Agenda at a Glance

*All Sessions will be submitted for CE Approval
*(CME) Sessions will be submitted Approval

September 10, 2020
7:30 AM – 8:00 AMZoom Help Desk Open – Sign in early if you have questions or need assistance!
8:00 AM – 8:30 AMWelcome and Opening Remarks
Jeff Rowe, MD, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, ECMH Conference Co-Chair
8:30 AM – 8:45 AMBreak
8:45 AM – 9:45 AMHOPE for Young Children and Families with High Risk (CME)
Robert Sege, MD, PhD, Co-Director, Tufts University School of Medicine Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
9:45 AM – 10:00 AMBreak
10:00 AM – 11:00 AMImplementation of The HOPE Program (CME)
Robert Sege, MD, PhD, Co-Director, Tufts University School of Medicine Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
11:00 AM – 11:15 AMBreak
Virtual Exhibit Room
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM(CME) Making HOPE Real in Your Local Agencies and Communities
Robert Sege, MD, PhD and Pradeep Gidwani, MD, MPH
12:15 PM – 1:30 PMLunch
Virtual Exhibit Room
1:30 PM – 3:00 PMA-1 Practical and Difficult Conversations/Interventions in Preschool and Early Education Settings (CME)
Ali Freedman, PsyD, ECMH Conference Co-Chair, ECMH Planning Committee
A-2 Secondary Trauma – Integrating Embodied Trauma (CME)
Michelle Kole, PhD, Constellation Behavioral Health
A-3 Childhood Grief and Loss in the Era of COVID-19
Samira Moosavi, CCLS, Children’s Group Coordinator, The Elizabeth Hospice and Christine Cole, YMCA San Diego County
A-4 Young Parents with ACES:  How NOT to Pass it On to Children
Sara Pauter, MPPA, Founder and CEO, Phenomenal Families, and Deb Stolz, Foster/Adoptive Parent, President San Diego Foster Parent Association Trainer for Grossmont Foster Adoptive Kinship Care
A-5 The Seven C’s of Resilience
Aisha Pope, LCSW
3:00 PM – 3:30 PMBreak
Virtual Exhibit Room
3:30 PM – 5:00 PMB-1 Advanced Clinical Supervision (CME)
Heidi Stern Ellis, LCSW and Al Killan Harvey, LCSW
B-2 The Neurobiology of the Developing Child (CME)
Pradeep Gidwani, MD, MPH, Director of Projects, American Academy of Pediatrics, California Chapter 3
B-3 Strengthening Families: Protective Factors
(Repeated in B-4 in Spanish)
Brandi Paniagua, Collaborative Coordinator and Trainer at YMCA of San Diego
B-4 En Español – Strengthening Families: Protective Factors
(Repeated in B-3 in English)     
Ariane Porras, YMCA of San Diego County
B-5 ACES in Children with Developmental Disabilities  
Stacy Everson, RN, BSN, Founder of SEEDS Educational Services, San Diego, CA
B-6 Experiential Reflective Practice for Your Own ACES
(Limited to 10 Attendees) *Will not be recorded
Rosa Ana Lozada, LCSW, CEO Harmonium and Christine Cole, LCSW, Resource Center YMCA of San Diego County
5:00 PM – 6:00 PMZOOM Happy Hour – Network with your fellow colleagues!

