(PEEP) Spring Into Learning Conference
Understanding Sensory Exploration for the Developing Mind and Practical Art Activities for Early Childhood Staff (9:00-10:30 am):
This workshop will provide early childhood participants with research based information on creativity development and sensory input, hands-on practical experience exploring specific art techniques to promote relaxation and positive coping mechanisms for children, and therapeutic arts for the special needs child.
Presenter: Dr. Rowena Talusan-Dunn, PhD, ATR, LCAT, Clinical Art Therapist, Special Education Art Therapy Teacher
Understanding the Early Intervention and CPSE Referral Process (10:45-11:45 am):
Presenters: Gail Maisel, Administrator of EI and Preschool Programs PCDOH, Suzanne Peretz, Director of Lower Hudson Early Childhood Direction Center
The cost for the conference is $15.00 for each participant.
OCFS topics covered include: principals of childhood development and child day care program development.
This conference is appropriate for FDC/GFDC and DCC staff.