Connecticut Department of Children and Families
Mar 18, 2014

Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-up

* * * * THIS IS A WEBINAR * * * *

PRESENTER: Mary Dozier, Ph.D.

DATE: March 18, 2014

TIME:  1:00 - 2:30pm

LOCATION: DCF CO Training Academy, Room 4

DESCRIPTION:  Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-up is a home-based 10-session intervention for high-risk parents and their infants or toddlers. The intervention is designed to enhance parental nurturance, parent-child synchrony and delight, and to decrease frightening behavior. This webinar will present the rationale for each of the intervention components followed by implementation strategies. Finally, evidence will be presented regarding the effectiveness of the intervention in enhancing child attachment, security, normalizing cortisol production, and improving executive functioning.

Presenter Bio:
Mary Dozier, Ph.D., is a Professor and Amy E. du Pont Chair of Child Development at the University of Delaware. She is the Principal Investigator of the School’s Infant Caregiver Project. Her interests in understanding connections between experience, brain development, and behavior have led to the ABC intervention techniques, a practical application of findings from years of research. Dr. Dozier graduated from Duke University with a B.A. in psychology and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. Since coming to Delaware, Dr. Dozier has studied the development of young neglected children and young foster children and developed training programs for their caregivers. Her work has been supported by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) continuously since 1989 through efficacy trials, career development awards, and large research grants. She is the recipient of the Bowlby- Ainsworth Award for Translational Research on Adoption and the NIMH Innovation Nomination.

Location: CentrAZl Office Training Academy, C.O.T.A., 505 Hudson Street, Hartford, CT 06106
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1 PM - 2:30 PM

Contact: Melissa Sienna
Email: melissa.Sienna@ct.gov
Phone: 860.560.5087
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