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Addressing Social/Emotional Needs in the School Setting

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Date: Friday, October 4, 2013

Course #: W665

Time: 9 a.m. - Noon

Cost: $90

Credit Available: 0.3 CEUs; 3 SWCEUs

Description:

This workshop is designed for early care and education practitioners who are interested in learning about social/emotional development in the young child, challenges that arise, and methods of working with parents and caregivers.  Participants will learn about the developmental agendae of infants, toddlers, and pre-school children, how to recognize when development may be de-railed, and ways to engage parents and caregivers in working to get things back on track.  The session will utilize video, case vignettes, and discussion of participants’ own work experiences.

Instructors:

Lynn Liston, M.A.

Lynn Liston, M.A., is an infant/early childhood mental health consultant with expertise in special education, audiology, and educational psychology. She has worked for 30 years with young children and their families in hospital, early intervention, and school settings. She has also worked with national, state, and community agencies in developing systems of care for infants, toddlers and young children. Ms. Liston has taught at Erikson, Northern Illinois University, and Roosevelt University, and is currently a Developmental Screener for the DCFS/Erikson Intact Family Program and the Director of the Illinois Association for Infant Mental Health Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Credential Project.

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