September 11, 2020
7:30 AM – 8:00 AMZoom Help Desk Open – Sign in early if you have questions or need assistance!
8:00 AM – 8:30 AMContinuing the Dialogue
Ali Freedman, PsyD, ECMH Conference Co-Chair, ECMH Planning Committee
8:30 AM – 8:45 AMBreak
8:45 AM – 9:45 AMHow the Good Behavior Game Can Help Children Develop Resilience (CME)
Dennis Embry, PhD, President/Senior Scientist, PAXIS Institute, Tucson, AZ
9:45 AM – 10:00 AMBreak
10:00 AM – 11:00 AMExamples of Implementation of the Good Behavior Game (CME)
Dennis Embry, PhD, President/Senior Scientist, PAXIS Institute, Tucson, AZ
11:00 AM – 11:15 AMBreak
Virtual Exhibit Room
11:15 AM – 12:15 PMLearned from Implementation of the Good Behavior Game from Across the Country (CME)
Dennis Embry, PhD, President/Senior Scientist, PAXIS Institute, Tucson, AZ
Jeff Rowe, MD, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, ECMH Conference Co-Chair
12:15 PM – 1:30 PMLunch
Virtual Exhibit Room
1:30 PM – 3:00 PMC-1 What to Do With a Hight ACE Score? (CME)
Wendy Pavlovich, MD, MHS, Family Health Centers of San Diego
C-2 The Clinical Application of What We Know about Infant Mental Health Attachment (CME)
Ruth Newton, PhD, and Christopher Walsh, LMFT, Director of Clinical Operations, Chadwick Center for Children and Families
C-3 CFT’s and the Need for Collaborative Partnerships:  Engagement of Different Parties
Laura McClarin, Fred Finch Youth Centers and 2 other speakers TBD
C-4 How to Use Technology Therapeutically – Lessons Learned from a Pandemic
Karla Withrow, Professional Development Coordinator, Mt. San Jacinto College, San Jacinto, CA
C-5 Perinatal Early Childhood Mental Health – The Adapt Program
TBD
3:00 PM – 3:30 PMBreak
Virtual Exhibit Room
3:30 PM – 5:00 PMD-1 Complex Cases:  Very Young Children (CME)
Jeff Rowe, MD, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, ECMH Conference Co-Chair
D-2 ECMH Lessons Learned from COVID – 19 (CME)
Nicholas Yphantides, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Health and Human Services Agency, County of San Diego and Pradeep Gidwani, MD, MPH, Director of Projects, American Academy of Pediatrics, California Chapter 3
D-3 Caring for the Caregivers:  Vicarious Trauma, Resilience and Wellness
Babbi Winegarden, PhD, MHPE, Senior Clinical Psychologist, Child Welfare Services, County of San Diego Health & Human Services
D-4 Working with Families and Separation
Aisha Pope, LCSW
D-5 Bringing Sensory Diet to the Home
Brooke Olson, OTR/L
D-6 Experiential Reflective Practice for Your Own ACES
(Limited to 10 Attendees) *Will not be recorded
Rosa Ana Lozada, LCSW, CEO Harmonium and Christine Cole, LCSW, Resource Center YMCA of San Diego County
5:00 PM – 6:00 PMVirtual Happy Hour

September 12, 2020
8:00 AM – 8:30 AMZoom Help Desk Open – Sign in early if you have questions or need assistance
8:30 AM – 9:00 AMOpening Remarks and Setting the Stage
Jeff Rowe, MD, ECMH Conference Co-Chair, ECMH Planning Committee
9:00 AM – 10:00 AMHow the Good Behavior Game Helps Children Develop in School
Dennis Embry, PhD, President/Senior Scientist, PAXIS Institute, Tucson, AZ
10:00 AM – 10:15 AMBreak
10:15 AM – 11:15 AMHow to Implement the Good Behavior Game in Your Preschool
Dennis Embry, PhD, President/Senior Scientist, PAXIS Institute, Tucson, AZ
11:15 AM – 11:30 AMBreak
11:30 AM –12:30 PME-1 Practical and Difficult Conversations/Interventions in Preschool and Early Education Settings
Ali Freedman, PsyD, ECMH Conference Co-Chair, ECMH Planning Committee
E-2 Infants and Social-Emotional Development
Barbara J. Deloian, PhD, RN, CPNP, IBCLC, President/CEO, Special Kids, Special Care Inc., Parker, CO
E-3 What is Out There?  – Finding the Referral Pathways 
Lexie Palacio, MA, YMCA Childcare Resource Service and Alana G.  Kalinowski, MSW, Director of Partner Integration, 2-1-1 San Diego: Community Information Exchange
E-4 Providers with ACES:  The First Person to Regulate is YOU!
TBD, San Diego County Office of Education
12:30 PM – 1:00 PMLunch
1:00 PM – 2:00 PMF-1 Complex Cases:  Approaches to Behavioral Health Issues in the Classroom
TBD
F-2 En Español – Strengthening Families: Protective factors (Repeat of G-2 below)
Ariane Porras, YMCA of San Diego County
F-3 Supporting LGBTQ Families and Non-Binary Gender Expression
Carla R. Sciarrino
F-4 Reflective Practice for Your Own ACES
TBD
2:00 PM – 2:15 PMBreak
2:15 PM – 3:15 PMG-1 En Español – Complex Cases: Approaches to Behavioral Health Issues in the Classroom
TBD
G-2 Strengthening Families:  Protective Factors (Repeat of F-2 above)
Brandi Paniagua, Collaborative Coordinator and Trainer at YMCA of San Diego County
G-3 Bringing Sensory Diet to the Early Education Setting
Brooke Olson, OTR/L
G-4 How to Use Technology Therapeutically – Lessons Learned from a Pandemic
Karla Withrow, Professional Development Coordinator, Mt. San Jacinto College, San Jacinto, CA

Agenda last updated: June 22, 2020