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June 16-17 – IOM Workshop on Prevention Science to Promote Children’s Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health
On June 16-17, 2014, the Institute of Medicine will convene a public workshop on “Harvesting the Scientific Investment in Prevention Science to Promote Children’s Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health.” Participants can attend in person or via webcast. Information about agenda and speakers is below and at this link: http://www.iom.edu/Activities/Children/ChildrensHealthForum/2014-JUN-01.aspx
The first day of the workshop will feature presentations on and discussion of facilitators and barriers to broad implementation of preventive interventions, and the roles of scientific norms, implementation strategies, and practices in care quality and health outcomes for youth at the national, state, and local levels. The first day will also include breakout group sessions for meeting participants to discuss these issues in the sector areas of (1) health care (including mental health), (2) schools, and (3) child welfare and juvenile/family justice. The second day of the workshop will include summary reports from the chairs of each of the three breakout groups and presentations on and discussion of new methodological directions in prevention science to promote children’s cognitive, affective, and behavioral health.
The workshop will be held at the National Academy of Sciences building at 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., in Washington, DC. Registration is now available and is required to attend via live webcast or in-person.
The Understanding Toxic Stress in Young Children webinar provides current information on toxic stress in early childhood, recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics on helping early brain development, and available resources.
Please join Healthy Child Care America and the Building Bridges Among Health and Early Childhood Systems program for an overview on:
- The importance of early brain and child development
- How positive relationships can help children develop
- The negative effects of stress on children
- The 5 Rs of early childhood education
This webinar is free and will be recorded and posted to the Webinars Web page, http://www.healthychildcare.org/Webinars.html, for those who cannot attend the live webinar.
*One contact hour of continuing education for child care providers can be earned by attending this webinar. Due to tracking limitations, credit can only be earned by attending the LIVE webinar. Credit cannot be earned by viewing the webinar following the April 22nd presentation.
Title: Understanding Toxic Stress in Young Children
Date: Tuesday, April 22nd
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Pacific/
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Mountain/
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Central/
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern
After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. For providers attending the webinar as a group, the center director can access a participation confirmation form by going to the HCCA Web site<http://www.healthychildcare.org/webinars.html>, on which they can verify the attendance of the center’s respective employees after completion of the webinar.
Reserve your Webinar seat now at:
Dipesh Navsaria, MPH, MSLIS, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Pediatrician, Access Community Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin
Dr. Navsaria is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He practices primary care pediatrics at Access Community Health Center. He is also the founder and director of the Pediatric Early Literacy Projects at the University of Wisconsin, and is the founding medical director of Reach Out and Read Wisconsin. Most recently, he has been named the director of the MD-MPH program at the University of Wisconsin. He completed a Master’s in Public Health at Boston University and Physician Assistant training at The George Washington University in the District of Columbia. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois in Urbana. During his time there, he also completed a master’s degree in library and information science at the University of Illinois, focusing on children’s librarianship. He then completed his residency in pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics.