Supporting Resilience: Culturally Sensitive & Developmentally Appropriate Assessment & Interventions from Infancy to Adolescence, Part 4: Supporting Parents: The Key to Building Family Resilience
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This is Part 4 of 9 of the Supporting Resilience in Children & Youth learning series.
This 2-hour workshop is the fourth in the Supporting Resilience for Children and Youth series. Participants will learn about parenting- specifically, how parenting effects child outcomes and how clinicians can work with parents to strengthen their skills to impact on a child’s self-regulation. Specific focus will be on skills that translate across cultures. Key factors in assessing parents will also be discussed.
- Identify parenting issues that put children at risk
- Understand the factors that influence the development of emotional self-regulation–one of the hallmarks of resilience
- Learn how parenting can buffer children from stress and adversity
- Learn how to support parents in using evidence-based parenting approaches that work to support child development across cultures
Registrants who fully attend this event or training will receive a certificate of attendance via email within two weeks after the event or training.
Carmela J. DeCandia, PsyD, is a licensed clinical child psychologist who has dedicated her career to advancing best practices and policies to support vulnerable children and families, and to improve the systems which serve them. In practice for nearly 30 years, her primary work focuses on building trauma-informed systems of care. Her specialties include: child and adolescent development, family homelessness, addressing the impact of traumatic stress, program development and systems change, neurodevelopmental testing and family assessment. A compassionate clinician and effective leader, she is nationally recognized as a writer, advocate, and public speaker. She has led direct service and national agencies including St. Mary’s Women and Children’s Center and The National Center on Family Homelessness. Currently, Dr. DeCandia is the Owner and President of Artemis Associates, LLC where she provides training and consultation to organizations to enhance resilience for children, families, and their providers. In addition, she maintains a clinical practice in neurodevelopmental and psychological testing of children at Strong Roots Counseling center, and is the Principal Investigator on a NICHD funded project to develop the screening instrument - NEST Early Childhood. Dr. DeCandia has published extensively in academic journals and educational reports, and lectures on lifespan development and psychological testing at Boston College Graduate school in Counseling, Developmental, and Educational Psychology. For her work, she was named the recipient of the 2016 Horace Mann Spirit of Service Award by Antioch University.
The Great Lakes MHTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.