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blogWHAT WE ARE CURRENTLY TALKING ABOUT

  

Are you keeping up with our blog, Early Intervention Strategies for Success? 

 

Check it out!

 

FEATURED TOPIC, FEATURED BLOGS

 

How does our blog tie to our topic of the month? 

 

Take a look:  

 

The Parent's Expectations are So High...What Do You Do?

 

What Makes Your Child Laugh?

 

Babies
MAY 2016

The Integrated Training Collaborative (ITC) coordinates Virginia's Comprehensive System of Personnel Development (CSPD) which is the professional development system for early interventionists who provide supports and services to eligible children and families under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). 

 

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Approaching Families about
Early Childhood Mental Health

Service coordinators and providers have many opportunities to support early childhood mental health when they promote healthy social-emotional development. In recognition of Childhood Mental Health Month, take some time to think about how you help families promote mental health during your visits. Check out these resources for information you can use when you talk with families about this important topic:
 copaCOMMUNITY OF PRACTICE IN AUTISM (CoPA)
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Interested in talking with other early interventionists who support infants and toddlers with ASD and their families? The member-led, statewide CoPA is a great way to share ideas and learn from each other. We meet every other month by phone for one hour. Our next meeting is Monday, May 23, 2016 from 3:00-4:00PM.
 
To learn more visit our CoPA page on the VEIPD website. 
To attend the next CoPA meeting, contact Cori Hill at cfhill@vcu.edu or 540-943-6776.

totTALKS ON TUESDAYS

Talks on Tuesdays (ToTs) are one-hour webinars designed to provide free online training opportunities related to important topics in early intervention. Topics chosen for the Talks on Tuesdays webinar series are based on feedback from EI practitioners about what they need to know more about! ToTs are held on the first Tuesday of the month from 12:00-1:00PM.

FEATURED TOPIC, FEATURED WEBINARS
Our May ToT, Approaching Families about Early Mental Health Care, was presented by Jeanie Odachowski, M.Ed., NCC, LPC. She discussed risk factors and many strategies practitioners can use when taking with families about early mental health care. Click here to view this archived webinar.
 
May Talks on Tuesdays Webinar
  
Mark your calendar and plan to join us for our June ToT webinar, More Than Just a Bump on the Noggin: Traumatic Brain Injury in Very Young Children, presented by Mandy Tribe, M.A. 

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