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.
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!
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
Join us for our upcoming webinars and transform your skills and perspective!
Challenging behaviors can be difficult, the skills to address them don’t have to be! Course 3: Trauma-Practitioners, teaches user-friendly skills to address the most challenging of behaviors, with confidence and compassion. *Course 1 is a pre-requisite for this course.
A dynamic two-part webinar course, Polyvagal Playbook, presents strategies to cue safety, connection, and ease in your self and with others. Learn about the triune-nervous system, and our amazing adaptive breath and bodies.
$2 Million in Equity Relief Funds for Nonprofits Now Available — Application deadline 11/6
Philanthropy Northwest and the Washington State Department of Commerce have opened applications for $2 million in CARES Act relief funding focused exclusively on equity in Washington State.
The WA Equity Relief Fund for Nonprofits will provide flexible, general operating support to nonprofits that are led by and serve BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) communities most impacted by the global pandemic. Payment sizes will range from $25,000 to $50,000.
The Science and Practice of Treating Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorder
Monday, October 26, 2020
9 am to 11 pm Pacific Daylight Time
(will allow extra time for questions following training)
Virtual Via Zoom Web Based Conferencing
Candy Stockton, MD, FASAM will cover the science and best practices in treating pregnant women with Opioid Use Disorder and their infants and lead a case review and discussion.
To register and attend this online training click on this link:
We encourage you to register in advance of the webinar. You will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join on October 26th. If you choose to register just before the session, please do so at least a few minutes before the start time.
You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Oct 26, 2020 09:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)