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Strengthening Home Visiting and Early Childhood Program Implementation Through Cultural Grounding and Responsiveness

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D2: Strengthening Home Visiting and Early Childhood Program Implementation Through Cultural Grounding and Responsiveness

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Early childhood services need to skillfully meet the goals of evidence-based models while adapting to honor the diverse cultures of families. This session introduces a culturally grounded framework that allows for multiple model implementation pathways and enables staff’s cultural responsiveness through understanding the families’ culture and then responding through adaptability/flexibility.

Faculty & P-5 Competency Domains

Faculty: Petra Smith, MS, ZERO TO THREE; Tara Chico-Jarillo, MPH, ZERO TO THREE

P-5 Competency Domains: 

  • P-5 (5) Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness
  • P-5 (2) Family-Centered Practice

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Presenters have affirmed that they do not have proprietary interest in products, instruments, devices, services or materials discussed in this event, and have confirmed that they have not been compensated in relation to this presentation.

Promoting IPV Prevention in Home Visiting: Lessons from the HV CoIIN 2.0

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Participants will learn about the Home Visiting Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network 2.0 to support Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) awardees to address intimate partner violence (IPV). This session highlights opportunities for home visitors to support survivors and leverages strategies to transform systems supporting families experiencing IPV.

Faculty & P-5 Competency Domains

Faculty: Rachel Glisson; Zandra Levesque, MPH, Education Development Center

P-5 Competency Domains:

  • P-5 (4) Health and Developmental Protective and Risk Factors
  • P-5 (8) Service Planning, Coordination, and Collaboration
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Presenters have affirmed that they do not have proprietary interest in products, instruments, devices, services or materials discussed in this event, and have confirmed that they have not been compensated in relation to this presentation.

Tele-Visiting to Support Families With Infants and Toddlers::Pre-Record Session - H3: Tele-Visiting to Support Families with Infants and Toddlers

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Tele-visits can provide in-home services to families from any location. Our tele-visit project provides positive observational feedback to parents, identifying what works best for them, and guides parent planning for ways to increase support for children’s early development. Preliminary data show parent–child interaction scores increasing over the course of tele-visits.

Faculty & P-5 Competency Domains

Faculty: Lori Roggman, PhD, Utah State University; Tasha Olson, Utah State University; Maria Carolina Rinaldi, MS; Gina Cook, PhD, California State University, Stanislaus; Mark Innocenti, PhD, 

P-5 Competency Domains:

  • P-5 (3) Relationship-Based Practice
  • P-5 (2) Family-Centered Practice
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Presenters have affirmed that they do not have proprietary interest in products, instruments, devices, services or materials discussed in this event, and have confirmed that they have not been compensated in relation to this presentation.

Baby Talk 1

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Baby Talk 1: Let the Good Times Roll to Promote Resilience

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Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) increase one’s risk of negative health outcomes in adulthood and compromise parenting the next generation. Positive experiences during childhood increase resilience in adulthood, despite ACEs. An innovative parent–child parenting group that uses evidence-based strategies and focuses on fun activities will be discussed, using storytelling and examples.

Faculty & P-5 Competency Domains

Faculty: Vonda Jump Norman, PhD, Utah State University

P-5 Competency Domains: 

  • P-5 (1) Early Childhood Development
  • P-5 (4) Health and Developmental Protective and Risk Factors
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Baby Talk 2: The Magic of Elmo: Using Sesame Street Workshop’s Tools to Engage Vulnerable Families

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Stress and trauma aren’t easy to talk about. Elmo and his friends can help! Learn how Sesame Street Workshop’s innovative tools can support your work to engage parents and young children and reduce/buffer them from the impact of tough experiences like parental deployment, incarceration, or foster care.

Faculty & P-5 Competency Domains

Faculty: Kama Einhorn, MA, Sesame Workshop

P-5 Competency Domains: 

  • P-5 (3) Relationship-Based Practice
  • P-5 (4) Health and Developmental Protective and Risk Factors
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Presenters have affirmed that they do not have proprietary interest in products, instruments, devices, services or materials discussed in this event, and have confirmed that they have not been compensated in relation to this presentation.

