2014 Symposium Presentations

SUNDAY, September 28, 2014

1:00-1:30 pm
SLIDES: Welcome and introduction
SPEAKER: Darcia Narvaez
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1:30-2:30 pm
TOPIC: The Impact of Trauma on the Developing Child
SPEAKER: Bruce Perry
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2:30-3:30 pm
SLIDES: Culture, Community and Context in Child Development
SPEAKER: Joshua Sparrow
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3:30-4:30 pm
SLIDES: How Early Life Builds Cognition and Emotional Intelligence
SPEAKER: Christine Robinson
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4:30-5:30 pm
SLIDES: Moral, Ethical and Responsive Care for Wellbeing in Family-Centered infant Toddler Programs
SPEAKER: Mary McMullen
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7:00 pm
SLIDES: The Parental Brain – Regulation of Mother and Father Behavior that Influences Infant Development
SPEAKER: James Swain
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8:00 pm
TOPIC: Societal Contexts for Family Relations: Tradition, Violence and Stress
SPEAKER: Riane Eisler
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MONDAY, September 29, 2014

8:30-9:30 am
SLIDES: The Benefits of Marital Conflict: Constructiveness and Resolution as Predictors of Positive Child Outcomes
SPEAKER: Mark Cummings
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9:30-10:30 am
TOPIC: The Role of Human Milk in Child Development: Short and Long Term Lactational Programming
SPEAKER: Elizabeth Anne (EA) Quinn
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10:30-11:30 am
SLIDES: Parenting, Attachment, and the Development of Emotion Regulation
SPEAKER: Julia Braungart-Rieker
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Read Moral Landscapes blog post related to this topic – ‘I want it – Now!’: How children learn self-control

11:30 am-12:30 pm
SLIDES: Preserving Child Flourishing after Exposure to Trauma: Women’s Perceptions of the Adequacy of Community Supports
SPEAKER: Laura Miller
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1:30-2:30 pm
SLIDES: Becoming an Older Sibling: Cooperative Caregiving and Conflict Among Young Children in Central Africa
SPEAKER: Hillary Fouts
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2:30-3:30 pm
SLIDES: What Kin Counts? Child Growth & Development in Jamaica
SPEAKER: Robin Nelson
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3:30-4:30 pm
SLIDES: Risk and Protective Influences on At-Risk Children’s Development and Well-Being
SPEAKER: Holly Brophy-Herb
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7:30 pm
SLIDES: Learning To Trust: Applying Attachment Theory to the Elementary School Classroom
SPEAKER: Marilyn Watson
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TUESDAY, September 30, 2014

8:30-9:30 am
SLIDES: Synchrony: A Neurobiological Attribute of the Social Human
SPEAKER: Ruth Feldman
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Read Moral Landscapes blog post related to this topic – Why synchronize and bond with your children?

9:30-10:30 am
SLIDES: The Love of Special Companions and the Importance of Prideful Play
SPEAKER: Colwyn Trevarthen
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10:30-11:30 am
SLIDES: The Socioendocrinology of Parenthood: Evolution, Culture, and Development
SPEAKER: Lee Gettler
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11:30 am-12:30 pm
SLIDES: Nature and Nurture: Genetic and Parental Contributions to Social and Emotional Traits
SPEAKER: Sarina Saturn
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Read Moral Landscapes blog post related to this topic – Kindness in kids and the nature-nurture debate

1:30-2:30 pm
SLIDES: The Emergence of “Positive Parenting” as a New Paradigm: Theory, Processes, and Evidence
SPEAKER: George Holden
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2:30-3:30 pm
SLIDES: Fulfilling the Promise: Interventions to Promote Children’s Healthy Development
SPEAKER: Paul H. Dworkin, MD
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