Why Prioritize Mental Health from Age Zero?

Mar 4, 2024

11:30am – 1:00pm CT

A child experiences powerful emotions and relationships long before they take their first steps – and attention to their mental health cannot begin too early. While stress, adversity, and human connection shape their development, strengthening parent-child bonds and sensitivity can help the child build a protective shield as they learn and grow.

Learn about the science behind relational health and development, explore playful exercises that promote relational attunement, and be challenged to rethink how your programs and teaching tools can support mental health and family connectedness.

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photo of Silvia Juarez-Marazzo
Silvia Juarez-Marazzo

Chances for Children - NY

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Lillian Rountree

Chances for Children - NY