, Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network   In this follow-up webinar to Healthy Brains/Healthy Families, we will examine how healthy brain development can be supported by adults.  We will

Healthy Brains/ Healthy Families

April 13, 2016   Presenter: Michael Brink and Heidi Wettlaufer, Consultants with Early Intervention Technical Assistance, part of the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network   Session Description: In this brief webinar we will explore the basics of how a young child’s

The Effects of Poverty on Parenting

March 23, 2016   Presenter: Sharon Leon, Employment and Education Director at Union-Snyder Community Action Agency   Session Description: For parents struggling to raise a child, poverty adds extensive stress to the family. During this webinar, we will look at

The Vital Role of Fathers

February 3, 2016   Presenters: Yvonne Andrews, Lead Facilitator, Turning Points for Children;  Jeannette Rice, PAT Supervisor, Children’s Advocacy Center of Lawrence County; Kenneth Strother, Prevention Services Specialist and Facilitator of the Nurturing Fathers Program, Family Resources of PA   Session Description: Fathers are integral to children’s growth