12:30PM - 1:00PM EST Kris Mathews & Rhett Cecil Indiana Head Start Association Topics:


CHECK-IIN & NETWORKING1:00PM EST Kris Mathews - Introduction Scott Sells, Ph.D., LCSW

Session #1 – 1:00PM – 4:30PM

Steve Sells, Ph.D., LCSWFamily Trauma Institute Supervisor, Founder & Model Developer Do you want your families to engage at a higher rate? Learn strategic and purposeful trauma responsive strength based motivation techniques. Move parent/guardians from the application process to an authentic assessment to participation/engagement to finally a true partnership. Scott will devise a cocktail just for Head Start/Early Head Start staff to engage apathetic parents who do not understand everything they can get from the program and how Head Start is a true partnership between staff and parents to prepare children for kindergarten.


4:30PM - Wrap-up

IHSA's Help the Helpers Professional Development Academy Cohort #5