Continuing Education Credits Offered for the Young Child Expo & Conference:

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Attendees are eligible for many different Continuing Education Credits.

Click on each tab for more information about each type of Continuing Education Credit offered at the Conference.

ASHA (American Speech Hearing Association) Credits

ASHA Certification Maintenance Standards require that all certificate holders (CCC-A and CCC-SLP) must accumulate 30 Certificate Maintenance Hours (CMHs) of professional development during each 3-year certification maintenance interval in order to maintain their ASHA Certificates of Clinical Competence (CCC). For more information on this please read Maintaining Your Certification (via ASHA).

Completion Requirements

In order to receive credit for attending continuing education sessions participants must attend the session for the full scheduled time and must sign the attendance form.  

Receiving Your Credits

The certificate of credit will be awarded at the completion of each session.  Partial credit is not awarded.

Presentations Offering ASHA CEUs for our 2017 conference: 

Tuesday May 2, 2017

1. 8:30am-10:30am

Choosing the Right Intervention at Each Stage of Development: If, When and How to Integrate Approaches to Meet the Individual Needs of Each Child

Michelle Attardi, MA, CCC-SLP, SLP Team Leader, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Lauren Blaszak, Executive Director, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Lisa Bruno, OTD, OTR, Related Services Coordinator, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Danielle Dieckmann, PT, DPT, PT Team Leader, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Melissa Donofrio, MA, BCBA, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Monica G. Osgood, Executive Director, Profectum, NJ; Serena Wieder, PhD, Clinical Director, Profectum, NJ

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

2. 10:45am-11:45am

Learning Language: Using Developmental Models to Choose Speech, Language, and Communication Goals

Sima Gerber, PhD, Professor of Speech-Language Pathology in the Department of Linguistics and Communication Disorders, Queens College, NY

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

3. 10:45am-11:45am

Early Start Denver Model: A Naturalistic Behavioral Developmental Intervention and Its Community Application

Jamie Winter, PhD, BCBA-D, Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, NY

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

4. 10:45am-11:45am

The ASD Nest Model: An Integrated, Comprehensive Approach for Grade-Level School-Age Students Needing Support in Language/Social Development

Dorothy Siegel, MPA, New York University, NY

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

5. 1:00pm-2:00pm

What To Look For, and Staying On Track of Developmental Progress: The DIR-Floortime Model (Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship Based Intervention)

Christie Virtue, PhD, Senior Faculty, Profectum, NY

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

6. 1:00pm-2:00pm

JASPER (Joint Attention, Symbolic Play, Engagement, Regulation) in an Early Intervention Setting with Children with Autism

Suzanne Bracaglia, MSE, JASPER Consultant/Supervisor of Groups, New York Center for Infants and Toddlers, NY; Maria Kodjoe, MSEd, Vice President – Behavioral Services, New York Center for Infants and Toddlers, NY

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

7. 2:15pm-3:15pm

The Vital Importance of Symbolic Play in Intervention to Advance Development and Mental Health

Gilbert Foley, EdD, Consulting Clinical Director, NY Center for Child Development, NY; Serena Wieder, PhD, Clinical Director, Profectum, NJ

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

 8. 2:15pm-3:15pm

Verbal Behavior and Communication: ABA Approaches

Marilena Drakopoulou, MSED, Director of ABA Services, Los Niños Services, NY

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

9. 2:15pm-3:15pm

Integrating Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech in the Classroom or Clinic

Michelle Attardi, MA, CCC-SLP, SLP Team Leader, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Lisa Bruno, OTD, OTR, Related Services Coordinator, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Danielle Dieckmann, PT, DPT, PT Team Leader, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Liza Marshall Kali, MSHS, OTR, Occupational Therapist, Celebrate the Children, NJ

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

10. 3:30pm-4:30pm

Technology Resources to Support Communication: iPads, Smartboards and Other Devices

Elisa Chrem, MS, CCC-SLP, MEd, Adjunct Professor, Imagine Academy for Autism, NY; Janet London, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech Pathologist, Imagine Academy for Autism, NY

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

11. 3:30pm-4:30pm

Fostering Independence – Get Executive Functions and Problem Solving Going From the Start!

Karen McDowell, Program Coordinator, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Michelle Rehse, MA, Early Elementary Teacher, Celebrate the Children, NJ

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

12. 3:30pm-4:30pm

Implementing Relationship Based Interventions in Preschool and Elementary School Classrooms that Meet State Standards

Lynn Abelson, MS, CCC-SLP, OTR/L, Speech Language Pathologist, The Phoenix Center, NJ; Kristin Cody, Teacher of Students with Disabilities, The Phoenix Center, NJ; Heni Mozes, MS, Supervisor of the Lakewood Public Preschool Programs, Lakewood Public School District, NJ; Susan Smith-Foley, MPA, OTR, Occupational Therapist, Lakewood Public School District, NJ; Devorie Stareshefsky, MS, Supervisor of Special Education, Lakewood Public School District, NJ

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

WEDNESDAY May 3, 2017

13. 9:30am-10:30am

Applying Behavior Modification Strategies Using Family Centered Approaches to Teaching Language and Communication: A Functional Approach for Working with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Jana Diamond, MSEd, SpEd, BCBA, Sr. Director of Autism and Educational Services, TheraCare, NY; Meghan Duffy, MA, CCC-SLP, Clinical Supervisor, Theracare, NY

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

14. 10:45am-11:45am

How Do You Know That They Know? Using CROWD Prompts to Support Comprehension in Preschool

Carmen Sherry Brown, EdD, Assistant Professor, Hunter College – CUNY, NY

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

 15. 2:00pm-3:00pm

Teaching Sentence Structure for Developing Writing, Reading, and Listening Comprehension

Judy Fuhrman, MS, Speech Language Pathologist, Riverside Unified School District, CA

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

 16. 2:00pm-3:00pm

Let’s Increase Cognition, Fine Motor and Language Through Play Using Inexpensive Household & Dollar Store Items!

