Growth and Repair in Child Welfare
Join us for an important discussion on how we can work together to build a better system for maltreated infant and toddlers. This presentation will address service protocols and visitation practices for children in child welfare. New and innovative strategies for developmentally informed policies will be explored to lessen the long-term impact on babies.
Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
**The First3Years website indicates start time at 2:00 pm Central Time
Presenter: Natalie Baerwaldt, Director of Professional Development –Natalie Baerwaldt joined First3Years in July of 2016, bringing more than 15 years of professional experience in early childhood. In the last ten years Natalie has focused on child development with at-risk and drug endangered children. As the Director of PD, she will bring her experience and expertise to help professionalize the field of early childhood for all those working with infants, toddlers and families. Natalie is endorsed as a level IV Infant Mental Health Mentor and is licensed in the state of Texas as a Childcare Director. Natalie has a master’s degree in Counseling, Development and Higher Education from the University of North Texas where she has instructed as an adjunct professor. She is a master trainer for the Texas Early Childhood Professional Development System, a certified statewide trainer for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, a certified trainer for Drug Endangered Children, and a certified statewide trainer for the Prevent Child Abuse Network.
Continuing Education: All continuing education was completed through First3Years. After the webinar participants will receive a link to complete an online survey. Once the survey is completed, participants will receive a certificate with continuing education and MI-AIMH Endorsement® hours. The continuing education and certificate is provided through First3Years.
Registration: To register for this FREE webinar follow these steps:
- Click on this LINK
- Scroll down the page and click on “continue event registration as a new account”
- Complete your information – the CODE was listed in the electronic flyer that was emailed out
- The next page will still show $15.00 fee – do not worry it will be removed on the final page
- NOTE that the website indicates a start time of 2:00 pm (they are Central Time) but for Michigan it is 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
For questions regarding the webinar or registration, contact Natalie Baerwaldt at (512) 550-9626.