The Silent Crisis: A forum on the impact of chronic stress and trauma on early childhood learning and development

This is an important topic for all who work with children and families of young children.  The link with this info is here.

The Silent Crisis

A forum on the impact of chronic stress and trauma on early childhood learning and development

When:      Friday, April 11, 2014, 9 am – 12:30 pm

Registration and continental breakfast from 8:30 – 9 am

Where:    Oberia Dempsey Multi-Service Center

127 W. 127 Street (between Lenox and 7th Aves.)

 Guest Speakers

Paul Yellin, MD Founder, Yellin Center for Mind, Brain and Education

Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH Assistant Commissioner, Brooklyn District Public Health Office, NYC Health Dept.

Evelyn J. Blanck, LCSW Associate Executive Director, NY Center for Child Development & Co-President, New York Zero to Three Network

Dr. Renee Wilson-Simmons, DrPH Director, The National Center for Children in Poverty, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Free admission for all

To RSVP, email april11communityconversation@gmail.com or call 212.665.2600212.665.2600

This event is sponsored by Healthy Start Brooklyn, Central Harlem Healthy Start and Columbia-Downstate Healthy Start in collaboration with the Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership

Have questions about Silent Crisis:The Impact of Trauma & Chronic Stress on Learning & Development?

Contact NMPP/Central Harlem Healthy Start 212 665-2600, NYCDOH/Brooklyn Healthy Start 718 637 5227, Columbia University/Downstate Healthy Start 212 305 6600

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