Emily McCarthy, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist, Fine Motor Boot Camp, LLC, PA; Julie Marzano, MS, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist, Fine Motor Boot Camp, LLC, PA

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

17. 2:00pm-3:00pm

How A County is Using Mobile Technology to Increase Bilingual Literacy

Barbara Nemko, PhD, Napa County Superintendent of Schools, Napa County Office of Education, CA; Andrea Knowlton, Director of Early Childhood Education, Napa County Office of Education, CA

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

18. 3:15pm-4:15pm

Watch, Think, Tell: Supporting Narrative Development in Children with Social Learning Challenges

Anna Vagin, PhD, Speech & Language Pathologist, Private Practice, CA

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

THURSDAY May 4, 2017

19. 9:30am-10:30am

Play with a Paper Bag and Sing with a Sock: Creating and Using Puppets as Powerful Early Literacy Tools

Leigh Fox, MLIS, Assistant Manager, Brooklyn Public Library, NY

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

20. 10:45am-11:45am

Tell Me A Story: Learn the Art of Effective Storytelling and Story Performance to Engage Young Audiences

Aleesah Darlison, Author, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), Australia

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

21. 2:00pm-3:00pm

Teaching Children Self-Control: Learn how to teach children to control their impulses: their bodies, their thoughts, and their actions!

Jamie Goldring, MA, Speech and Language Pathologist, Memphis Jewish Community Center, TN

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

22. 3:15pm-4:15pm

Early Childhood Teaching and Learning: Emergent Writing Development and Tablet Technology

Heather Monroe-Ossi, EdD, Florida Institute of Education at the University of North Florid, FL; Tiffany Ohlson, PhD, Research Fellow for Early Learning and Literacy, Florida Institute of Education at the University of North Florida, FL

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

23. 3:15pm-4:15pm

Celebrating Differences: Using Children’s Literature to Create an Inclusive Culture

Alicia Westbrook, PhD, Director of Early Years Network: Children with Special Needs, Institute for Disability Studies, MS; Nicole Briceno, MS, Early Years Network: Special Needs Credential Coordinator Institute for Disability Studies, MS

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

FRIDAY May 5, 2017

24. 9:30am-10:30am

Phonological Awareness Instruction for Young At-Risk Learner: Helping Our Children Succeed

Froma P. Roth, PhD, CCC-SLP, Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland, Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences, College Park, MD

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

25. 9:30am-10:30am

We’re Going on An Adventure: Sensory Storytelling and Puppetry with Children 0-5

Susanna Brock, Education Manager, Spellbound Theatre, NY

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

26. 10:45am-11:45am

Making Early Literacy Magical for ALL Preschoolers (General Education, Special Education, Deaf Education, Language Delays)

Rebecca Schmitt, MA, ED, Early Childhood Teacher, Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children, TX; Sarah Carpenter, MDEHS, Preschool Teacher, Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children, TX

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

27. 2:00pm-3:00pm

Early Literacy Every Day: It All Begins with A Book!

Laurie Anne Armstrong, MA, Early Literacy Trainer, Arapahoe Libraries, CO

Disclosure Statement: To Be Announced

Continuing Education: This conference is offered for up to 1.5 ASHA CEU’s (Intermediate level, Professional area)

The following organizations have contributed financially to this conference:

Achieve Beyond, Achievement Behavior Care, Anderson Center for Autism, Applied Behavioral Counseling, Attentive Behavior Care, Autism Early Enrichment Services, Bank Street College of Education, Becker’s School Supplies, Branagh Information Group, Challenger Sports – Tinytykes, Child Craft School Specialty, Circle of Education – delibrainy, LLC, Community Playthings, Competent Kids, Caring Communities (Ackerman Institute), Florida Institute of Technology, Forester’s Financial, Frog Street, Handwriting Without Tears, Heutink USA, HighScope Educational Research Foundation, Judge Rotenberg Educational Center, Jumpstart Early Intervention Program, Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital Hackensack UMC, Los Niños Services, Music Together, LLC, National Student Loan Service Center, Neuronet Learning, New York Therapy Placement Services, Inc, Plusoptix, Profectum Foundation, QBS, Inc, Rebecca School, Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children, Theracare, United Supply Company

The following organizations have contributed in-kind to this conference:

Anderson Center for Autism, Attachment Parenting International, Autism Spectrum News, Bank Street College of Education, Building Blocks – A Special Needs Magazine, Competent Kids, Caring Communities (Ackerman Institute), Council for School Supervisors and Administrators, Executive Leadership Institute, Children’s Museum of the Arts, Fordham University, Include NYC, Judge Rotenberg Center, Mercy College, MetroParents, NLPA, NAC Kids Can, New York Jewish Parenting Magazine, New York Parenting Magazine, NY Family, NY Special Child, NYS Parenting Education Partnership, Preemie World, LLC, Profectum Foundation, Ramapo for Children, Seaver Autism Center, Sesame Workshop, Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children, Teach for America, Parent’s League of New York

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Continuing Education: This conference is offered for up to 1.5 ASHA CEU’s (Intermediate level, Professional area)

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This organization (Los Ninos Training, LLC and ACE Approval #1366) is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program.  Los Ninos Training, LLC maintains responsibility for the program.  ASWB Approval Period: 3/30/16 – 3/30/19.  Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

ASWB Approval Period: 3/30/16-3/30/19

Completion Requirements

In order to receive credit for attending continuing education sessions participants must attend the session for the full scheduled time, must sign the attendance form at the beginning and the end of the session, and must complete the session and overall conference evaluation form.  In particular, the extent to which each learning objectives was met will be assessed for each session in the session evaluation.

Receiving Your Credits

The certificate of credit will be awarded after the session attendee has signed the attendance form at the end of the session and when the attendee has handed in the session and overall conference evaluation form.  Partial credit is not awarded.

Presentations offering ASWB ACE credit hours for our 2017 conference:

Tuesday May 2, 2017

1. 8:30am-10:30am

Choosing the Right Intervention at Each Stage of Development: If, When and How to Integrate Approaches to Meet the Individual Needs of Each Child

Michelle Attardi, MA, CCC-SLP, SLP Team Leader, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Lauren Blaszak, Executive Director, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Lisa Bruno, OTD, OTR, Related Services Coordinator, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Danielle Dieckmann, PT, DPT, PT Team Leader, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Melissa Donofrio, MA, BCBA, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Monica G. Osgood, Executive Director, Profectum, NJ; Serena Wieder, PhD, Clinical Director, Profectum, NJ

This BEGINNER level session is offered for 2.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

2. 10:45am-11:45am

Early Start Denver Model: A Naturalistic Behavioral Developmental Intervention and Its Community Application

Jamie Winter, PhD, BCBA-D, Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, NY

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

3. 10:45am-11:45am

Stress and the Environment

Terry Hamlin, EdD, Associate Executive Director of The Center for Discovery, NY

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

4. 10:45am-11:45am

The ASD Nest Model: An Integrated, Comprehensive Approach for Grade-Level School-Age Students Needing Support in Language/Social Development

Dorothy Siegel, MPA, New York University, NY

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

5. 1:00pm-2:00pm

What To Look For, and Staying On Track of Developmental Progress: The DIR-Floortime Model (Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship Based Intervention)

Christie Virtue, PhD, Senior Faculty, Profectum, NY

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

6. 1:00pm-2:00pm

JASPER (Joint Attention, Symbolic Play, Engagement, Regulation) in an Early Intervention Setting with Children with Autism

Suzanne Bracaglia, MSE, JASPER Consultant/Supervisor of Groups, New York Center for Infants and Toddlers, NY; Maria Kodjoe, MSEd, Vice President – Behavioral Services, New York Center for Infants and Toddlers, NY

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

7. 1:00pm-2:00pm

Understanding the Meanings of Behavior and Using Behavioral, Relationship and Developmental Strategies to Support Behavioral Regulation

Monica G. Osgood, Executive Director, Profectum, NJ

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

8. 2:15pm-3:15pm

The Vital Importance of Symbolic Play in Intervention to Advance Development and Mental Health

Gilbert Foley, EdD, Consulting Clinical Director, NY Center for Child Development, NY; Serena Wieder, PhD, Clinical Director, Profectum, NJ

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

9. 2:15pm-3:15pm

Verbal Behavior and Communication: ABA Approaches

Marilena Drakopoulou, MSED, Director of ABA Services, Los Niños Services, NY

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

10. 2:15pm-3:15pm

Putting Families First:  Family Centered Treatment Model in Reflective Practice 

Ruby Salazar, ACSW, BCD, Founder and Director, Pennsylvania Lifespan Services at Salazar Associates, PA

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

11. 3:30pm-4:30pm

Ways of Seeing: Supporting Early Attachment and Development in ASD using Creative Dance/Movement Psychotherapy

Suzi Tortora, EdD, Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist, Dancing Dialogue, NY

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

12. 3:30pm-4:30pm

Implementing Relationship Based Interventions in Preschool and Elementary School Classrooms that Meet State Standards

Lynn Abelson, MS, CCC-SLP, OTR/L, Speech Language Pathologist, The Phoenix Center, NJ; Kristin Cody, Teacher of Students with Disabilities, The Phoenix Center, NJ; Heni Mozes, MS, Supervisor of the Lakewood Public Preschool Programs, Lakewood Public School District, NJ; Susan Smith-Foley, MPA, OTR, Occupational Therapist, Lakewood Public School District, NJ; Devorie Stareshefsky, MS, Supervisor of Special Education, Lakewood Public School District, NJ

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

Wednesday May 3, 2017

13. 9:30am-10:30am

Applying Behavior Modification Strategies Using Family Centered Approaches to Teaching Language and Communication: A Functional Approach for Working with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Jana Diamond, MSEd, SpEd, BCBA, Sr. Director of Autism and Educational Services, TheraCare, NY; Meghan Duffy, MA, CCC-SLP, Clinical Supervisor, Theracare, NY

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

14. 9:30am-10:30am

How to Integrate Systems Thinking into the Role of the Early Childhood Administrator

Louise E. Davis, PhD, Extension Child and Family Development State Specialist, Mississippi State University Extension Service, Early Years Network, MS

This BEGINNER level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

15. 10:45am-11:45am

Prevent Challenging Behavior by Being More Creative with Circle Time and Transition Activities

Lisa Poelle, MA, Child Care Consultant, Pacific Kid, NY

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

16. 10:45am-11:45am

Play-Based Learning as a Strategy for Play-Based Teaching with Young Children

Melissa Arnold, Sales Consultant, Heutink USA, CA

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

17. 10:45am-11:45am

“They Said WHAT?!”: Respond to Young Children’s Questions about Cultural and Racial Differences

Sheri Atwater, PhD, PPS, Professor & Director of the School Counseling Program, Loyola Marymount University, CA

This BEGINNER level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

18. 2:00pm-3:00pm

The Looking Glass Mirror – I See You in Me: Supporting Social and Emotional Development in Babies and Toddlers

Shulamit Ritblatt, PhD, Professor in Child & Family Development Department,  San Diego State University, CA

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

19. 2:00pm-3:00pm

Cultural Competence: The Future is Now, Let’s Talk About It

Claudia Rebolledo, Bi-Lingual Parent Counselor, Guilford Child Development Regional Child Care Resource and Referral, NC

This BEGINNER level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

20. 3:15pm-4:15pm

Love Me For Who I Am: Empowering Children of All Abilities through Music in the Classroom

Brady Rymer, Children’s Recording Artist, Bumblin’ Bee Records, NY

This BEGINNER level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

21. 3:15pm-4:15pm

ADHD: School and Parents – The Great Divide and How to Bridge the Gap

Tenise Wall, PhD, Mental Health Clinician, The Institute for Family Health, NY

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

22. 3:15pm-4:15pm

Be Included vs. Being in the Room: Effectively Including Children with Disabilities

Kathy Boisvert, EdD, Integrated Preschool Teacher, University of Massachusetts Boston, MA

This BEGINNER level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

Thursday May 4, 2017

23. 9:30am-10:30am

Solving the Behavior Mystery: Realistic Solutions for the Real Life Behavior You Face

Marcie Beigel, EdD, BCBA-D, Founder & Director, Behavior + Beyond, NY

This BEGINNER level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

24. 9:30am-10:30am

Inclusion of All Students Using Music and Movement: Essential Elements in a Comprehensive Early Childhood Educational Program

Saundra Day, Principal, Early Intervention- Stanislaus County Office of Education, CA; Sarah Grantano, MA, Assistant Superintendent, Stanislaus County Office of Education, CA

This BEGINNER level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

25. 10:45am-11:45am

“I Like to Work with Kids that Hit, Bite, and Do Not Listen”: Transforming Challenging Behavior

Barb O’Neill, EdD, Consultant, Barb O’Neill Consulting, CA

This BEGINNER level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

26. 10:45am-11:45am

How to Nurture Cooperative and Caring Behavior in Young Children

Kenneth Barish, PhD, Clinical Professor of Psychology, Weill Cornell Medical College, NY

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

27. 10:45am-11:45am

A Spectrum of Differences – How Music and the Arts Can Help!

Rene Boyer, EdD, Professor Emerita of Music Education, University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music, NY

This BEGINNER level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

28. 10:45am-11:45am

Play-Based Learning in the Common Core Era: How Bing Nursery School Supports the Common Core Through Play with Basic Materials

Jenna Rist, Teacher, Bing Nursery School at Stanford University, CA

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

29. 1:00pm-1:50pm

Seven Skills for School Success

Pam Schiller, Early Childhood Curriculum Specialist, Frog Street, TX

This BEGINNER level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

30. 2:00pm-3:00pm

Ten Strategies to Boost Brain Power in the Early Years

Pam Schiller, Early Childhood Curriculum Specialist, Frog Street, TX

This BEGINNER level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

31. 2:00pm-3:00pm

“What’s Your Idea for Solving the Problem?” Involving Children in the Conflict Resolution Process

Kenneth Sherman, Early Childhood Early Specialist/Teacher, HighScope Educational Research Foundation, MI

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

32. 2:00pm-3:00pm

Teaching Children Self-Control: Learn how to teach children to control their impulses: their bodies, their thoughts, and their actions!

Jamie Goldring, MA, Speech and Language Pathologist, Memphis Jewish Community Center, TN

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

33. 2:00pm-3:00pm

Bridging the Gap: Creating a Family Engagement Action Plan to Build School Community

Kisha Edwards-Gandsy, Co-Founder, NY City Explorers, NY

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

34. 3:15pm-4:15pm

Embedding Music in the Inclusion Preschool Classroom: Strategies for Classroom Teachers

Tori Conicello-Emery, MA, MT-BC, Conference Presenter, Music Together LLC

This BEGINNER level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

35. 3:15pm-4:15pm

Building Resilient Families: Working on Challenges Big and Small

Rocio Galarza, MA, Assistant Vice President, Sesame Workshop, NY

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

36. 3:15pm-4:15pm

Celebrating Differences: Using Children’s Literature to Create an Inclusive Culture

Nicole Briceno, MS, Early Years Network: Special Needs Credential Coordinator Institute for Disability Studies, MS; Alicia Westbrook, PhD, Director of Early Years Network: Children with Special Needs, Institute for Disability Studies, MS

This BEGINNER level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

37. 3:15pm-4:15pm

Strengthening Family Engagement: Strategies to Successfully Communicate Sensitive Information to Families

Jane Montgomery, MEd, Director of Peachtree Presbyterian Preschool, Peachtree Presbyterian Preschool, GA; Patty Randall, Director of Educational Practices, Peachtree Presbyterian Preschool, GA

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

Friday May 5, 2017

38. 9:30am-10:30am

Transforming The Intense Child

Howard Glasser, MA, Founder, Children’s Success Network, AZ

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

39. 9:30am-10:30am

Developing Social-Emotional Competencies in Young Children: The Role of the Early Childhood Educator

Zina Rutkin, PhD, Director of Competent Kids, Caring Communities (CKCC), Ackerman Institute for the Family, NY; Arlean Wells, PhD, CKCC Program Coordinator, Ackerman Institute for the Family, NY

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

40. 9:30am-10:30am

The Self-Worth Component…Eliminating Challenging and Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom by Raising Your Students’ Self-Worth Barometer

Cynthia Rainbow, MS, ED, Elementary Educator, The Rainbow Affect, NY

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

41. 10:45am-11:45am

Promoting Positive Behavior: Creating Environments That Support Success in Young Learners

Rebecca Hershberg, PhD, Director of Early Childhood, Ramapo for Children, NY

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

42. 10:45am-11:45am

How Can Families Best Prepare Their Autistic Child for the Transition into School?

Jaclyn Burton; Intake Coordinator, Rochester Center for Autism, MN; Jonathan Sailer, MA, Ed, Owner & Director, Rochester Center for Autism, MN

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

43. 10:45am-11:45am

Thriving Through Grieving, the Fullness of Life After Death for Kids

Donna Janel Williams, CEO/Founder of DonnaJanel, Inc, Franlkin Covey Leader in Me, DE

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

43. 1:00pm-1:50pm

Are You a Positive Psychology Teacher? 

Patty O’Grady, PhD, Professor, The University of Tampa, Fl

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

44. 2:00pm-3:00pm

How to Teach the Positive Psychology of Winnie the Pooh

Patty O’Grady, PhD, Professor, The University of Tampa, Fl

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

45. 2:00pm-3:00pm

Ten Tips for Preventing Challenging Behavior You Can Start Using Tomorrow!

