Early Childhood Development Conference – July 2-3, 2015

Early Childhood Development Conference – July 2-3, 2015

Collaborating partners ReachWithin, St. George’s University and Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF) will host their second annual early childhood development conference from July 2-3, 2015. Themed ‘Children and Caregivers: The Importance of their Relationships’, this meeting will devote itself to the importance of developing healthy relationships between children and caregivers and the effects this can have on short and long term behavioral outcomes.

The event’s keynote speakers are world leaders in the field of early childhood social-emotional development: Dr. Stephen Porges, Professor, Department of Psychiatry University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Dr. John Hornstein  and Dr. C. Sue Carter, Director Kinsey Institute, Rudy Professor of Biology, Indiana University.

Additionally, there will be interactive workshops led by the keynote speakers as well as invited local and international child development professionals to help attendees improve their skills in encouraging social-emotional development for children of all ages.

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