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Past Parent Education Events

Professional Development Special Events

Professional Development and Continuing Education

Hearing and Seeing What Young Children Are Telling Us: An Overview of Child Sexual Abuse Dynamics, Assessment and Treatment
Michele Many, LCSW, M.S.W., BACS
May 8, 2014
Adelphi University Garden City Campus

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Telling Their Stories: How Young Children Communicate Trauma
Theodore Gaensbauer, Ph.D.
April 10, 2014
UJA- Federation of New York

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Overview of the Fetal Alcohol Syndrome- Assessment and Treatment: The Visible and Invisible Consequences
Amy Dickson, Psy.D.
March 6, 2014
Adelphi University Garden City Campus

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Understanding Disorganized Attachment and Caregiving
Judith Solomon
, Ph.D.
February 6, 2014

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Children of the Superstorm: Keeping Them in Mind and Looking Ahead
An Infant-Early Childhood Mental Health Response

Keynote: Amy Dickson, Psy.D. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Director of the Orleans Parish Infant Team
Presenters: Gerard Costa, Ph.D.; Kaitlin Mulcahy, MA, LPC, NCC, Center for Autism and Early Childhood Mental Health, College of Education and Human Services, Montclair State University
November 14, 2013
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The Spirited Child: Helping Parents Learn the Secrets to
Effective Discipline

Mary Kurcinka, Ed.D.
April 11, 2013
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Narrative Family Attachment Therapy: The Developmental, Behavioral and Affective Sequelae of Early Separation, Loss and Trauma and a Promising Intervention
Michael Trout
May 10, 2013
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The Spirited Child: Helping Parents Learn the Secrets to Effective Discipline
Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, Ed.D
April 11, 2013

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Families in Motion: The Dancing Dialogue – Using the Power of Movement to Support Communication and Attachment with Infants, Young Children and Families
Suzi Tortora, Ph.D.
March 7, 2013
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The Clinical Assessment and Treatment of Preschool Mood Disorders: Developmental and Parental Considerations
Joan Luby
, M.D.
February 8, 2013

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The Ongoing Response to Hurricane Sandy: What's Next?
Michele M. Many
, M.S.W., LCSW, and Amy Dickson, Ph.D.
January 11, 2013
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Ouch! My Sock Hurts Part II: Strategies for Intervention

Marie Anzalone, Sc. D.,OTR, FAOTA
June 7, 2012
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Play Therapy with Children Who Have Experienced Trauma and Loss

Nancy Boyd Webb, D.S.W., LICSW, RPT-S
April 27, 2012
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Shelter from the Storm: Effective Interventions with Children Affected by Domestic Violence
Betsy McAlister Groves
, M.S.W.
Friday, March 2, 2012
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Foundations for the Future: Understanding Development:
The DIR/Floortime Model

Serena Wieder
, Ph.D.
February 2, 2012

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Early Experience, Child Maltreatment, Trauma & the Neurosequential Model for Assessment and Treatment (5th Annual Master Seminar )
Bruce Perry, M.D., Ph.D.
November 3, 2011
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Language as an Organizer of Self: Typical and Vulnerable Trajectories

Gilbert M. Foley, Ed.D. and Sima Gerber, Ph.D., C.C.C.
May 19, 2011

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Minding the Baby: Reflection and Transformation in the Parent-Child Relationship

Arietta Slade
, Ph.D.
April 7, 2011
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Story, Play, and Puppetry: Creating Connections for Enhancing Curriculum and Consultation in Early Childhood

Loretta Wieczner, M.S., C.C.C./S.L.P.
February 4, 2011
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Ouch! My Sock Hurts: Sensory Integration and Self-Regulation in Infants and Young Children

Marie Anzalone, Sc. D.
March 11, 2011
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4th Annual Master Seminar
Trauma through the Eyes of a Young Child:
Understanding
and Helping Children and Families

Joy Osofsky
, Ph.D.
October 22, 2010
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The High-Maintenance Child, Self-Regulation, and Parenting: The Temperament
Sean C. McDevitt
, Ph.D.
May 14, 2010
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Translating Advances in Attachment Research into Useful Tools for Assessment and Treatment in Infancy and Early Childhood
Kate Rosenblum
, Ph.D.; Ann M. Stacks, Ph.D.; Lisa Garcia, M.S.W.
March 5, 2010
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Trauma in Infancy and Early Childhood: Developmental Risk and Intervention Strategies
Patricia Van Horn
, J.D., Ph.D.
April 23, 2010
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When Young Children Need Help: Consultation with Parents and Teachers; Collaborative Intervention with Three-to-Seven-Year-Olds
Debra Hirschland, M.S.W.
February 4, 2010
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Mindsight and Integration: The Heart of Parenting and the Core of Healing Trauma
Dan Siegel, M.D.
October 15, 2009

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Making Sense of the Loss: Understanding and Working with Parents of Children on the Autism Spectrum
Michael Mancusi, Marianne Fougere, Dorothea Ianuzzi
June 5, 2009

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Postpartum Depression: Essential Knowledge for Assessment and Treatment
Karen Kleiman, M.S.W.
May 1, 2009
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Parenting Young Children Whose Lives Intersect with the Child Welfare System: What Children Need
Susan Chinitz, Ph.D.
February 5, 2009
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Secure Base Behavior: The Developing Parent-Child Relationships and the Circle of Security Protocol
Bob Marvin, Ph.D.
December 11, 2008
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Social and Emotional Development of Infants and Young Children: The Critical Influence of Early Interaction
Edward Z. Tronick
, Ph.D.
October 17, 2008
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Changing the World, One Diaper at a Time: A Look at Fatherhood
Jonathan Diamond
, Ph.D.
June 6, 2008
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Parental Reflective Functioning and Clinical Practice:
A New Approach to Working With Parents and Their Young Children

John F. Grienenberger
, Ph.D.
May 9, 2008
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An Overview of Attachment for Clinical Practice
Morris N. Eagle
, Ph.D.
April 9, 2008
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Helping Parents Help Their Young Children Through Trauma
Cynthia Monahon
, Psy.D.
November 9, 2007
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Celebrate Families and Children
October 19, 2007

  • T. Berry Brazelton, M.D.
    "Touchpoints in Development: A Model for Early Intervention"

  • Dr. Joshua Sparrow, M.D.
    "Infant and Toddler Emotional Competence: The Basis of Learning from the Beginning of Life"

Special Events

Parent Community Event: Stresses and Supports for Today's Families
T. Berry Brazelton, M.D.
October 18, 2007
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Reception

Introducing Laura M. Ludlam, Director of the Child Activity Center & Marcy Safyer, Director of the Institute for Parenting
June 7, 2007

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Attachment, Mastery, Interdependence
The Parenting Process Model in Work with Infants, Toddlers, Young Children, and their Families
May 17, 2007


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Contact
For additional information about our parenting programs and services, please contact:


The Institute for Parenting

p - 516.877.3060
e - theinstituteforparenting@adelphi.edu

Adelphi University
Linen Hall, Lower Level Room 9
1 South Avenue
P.O. Box 701
Garden City, NY 11530-0701

f - 516.237.8512
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