This year's theme:
Culture: Yours, Mine and Ours
Friday, October 24, 2014
50 Foster Street, Worcester, MA
This year’s presentations include:Immigration Status and Public Benefits: Being a Resource for Children in Immigrant, Refugee and Mixed Immigration Status FamiliesShannon Erwin, JD, State Policy Director - Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA)
Beyond Words: Effective Use of Cultural Mediators, Interpreters, and Translators to Build Trust with FamiliesClara Péez-Méndez, Founder and President - Puentes Culturales and Susan M. Moore, MA CCC-SLP, Clinical Professor, Director of Clinical Education and Services - University of Colorado, Boulder
Early Intervention Alchemy: Mining and Valuing Families’ Cultural and Linguistic ResourcesVictoria I. Puig, Ed.D, Associate Professor, Department of Early Childhood, Elementary and Literacy Education - Montclair State University
Cultural Humility: Working in Partnership with Families and CommunitiesMelanie Tervalon, MD, MPH – Melanie Tervalon Consulting
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