Christopher Rosado, MS, BCBA, Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Quality Behavioral Solutions (QBS), RI

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

46. 2:00pm-3:00pm

Student-Teacher Interactions and Expectations in Preschool When the Teacher and Student are of Different Races and Social Classes

Angela Sansone, EdD, Adjunct Professor, Mercer County Community College, NJ

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

47. 2:00pm-3:00pm

It Takes a Village: Fostering a Supportive Relationship with Families for Students with Developmental Delays or Special Needs

Julie Blair, MED, MSD Program Lead (Special Education), Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), AZ; Stacy Rucker, MED, MS, Program Lead (Early Childhood), Grand Canyon University in Early Childhood Programs, AZ

This INTERMEDIATE level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

48. 3:15pm-4:15pm

Listening Ears in the Toddler Room? Developmentally Appropriate Discipline Strategies in the Toddler Environment

Donna Grover, El. Ed, Education Support Specialist, Goddard Systems, Inc, NJ

This BEGINNER level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

49. 3:15pm-4:15pm

ABC, Easy as 123 – Behavior Management Tips and Techniques That Really Work!

Rusty May, MA, Creator of SchoolToolsTv, Bullying & School Safety Foundation, DE

This BEGINNER level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

50. 3:15pm-4:15pm

Movement and Meditation Experiences in the Classroom – Bringing Mindful Activities to Early Childhood Classrooms

Lauren Maples, Founder & Director, Bija Kids, NY

This BEGINNER level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

51. 3:15pm-4:15pm

The Changing Culture of Infancy: Revisiting the Importance of Infant-Caregiver Physical Contact for Early Social, Emotional, and Cognitive Development

Emily Little, MA, Doctoral Candidate, University of California, San Diego, CA

This BEGINNER level session is offered for 1.0 ASWB continuing education clock hours.

BACB (Behavior Analyst Certification Board) TYPE II Credits

BACB certifications follow a three-year recertification cycle, with an application due every year by the anniversary of the date you were first certified. Renewal keeps your information current in our records and ensures your continued compliance with BACB policies. Recertification requires you to report that you have met the continuing education requirements.

BACB Approval Period: 10/31/16-10/31/17

Presentations Offering BACB TYPE II CEUs for our 2017 conference: 

Tuesday May 2, 2017

1. 8:30am-10:30am

Choosing the Right Intervention at Each Stage of Development: If, When and How to Integrate Approaches to Meet the Individual Needs of Each Child

Michelle Attardi, MA, CCC-SLP, SLP Team Leader, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Lauren Blaszak, Executive Director, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Lisa Bruno, OTD, OTR, Related Services Coordinator, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Danielle Dieckmann, PT, DPT, PT Team Leader, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Melissa Donofrio, MA, BCBA, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Monica G. Osgood, Executive Director, Profectum, NJ; Serena Wieder, PhD, Clinical Director, Profectum, NJ

Earn 2.0 BACB TYPE II CEUs upon completing this activity.

2. 10:45am-11:45am

Early Start Denver Model: A Naturalistic Behavioral Developmental Intervention and Its Community Application

Jamie Winter, PhD, BCBA-D, Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, NY

Earn 1.0 BACB TYPE II CEUs upon completing this activity.

Wednesday May 3, 2017

3. 9:30am-10:30am

Applying Behavior Modification Strategies Using Family Centered Approaches to Teaching Language and Communication: A Functional Approach for Working with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Jana Diamond, MSEd, SpEd, BCBA, Sr. Director of Autism and Educational Services, TheraCare, NY; Meghan Duffy, MA, CCC-SLP, Clinical Supervisor, Theracare, NY

Earn 1.0 BACB TYPE II CEUs upon completing this activity.

Thursday May 4, 2017

4. 2:00pm-3:00pm

Ten Tips for Preventing Challenging Behavior You Can Start Using Tomorrow!

Christopher Rosado, MS, BCBA, Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Quality Behavioral Solutions (QBS), RI

Earn 1.0 BACB TYPE II CEUs upon completing this activity.

5. 3:15pm-4:15pm

Early Childhood Teaching and Learning: Emergent Writing Development and Tablet Technology

Heather Monroe-Ossi, EdD, Florida Institute of Education at the University of North Florid, FL; Tiffany Ohlson, PhD, Research Fellow for Early Learning and Literacy, Florida Institute of Education at the University of North Florida, FL

Earn 1.0 BACB TYPE II CEUs upon completing this activity.

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New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work (NYSED Board of SW)

Los Ninos Training, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0365.

Approval Period: 6/6/16-8/31/19

Completion Requirements

In order to receive credit for attending continuing education activities participants must:

  1. Attend the session for the full scheduled time,
  2. Must sign the attendance form at the beginning and the end of the session
  3. Must complete the session and overall conference evaluation form.  In particular, the extent to which each learning objectives was met will be assessed for each session in the session evaluation.

Receiving Your Credits

The certificate of completion will be awarded after the session attendee has signed the attendance form at the end of the session and when the attendee has handed in the session and overall conference evaluation form.  Partial credit is not awarded.

Presentations offering NYSED SW CPE contact hours for our 2017 conference:

Wednesday May 3, 2017

1. 3:15pm-4:15pm

ADHD: School and Parents – The Great Divide and How to Bridge the Gap

Tenise Wall, PhD, Mental Health Clinician, The Institute for Family Health, NY

This presentation is approved for NYSED-SW CPE 1.0 contact hour.

2. 10:45am-11:45am

How to Nurture Cooperative and Caring Behavior in Young Children

Kenneth Barish, PhD, Clinical Professor of Psychology, Weill Cornell Medical College, NY

This presentation is approved for NYSED-SW CPE 1.0 contact hour.

Friday May 5, 2017

3. 1:00pm-1:50pm

Are You a Positive Psychology Teacher? 

Patty O’Grady, PhD, Professor, The University of Tampa, Fl

This presentation is approved for NYSED-SW CPE 1.0 contact hour.