Baby Talk 2

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Baby Talk 1: Let the Good Times Roll to Promote Resilience

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Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) increase one’s risk of negative health outcomes in adulthood and compromise parenting the next generation. Positive experiences during childhood increase resilience in adulthood, despite ACEs. An innovative parent–child parenting group that uses evidence-based strategies and focuses on fun activities will be discussed, using storytelling and examples.

Faculty & P-5 Competency Domains

Faculty: Vonda Jump Norman, PhD, Utah State University

P-5 Competency Domains: 

  • P-5 (1) Early Childhood Development
  • P-5 (4) Health and Developmental Protective and Risk Factors
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Baby Talk 2: The Magic of Elmo: Using Sesame Street Workshop’s Tools to Engage Vulnerable Families

Overview

Stress and trauma aren’t easy to talk about. Elmo and his friends can help! Learn how Sesame Street Workshop’s innovative tools can support your work to engage parents and young children and reduce/buffer them from the impact of tough experiences like parental deployment, incarceration, or foster care.

Faculty & P-5 Competency Domains

Faculty: Kama Einhorn, MA, Sesame Workshop

P-5 Competency Domains: 

  • P-5 (3) Relationship-Based Practice
  • P-5 (4) Health and Developmental Protective and Risk Factors
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Presenters have affirmed that they do not have proprietary interest in products, instruments, devices, services or materials discussed in this event, and have confirmed that they have not been compensated in relation to this presentation.

Baby Talk 3

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Baby Talk 3: Zen Baby: How to Incorporate Mindfulness Techniques Into Family-Based Practices With Infants and Toddlers

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The field of psychology has focused on how to increase a parent’s ability to engage in mindfulness practices to increase their emotion regulation abilities in order to increase healthy parent–child relationships. This session will provide insight into how practitioners can teach mindfulness techniques to families with infants and young children.

Faculty & P-5 Competency Domains

Faulty: Samantha Smith, PsyD, The Children's Center Utah

P-5 Competency Domains: 

  • P-5 (3) Relationship-Based Practice
  • P-5 (1) Early Childhood Development
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Baby Talk 4: Compassion and Connection in Relational, Trauma-Informed Leadership

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Relational and Transformative Leadership is not just for formal leaders. Leverage relationships and interdependence within teams to create psychological safety and the foundation for compassion, reflection, and trauma-informed practice.

Faculty & P-5 Competency Domains

Faulty: Michelle Vo, MD, University of Utah

P-5 Competency Domains: 

  • P-5 (3) Relationship-Based Practice
  • P-5 (6) Leadership to Meet Family Needs and Improve Services and Systems

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Presenters have affirmed that they do not have proprietary interest in products, instruments, devices, services or materials discussed in this event, and have confirmed that they have not been compensated in relation to this presentation.

Baby Talk 4

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Baby Talk 3: Zen Baby: How to Incorporate Mindfulness Techniques Into Family-Based Practices With Infants and Toddlers

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The field of psychology has focused on how to increase a parent’s ability to engage in mindfulness practices to increase their emotion regulation abilities in order to increase healthy parent–child relationships. This session will provide insight into how practitioners can teach mindfulness techniques to families with infants and young children.

Faculty & P-5 Competency Domains

Faulty: Samantha Smith, PsyD, The Children's Center Utah

P-5 Competency Domains: 

  • P-5 (3) Relationship-Based Practice
  • P-5 (1) Early Childhood Development
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Baby Talk 4: Compassion and Connection in Relational, Trauma-Informed Leadership

Overview

Relational and Transformative Leadership is not just for formal leaders. Leverage relationships and interdependence within teams to create psychological safety and the foundation for compassion, reflection, and trauma-informed practice.

Faculty & P-5 Competency Domains

Faulty: Michelle Vo, MD, University of Utah

P-5 Competency Domains: 

  • P-5 (3) Relationship-Based Practice
  • P-5 (6) Leadership to Meet Family Needs and Improve Services and Systems

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Presenters have affirmed that they do not have proprietary interest in products, instruments, devices, services or materials discussed in this event, and have confirmed that they have not been compensated in relation to this presentation.