Product Detail

Therapeutic Interventions for Infants and Toddlers
Digital Seminar
$189.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Digital Seminar
Author:
JENNIFER ROBERS MILLER, MS, LPC
Publisher:
Vyne Education
Copyright:
4/3/2012
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
WDS020077
Objectives
Discover therapeutic interventions and parenting techniques for social emotional disturbance, behavioral issues, and mental health concerns

Apply evidence-based approaches to improving mental health and behavioral issues in children ages 3 months to 5 years

Identify the importance of infant and toddler mental health throughout the lifespan

Outline the sensorial and neurological impacts of exposure to psychological trauma in young children

Determine what to ask, how to screen, how to apply diagnostics, and when to refer when working with the very young

Evaluate sensory integration issues and speech and language delays, as well as fine and gross motor delays

Recognize the importance of a systems approach when treating the young child and how occupational, physical, and speech-language therapies can positively affect behaviors

Demonstrate effective methods to deal with families' denial and secure their cooperation

List appropriate interventions for infants and toddlers

Consider the significance of early childhood experiences in the treatment and assessment of clients at any age
Outline

INTRODUCTION: WHAT DOES THIS HAVE TO DO WITH MY PRACTICE?

•           How to market to include this population in your referral sources

•           How to increase awareness for your unique skill set in potential referral settings

•           How interdisciplinary care can aid in treatment

 

IMPORTANCE OF EARLY IDENTIFICATION AND INTERVENTION

u          Incidence of social emotional disturbance in the preschool population and impact

u          Impact of disruptive behavior in daycare/preschool settings

            -           meeting federal guidelines for social emotional development

u          Relevance for long-term outcomes

            -           effects on the individual and his/her family

u          Lifelong impact of early mental health disturbance

u          Importance of social emotional readiness for school and academic success

u          Case studies

           

CRITICAL EFFECTS OF EXPOSURE TO TRAUMA ON THE DEVELOPING BRAIN

u          Adverse Childhood Effects (ACE) study

            -           why is this relevant to your work?

u          Important traumas that many assessments miss

u          Impact of maternal depression and caregiver mental illness

u          Sensory impact of perceived trauma

u          How brain chemistry and structure are affected for life

u          How everyone's behavior is tailored by early experiences

u          Implications for future decision-making and life course

u          Case studies

           

PERTINENT INFORMATION YOU PROBABLY AREN'T USING TO EVALUATE

u          Temperament and goodness of fit as mental health concepts

u          How attachment issues can mimic mood disorders

u          Biological predispositions and rule outs

u          Sensory integration issues and importance of assessment

u          Co-morbid physical and developmental diagnoses

u          Behavioral issues and early intervention therapies

u          Case studies

           

IDENTIFICATION, SCREENING, ASSESSMENT, AND BILLING

u          Introduction to the DC:0-3R Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood: Revised Edition

u         You work with the population but don't diagnose? Why it is important to be familiar with diagnoses

u          Can you bill insurance companies while using DC:0-3R?

u          Other essential screening and diagnostic tools

            -           ruling out co-morbid conditions

            -           making a differential diagnosis

            -           knowing when and where to refer for diagnosis

           

ASSESSING THE GROWNUPS: IMPACT OF PARENTS'/CAREGIVERS' MENTAL HEALTH, STRESS, AND TRAUMATIC HISTORY

u          Implications of the current economic crisis

u          Family stress effects

u          Repetitive bonding patterns and "Ghosts in the Nursery" (Fraiberg, 1975)

u          Case studies

           

PARTNERING WITH EXISTING SYSTEMS TO ENSURE BEST OUTCOMES

u          Including daycares, caregivers, and schools in treatment, intervention, and treatment planning

u          Teaching families to advocate for their children and why it is important

           

WORKING SUCCESSFULLY WITH PARENTS

u          Securing parent buy-in and cooperation

u          Dealing with denial

u          How and when to talk about medication

u          Difficult case presentations

           

MAKING THE "SUPER NANNY" PHENOMENON WORK FOR YOUR PRACTICE

u          Redefining expectations—teaching parents that solutions don't happen in one episode

           

INTERVENTIONS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN

u          Tailoring your toolbox to meet infant and toddler needs

u          Ideal toys and games

u          How to implement (and teach) timeout, sit-outs, and other parenting tools

u          Case studies

           

WHY ASKING ABOUT DEVELOPMENTAL MILESTONES AND THE FIRST FEW YEARS OF LIFE IS IMPORTANT AT ANY AGE

u          What current research has discovered about early childhood mental health and its effect on the lifespan

u          What questions to prioritize in treatment of older children and adults

u          Why early childhood experiences are significant at any age

u          How this information can be used in treatment and assessment

u          Case studies

Author

JENNIFER ROBERS MILLER, MS, LPC

JENNIFER ROBERS MILLER, MS, LPC, has specialized in early childhood trauma for nearly 15 years and also has experience in crisis counseling, pediatric residential treatment, and managing chronic and persistent mental illness in children and adults. She currently works in private practice at Northshore Clinic in Sheboygan, WI. Ms. Robers Miller was part of a pioneering Head Start Mental Health project targeting early intervention for children suffering the effects of exposure to trauma, poverty, and other mental health and behavioral issues. She is also trained in attachment in traumatized children and families, effects of exposure to violence on brain development, lead exposure and malnutrition, sensory integration dysfunction, and diagnosing young children. Ms. Robers Miller has worked as a Clinician-Mental Health Consultant for inner-city Baltimore Head Start programs, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Child Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic, Birth to Three Behavioral Specialist, and University of Wisconsin Madison guest lecturer. She regularly gives workshops and trainings to local daycare providers, early interventionists, and parents, and serves on a local committee dedicated to raising awareness of the mental health needs of children in the community.

Disclosure:
Financial-Receives a speaking honorarium from Vyne Education.
Nonfinancial-No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Continuing Education Credits
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Materials that are included in this course could include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice for your profession. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.


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Social Workers - Florida: Vyne Education, LLC. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Provider #50-466. This educational offering is approved for 6 continuing education credits.


Social Workers - New York
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Social Workers - California: The State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the American Psychological Association and the ASWB. Full attendance at this course will qualify for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.


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Audience
Child Psychologists
Licensed Professional Counselors
Clinical Social Workers
School Psychologists
School Counselors
Marriage and Family Therapists
Psychiatric and Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Psychiatric and Pediatric Nurses
Pediatric Case Managers
Therapeutic Child Care Personnel
Childcare Providers
Early Interventionists
Occupational Therapists
Speech-Language Pathologists
Physical Therapists
Psychiatrists
Pediatricians
Educators
Head Start Professionals
Child Advocacy/Protective Service Personnel
Clergy
Reviews

Best conference I have ever been to—and I've been to a lot. Great speaker—dynamic, interesting. Great info given.
Emily Duffy, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Philadelphia, PA


Jennifer's knowledge in the social-emotional development of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers is authentic, and her perspective fresh and realistic. She really connects with the audience and gives approaches that are highly respectful of children.
Connie R., Executive Director, Rock-Walworth Comprehensive Family Services, Inc., Head Start and Early Head Start
Beloit, WI


Jennifer is an outstanding speaker and so well informed…[she] kept my attention the whole time!
Patti Nieszkiewicz, Infant and Toddler Advocate


[Jennifer] was great. She makes you laugh and understand all in the same breath.
Corina McIvor, Early Childhood Professional


Jennifer Robers Miller is a fantastic speaker! Great stuff!
Amy Bishop, Early Childhood Professional and Parent