4. 2:00pm-3:00pm

How to Teach the Positive Psychology of Winnie the Pooh

Patty O’Grady, PhD, Professor, The University of Tampa, Fl

This presentation is approved for NYSED-SW CPE 1.0 contact hour.

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New York State Board for Occupational Therapy Continuing Competency Hours

Los Niños Training is an approved Continuing Education Provider by the New York State Board for Occupational Therapy.  Los Niños Training, LLC maintains responsibility for the program.  Occupational therapist professionals should contact their regulatory board to confirm course approval for continuing education credits. 

NYSED Approval Period: 4/1/15- 3/31/18

Presentations Offering NYS Occupational Therapy Continuing Competency Hours for our 2017 conference: TBA

 

This session is offered for X.X Continuing Competency Hours.

New York State Board for Physical Therapy Continuing Competency Hours

The New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, approved Los Niños Training, LLC as a sponsor of continuing education for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. Please note that only those continuing education activities that take place on or after July 6, 2015 may be used by New York State licensed physical therapists and physical therapist assistants to meet the requirements for re-registration of their licenses.

Approval Period: 7/6/15- 7/5/18

Presentations Offering NYS Physical Therapy Continuing Competency Hours for our 2017 conference: 

Tuesday May 2, 2017

1. 8:30am-10:30am

Choosing the Right Intervention at Each Stage of Development: If, When and How to Integrate Approaches to Meet the Individual Needs of Each Child

Michelle Attardi, MA, CCC-SLP, SLP Team Leader, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Lauren Blaszak, Executive Director, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Lisa Bruno, OTD, OTR, Related Services Coordinator, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Danielle Dieckmann, PT, DPT, PT Team Leader, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Melissa Donofrio, MA, BCBA, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Monica G. Osgood, Executive Director, Profectum, NJ; Serena Wieder, PhD, Clinical Director, Profectum, NJ

This presentation is offered for NYSED-PT 2.4 Contact Hours.

2. 1:00pm-2:00pm

Understanding Sensory Processing Disorder Subtypes as a Guide to Relationship-Based Intervention

Michele Parkins, MS, OT, Occupational Therapist, STAR Institute, NJ

This presentation is offered for NYSED-PT 1.2 Contact Hours.

3. 1:00pm-2:00pm

What To Look For, and Staying On Track of Developmental Progress: The DIR-Floortime Model (Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship Based Intervention)

Christie Virtue, PhD, Senior Faculty, Profectum, NY

This presentation is offered for NYSED-PT 1.2 Contact Hours.

4. 2:15pm-3:15pm

Integrating Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech in the Classroom or Clinic

Michelle Attardi, MA, CCC-SLP, SLP Team Leader, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Lisa Bruno, OTD, OTR, Related Services Coordinator, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Danielle Dieckmann, PT, DPT, PT Team Leader, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Liza Marshall Kali, MSHS, OTR, Occupational Therapist, Celebrate the Children, NJ

This presentation is offered for NYSED-PT 1.2 Contact Hours.

Wednesday May 3, 2017

5. 9:30am-10:30am

Understanding How Immature Reflex Development Affects Our Children’s Functional Outcomes

Fraida Flaishman, MA, OTR, Therapy Supervisor, Smartbaby, Inc., NY

This presentation is offered for NYSED-PT 1.2 Contact Hours.

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Commission on Dietetic Registration

The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) is the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.   The CDR defines continuing professional education (CPE) as education beyond that required for entry into the profession.  Prior Approved activities are individual educational activities for which activity Providers have opted to request continuing professional education (CPE) hour approval on behalf of CDR Credentialed Practitioners prior to the date of the activity.  Please note that approval status for CPE activities does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, activities, or materials. The provider is responsible for the content and quality of any CPE activities / materials.

Presentations offering CDR continuing professional education credit hours for our 2017 conference: TBA

X.X CDR CPEs. 

School Psychology CPD Credits

NASP recognizes all school psychologists have an obligation to grow professionally. School psychologists seek to remain current regarding developments in research, training, and professional practices that benefit children, families, and schools. Each school psychologist must participate in professional development activities as required by the credentialing agency of the state in which he or she practices. Each Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) must attain 75 hours of continuing professional development (CPD) every three years in order to maintain NCSP status. Continuing professional development hours can be earned through a variety of activities, including workshops, conference, inservice training, college or university courses, authorship, and self-study programs.

NASP Approval Period: 1/21/15 – 4/17

Presentations Offering School Psychology CPDs for our 2017 conference: TBA

Tuesday May 2, 2017

1. 8:30am-10:30am

Choosing the Right Intervention at Each Stage of Development: If, When and How to Integrate Approaches to Meet the Individual Needs of Each Child

Michelle Attardi, MA, CCC-SLP, SLP Team Leader, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Lauren Blaszak, Executive Director, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Lisa Bruno, OTD, OTR, Related Services Coordinator, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Danielle Dieckmann, PT, DPT, PT Team Leader, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Melissa Donofrio, MA, BCBA, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Monica G. Osgood, Executive Director, Profectum, NJ; Serena Wieder, PhD, Clinical Director, Profectum, NJ

2.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

2. 9:00am-12:00pm

The NeuroNet Learning Program: The Neuroscience Behind Movement-Based Learning

Nancy Rowe, MS, Audiologist, NeuroNet Learning, FL

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

3. 10:45am-11:45am

Early Start Denver Model: A Naturalistic Behavioral Developmental Intervention and Its Community Application

Jamie Winter, PhD, BCBA-D, Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, NY

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

4. 10:45am-11:45am

Stress and the Environment

Terry Hamlin, EdD, Associate Executive Director of The Center for Discovery, NY

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

5. 10:45am-11:45am

The ASD Nest Model: An Integrated, Comprehensive Approach for Grade-Level School-Age Students Needing Support in Language/Social Development

