Early Childhood Webinar Registration

UT System Early Childhood Scholars Series

Description: The 14 institution University of Texas System Early Childhood Scholar Series is a unique opportunity to access current research from some of the nation’s leading scholars studying the prenatal to age 8 developmental period.

Please join us for the kick-off webinar hosted by The University of Texas at Austin – “Getting Off to a Healthy Start: Science and Policy to Guide Early Childhood Development” – with Dr. Frances Champagne (College of Liberal Arts) and Dr. Cynthia Osborne (LBJ School of Public Affairs). Childhood experiences can have a lasting impact on physical and mental health. Dr. Champagne will discuss the epigenetic link between experiences and development that promote risk or resilience to stress, and Dr. Osborne will discuss what the evidence shows to be the most effective policies and strategies that create the conditions that our youngest children need to thrive.

Frances Champagne, Ph.D. is a Professor of Psychology at The University of Texas at Austin College of Liberal Arts and an adjunct associate professor at Columbia University. She is known for her research in the fields of molecular neuroscience, maternal behavior, and epigenetics. She won the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award in 2007 and the Frank A. Beach Young Investigator Award in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology in 2009.

Cynthia Osborne, Ph.D. is the Founder and Director of the Child and Family Research Partnership and leads its national Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center at The University of Texas at Austin LBJ School of Public Affairs. She is also Associate Dean of the LBJ School and an appointed member of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Mathematics Committee to Reduce Child Poverty by Half in Ten Years.

Time: Dec 16, 2020 01:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Zero to Three Webinar Series

Advancing Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Policy 101

Description: ZERO TO THREE’s Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH) Policy Team is pleased to bring you a webinar series focused on foundations of IECMH Policy. The first session on December 3 will explore what IECMH is, why it is important, how it is developed, and promising strategies for advancing IECMH policy.

In 2021, we will bring you additional webinars and more closely explore innovative policy and advocacy strategies that support the social and emotional well-being of young children and their families. Guest presenters from states around the country will share their success stories. We hope you’ll join for as many sessions as you’re able!

Session #1

Thursday, December 3, 2020

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM ET

In session one participants will:
– Develop a deeper understanding of IECMH, including why it is important and how it is developed
– Learn about promising policy approaches to supporting social and emotional development in young children
– Learn about ZERO TO THREE’s efforts to advance IECMH policy at the federal and state levels and ways to get engagedTime

Employment Opportunity

Sexual Assault Services Coordinator | Skagit DVSAS

Job Description

As a member of the staff team, the SA Services Coordinator is responsible for primary provision of child-centered sexual assault services, coordination of services through and with the Childrens Advocacy Center (CAC), coordinating services to adult survivors, building and expanding relationships with systems to improve response to survivors, co-facilitating psycho-education support groups for SA survivors, as well as grant reporting and other general administrative duties.

Location: Skagit County

Status: Full-Time

Wage: $18-20/hr.

Volunteer Coordinator/Administrative Assistant | Skagit DVSAS

Job Description

The primary responsibilities of this position are to work with the SDVSAS Program Directory to recruit, hire and train agency volunteers and to coordinate the SDVSAS Volunteer Program and Agency Advocacy Core Training. Administrative Responsibilities include assisting with agency data entry and data quality checks, assisting with various administrative tasks as assigned by agency Executive Director.

Location: Skagit County

Status: Part-Time

Wage: $18-22 /hr.

Employment Opportunity

Senior & Disabled Program Assistant | Community Action of Skagit County

Job Description

The Senior & Disabled Program Assistant will perform clerical and basic client support functions
including resource and referral services, under the direction of the program specialist. This is a full time
position at 37.5 hours per week.

Location: Skagit County

Status: Full-Time

Wage: $14.08 – $15.95 DOE

Employment Opportunity

Behavioral Health Ombuds Assistant | Community Action of Skagit County

Job Description

The Ombuds Assistant will perform clerical support functions for the North Sound Regional Ombuds program staff.

Location: Skagit County

Status: Part-time / Full-time

Wage: $14.08 – $15.95 DOE

Employment Opportunity

Supportive Housing Coordinator | Community Action of Skagit County

Job Description

The Supportive Housing Coordinator is responsible to lead the activities of the supportive housing programs team, assessing client needs and referring them for appropriate housing and case management services. Works closely with the Housing Resource Center and partner agencies providing permanent housing options.

Location: Skagit County

Status: Full-Time

Wage: $19.44 – $24.30 DOE

Employment Opportunity

WIC Clerk | Whidbey Island

Job Description

Performs reception and client services. Performs clerical support functions for the Women, Infants &
Children (WIC) program and department staff.
This is a part‐time position, (Approximately 25 hours per week) at our Whidbey Island office.

Location: Whidbey Island Office

Status: Part-Time (temporary)

Wage: $14.08 – $15.95 DOE