NCAST Programs - Promoting Nurturing Environments for Young Children

Upcoming Seattle Workshops 2016 & 2017

Introduction to Infant Mental Health Workshop -  September 26

Promoting First Relationships Learner's Workshop -  August 29 & 30 - SPOKANE                               

Parent-Child Interaction (PCI) Instructor Workshop - September 26-30                                                

Circle of Security® 3 day Core Sensitivity Seminar - November 8-10, 2016

Preschool Assessment of Attachment (PAA) Training Course - Dec. 11-16, 2016 and March 12-17, 2017

Promoting First Relationships Learners Workshop - January 30 & 31, 2017    

________________________________________                               NCAST also offers "on-site" workshops for Promoting First Relationships, Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy and the new Promoting First Relationships® in Pediatric Primary Care For more information contact the NCAST office   ncast@uw.edu    206.543.8528
To be notified of the dates for the next Promoting First Relationships  in Pediatric Primary Care 1 day workshop in Seattle, send an email to ncast@uw.edu

Introduction to Infant Mental Health Workshop - September 26th

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Product ID: IMH

Introduction to Infant Mental Health Workshop - University of Washington Campus

Sponsored by Washington Association for Infant Mental Health and presented by NCAST Programs

This introductory workshop in Infant Mental Health will discuss how an infant's positive attachment to her or his primary caregivers is the foundation for healthy social, emotional and cognitive development. You will learn how the presence of a secure, nurturing relationship between a child and his or her primary caregivers protects the developing brain. Topics covered will include:

  • Toxic Stress 
  • Attachment Theory & Parenting Behavior
  • Early Social & Emotional Needs
  • Baby Cues
  • Resources & Next Steps

About the trainer . . .  

Participation in this 1-day Infant Mental Health workshop will count towards meeting some of the competencies needed to qualify for WA-AIMH endorsement®, especially in the area of Theoretical Foundations for Levels I & II. For more information on endorsement, visit the endorsement tab on WA-AIMH's website (wa-aimh.org). This workshop is available for STARS credit.


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Price: $75.00

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Promoting First Relationships® Workshop - August 29 & 30, 2016 - Spokane


Product ID: PFR-SEA

Professionals who work with caregivers and young children (0-3) often see the need to support and guide caregivers in building nurturing and responsive relationships with children. Promoting First Relationships® workshop gives professionals the knowledge, tools, and strategies to do so. The Promoting First Relationships program integrates theory, practice, and intervention. Trainers use various learning approaches including case studies, role-playing, and reflective dialogue. These approaches allow participants to apply the framework directly to issues faced in their work environment.  In this 2-day workshop, participants learn a unique consultation and intervention strategy that they can integrate into their work, whether in high risk, special needs, child care, or other early childhood fields. The strategy can be used one-on-one with parents (in clinic or the home) and also with child care providers and early childhood teachers responsible for group care. Because Promoting First Relationships is a positive, strengths-based model, caregivers are typically open to the intervention and gain competence, and thus investment in their caregiving.

What participants are saying . . . 

"I loved the video examples which really helped illustrate the principles."

"Straightforward and doable, lots of real life examples and opportunity to reflect in groups."

"I liked how the case studies cemented the concepts."

"I particularly liked the group discussions, latest research information and the handouts.

 

About the trainer . . .  

Space Limited, Filling Fast



Price: $425.00

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CNE - Fee


Product ID: CNE

Continuing Education Credit for either Promoting First Relationships or Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy Workshops.



Price: $40.00

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PFR-Workshop - January 30 & 31, 2017 - Seattle


Product ID: PFR-SEATTLE

2-day Learner Workshop - Seattle - Watertown Hotel

Professionals who work with caregivers and young children (0-3) often see the need to support and guide caregivers in building nurturing relationships with children. Promoting First Relationships® workshop gives professionals the knowledge, tools, and strategies to do so. The Promoting First Relationships program integrates theory, practice and intervention. Trainers use various learning approaches including case studies, role-playing, and reflective dialogue. These approaches allow participants to apply the framework directly to issues they face in their environment.

In this 2-day learner's workshop, participants learn a unique consultation and intervention strategy that they can integrate into their work whether in high-risk, special needs, child-care, or other early childhood fields. The strategy can be used one-on-one with parents and also with child care providers and early childhood teachers responsible for group care. Because Promoting First Relationships is a positive, strengths-based model, caregivers are typically open to intervention and gain competence, and thus investment, in their caregiving.

Your fee covers tuition, all curriculum materials including the Promoting First Relationships manual, video and a packet of reproducible parent handouts.

What participants are saying . . . 

"I loved the video examples which really helped illustrate the principles."

"Straightforward and doable, lots of real life examples and opportunity to reflect in groups."

"I liked how the case studies cemented the concepts."

"I particularly liked the group discussions, latest research information and the handouts."

 

About the trainers . . .  



Price: $425.00

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Promoting First Relationships Workshop - July 12 & 13 - Seattle


Product ID: PFR-REG

2-day Learner Workshop - Seattle - Watertown Hotel

Professionals who work with caregivers and young children (0-3) often see the need to support and guide caregivers in building nurturing relationships with children. Promoting First Relationships® workshop gives professionals the knowledge, tools, and strategies to do so. The Promoting First Relationships program integrates theory, practice and intervention. Trainers use various learning approaches including case studies, role-playing, and reflective dialogue. These approaches allow participants to apply the framework directly to issues they face in their environment.

In this 2-day learner's workshop, participants learn a unique consultation and intervention strategy that they can integrate into their work whether in high-risk, special needs, child-care, or other early childhood fields. The strategy can be used one-on-one with parents and also with child care providers and early childhood teachers responsible for group care. Because Promoting First Relationships is a positive, strengths-based model, caregivers are typically open to intervention and gain competence, and thus investment, in their caregiving.

Your fee covers tuition, all curriculum materials including the Promoting First Relationships manual, video and a packet of reproducible parent handouts.

What participants are saying . . .

"I loved the video examples which really helped illustrate the principles."

"Straightforward and doable, lots of real life examples and opportunity to reflect in groups."

"I liked how the case studies cemented the concepts."

"I particularly liked the group discussions, latest research information and the handouts."

 

About the trainers . . . 

This workshop is approved for 14.5 CEU's and is also available for STARS Credit. 

Workshop Full, Registration Closed

 


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NCAST PCI Instructor Workshop - September 26-30, 2016 - Seattle


Product ID: PCI-REG

 

Want to join our exclusive team of PCI Instructors from around the world?

The NCAST PCI Instructor Workshop is a 5-day intensive workshop to prepare professionals for the role of training others in the NCAST Feeding & Teaching Scales and other supplementary NCAST programs. The workshop is typically held twice a year in Seattle, once in the Spring and again in the Fall. This workshop is designed for professionals working with families with infants and young children who have a role in the ongoing training of community health care service providers in their local area.Those planning to use the PCI Feeding and Teaching Scales in research are encouraged to apply. Admission to the workshop is granted from NCAST Programs.

About the trainer . . .

For more information on becoming an NCAST PCI Instructor . . . .

Download Registration Form here . . . . . .


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Price: $1,200.00

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Preschool Assessment of Attachment (PAA) Training Course -Dec. 11-16, 2016 and March 12-17, 2017


Product ID: PAA

The PAA is an instrument for assessing patterns of attachment in 18-month to five-year old children in the Strange Situation Procedure (SPP). It was developed by Patricia M. Crittenden (1994) with assistance from Mary Ainsworth. The course is taught by Crittenden who was taught the SSP classification by Ainsworth.

Prerequisite: Attachment & Psychopathology

Click here for further course information . . .

$1,200 if paid before August 1, 2016.  After August 1st cost is $1,500 - Payment is non-refundable.

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Price: $1,200.00

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Promoting First Relationships® in Pediatric Primary Care "On-Site" Workshop


Product ID: PFR-PEDS ON-SITE

This university based program which helps pediatric primary care providers support stable and secure early parent-child relationships is now available for on-site training at your agency. Promoting First Relationships in Pediatric Primary Care operationalizes attachment and child development theory into applied practice and intervention strategies which helps parents analyze possible causes of challenging behaviors and offers concrete solutions to typical issues parents bring to well child visits.

What participants are saying . . .

"I liked the clear concepts, videos and examples to illustrate. Excellent training!"

"Presenters were approachable, down-to-earth and well prepared to demonstrate and speak about PFR."

"I liked the videos, WCC visit examples, handbook and handouts. I'm excited to use them in clinic. This was a great training, appreciated the personal stories and experiences."

"Videotapes were outstanding, case histories were excellent."

 Why use Promoting First Relationships® in Pediatric Primary Care?

  • Early Brain and Child Development (EBCD) is a strategic priority of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • Prevents later social and emotional difficulties by supporting the parent-child relationship early on.
  • Supports parents in learning about children's social and emotional needs underlying challenging behaviors.

Who is using Promoting First Relationships® in Pediatric Primary Care?

  • Pediatricians and Family Physicians
  • Pediatric and Family Nurse Practitioners
  • Care managers and other providers at community health centers

Contact the NCAST office about bringing this training to your agency - ncast@uw.edu




 
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