Dorothy Siegel, MPA, New York University, NY

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

6. 1:00pm-2:00pm

Understanding Sensory Processing Disorder Subtypes as a Guide to Relationship-Based Intervention

Michele Parkins, MS, OT, Occupational Therapist, STAR Institute, NJ

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

7. 1:00pm-2:00pm

What To Look For, and Staying On Track of Developmental Progress: The DIR-Floortime Model (Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship Based Intervention)

Christie Virtue, PhD, Senior Faculty, Profectum, NY

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

8. 1:00pm-2:00pm

JASPER (Joint Attention, Symbolic Play, Engagement, Regulation) in an Early Intervention Setting with Children with Autism

Suzanne Bracaglia, MSE, JASPER Consultant/Supervisor of Groups, New York Center for Infants and Toddlers, NY; Maria Kodjoe, MSEd, Vice President – Behavioral Services, New York Center for Infants and Toddlers, NY

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

9. 1:00pm-2:00pm

Understanding the Meanings of Behavior and Using Behavioral, Relationship and Developmental Strategies to Support Behavioral Regulation

Monica G. Osgood, Executive Director, Profectum, NJ

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

10. 2:15pm-3:15pm

The Vital Importance of Symbolic Play in Intervention to Advance Development and Mental Health

Gilbert Foley, EdD, Consulting Clinical Director, NY Center for Child Development, NY; Serena Wieder, PhD, Clinical Director, Profectum, NJ

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

11. 2:15pm-3:15pm

Verbal Behavior and Communication: ABA Approaches

Marilena Drakopoulou, MSED, Director of ABA Services, Los Niños Services, NY

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

12. 2:15pm-3:15pm

Putting Families First:  Family Centered Treatment Model in Reflective Practice 

Ruby Salazar, ACSW, BCD, Founder and Director, Pennsylvania Lifespan Services at Salazar Associates, PA

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

13. 3:30pm-4:30pm

Ways of Seeing: Supporting Early Attachment and Development in ASD using Creative Dance/Movement Psychotherapy

Suzi Tortora, EdD, Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist, Dancing Dialogue, NY

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

14. 3:30pm-4:30pm

Fostering Independence – Get Executive Functions and Problem Solving Going From the Start!

Karen McDowell, Program Coordinator, Celebrate the Children, NJ; Michelle Rehse, MA, Early Elementary Teacher, Celebrate the Children, NJ

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

15. 3:30pm-4:30pm

Implementing Relationship Based Interventions in Preschool and Elementary School Classrooms that Meet State Standards

Lynn Abelson, MS, CCC-SLP, OTR/L, Speech Language Pathologist, The Phoenix Center, NJ; Kristin Cody, Teacher of Students with Disabilities, The Phoenix Center, NJ; Heni Mozes, MS, Supervisor of the Lakewood Public Preschool Programs, Lakewood Public School District, NJ; Susan Smith-Foley, MPA, OTR, Occupational Therapist, Lakewood Public School District, NJ; Devorie Stareshefsky, MS, Supervisor of Special Education, Lakewood Public School District, NJ

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

Wednesday May 3, 2017

16. 9:30am-10:30am

Applying Behavior Modification Strategies Using Family Centered Approaches to Teaching Language and Communication: A Functional Approach for Working with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Jana Diamond, MSEd, SpEd, BCBA, Sr. Director of Autism and Educational Services, TheraCare, NY; Meghan Duffy, MA, CCC-SLP, Clinical Supervisor, Theracare, NY

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

17. 9:30am-10:30am

How to Integrate Systems Thinking into the Role of the Early Childhood Administrator

Louise E. Davis, PhD, Extension Child and Family Development State Specialist, Mississippi State University Extension Service, Early Years Network, MS

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

18. 10:45am-11:45am

“They Said WHAT?!”: Respond to Young Children’s Questions about Cultural and Racial Differences

Sheri Atwater, PhD, PPS, Professor & Director of the School Counseling Program, Loyola Marymount University, CA

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

19. 10:45am-11:45am

Creating an Environment of Consistency and Compassion to Help Children Especially Those Who Have Experienced Domestic Violence

Kristie Adams, MEd, VP of Programs & Services, Family Scholar House, Inc, KY

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

20. 2:00pm-3:00pm

The Looking Glass Mirror – I See You in Me: Supporting Social and Emotional Development in Babies and Toddlers

Shulamit Ritblatt, PhD, Professor in Child & Family Development Department,  San Diego State University, CA

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

21. 2:00pm-3:00pm

Cultural Competence: The Future is Now, Let’s Talk About It

Claudia Rebolledo, Bi-Lingual Parent Counselor, Guilford Child Development Regional Child Care Resource and Referral, NC

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

22. 3:15pm-4:15pm

ADHD: School and Parents – The Great Divide and How to Bridge the Gap

Tenise Wall, PhD, Mental Health Clinician, The Institute for Family Health, NY

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

23. 3:15pm-4:15pm

Be Included vs. Being in the Room: Effectively Including Children with Disabilities

Kathy Boisvert, EdD, Integrated Preschool Teacher, University of Massachusetts Boston, MA

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

Thursday May 4, 2017

24. 9:30am-10:30am

Solving the Behavior Mystery: Realistic Solutions for the Real Life Behavior You Face

Marcie Beigel, EdD, BCBA-D, Founder & Director, Behavior + Beyond, NY

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

25. 10:45am-11:45am

“I Like to Work with Kids that Hit, Bite, and Do Not Listen”: Transforming Challenging Behavior

Barb O’Neill, EdD, Consultant, Barb O’Neill Consulting, CA

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

26. 10:45am-11:45am

How to Nurture Cooperative and Caring Behavior in Young Children

Kenneth Barish, PhD, Clinical Professor of Psychology, Weill Cornell Medical College, NY

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

27. 10:45am-11:45am

A Spectrum of Differences – How Music and the Arts Can Help!

