Bismarck Event Center - Prairie Rose Room 102/101 (upstairs)
This session will provide an overview of key concepts in infant and early childhood mental health and provide participants with how this manifests in early care and education and other settings as well as how best to support healthy social and emotional development.
Neal Horen, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist who has focused on early childhood mental health for the last 20 years. He is the Director of Early Childhood at Georgetown's Center for Child and Human Development. He is the co-lead on mental health on the Head Start National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness, co-TA Director on the National Center of Excellence on Infant/ Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation, lead for early childhood for the SAMHSA system of care grants, Georgetown's lead on the HV-lmpACT TA Center, and Pl on a RWJ Foundation grant on mental health consultation.
The Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health is pre-conference to the NDDPI Fall Educators conference, therefore all pre-conference tickets are being sold in conjunction with the Fall Conference registration. To order a ticket please select, the "Early Learning Pre-Conference Session" ticket. Once the you have registered you will receive a confirmation email from Eventbrite, if you have any questions on registration, please contact Jill Frohlich at 701-328-2268.
For more information, please contact Tara Fuhrer in the Office of Early Learning at 701-328-4646.