Events and Conferences

Families as Partners II: Challenges and Strategies

Town Hall Meeting: March 4, 2008, 6:00-8:00 p.m. (Free & no registration required)
Conference: March 5, 2008, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (registration & $25 Fee)

Town Hall Meeting & Location

Kimball Hall Lounge, New York University
246 Green Street, Main Lobby

Tuesday March 4, 2008, 6:00 p.m. -8:00p.m

Families as Partners II: Challenges and Strategies

  • Opening Remarks
    Mary Brabeck, Ph.D, Dean of NYU Steinhardt
  • Participants:
    Juliann Woods, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Chair and Professor, Department of Communication Disorders, Florida State University; and others

Conference & Location

Helen and Martin Kimmel Center for University Life, New York University

Wednesday March 5, 2008, 9:00a.m.-4:00p.m.

Critical Issues in our Work with Families-Research and Practice

Juliann Woods, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Chair and Professor Keynote Address

Professor Juliann Woods, is director of the TaCTICS Outreach Project and an associate professor in the Department of Communication Disorders at Florida State University. She has been an advocate for serving families in the natural environment for over 15 years, developing and evaluating models for early intervention service delivery in home and childcare.

Workshop Sessions

Workshop sessions will provide participants the opportunity to improve their skills in the implementation of this model. Selected sessions include:

  • Using Play to Support Relationships and Attachment
  • Supporting Families and their Young Children in Communication
  • Facilitating Multicultural Competency
  • Working with the Immigrant Family
  • Reciprocal Relationships and Positive Communication
  • Families as Partners: the Research and the Planning Behind the Model

Networking Luncheons:
Leaders and practitioners network with the NYC Early Intervention Program

Conference Chair
Barbara Schwartz, Ph.D.

Cosponsored by

NYC DOHMH Early Intervention Program and with support from Brooklyn College, CUNY.
Co-sponsored with NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Teaching and Learning

*CEU’s and documentation of attendance for professional will be available at the conclusion of the Wednesday - Conference.