First3Years offers onsite training events statewide to advance professional education for those working with infants, toddlers and their families. Join us soon for an event near you!
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
First3Years has been offering local Food for Thought (FFT) training events throughout the state of Texas for more than 35 years. This interactive series highlights current research and best practices offering thought provoking topics (food for thought). Additionally, each event provides a meal (lunch or breakfast) offering a time of networking in each community as we gather to advance our professional practice and understanding in the field. See below to find your nearest event.
Fort Worth FFT | Fall 2017
Dallas FFT | Spring 2018 (Sponsored by PNC Grow Up Great®)
Houston FFT | Spring 2018
CHAPTER MEETINGS & TRAINING EVENTS
San Antonio Area Chapter
JANUARY 9TH 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM REGISTER HERE
Topic: Infant Mental Health
Presentation Panel includes First3Years Chapter Leadership:
Patricia Sanchez, MA, LPC | Raymond Begay, MA, LPC-I, LCDC-I | Patricia Vargas, BA | Lilly Alaniz, MSW, LMSW
The panel will highlight the importance of understanding Infant Mental Health and identify local services for young children (and their families). Presenters will discuss trends and research on early brain development. This training will provide strategies for caregivers, nurses and therapists as they meet the needs of families with young children.
Lunch is served | All meetings held at San Antonio Area Foundation, 303 Pearl Parkway, Ste. 114
Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday bi-monthly | 11:45 am – 1:30 pm
“First3Years has provided education workshops for [our] staff and other community partners that work with families and young children. These workshops have equipped our staff to better understand the complex mental health needs of the infants and families we serve.”
-Alison C., WiNGS of Metropolitan Dallas