Ready to Learn: Challenges in Early Development
Part of the Ten-Session Seminar Series for School Psychologists, School Social Workers and School Guidance Counselors
Seminars meet via Zoom.
This initial seminar will consider key components in early caregiving relationships that support the development of lifelong foundations for learning, and review some of the resulting challenges we see throughout the school years when those important components are missing or distorted due to disruptions, trauma, illness or injury, and other threats to healthy development.
By the completion of this one-session workshop, participants will be able to:
- Explain key components for healthy relationships in the early years.
- Report on some of the learning challenges that can arise in the absence of healthy foundations for learning.
Joaniko Kohchi, MPhil, LCSW, IMHE
Ms. Joaniko Kohchi is the Director of the Institute for Parenting, the Infant Mental Health and Developmental Practice master’s degree, and the Postgraduate Program in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy at the Derner School of Psychology, all at Adelphi University, where she teaches and supervises graduate and postgraduate candidates as well as the Institute’s clinicians. She is an Endorsed Infant Mental Health Mentor with both clinical and academic experience spanning several regions of the United States. Ms. Kohchi holds two master’s degrees in literature and narrative analysis, a Master of Social Work, and a certificate in Infant Mental Health from LSU School of Medicine. Her clinical work focuses on children, families, and adults who have survived traumatic events often leading to out-of-home care and court involvement.
Participants will receive 1.5 CE credits for each 90 minute seminar class. Adelphi University is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Adelphi University maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Adelphi University, Derner School of Psychology, Postgraduate Programs in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0185; by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0083; and 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-0607.
Full refunds are issued for cancellations made up to 7 working days before the event. Cancellations of less than 7 days for any reason, or no-shows are not refunded. Credit towards a future event/workshop are issued for cancellations less than 7 days and up to 24 hours before the event. No credit is issued for cancellations less than 24 hours before the events or no-shows.
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