Connecticut Department of Children and Families
Jul 23, 2013

"The Early Years: Infant Toddler Development and Barriers to Optimum Development"

Evelyn Rodriguez, M. Ed.,  Ali Lacey, MA, and
Marci Arroyo, MS.  Early Childhood Consultation 
DATE:  July 23, 2013
TIME:  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
AUDIENCE:  All Social Work Staff
DESCRIPTIONS:  Typical growth and development, ages birth through five years, will be explored as well as information on factors that can impact this development. The training will consider what can cause the derailment of a child’s development.  This will include discussions of possible effects of such things as abuse, neglect, shaken baby, trauma, displacement, grief and environmental issues.  This training is meant to help you understand why the early years are critically important and how early care giving and experience provide the foundation for healthy development.  Factors that can help support and maintain the child will also be explored.
The following are objectives of the training:
  • Be able to identify developmental milestones from birth through three years
  • Will understand the connection between responsive care, stimulation, and interaction on development
  • Will understand the developmental issues that can arise from abuse, neglect, trauma, grief, loss and environmental risks.
  • Will recognize how and infant or toddler might respond through behavior
  • Will understand the needs of infants and toddlers
  • Will consider the need for care and support for caregivers

Location: C.O.T.A., 505 Hudson Street, Hartford, CT 06106
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9 AM - 4 PM

Contact: Cheryl Wright
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Last day to register: 7/22/2013
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