1.5-Day Pre-Conference Session
Your Journey Together Train-the-Coach
Description: Your Journey Together is a strength-based curriculum designed to promote the social and emotional well-being and resilience of vulnerable children and families. This Train the Coach event teaches participants how to empower parents to promote safe, trusting and healing environments- all key elements of a trauma-sensitive program. Coaches learn how to teach parents to use everyday routines, activities and interactions to promote resilience in young children as well as the parents themselves.
Dates & Times: May 16 from 9 – 5 PM & May 17 from 9 AM – Noon as a pre-conference session to the 2016 NHSA Conference
How to Register:
- You can register when signing up for the 2016 NHSA Conference here.
- If have already registered for the conference and would like to add on this pre-conference session, please contact Susan Damico at (610) 542-3108 or [email protected].
|NHSA Members||Non-NHSA Members|
|Early Bird - Ends March 25, 2016||$175||$195|
|On-Site - Begins May 15, 2016||$235||$265|
Your registration includes a Your Journey Together kit, a $129.95 value!
The kit includes a Coach Guide with 29 step-by-step lessons and parent handouts (266 pages), a Building Your Bounce: Adult Resilience Journal, and For Now and Forever – for Infants/Toddlers & for Preschoolers.
Nefertiti Bruce Poyner, M.Ed., Early Childhood Specialist and National Trainer
Nefertiti received her undergraduate degree from Virginia State University, and her graduate degree from Chestnut Hill College in Pennsylvania. Prior to joining the Devereux Center for Resilient Children, Nefertiti worked as a Preschool and Kindergarten teacher in the city of Philadelphia. Over her 10 year tenure with Devereux, she has provided professional development and presentations that focus on educating parents, teachers and administrators on the importance of paying attention to not only how our children perform academically, but also how they feel on the inside. Most recently she has co-authored two resources, Building Your Bounce: Simple Strategies for a Resilient You and the award winning Socially Strong, Emotionally Secure: 50 Activities to Promote Resilience in Young Children. Nefertiti is a certified trainer for the DCRC.