Contexts for Development and Child Flourishing

Location: McKenna Hall Auditorium (unless otherwise noted)
Please note that all times are listed using Eastern Daylight Time.

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SUNDAY, September 28, 2014

1:00-1:30 pm
Welcome and introduction

Darcia Narvaez

1:30-2:30 pm
The Biology of Trauma and Recovery

Bruce Perry

2:30-3:30 pm
Culture, Community and Context in Child Development

Joshua Sparrow

3:30-4:30 pm
How Early Life Builds Cognition and Emotional Intelligence

Christine Robinson

4:30-5:30 pm
Moral, Ethical and Responsive Care for Wellbeing in Family-Centered infant Toddler Programs

Mary McMullen

5:30-7:00 pm
WELCOME RECEPTION, POSTERS

7:00 pm
The Parental Brain – Regulation of Mother and Father Behavior that Influences Infant Development

James Swain

8:00 pm
Societal Contexts for Family Relations: Tradition, Violence and Stress

Riane Eisler

MONDAY, September 29, 2014

8:30-9:30 am
The Benefits of Marital Conflict: Constructiveness and Resolution as Predictors of Positive Child Outcomes

Mark Cummings

9:30-10:30 am
The Role of Human Milk in Child Development: Short and Long Term Lactational Programming

Elizabeth Anne (EA) Quinn

10:30-11:30 am
Parenting, Attachment, and the Development of Emotion Regulation

Julia Braungart-Rieker

11:30 am-12:30 pm
Preserving Child Flourishing after Exposure to Trauma: Women’s Perceptions of the Adequacy of Community Supports

Laura Miller

12:30-1:30 pm
LUNCH

1:30-2:30 pm
Becoming an Older Sibling: Cooperative Caregiving and Conflict Among Young Children in Central Africa

Hillary Fouts

2:30-3:30 pm
What Kin Counts? Child Growth & Development in Jamaica

Robin Nelson

3:30-4:30 pm
Risk and Protective Influences on At-Risk Children’s Development and Well-Being

Holly Brophy-Herb

4:30-5:00 pm
DISCUSSION

5:30 pm
Dinner on own

7:30 pm
Learning To Trust: Applying Attachment Theory to the Elementary School Classroom

Marilyn Watson

TUESDAY, September 30, 2014

8:30-9:30 am
Synchrony: A Neurobiological Attribute of the Social Human

Ruth Feldman

9:30-10:30 am
The Circle of Attachments and the Importance of Play

Colwyn Trevarthen

10:30-11:30 am
The Socioendocrinology of Parenthood: Evolution, Culture, and Development

Lee Gettler

11:30 am-12:30 pm
Nature and Nurture: Genetic and Parental Contributions to Social and Emotional Traits

Sarina Saturn

12:30-1:30 pm
LUNCH

1:30-2:30 pm
The Emergence of “Positive Parenting” as a New Paradigm: Theory, Processes, and Evidence

George Holden

2:30-3:30 pm
Fulfilling the Promise: Interventions to Promote Children’s Healthy Development

Paul H. Dworkin, MD

3:30-4:00 pm
DISCUSSION