April 19 - 20, 2017 | Columbus Airport Mariott, Columbus, Ohio
Keynote Plenary: Neal Horen, Ph.D
Expert Panel with Fatherhood Commission: Executive Director Kim Dent; Dr.Valerie Alloy, OhioMHAS ECMH Lead
The 2017 OhioMHAS Early Childhood Mental Health “Skills to Action” Conference showcased local and national speakers whose work supports our youngest children in Ohio, reflecting the Ohio ECMH focus of our increased capacity of trainers and consultants through the Whole Child Matters initiative.
The keynote and plenary speakers highlighted the issues impacting the infant and early childhood landscape to include: genetics, environment and protective factors; the importance of wellness and how it affects the life trajectory; the Georgetown Model’s Technical Assistance for Children’s Mental Health; Implicit/Unconscious Bias; and the American Academy of Pediatrics’ policy statement on media and young minds.