The Focus on Family and Disability Seminar Series is a forum to educate diverse audiences from students and faculty to service providers, community stakeholders, and family members.
Program topics include current issues, policies and research, and evidence-based approaches in health, education, and disability.
This year all programs will be held via livestream from 12-1:30pm.
Sept. 14 – The Mental Health Needs of Students during COVID-19: A Parent Perspective
Oct. 12 – Using the PERMA Model to Work with Children and Youth with Co-occurring Mental Illness and Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and their Families
Nov. 9 – Supporting Person-Centered Integrated Health Care for Children and Adolescents with Special Needs
Dec. 14 – Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: A Silent Epidemic for 1 in 20
Jan. 12 – A Good Life for the Whole Family: Supporting People in the Context of their Family*
*This is a 1.5 hour special event from 12:15-1:45pm
Feb. 8 – Intersecting Identities, Intersecting Development: Supporting LGBTQ youth with disabilities
Mar. 8 – Developmental Monitoring and Screening: Your Role in Identifying Young Children with or at risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder/Developmental Disabilities
Apr. 13 – Little Kids Have Mental Health Too! The EarlyWell Initiative: North Carolina’s Systemic and Policy Response