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Conference: Innovations in Infancy Interventions

Friday, October 15, 1999

 

Chair: Lynn Singer, PhD, Case Western Reserve University

This conference is in honor of Jane W. Kessler, PhD, and is focused on new research developments in the area of early childhood. It highlights interdisciplinary approaches to the understanding of infant development, with particular emphasis on infants at risk.

Featured Papers:

“Changing Children’s Lives Through Home Visiting”
David Olds, PhD
Director, Prevention Research Center for Family and Child Health
Professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Preventive Medicine
University of Colorado Health Science Center

Response:
Wilma Peebles-Wilkins, PhD
Boston University, School of Social Work

 

“Cocaine, Alcohol, and Other Toxins: Making a Difference for Babies and Their Families”
Kathy Sanders-Philips, PhD
Director of Research and Evaluation, The California Endowment
Faculty Member, Department of Pediatrics
UCLA School of Medicine

Response:
Kathleen Farkas, PhD
CWRU, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

 

“Pathways to Competency through Home Visiting”
Karen Pridham, PhD, RN, FANN
Professor Emerita of Nursing and Family Medicine
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Response:
A. Scott Dowling, MD
Case Western Reserve University

 

Panel Discussion: “Nuts and Bolts of Funding Interventions”
Moderator: Marc Bornstein, PhD, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Panelists:

Anita Sostek, PhD
Chief, Biobehavioral and Behavioral Processes IRG
Center for Scientific Review
ational Institutes of Health

Goldie Alvis, MSSA, JD
Senior Program Officer, Social Services
The Cleveland Foundation

Bette Meyer, MA
Administrator for Children and Family Policy and Planning
Cuyahoga County Office of Health and Human Services

Kathy Sanders-Philips, PhD
Director of Research and Evaluation, The California Endowment
Faculty Member, Department of Pediatrics
UCLA School of Medicine

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