2016 • 7th Annual ECMH Conference

2016 • 7th Annual ECMH Conference September 22-24, 2016 Crowne Plaza Hotel, San Diego, CA Where Nature and Nurture Meet The 7th Annual ECMH “We Can’t Wait” Conference featured international experts speaking about the intersection of “nature” and “nurture” as they relate to child development in the first 5 years of life.  Old debate about…

2015 • 6th Annual ECMH Conference

2015 • 6th Annual ECMH Conference September 17-19, 2015 Crowne Plaza Hotel, San Diego, CA Trauma Informed Care: A Lifelong Perspective for Living Well Local, county and state professionals gathered over three days to review evidence based practices for prevention, screening, assessment, and treatment of children and families with trauma. Presentations and workshops were specifically…

2014 • 5th Annual ECMH Conference

2014 • 5th Annual ECMH Conference September 19-20, 2014 Crowne Plaza Hotel, San Diego, CA Improving the Outcomes of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study  There were 634 individuals in attendance over the two-day 2014 conference, which focused on the findings of the Adverse Childhood Experience Study (ACES) that was begun in San Diego more…

2013 • 4th Annual ECMH Conference

2013 • 4th Annual ECMH Conference September 27-28, 2013 From Science to Practice – Relationships Matter: Prenatal and Caregiver Factors The fourth annual ECMH WCW event highlighted prenatal caregiver factors such as mental illness and substance abuse, and perinatal impact resulting from abuse, neglect, trauma, genetic or congenital abnormalities, acquired medical problems, developmental problems, and…

2012 • 3rd Annual ECMH Conference

2012 • 3rd Annual ECMH Conference September The third annual We Can’t Wait! Conference in 2012 brought in the mental health aspects of occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech and language therapy, effective strategies to support families in the child welfare system, building the child/caregiver relationship, and the social/emotional growth of preschoolers. Distinguished Keynote Speakers: Click…

2011 • 2nd Annual ECMH Conference

2011 • 2nd Annual ECMH Conference September The second conference provided a more intensive educational and participatory experience attendees. Speakers presented workshop session on engagement, impact of trauma, effects of stress on caregiver/child relationships, complications of treatment with medical illness and placement outside the home, and considerations of care for the complex child. Distinguished Keynote…

2010 • 1st Annual ECMH Conference

2010 • First Annual ECMH Conference September The inaugural Early Childhood Mental Health Conference provided a foundation of knowledge about Early Childhood Mental Health.   Distinguished Keynote Speakers: Click here for 2010 Faculty List Click here for 2010 Program Booklet