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Understanding and Working with Diverse Families
Presented by Stephenie Howard, PhD, LCSW
Course: #32500Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Understand families from a structured and research-based perspective using the life cycle model. Explore diverse families and family systems to understand families' needs.

Kids with Kids: How to Support Them
Presented by Sherrie Segovia, PsyD
Course: #32423Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Working with teen parents is challenging and can also be very rewarding with impacts on both parents and their children. This course offers information including risks and challenges, assessment tools, and various strategies.

Meeting in the Middle: Parent’s Perspective of Educating a Child with Special Needs
Presented by Cara Koscinski, OTD, MOT, OTR/L, CAS
Course: #32414Level: Intermediate1 Hour
A special partnership exists between educators and parents of children with special needs. Learn ways to approach partnerships and communication with these parents.

Strengthening Engagement of Asian Families
Presented by Sarah-SoonLing Blackburn, EdD
Course: #32293Level: Introductory1 Hour
Kids and families with Asian ancestry have a diverse range of histories and experiences, and better understanding some of these stories can help us better support them. Learn some key factors affecting Asian families today and strategies to strengthen your engagement with them.

Pregnancy 101: A Comprehensive Look at the Mother and Child
Presented by Tina Pennington, MNSc, RNC-NIC, Delia Vicente, MA, Patty Velasco, MA, LMFT
Course: #32215Level: Intermediate6 Hours
This course is designed for non-medical learners to improve their baseline knowledge of fetal development and the birth process.

Pregnancy 101: Fetal Drug Exposure and Its Consequences Throughout the Lifespan
Presented by Tina Pennington, MNSc, RNC-NIC
Course: #32200Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course is designed for non-medical learners to improve their knowledge about fetal drug exposure and its lasting effects. Learn about various drugs, both legal and illegal, so you can assist families affected by drug exposure.

Pregnancy 101: Nutrition for a Successful Pregnancy
Presented by Tina Pennington, MNSc, RNC-NIC
Course: #32192Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Learn key elements of nutritional knowledge and the importance of exercise for expectant mothers. Participants will also be introduced to resources available for expectant mothers that facilitate nutritional counseling.

Pregnancy 101: Community Collaborations
Presented by Delia Vicente, MA
Course: #32193Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Learn about collaboration of care across various disciplines to assist pregnant mothers. Collaboration of care across disciplines in healthcare, mental health, and community resources will be discussed, as well as elements for effective collaboration and common barriers.

Teaching, Caring, and Advocating for Children and Families Living in Poverty
Presented by Kenya Wolff, PhD
Course: #32185Level: Introductory1 Hour
Examine multiple realities faced by families living in poverty, including the impact on a child’s health, wellness, and brain development. Learn some of the myths surrounding poverty and concrete ways to support and advocate for children and families who are struggling economically.

Pregnancy 101: Mental Health During Pregnancy
Presented by Delia Vicente, MA, Patty Velasco, MA, LMFT
Course: #32177Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course provides a general overview of mental health during pregnancy. Learn warning signs of depression and what professionals can do to help.

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