Early Intervention Methods: Historical and Future Trends
Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014
Course #: W770
Time: 9 a.m. - Noon
Credit Available: 0.3 CEUs; 3 SWCEUs; Approved by Illinois Early Intervention Training Program for 3.0 - Intervention
This workshop invites participants to explore the history of early intervention with a focus on service delivery methods. Participants will weigh the pros and cons of center-based delivery and natural environments, and will be introduced to the philosophy and principles related to the Primary Provider Service Delivery model. Terms like transdisciplinary, coaching, natural environments, and self-reflection will be dissected and discussed, with the acknowledgement heartfelt debates will be expected… and encouraged!
This is the first session in Erikson’s three-part series, Early Intervention Methods. Discover the other sessions here.
Instructors:Jennifer Rosinia, Ph.D.
Rosinia has more than 25 years of experience in pediatric occupational therapy. A specialist in serving the needs of children birth to age three and their families, she also has extensive experience working with school-aged children and young adults. An Erikson alumna, she holds a master's degree in early childhood education and a doctorate in child development. Her expertise is in neuroscience with a particular interest in sensory processing, the role of emotions, and the impact of relationships on the developing child. She enjoys a national reputation as a speaker and consultant. She is president of Kid Links Unlimited, Inc., a company whose mission is to link theory to practice, parents with professionals, and kids with their optimal potential.