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True Confessions: Checking My Biases with Family Centered Practices


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MARCH 2017

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). 


Recognizing our Early Childhood Biases

Biases! We've all got 'em. Learning to recognize your personal early childhood biases is the first step in learning how to navigate those biases while providing strengths-based, family-centered early intervention. If you struggle with families who use co-sleeping or toddlers who watch TV around the clock, take a look at some of these resources to help you consider your biases and contemplate your responses with parents and caregivers:

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.

March 2017 Talks on TuesdaysFEATURED TOPIC,
Our March ToT, Unpacking Our Biases in Early Intervention was presented by Jen Newton, PhD. The webinar addressed the importance of considering and recognizing our own biases in order to help us grow as professionals in early intervention.

Click here to view this archived webinar.     

Mark your calendar for April 4th for our next ToT: Delivering EI Services in Child Care Settings: Let's Get Real! This web discussion is the second in a series that began in February and is designed to dig deeper and address challenges early interventionists face when working in child care centers. A panel of experienced EI service providers, including Cynthia Core (SLP and faculty at GWU), Patricia Eitemiller (Infant Development Specialist), and Andi Englert (OT), will discuss strategies that can be used to address several real world scenarios. Click here to register today!

coaching The International Society on Early Intervention (ISEI)

What is ISEI?
The International Society on Early Intervention (ISEI) is an organization designed to provide a framework and forum for professionals from around the world to communicate about advances in the field of early intervention.

Who can join ISEI?
The membership of ISEI is composed of a diverse group of professionals involved in the field of early intervention. Participants include basic and clinical researchers representing a diverse array of biomedical and behavioral disciplines, as well as educators, clinicians, and policy-makers in leadership positions. Interested parents are also welcome to join. ISEI membership is on an individual basis, but this structure is designed to take advantage of existing within-country networks and to complement established professional activities and organizations. ISEI now has over 3000 members representing more than 100 countries.
Communications with the Membership
  • Articles from Infants & Young Children (IYC) and other journals are posted on the ISEI website
  • Requests from individual ISEI members for information and resources are available to the entire network
  • Access is provided to specialized resources and communication networks
  • The Membership Directory lists colleagues in countries with special interests or expertise
  • Events of interest are posted on the ISEI website
Membership is free.
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