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Community CE Event - Early Childhood Mental Health Conference

  • 09/13/2018
  • 8:00 AM
  • 09/15/2018
  • 5:00 PM
  • Crowne Plaza Hotel


Embracing Our Diversity: Intervening Early in Every Community


September 13-15, 2018



Crowne Plaza 
2270 Hotel Circle North
San Diego, California 92108
United States  

1 (888) 233-9527 

Event Details

Registration Questions:

Phone: (858) 534-3940
Email: ocme@ucsd.edu

Meeting Organizer:

Renee Sievert, RN, MFT
Phone: (619) 507-6683
Email:  ECMHCoordinator@gmail.com 

The 9th Annual Early Childhood Mental Health Conference (ECMH)will focus on children and families not typically well served by our systems, such as immigrant and refugee families, Native American Families, African American families, military families, families led by grandparents, and families with LGBTQI+ members. 

Why should you attend? 

  • We Can’t Wait!  There is an urgent need to ensure that all children in all of our communities receive the help they need in order to grow, learn, and thrive.   
  • This conference brings physicians, clinicians, social workers, child educators, health and human service and child welfare workers and many more professionals together to improve quality of care, collaboration, skill and expertise to the growing ECMH community here in San Diego.
  • Thursday and Friday will feature presentations on cross-cultural engagement, cutting edge research, approaches to inter-generational and multi-generational trauma, child brain development, grandparents raising children, children raising children, vicarious trauma, families living in violence and fear.
  • Saturday’s program features a half-day intensive workshop for early childhood educators and behavioral health providers.Topics such as preschool suspension and expulsion, managing aggression and other challenging behavior in the classroom, prevention and recognition of child abuse and children at risk of abuse or neglect. Speakers will address ways to create positive discipline to support social-emotional competence, engagement of parents, and collaborative teamwork between educators and behavioral health providers to support children.

Contact Us:
San Diego Psychological Association
4699 Murphy Canyon Rd.  Suite 105
San Diego, CA 92123

Diana Garza
Office Manager
(858) 277-1463
Fax (858) 277-1402

San Diego Psychological Association is a 501(c) 6 non-profit organization.
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