Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Resiliency in Action- June 3rd Summit

Resiliency in Action: Springfield Early Childhood Learning Collaborative
Action Summit
June 3rd 2014 9:30am – 2:30pm
Springfield College School of Social Work


9:00               Registration, Networking and Coffee

9:30               Convening & Welcome
·         Tayza Rodriquez, Springfield Parent and Core Team Member
·         Kate Roper, Asst. Director of Early Childhood Services at DPH and Core Team Member
·         Video: Building Adult Capacities to Improve Child Outcomes, Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University

10:00             Toxic Stress and Resiliency for Springfield Children and Families: Community Panel & Discussion               
·         Jessica Wozniack, Psy.D., BayState Family Advocacy Center: Adversity, Toxic Stress, and Resiliency in Early Childhood
·         Helen Caulton-Harris, Commissioner, Springfield Health and Human Services: The Landscape for Young Children in Springfield
·         Julie Gagne, Square One: Trauma and Resiliency: A Parent’s Perspective

11:30              Lunch

12:30             Community Café - Shaping the Focus of Resiliency in Action

Round 1: What are the primary challenges that families in Springfield face that may affect their capacity to provide nurturing relationships?

Round 2: What resources and strengths exist in Springfield to support resilient young children and families?

Round 3: How can community members in Springfield come together to make a long-term change for young children and families?

2:15               Café Discussion Summary/Debrief & Next Steps for Action

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