Training Academy: The Growing Brain from Birth to 5 Years
Thanks to generous funding from Allegany Franciscan Ministries, FAIMH is able to offer ZERO TO THREE's The Growing Brain: Birth to 5 Years at no cost to providers in Miami-Dade County
FAIMH Membership Required
This innovative 3-day training curriculum focuses on evidence-informed knowledge and strategies with which to prepare professionals who work with infants and young children for their vital role in building healthy brains. The curriculum fills a unique niche by providing a comprehensive understanding of how the brain develops, along with ways the professional can encourage healthy brain development in children from birth to 5 years old.
Participants will learn skills and strategies for understanding and supporting:
- Brain development (architecture and neurobiology) to inform their practice with infants, young children & their families;
- Language, cognition, prosocial behavior, and social-emotional development birth to five; and
- Reducing toxic stress that can negatively influence brain development of young children.
Schedule & Agenda
**Note: This training is held on three consecutive Thursdays**
Day 1: Thursday January 30th
Unit 1: Brain Basics
Unit 2: Factors Affecting Brain Growth and Development
Day 2: Thursday February 6th
Unit 3: Communication and Language Development
Unit 4: Cognition and Executive Function
Day 3: Thursday February 13th
Unit 5: Social–Emotional Development
Unit 6: Understanding Behavior
Unit 7: The Everyday Play
FAIMH Membership required.
No Cost for professionals in Miami-Dade County
$300 for professionals outside of Miami-Dade County
Citrus Health Network, Early Childhood Development Dept.
8200 NW 33rd Street
Doral, FL 33122
Parking is free in the lot. Do not park in the temporary 30-minute visitor spots.
Beverages provided (coffee, tea, water). Lunch is on your own.
Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org