Are you providing early intervention or preschool services using distance technology? Do you have questions about how you can support families as they help their children with learning activities or conducting intervention within routines? NCPMI faculty share ideas on checking in with families, how to respond to difficult questions, and resources that might be shared.
Date:Apr 17, 2020
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Amy Hunter is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) who earned her Masters of Social Work degree at Boston University in 1995. Amy has a post graduate certificate from the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in early childhood mental health. Amy currently serves as an assistant professor at Georgetown University. In her capacity at Georgetown she directs the mental health section of the Head Start National Center on Health, Behavioral Health, and Safety, a training and technical assistance center for Early Head Start and Head Start. Amy has worked in the field for early childhood mental health for over twenty years. Prior to coming to Georgetown she served in a number of roles at ZERO TO THREE including, but, not limited to: the Director of Program Operations for the Early Head Start National Resource Center and the Director of the Center on the Social Emotional Foundations of Early Learning (CSEFEL). Amy has served as a National Head Start Fellow at the Office of Head Start for two years and was the mental health manager to a large Head Start program for eight years. Amy has provided training and technical assistance on early childhood mental health to a variety of audiences around the country. Amy maintains a private practice in Washington DC providing consultation to parents with young children.
Erin E. Barton
Erin E. Barton, PhD, BCBA-D, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Special Education at Vanderbilt University. She teaches courses in Early Childhood Special Education on evidence-based assessment and intervention practices for young children with disabilities and their families and single case research design. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and has worked with children and families in homes, schools, and clinics. She directs research projects related to evidence–based practices for young children and professional development systems.
University of South Florida
Lise Fox, PhD, is a Professor and Chair in the Department of Child and Family Studies in the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences of the University of South Florida. She is the Principal Investigator of the National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations, a faculty member with the ECTA Center, and is involved in multiple research and national technical assistance projects related to early childhood programs and practices. Her research is focused on practical approaches for the inclusion of young children with problem behavior in community settings and individualized interventions for addressing young children’s challenging behavior.