Month: October 2019

CT Infant Mental Health conference: November 21, 2019

October 18, 2019

Join others in the field for a one-day conference: Embedding the Diversity-Informed Tenets into Your Work with Infants, Children, and Families. Increase Your Self-Awareness & Reflective Capacity about Diversity, and Find Your Voice as a Champion for Children.  The workshops lead participants through reflective exercises and consider how their work can be revised with the integration of the Tenets.  Register and Information 


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It’s How You Are…Not Just What You Do!

October 3, 2019

Self-care has been a hot topic in some Early Intervention “circles” lately, so we want to share with you some thoughts about taking care of YOU! This blog is on Virginia’s Early Intervention Strategies for Success blog.


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Trainings through CT Women’s Consortium

October 1, 2019

The CT Women’s Consortium offers many trainings of interest to staff and possibly to families.  Some current topics include: Neuroscience Interventions For Family Caregivers, Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model; Boundaries Burnout and Professional Ethics.  These trainings seem valuable both personally and professionally.  Information:/netforum.avectra.com/eweb/Shopping/Shopping.aspx?pager=0&Site=cwc&WebCode=Shopping&cart=0


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Early Intervention Specialist Class (and ITFS Credential)

October 1, 2019

The University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities through UCONN is taking applications for their year long course of study that leads to the Infant Toddler Family specialist Credential in the Birth to Three System.  It is a multi-disciplinary class and also allows Developmental Therapy Assistants to advance to a Developmental Therapy Specialist. The course work is in the following areas: Family-centered Practice, Evaluation and Assessment, and Intervention Planning.  Participants receive a significant stipend after successful completion.  For more information: https://uconnucedd.org/2019/09/23/now-enrolling-interdisciplinary-training-for-early-intervention-professionals-specialist-program/    


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CDC Milestone Tracker

October 1, 2019

If you haven’t yet explored the resources available on the CDC’s Developmental Milestone pages, you’re really missing something great! There are checklists, videos, activity suggestions and more.  Please explore and share with families!   https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/index.html


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