Drs. Walter Gilliam & Tunette Powell present: What’s Going On: Choosing Understanding over Escalating and Punishing
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The Northwest MHTTC is excited to co-sponsor the UW SMART Center's Annual 2022 Speaker Series. Originally a series of in-person events, we have moved these presentations to a virtual format due to COVID-19.
Join us on Wednesday, May 25 from 8:30 - 9:45am for a presentation by Drs. Walter Gilliam & Tunette Powell who will present
What’s Going On: Choosing Understanding over Escalating and Punishing
Please Note: Certificate of Attendance and Washington state clock hours will be available for attendees of the live session.
About the Presenters:
Walter Gilliam, PhD
Professor of Child Psychiatry and Psychology, Director of the Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy @Yale University Child Study Center
Walter S. Gilliam is the Elizabeth Mears & House Jameson Professor of Child Psychiatry and Psychology at the Yale University Child Study Center and Director of the Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy. Dr. Gilliam is Vice President of ZERO TO THREE, a past president of Child Care Aware of America; a board director for the Irving Harris Foundation, First Children’s Finance, and All Our Kin; and a former Senior Advisor to the National Association for the Education of Young Children. He is frequently quoted in major national and international news outlets, and actively provides consultation and invited testimony to decision-makers in the U.S. and other countries. He was co-recipient of the prestigious 2008 Grawemeyer Award in Education for the coauthored book, A Vision for Universal Preschool Education.
Tunette Powell, PhD
Director of Equity, Inclusion and Community @Mirman School, Los Angeles
Dr. Tunette Powell is an activist mama, storyteller and scholar of race, kinship, trauma, racism and knowledge whose current research centers on Black families with children in early childhood education and school-induced collective trauma. She currently serves as the Director of Equity, Inclusion and Community at the Mirman School in Los Angeles. Dr. Powell earned her PhD in Education from the University of California, Los Angeles. She formerly served as the interim director of the UCLA Parent Empowerment Project.
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