DescriptionThe 2018 WNC Infant Mental Health Conference focuses on the latest research and best practices for working with infants, toddlers and young children in the western region of North Carolina. The conference provides opportunities for families, mental health practitioners, educators, medical providers, and other community partners to access to the latest knowledge in the field, with the goal of providing a positive impact in services and experiences for the birth to age five population in our communities.
Psychologists, Counselors, Clinical Social Workers, Nurses, Clinical Addiction Specialists, Other Mental Health Providers, Early Care and Education Professionals, Health and Human Services Providers, Case Managers, School Administrators, Batterer Interventionists, Victim Service Providers, Advocates, and other professionals interested in this topic.
- Keynote: Describe a reflective approach to forging strong, trusting, collaborative relationships with parents
- Keynote: Explain how a practitioner’s own beliefs, values and professional approach may impact the highly charged work they do with families, and describe how mindfulness may impact and improve practice
- Keynote: Practice applying a reflective approach to everyday work with families through brief interactive activities, feedback, and self-reflection
- The Neuroscience of Attachment Morning Session: Describe the relational neurobiology underlying our attachment relationships, based on current research
- The Reflective Approach Interactive Session: Practice applying the reflective approach to current work with families, through anonymous case studies
- The Reflective Approach Interactive Session: Identify one’s own beliefs, values, triggers, and overall approach – so that, armed with enhanced awareness, practitioners may demonstrate application of skills that strengthen collaboration, while reducing obstacles to communication
- The Reflective Approach Interactive Session: Describe a personalized, reflective approach that increases receptivity and results in a positive impact on children and families
- The Reflective Approach Interactive Session: Discuss professional strategies for forging relationships with parents that maximize the likelihood that parents and families will benefit from professional guidance and expertise
- Heather Ulrich, PhD
- Claire Lerner, LCSW-C
18MH018 - 2018 WNC Infant Mental Health Conference
6/15 8:30 AM–4:00 PM
The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.60 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.
6.000 Contact Hours
Contact Hours: MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 6.00 Contact Hours. Full attendance is required.
6.000 NBCC Hours
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5514. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. MAHEC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. Full attendance is required to receive credit. 6.00 hours
6.000 CNE Contact Hours
6.00 CNE Contact Hours Activity # AP 008-1622 The Mountain Area Health Education Center’s Department of Nursing Education is an Approved Provider of continuing nursing education by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. MAHEC adheres to the ANCC/ACCME Standards regarding industry support to continuing nursing education. Disclosure of presenters, planners, and commercial support relationships, if any, will be made known at the time of the activity.
This course has been approved by MAHEC, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #96726. MAHEC is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required to receive credit from NAADAC. Approved for 6.00 hours.
6.000 APA credit
Mountain Area Health Education Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Mountain Area Health Education Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program will be offered for 6.00 CE.