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Welcome to the DEC 2019 Conference!

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Dana Cox

WestEd Center for Child and Family Studies
Research Associate
Santa Cruz, California
Dana has been in the field of child health and development for over 35 years, as both a Registered Nurse and an Early Childhood Special Educator, working in emergency/critical care, pediatrics/ maternal-child health, and early intervention/home-visiting settings. Her current professional interests relate to the intersections of trauma and disability and the use of reflection & mindfulness in coaching & teaching practices.

Dana currently works with WestEd CCFS—Working Together for Inclusion and Belonging, were she serves as an Inclusion Support Specialist, Mentor Coach and trainer for the CA-CSEFEL-Teaching Pyramid and Beginning Together projects. She has been an adjunct faculty in both ECE & ECSE programs.

Dana is endorsed in California as an Infant/Family Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist (0-5) and Reflective Practice Mentor and is trained in the Child Trauma Academy's Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (Level ll). Dana likes to credit her three (now) adult children, one who has cerebral palsy, as her greatest teachers.
Tuesday, October 1
 

7:30am

8:30am

1:00pm

4:30pm

6:00pm

 
Wednesday, October 2
 

7:45am

8:00am

9:15am

11:00am

12:00pm

12:30pm

2:15pm

4:00pm

5:15pm

Effects of Coaching on Teacher Implementation of Social-Emotional Teaching Strategies (Poster #9) Chantilly W - Exhibit HallAudra Classen • Kasey Keith Global Perspectives on Early Childhood Special Education and Early Intervention (Poster #7) Chantilly W - Exhibit HallJami Louise Swindell Collaborative Partnerships Between Early Intervention Programs and Child Welfare (Poster #5) Chantilly W - Exhibit HallDr. Serra Acar • Kelly Brown Suspension and Expulsion: What Does the Literature Say? (Poster #20) Chantilly W - Exhibit HallCourtney O'Grady Trauma-Informed Preschool Classrooms: Preventing Challenging Behavior By Supporting Social-Emotional Development (Poster #12) Chantilly W - Exhibit HallHailee Arnold • Darcy Carey • Caitlin Pittman • Rebecca McCathren Disparity Between Pediatricians Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Regarding Early Intervention Services (Poster #4) Chantilly W - Exhibit HallJenna Weglarz-Ward • Nicole Atwell A Meta-Analysis of Coaching Interventions to Improve Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Outcomes (Poster #15) Chantilly W - Exhibit HallLisa R Sanchez Entering Preschool: Early Intervention Providers Experiences with the Transition Process (Poster #26 ) Chantilly W - Exhibit HallAngi Stone-MacDonald • Stephanie Silva Implications for Promoting Cultural Sensitivity of SEL Practices: A Comparison Study (Poster #32) Chantilly W - Exhibit HallYiqing Xu Systematic Review of Inclusion for Young Children with Significant Disabilities (Poster #27) Chantilly W - Exhibit HallEva Horn • Kyunghwa Kay Park Understanding Teachers' Responses to Challenging Behaviors in Early Childhood Settings (Poster #28 ) Chantilly W - Exhibit HallJames Lee
 
Thursday, October 3
 

7:45am

8:00am

9:15am

11:00am

12:00pm

12:15pm

1:00pm

2:15pm

4:00pm

5:15pm

 
Friday, October 4
 

8:15am

8:30am

9:45am

11:45am

1:00pm

 


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