NCAST Programs - Promoting Nurturing Environments for Young Children

Seattle Workshops 2016

Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy - May 9 & 10  - Workshop Full                                    

Parent-Child Interaction (PCI) Feeding Scale Workshop   - June 6, 7, 8 

Promoting First Relationships Workshop - July 12 & 13     Workshop Full                                                        

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

Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy - 0ctober 3 & 4 - Spokane  

Promoting First Relationships in Pediatric Primary Care - 1 day Seattle Workshop  Send an email to ncast @uw.edu to be notifed of dates for the next workshop.

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


Parent-Child Interaction (PCI) Assessment - Feeding Scale - June 6, 7, 8

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Product ID: PCIW-F-REG

  Watertown Hotel - Seattle

This workshop presents a unique opportunity to become reliable in the NCAST Parent-Child Interaction (PCI) Feeding Assessment Scale, learning from the source and transforming the way in which you view the parent/caregiver-child interaction. For more information on the scale . . . .

During this 3-day course, you will learn the valuable skills of precisely observing both caregiver and child and their dyadic interaction during a feeding situation.  All participants will attempt reliability and have the opportunity to become certified* to use the NCAST PCI Feeding Assessment scale.

Tuition & fees includes an administration manual, assessment scale pad, reliability testing & certificate.

Who Should Use the PCI Feeding Assessment Scale?

  • Public Health Nurses
  • Researchers
  • Social Workers
  • Infant Mental Health Specialists
  • Occupational & Physical Therapists
  • Early Intervention Workers

"I will never look at parent-child interaction in the same way again. This training has taught me to leave my biases at the door and focus on the positive. I am forever changed." RN, New York City

"Dr. Kathryn Barnard told our instructor group that people who study the Parent-Child Interaction scales never see a parent-child pair in quite the same way again. My experience supports this. You develop a new perspective and enhanced insight into everyday interactions and their consequent impact on children's developmental potential." Early Parenting Consultant & Instructor

Learning the scale may meet some of the screening, assessment, and observation competencies for certification in infant mental health.

*If you do not attain reliability during the workshop, private arrangements can be made to attain reliability with a second or third attempt if needed. Attaining reliability cannot be guaranteed.



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Product ID: CNE

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



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Promoting First Relationships® Workshop - October 3 & 4, 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.

 


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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."

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

Workshop Full - Registration Closed

 


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Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy Workshop - May 9 & 10


Product ID: PMMH-SEA

Watertown Hotel - Seattle 

This workshop addresses the importance of helping the pregnant woman achieve a healthier mental and emotional state during pregnancy, to improve the chances that she and her child will experience a healthier relationship. Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy training covers issues critical to the development of the early mother-child relationship including . . .

  • High-risk pregnancies
  • Unresolved grief or loss
  • Normal, typical course of pregnancy
  • Domestic violence
  • Women experiencing depression or other mental health disruptions

Your fee covers tuition and all curriculum materials including two Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy books, one covering Theory and Practice and one on Interventions, an assessment guide, and a CD with 56 reproducible handouts/interventions.

What participants are saying . . .

"Excellent. Fantastic. I love that I'm leaving with real, simple interventions that I can start using tomorrow. A very practicial application to help Mom through all aspects of pregnancy."

"The presenter was good at connecting the concepts in a personal and positive way."

"I feel more confident in being able to help my families."

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This workshop is approved for 12.6 CEU's

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.

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

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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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