Rene Boyer, EdD, Professor Emerita of Music Education, University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music, NY

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

28. 2:00pm-3:00pm

“What’s Your Idea for Solving the Problem?” Involving Children in the Conflict Resolution Process

Kenneth Sherman, Early Childhood Early Specialist/Teacher, HighScope Educational Research Foundation, MI

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

29. 2:00pm-3:00pm

Teaching Children Self-Control: Learn how to teach children to control their impulses: their bodies, their thoughts, and their actions!

Jamie Goldring, MA, Speech and Language Pathologist, Memphis Jewish Community Center, TN

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

30. 2:00pm-3:00pm

Bridging the Gap: Creating a Family Engagement Action Plan to Build School Community

Kisha Edwards-Gandsy, Co-Founder, NY City Explorers, NY

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

31. 2:00pm-3:00pm

Visual Impairment: Implications on Motor Development and Concept Formation in Infants and Toddlers

Linda Gerra, EdD, Director of Children’s Vision Programs, Lighthouse Guild, NY

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

32. 3:15pm-4:15pm

Building Resilient Families: Working on Challenges Big and Small

Rocio Galarza, MA, Assistant Vice President, Sesame Workshop, NY

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

33. 3:15pm-4:15pm

Smart Moves: Why Motor Skills Matter for Academic Success and Behavior Management

Robin Prothro, MS, OTR/L, Pediatric Occupational Therapist, Clarendon School DIstrict2, SC

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

34. 3:15pm-4:15pm

Celebrating Differences: Using Children’s Literature to Create an Inclusive Culture

Nicole Briceno, MS, Early Years Network: Special Needs Credential Coordinator Institute for Disability Studies, MS; Alicia Westbrook, PhD, Director of Early Years Network: Children with Special Needs, Institute for Disability Studies, MS

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

35. 3:15pm-4:15pm

Strengthening Family Engagement: Strategies to Successfully Communicate Sensitive Information to Families

Jane Montgomery, MEd, Director of Peachtree Presbyterian Preschool, Peachtree Presbyterian Preschool, GA; Patty Randall, Director of Educational Practices, Peachtree Presbyterian Preschool, GA

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

Friday May 5, 2017

36. 9:30am-10:30am

Transforming The Intense Child

Howard Glasser, MA, Founder, Children’s Success Network, AZ

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

37. 9:30am-10:30am

Developing Social-Emotional Competencies in Young Children: The Role of the Early Childhood Educator

Zina Rutkin, PhD, Director of Competent Kids, Caring Communities (CKCC), Ackerman Institute for the Family, NY; Arlean Wells, PhD, CKCC Program Coordinator, Ackerman Institute for the Family, NY

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

38. 9:30am-10:30am

The Self-Worth Component…Eliminating Challenging and Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom by Raising Your Students’ Self-Worth Barometer

Cynthia Rainbow, MS, ED, Elementary Educator, The Rainbow Affect, NY

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

39. 9:30am-10:30am

Phonological Awareness Instruction for Young At-Risk Learner: Helping Our Children Succeed

Froma P. Roth, PhD, CC-SLP, Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland, Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences, College Park, MD

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

40. 10:45am-11:45am

Promoting Positive Behavior: Creating Environments That Support Success in Young Learners

Rebecca Hershberg, PhD, Director of Early Childhood, Ramapo for Children, NY

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

41. 10:45am-11:45am

How Can Families Best Prepare Their Autistic Child for the Transition into School?

Jaclyn Burton; Intake Coordinator, Rochester Center for Autism, MN; Jonathan Sailer, MA, Ed, Owner & Director, Rochester Center for Autism, MN

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

42. 10:45am-11:45am

Put Your Oxygen Mask on First! A Mindfulness-Based Practice for Caregivers

Zsuzsanna Kiraly, PhD, RYT-500, Director, Hagin School Consultation Centers, Fordham University, NY

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

43. 10:45am-11:45am

Thriving Through Grieving, the Fullness of Life After Death for Kids

Donna Janel Williams, CEO/Founder of DonnaJanel, Inc, Franlkin Covey Leader in Me, DE

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

44. 2:00pm-3:00pm

How to Teach the Positive Psychology of Winnie the Pooh

Patty O’Grady, PhD, Professor, The University of Tampa, Fl

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

45. 2:00pm-3:00pm

Ten Tips for Preventing Challenging Behavior You Can Start Using Tomorrow!

Christopher Rosado, MS, BCBA, Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Quality Behavioral Solutions (QBS), RI

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

46. 2:00pm-3:00pm

Student-Teacher Interactions and Expectations in Preschool When the Teacher and Student are of Different Races and Social Classes

Angela Sansone, EdD, Adjunct Professor, Mercer County Community College, NJ

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

47. 2:00pm-3:00pm

It Takes a Village: Fostering a Supportive Relationship with Families for Students with Developmental Delays or Special Needs

Julie Blair, MED, MSD Program Lead (Special Education), Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), AZ; Stacy Rucker, MED, MS, Program Lead (Early Childhood), Grand Canyon University in Early Childhood Programs, AZ

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

48. 3:15pm-4:15pm

Listening Ears in the Toddler Room? Developmentally Appropriate Discipline Strategies in the Toddler Environment

Donna Grover, El. Ed, Education Support Specialist, Goddard Systems, Inc, NJ

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

49. 3:15pm-4:15pm

Bibliotherapy: Using Children’s Books to Help Young Children Understand Disabilities

Elizabeth M. Elliot, PhD, Professor of Early Childhood Education, Florida Gulf Coast University, FL

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

50. 3:15pm-4:15pm

Movement and Meditation Experiences in the Classroom – Bringing Mindful Activities to Early Childhood Classrooms

Lauren Maples, Founder & Director, Bija Kids, NY

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

51. 3:15pm-4:15pm

The Changing Culture of Infancy: Revisiting the Importance of Infant-Caregiver Physical Contact for Early Social, Emotional, and Cognitive Development

Emily Little, MA, Doctoral Candidate, University of California, San Diego, CA

1.0 NASP CPD credits offered.

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