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Infant and Young Child Mental Health and Home Visiting Summit

2019 Infant & Young Child Mental Health & Home Visiting Summit

This event aims to bring about lasting, positive change for young children and families, mental health professionals and Home Visitors are coming together for a three-day conference. This Summit will include one-full day centered on Infant and Young Child Mental Health and two days focused on Home Visiting.

The conference will be held November 12 – November 14, 2019 in Greensboro, North Carolina at the Greensboro Marriott Downtown at 304 N Greene Street, Greensboro, NC 27401.

The first day of the Summit, Tuesday, November 12, organized by the North Carolina Infant/Young Child Mental Health Association (NCIMHA), will focus on key early childhood mental health topics and building the capacity of adults to provide safe, nurturing environments and relationships for those under the age of five.

November 13 – 14 will focus on Home Visiting to strengthen and coordinate North Carolina’s home visiting system. These two days will enhance the knowledge and skills of NC’s home visiting professionals to meet the complex needs of family and children across the state.

The Infant and Young Child Mental Health Summit on November 12 costs $150.00 to attend. The Home Visiting Summit on November 13-14 costs $50.00. To attend both Summits on November 12-14, the cost is $200.00.

We also have a limited amount of spots for students to attend the first day of the Summit at a reduced rate of $75. The student rate will be available to the first 20 students and on a first come first serve basis. If you are a student interested in attending at the discounted student rate, email Sharon Loza at sharon.loza@unc.edu.

Contact specialevents@smartstart.org with your questions.

Workshop focus areas include:

  • Implementing trauma-informed practices
  • Building community resilience
  • Employing culturally responsive practices
  • Understanding mental health and wellness
  • Engaging with families from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds, languages and cultures
  • Building authentic relationships with families
  • And more!

Details

Start:
November 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am
End:
November 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
www.smartstart.org/summit2019

Organizer

Smart Start
Website:
www.smartstart.org

Venue

Greensboro Marriott Downtown
304 N. Greene Street
Greensboro, NC United States
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