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Life Course Theory and the CANDLE Study: Young Children Growing up in Memphis

University of Tennessee Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities

Friday, February 21, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (CST)

Memphis, TN

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Carolyn Graff, PhD and Frederick B. Palmer, MD will present on the connection between life course theory and the impact and implications from the CANDLE study being conducted in Memphis.

 

About the Speakers:

Dr. Palmer is committed to interdisciplinary training of professionals in comprehensive, coordinated, family-centered care and supports for children and adults with disabilities. He has worked closely with the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in developing certification policies and procedures in the subspecialty of Neurodevelopmental Disabilities. Dr. J. Carolyn Graff is the Chief of Nursing at the Boling Center and holds an Associate Professor position in the UT College of Nursing. An extensive researcher, Dr. Graff has numerous publications and national presentations.

*Cost: Free for Family Members/Students & UT faculty/staff and professionals

 

Learning Objectives:

Through participation in this workshop, participants will:

  • Identify key components of life course theory
  • Discuss how parent child interaction frames early child socioemotional development
  • Discuss how early stress may disrupt early socioemotional development in children.

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

SOCIAL WORK (2.0 CONTACT HOURS)

A Certificate of Attendance is available for each participant. Filing for Continuing Education credits or units is the responsibility of the attendee.

REGISTERED DIETITIANS (2.0 CPEUs)

The University of Tennessee Boling Center is an accredited provider through the Commission on Dietetic Registration. CPEU activities are pre-approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR).

PROFESSIONAL CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR PSYCHOLOGISTS

Professional Continuing Education for Psychologists will be provided by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities.

The purpose of the Interdisciplinary Community Education (ICE) Workshop is to present topics addressing medical and behavioral issues for children with special health care needs and adults with neurodevelopmental and related disabilities across the life span.

*Dr. Graff and Dr. Palmer have disclosed that there are no relevant financial or non-financial relationships associated with their presentations.

For questions, please contact Elizabeth Bishop at 901-448-3127 or email at ebishop@uthsc.edu.

Parking is available on the streets around the Boling Center. As the university has resumed classes, allow time to find parking.  This event is also offered as a live webinar through Adobe Connect.  To participate in the live webinar, register online and then contact Elizabeth Bishop ebishop@uthsc.edu or 901-448-3127 for a link to this session.

Have questions about Life Course Theory and the CANDLE Study: Young Children Growing up in Memphis? Contact University of Tennessee Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities

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University of Tennessee Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities
711 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38105

Friday, February 21, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (CST)


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University of Tennessee Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities

The Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities (BCDD) is an interdisciplinary program that supports children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families through training, service, applied research, information dissemination, planning, and policy development. BCDD is part of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) network.

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