This course focuses on promoting health in the home, enhancing parents’ skills to advance children’s physical and intellectual development, and promoting parents’ use of positive ways to support children’s social and emotional development. This course is one of five parts that together comprise a 45-hour package of CDA renewal coursework specific and relevant for the Home Visitor. Each part includes 9 hours of content. Parts belonging to this package are labeled “CDA Renewal - Home Visitor, Part A” through “CDA Renewal - Home Visitor, Part E” and may be completed in any order.
Course created on March 15, 2021
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/9.0; AL/9.0; AR PDR/9.0; AZ Registry/9.0; CA Registry/9.0; CO/9.0; CT/9.0; DC PDIS/9.0 Child Growth And Development, Health Safety And Nutrition, Building Family And Community Relationships, Social Emotional Development; DE/9.0; FL/9.0; GaPDS-ASO/9.0; HI/9.0; IA Registry/9.0; IACET/0.9; ID Stars/9.0; IL Gateways/9.0 B345755; IN/9.0; KS/9.0; MA/9.0; ME/9.0; MI Registry/9.0; MN/9.0; MO Open/9.0; MSDE/9.0 CKO-157185; NE/9.0; NH/9.0; NJCCIS/9.0; NV Registry/9.0; NY/9.0; OH/9.0; OK Registry/9.0; OR/9.0; PA Keys/9.0; SD/9.0; TX/9.0; UT/9.0; VA/9.0; VT NLCCV/9.0; WA STARS/9.0; WI Registry/9.0; WY Stars/9.0
- After this course, participants will be able to describe child development for young children in the areas of physical development and motor coordination, visual perceptual/visual motor skills, language development, and social-emotional development.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe home visitor practices that will strengthen and facilitate parent-child interactions, as well as share knowledge of child development, fetal development and pregnancy, and increase parent confidence.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe emotional literacy and ways in which they can collaborate with parents or primary caregivers to support young children's social-emotional literacy.
|0-60 Minutes||Introduction to Pregnancy - The Earliest Child Development, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association, Delia Vicente, MA|
|60-120 Minutes||Loose Parts and Open-Ended Play, Allie Bishop Pasquier, MS|
|120-180 Minutes||How Primitive Reflexes Affect the Child, Dena Bishop, OTR/L|
|180-240 Minutes||Read with Me! Engaging Parents as Partners in Early Literacy Development, Shari Robertson, PhD, CCC-SLP|
|240-300 Minutes||Developmental Skills for Handwriting, Dena Bishop ,OTR/L|
|300-360 Minutes||Parent-Child Interaction during Home Visiting, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association, Stacy Brown, BA|
|360-420 Minutes||Supporting Young Children through Change, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association, Julie Kurtz, MS|
|420-480 Minutes||Supporting Young Children's Social-Emotional Literacy - Part 1, Pamelazita Buschbacher, EdD, CCC-SLP|
|480-540 Minutes||Supporting Young Children's Social-Emotional Literacy - Part 2, Pamelazita Buschbacher, EdD, CCC-SLP|
Executive Director, UCLA Early Head Start Program
Delia Vicente, MA is the Executive Director of the UCLA Early Head Start Program. Ms. Vicente has over 15 years of expertise in the area of home visiting. She has been involved in multiple committees targeting programming for domestic violence, father involvement, school readiness, parent engagement, home visiting data, and workforce development. Ms. Vicente developed an obesity prevention program called "Let's Play Outside Again" and other educational materials. She recently published her first children's book. Ms. Vicente has been a visiting professor at California State University Los Angeles and taught home visits under special topics in child development. Ms. Vicente has provided UCLA Pediatric Residents training on child development, screening, and developmental surveillance during their child development rotation. She is passionate about creating opportunities for children to succeed and training the next generation of leaders.
Allie Bishop Pasquier
Dena Bishop, OTR/L is a pediatric occupational therapist specializing in school-based therapy for students with multiple ages and diagnoses. She earned a BS degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh and has spent her entire career of 18 years engaging and empowering students with diverse cultures while working in schools in OH, PA, CA, HI, and FL. She has academia experience as an adjunct professor for the OTA program at Polk State College in Winter Haven, FL and as a continuing education presenter. Her passion for OT and growth mindset continually challenges her to excel in her field.
Shari Robertson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is a Professor of Speech Language Pathology and Provost’s Associate at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Robertson spent 18 years as a school-based SLP and supervisor prior to obtaining her Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the current president-elect of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Shari has published numerous articles, book chapters, and clinical materials and presented several hundred workshops at state, national, and international venues related to language and literacy.
Stacy Brown received her Bachelor of Arts degree in US History and Education from the University of California at Riverside in 1996. She has completed Master's degree coursework in Curriculum and Instruction and Maternal and Child Health. She has worked in the early childhood field for 25 years. In addition to working for private preschools and Head Start, she was a Kindergarten Teacher in California for six years. She has worked for the Family Support Hawaii Early Head Start program for the past 13 years. For the past eight years, she has served as the Program Director.
Julie Kurtz is an author, national speaker, and expert consulting and training on trauma and resilience. She promotes the concept of optimal brain integration to maximize the human growth potential. Julie is the Founder and CEO for the Center for Optimal Brain Integration.
She is a co-author of:
- Trauma-Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators: Relationship-Based Approaches that Support Healing and Build Resilience in Young Children.
- Culturally Responsive Self-Care Practices for Early Childhood Educators (Spring 2020).
Julie Kurtz is the creator of the phone/tablet Application (APP) Trigger Stop: Sensory and Emotional Check-in designed specifically for children ages 3-8 years to promote sensory and emotional literacy and to support self-regulation.
In 2011, she was named as one of the most 100 Influential Woman of Silicon Valley, CA by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal.
Dr. Pamelazita Buschbacher is the owner and director of PPATCHWork Children’s Therapy Services in Florida. She is a nationally and state certified speech-language pathologist and holds a doctorate in Special Education, with emphases on early childhood development and behavior disorders. She is an experienced positive behavior support (PBS) interventionist, consultant, and trainer. Her professional experience, interests, presentations, research, and publications include supporting the social, emotional, and communicative abilities of young children (ages 0-7) of all abilities in developmentally appropriate and inclusive early childhood environments.
Allie Bishop Pasquier: Financial Disclosures: Allie Bishop Pasquier received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial Disclosures: Allie Bishop Pasquier has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Dena Bishop: Financial: Dena Bishop was paid an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-Financial: There are no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Shari Robertson: Financial: Dr. Shari Robertson was paid an honorarium for presenting this course. Dr. Robertson is the author of a number of books that expand on the Read With Me! techniques described in this course. She is also the author of a clinical manual related to the material provided in this presentation. Non-financial: Board of Directors/President-elect of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Stacy Brown: Financial: Stacy Brown was paid an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-Financial: There are no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Julie Kurtz: Financial Disclosures: Julie Kurtz received an honorarium for presenting this course. She is the co-author of the book Trauma-Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators. Non-Financial Disclosures: Julie Kurtz has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Pamelazita Buschbacher: Financial: Pam Buschbacher was paid an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: There are no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: Parts of this course are presented in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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