The Institute for Building Early Relationships hosts monthly brown bag seminars that are free and open to the public on topics of interest related to infant and early childhood mental health and development.
Brown bag seminars are typically held on the first Wednesday of the month from 12-1pm.
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|Date||Name||Organization||Talk Title||Registration Link|
|May 6, 2020||Brandi Watts||The Saville Center||Child Advocacy||Register|
|April 1, 2020||
Lucia Ciciolla, Ph.D.Ruth Slocum, LCSW
|Oklahoma State University||Reflective Practice|
|March 4, 2020||Paula Brown, MAEd.||Oklahoma State University||The Growing Brain|
|February 5, 2020||Melissa Griffin, M.S.||Oklahoma State Department of Health||Infant Mental Health Consultation|
|December 4, 2019||Lana Beasley, Ph.D.||Oklahoma State University||Supporting and Engaging Families Living in Poverty: Understanding the Complex Barriers Families Face and Working Towards Trauma Informed Responses|
|November 6, 2019||Amy W. Payton, Ph.D.||Oklahoma State University||Biting and Toddler Social Emotional Development|
|October 2, 2019||Sherry Howry||UCAP Head Start||Conscious Discipline|
|September 4, 2019||
Amanda S. Morris, Ph.D.
Laura Hubbs-Tait, Ph.D.Jens Jespersen, M.S.
|Oklahoma State University||Active Parenting: The First Five Years|
|April 3, 2019||Tessa Chesher||Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences||Sleep and Feeding Problems in Infants and Young Children|
|February 6, 2019||Gretchen Cole-Lade||Oklahoma State University||Using Assistive Technologies as Environmental Supports to Enhance Communication Skills for Young Children|
|October 3, 2018||Amy Huffer||University of Delaware||Attachment and BioBehavioral Catch-Up|
|December 5, 2018||Jennifer Hays-Grudo||Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences||ACEs and IMH: Using Infant Mental Health as a framework for addressing early life adversity|
|September 6, 2017||Paula Brown||United Community Action Head Start||Benefits of Early Head Start|
|October 4, 2017||Amanda Howell||Infant Crisis Services||The Impact of Poverty on Babies|
|November 1, 2017||Amy Chlouber||Sunbeam Family Services||The Impact of Trauma on Babies|
|December 6, 2017||Crystal Brill||Domestic Violence Intervention Services||The Impact of Domestic Violence on Babies|
|May, 2017||Stacey Leakey||Oklahoma Association for Infant Mental Health||Becoming Infant Mental Health Endorsed|
|March, 2017||Lucia Ciciolla||Oklahoma State University, Department of Psychology||Setting the Stage: The Implications of Mothers' Prenatal Mental Health|
|February, 2017||Laura Shellhammer and Sherre Davidson||Healthy Steps, Stillwater||Healthy Steps|
|December, 2016||Sherri Castle||University of Oklahoma||Beyond Classroom Quality: Examining Children’s individual experiences in early education settings|
|November, 2016||Lana Beasley||Oklahoma State University, Department of Human Development and Family Science||Home Visiting|
|October, 2016||Chan Hellman||University of Oklahoma||Hope as a psychological strength|
|September, 2016||Jennifer Hays-Grudo||Oklahoma State University, Department of Human Development and Family Science||New findings on the effects of early life adversity on children’s health and development|
|April, 2016||Anna Holt||University of California||Tulsa Public Schools Preschool Data|
|February, 2016||Jennifer Byrd-Craven||Oklahoma State University, Department of Psychology||Predictors of Mother-Infant Adrenocortical Attunement: Potential Benefits of Synchrony|
|January, 2016||Cara Bosler and Ruth Slocum||Oklahoma State University, CAD-Lab||Super Parents|
|November, 2015||Amy Williamson||Oklahoma State University, Department of Human Development and Family Science||Caring for Caregivers: Discussing the Data on the Well-Being of Early Care and Education Providers|
|October, 2015||Barbara Sorrels||Independent Consultant||Trauma Informed Early Care and Education|
|September, 2015||Amy Emerson||Tulsa-based Pediatrician||Reach Out and Read|
|May, 2015||Debbie Laurin||University of Oklahoma||Pickler Institute|
|April, 2015||Mary Dozier||University of Delaware||Attachment Biobehavioral Catch-up Model|
|February, 2015||Ginger Welch||Oklahoma State University, Department of Human Development and Family Science||Trauma & Young Children|
|January, 2015||Stacey Leakey||The Parent Child Center of Tulsa||Safe Baby Court Team|
|November, 2014||Amy Treat and Ruth Slocum||Oklahoma State University, CAD Lab||Executive Function in Young Children|
|September, 2014||Amy Huffer||Oklahoma State University||The Importance of Play|