|SARASOTA – The Florida Center for Early Childhood is offering early childhood professionals an opportunity to learn how to build healthy brains in children on Wednesday, March 4, at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.
The training, which will take place from 12:30 – 4:30 p.m., focuses on providing evidence-informed strategies to prepare early childhood professionals for their vital role in brain development.
Participants will learn:
The architecture and neurobiology of brain development in children ages 0-5
How to use skills and strategies to support language, cognition, pro-social behavior and social-emotional development
How to reduce toxic stress that can negatively influence brain development in very young children
Presenters include President and CEO, Kathryn Shea, and Director of the state’s only Fetal Alcohol Diagnostic Clinic, Tamra Cajo.
The event is FREE to interested professionals and supported by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County and the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading.
Space is limited, so register today at www.thefloridacenter.org/events