The Parent-Child Home Program National Center sponsors an Annual Conference which takes place in the spring. The two-day conference features workshops for both site coordinators and early learning specialists, and is designed to provide professional development for PCHP staff. Site coordinators (and, if possible, early learning specialists) are strongly encouraged to attend. Many of the workshops cover topics of interest to anyone working in the early childhood or home visiting field, and is open to all of those who are interested.
The 2019 Conference will be held from May 1-2 at the
Long Island Marriott in Uniondale, NY.
2019 Annual Conference Keynote Speakers
Lori Roggman, Ph.D., Professor of Human Development, Utah State University
“Strategies to Promote Resilience: Reflections on Home Visiting”
Dr. Roggman is the lead author of the book, Developmental Parenting, as well as two assessments, the Parenting Interactions with Children Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes (PICCOLO) and the Home Visit Ratings Scales (HOVRS). Her research focuses on how parents can support their children’s early development and how home visiting practices can promote developmental parenting.
Timothy Hathaway, Executive Director, Prevent Abuse New York
Presenting the film: “Resilience: The Biology of Stress and Science of Hope”
At PCANY, Mr. Hathaway focuses on initiatives to enhance programs to build strong families and increase the use of Protective Factors to help prevent child maltreatment. He will be presenting the film “Resilience: The Biology of Stress and Science of Hope” followed by a facilitated discussion. The film, directed by James Redford, chronicles the birth of a new movement to use cutting-edge brain science to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction, and disease. Please click here to watch a trailer for the film.
MINEOLA, NEW YORK August 2018 – The Parent-Child Home Program National Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Tiffany Lee as the new Director of the Family Child Care Home Visiting Initiative. “When crafting the job announcement, we imagined an individual with professional experience and achievement similar to Tiffany’s,” said Sarah Walzer, CEO of the Parent-Child Home Program. “Tiffany has a comprehensive knowledge of Family Child Care as well as extensive experience with relationship-based professional development. This strength in concert with her commitment to serving those furthest from opportunity and her knowledge of state systems positions her well to lead the national expansion of PCHP’s Family Child Care Home Visiting Initiative.”
Ms. Lee will join Parent-Child Home Program with over 10 years of experience in early care and education. She worked for the Department of Defense as a Training and Curriculum Specialist where she developed training and supported providers’ pursuit of national accreditation. As a regional manager for the Child Care Action Council/Early Achievers, she led a team of coaches in creating and delivering supports to providers in center and family-based settings. As the state Director of Quality Improvement and Professional Development for Child Care Aware of Washington, she administered the state’s system of coaching and training for child care providers across the state. In her new position, she will be working with PCHP sites across the country as well as state, county, and city child care agencies on the national expansion of the PCHP FCC model bringing quality school readiness supports to providers and parents in under-resourced communities.
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About Parent-Child Home Program
Parent-Child Home Program (PCHP) uses education to break the cycle of poverty for under-resourced parents and their young children. Through an international network of program sites, PCHP works one-on-one with parents to ensure their children achieve their greatest potential in school and in life. Highly trained Early Learning Specialists engage families by modeling reading, conversation, and play activities designed to support vulnerable children and their parents. Through twice weekly home visits over two years, PCHP provides families the skills, materials, and support to help parents engage and teach their children. Since 1965, PCHP has been assisting underserved communities in replicating and expanding this proven program, setting children on the road to school and life success and strengthening families and communities. For more information please go to www.parent-child.org.