Transitions in Child Welfare Workshop
Presented by Dr. Charles Zeanah, Jr, MD
November 10 & 12 | 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Join Dr. Charles Zeanah, Jr, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics and the Director of the Infant Institute at Tulane University, for a Workshop on transition planning for very young children in child welfare. This 2-Part workshop will include an overview of how very young children experience transitions within the child welfare system, opportunities to implement developmentally informed transition practices, and workshopping of case scenarios.
About Dr. Charles Zeanah: Dr. Zeanah is Mary Peters Sellars-Polchow Chair in Psychiatry, Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, and Vice-Chair for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. There, he also directs the Institute of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health. Throughout his career, he has studied the effects of adverse early experiences on development, including trauma, abuse and neglect. He also has studied interventions designed to enhance recovery following exposure to adverse experience and published widely on these topics. With Charles Nelson and Nathan Fox, he is the co-PI of the Bucharest Early Intervention Project. He is a distinguished life fellow of both the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the American Psychiatric Association.
Earn 5 CEUs Total
infant/young child development & behavior | infant/young child & family-centered practice | relationship-based, therapeutic practice | family relationships & dynamics | attachment, separation & loss | responding with empathy | treatment planning | building & maintaining relationships | exercising sound judgment | maintaining perspective | planning & organizing