2023 Conference Themes
Racism – Trauma, family impact, and systems Effects of oppression and racism on children and families
- Systemic racism in educational and health/mental health systems.
- Empowering families who face racism in school systems or medical or mental health systems.
- An equitable approach to assessments.
- Innovative approaches to supporting families and staff affected by intergenerational trauma and/or immigration trauma.
- Program materials and activities that support representation and identity.
- Talking with families and staff about their history and trauma.
- Customizing/adapting visits to support healing from trauma.
Supporting Healthy Child Development The new CDC child development milestones
- Bilingual language development.
- Utilizing the ASQ-3 and ASQ-SE to support families and inform home visit practice.
- Partnering with parents to support healthy child development.
- Talking about development delays with families.
- The pandemic’s impact on child development.
- Partnering with the early intervention system.
- Creative hands-on tips and activities for supporting healthy development.
Supporting Parent Voice/Partnering with Parents – Parents are the Experts on their children and lives
- Bringing parents together and supporting peer support activities.
- Bringing home-based caregivers together and supporting communities of practice.
- Building strong partnerships with parents.
- Workforce development for parents, providers, and staff through home visiting.
- Engaging parents through their home-based caregiver in the Home-Based Child Care model.
- Supporting ParentChild+ parent participants in becoming HBCC providers.
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