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2022 New York Statewide Early Intervention Virtual Meeting

2022 New York Statewide Early Intervention Agenda 
2022 New York Statewide Early Intervention Meeting Speaker Bios 

Day 1 – October 19th, 2022

Day 2 – October 20th, 2022

  • 8:30 am: Meeting Opens
    • 9:00 am: Opening Remarks Day 2
      • 9:10 - 9:30 am: Service Delivery Report
      • 9:30 - 10:45 am: Panel on the COVID-19 Pandemic's Impact on EI Service Delivery and Children with Disabilities
        • w/ Jessica Diabo, Sr. Assistant Health Services Coordinator & Early Intervention Official Designee, Monroe County Department of Public Health; Heather Withall, MS,CCC-SLP, Evaluation Team Representative & Human Resources Manager, Bright Start Pediatric Services; Scott Mesh, PhD, CEO/Co-Founder, Los Ninos Services; Jo Ann Schallert, Family Services Specialist, Otsego County Department of Health; & Lidiya Lednyak, Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Early Intervention, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygeine
      • 10:45 - 11:00 am: Break - Mindfulness Exercise
        • w/ Melinda Lippert, Senior Program Manager, NYSACHO
        • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm: EI Hub
        • 1:00 - 1:30 pm: Lunch
          • 1:30 - 2:15 pm: EI Workforce Development
            • w/ Susan Strum, PhD, Associate Professor and Program Director of Graduate Inclusive Early Childhood & Childhood Education Programs; & Lisa Hiley, PhD, CCC-SLP, Associate Professor, Coordinator of the Developing Child & Families Minor in Communication Sciences & Disorders; Rochester Scholars for Early Intervention, Nazareth College
              • Objectives:
              • Participants will describe a holistic interprofessional model designed to develop graduate students’ specialty knowledge and skills in early intervention in order to be a strong advocate for young children and their families
              • Participants will use data and current literature to articulate the need to strengthen and diversify the early childhood workforce
              • Participants will detail key strategies to establish, maintain, and enhance interprofessional and community-partnerships necessary to collectively address workforce shortages
              • PowerPoint: Project RISE 
              • Video: EI Workforce Development
          • 2:15 - 2:30 pm: Break
            • 2:30 - 3:30 pm: How Early Intervention Programs Can Address Social-Emotional and Mental Health Needs of Children and Families: Post-COVID
            • 3:30 - 3:45 pm: Closing Remarks
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              NYSACHO is incorporated as a not-for-profit, non-partisan charitable organization with 501(c)(3) tax exempt status.