22nd Annual Childhood Development and Behavior Conference - August 2 & 3, 2018 at Colby College

Posted on July 04, 2018

Reclaiming Hope. Now and for the Future. - Strategies for Treating families and Children with Complex Needs

The Edmund N. Ervin Pediatric Center's Child Development and Behavior Conference at Colby College is a program that brings a science and evidence based approach to understanding interventions that endeavor to improve the lives of children with complex needs. We have national speakers join with our regional and local experts and policy makers to bring science to service and policy.

We are very excited about our program this year as it promotes a positive approach to care delivery.

This year’s keynote speakers and presentations will be

· Carol Weitzman, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine

Childhood Adversity: Can We Make a Difference? We Can!

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Screening, Diagnosis and How We Can Help

· Anne Uecker, PhD, Child Neuropsychologist, Edmund Ervin Pediatric Center, MaineGeneral Medical Center

Developmental Applications of Mindfulness: Big Kids to Little Kids, We're all Special

Strategy Central: Mindfulness Impacts on the Brain, Executive Functions, and Emotions. Science, Activities and Resources

For more information about this year’s conference and to register, please visit the Colby Special Programs website: