Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 07/30/2018 (Plain Text Version)
In this issue:
Childhood Development and Behavior Conference At Colby August 2-3
The Edmund N. Ervin Pediatric Center's Child Development and Behavior Conference at Colby College is a program that brings a science and evidence based approach to understanding interventions that endeavor to improve the lives of children with complex needs. National speakers join with regional and local experts and policy makers to bring science to service and policy.
Reclaiming Hope. Now and for the Future.
Strategies for Treating families and Children with Complex Needs
We are very excited about our program this year as it promotes a positive approach to care delivery.
This year’s keynote speakers and presentations will be
· Carol Weitzman, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine
Childhood Adversity: Can We Make a Difference? We Can!
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Screening, Diagnosis and How We Can Help
· Anne Uecker, PhD, Child Neuropsychologist, Edmund Ervin Pediatric Center, MaineGeneral Medical Center
Developmental Applications of Mindfulness: Big Kids to Little Kids, We're all Special
Strategy Central: Mindfulness Impacts on the Brain, Executive Functions, and Emotions. Science, Activities and Resources
For more information about this year’s conference and to register, please visit the Colby Special Programs website: