The 2021 webinar series will focus on 4 key areas: Empowering and Partnering with Parents, Resiliency and Calming Chaos, Caring for the Caregiver, & Equity in Early Childhood. Each focus area will provide a deep dive into connecting research to practice and how the topics interrelate with the needs & support of early childhood development
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2021 WEBINAR SERIES SCHEDULE:
Webinars are FREE for First3Years members, and non-members can register for a webinar for $15. Student price: $5. Contact email@example.com for discount code.
Each webinar is broadcast live in Central Standard Time.
1 Hour of Continuing Education (SW, LPC, CPE)
Caring For The Caregiver At The IEP Table
This training will help early childhood professionals understand how they can support caregivers who are preparing to embark on a journey of creating an Individualized Education Program for their children. This can be a daunting task for both caregivers and professionals; however, it does not have to be when you have the necessary tools.
Collaborating| Empathy & Compassion | Solving Problems
Webinar Presented by Jyrah Knight: Jyrah Knight is a graduate of Texas Woman’s University where she received her Master’s degree in Family Studies and Bachelor’s degree in Child Development. Jyrah’s work with children and families has been one of her greatest accomplishments thus far. She takes a family centered approach in all her work. Jyrah formerly worked as an Early Intervention Specialist for ECI, where she learned the true meaning of influencing a child’s microsystem, how to reach all families no matter their cultural background, how to help families navigate crisis and engaging exercises to encourage the development of young children.
She is also an advocate for Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) which she believes plays a great role in infant mental health. Jyrah has a passion for educating and empowering families of children with chronic illnesses and disabilities and currently serves as the President of Chronic Endurance.