LEASE JOIN US AT OUR:
28th ANNUAL BIRTH TO FIVE
Promoting Resilience in Young Children
Tiffany Modica, MA, MT-BC is a Doctoral Psychology Student Trainee at Azusa Pacific University (APU)
Saturday, September 16, 2017 Sabado, 16 de Septiembre del 2017
9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Check-in & coffee at 8:30 a.m.)
Location: Citrus College 1000 W. Foothill Blvd., Glendora
In the Campus Center (See map below)
Introduction--what is resilience? Resilience Research. Key factors to take home.
B. Caregiver Roles, Parenting Styles, Attachment Styles, Pulling it all together: Relational Strategies
C. Resilience Model adapted from research literature to boost positive attachments: 5 Part Model for Cultivating Resilience (created by Tiffany Modica): empathy, attunement, strength-based support, shared experiences, and affirming strategies.
Coping with Challenges
D. Additional Challenges & Protective Factors (Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs) when parenting young children, children with special needs, and child trauma survivors.
E. Coping with Challenges: Caregivers: self-care tool box, avoiding burn-out, boosting your self-care toolbox.
F. Protective factors and how they may increase safety and help needs to be met
Imbedded within the presentation will be group interactions, videos, experiential learning.
About our speaker: Tiffany Modica, MA, MT-BC is a Doctoral Psychology Student Trainee at Azusa Pacific University (APU). Ms. Modica has a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from APU, has a Bachelor of Music Degree in Music Therapy, and is a Board-Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC). She also has been trained as a Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit Music Therapist (NICU-MT). She has over 10 years experience working with children and adults with developmental disabilities, and neurological issues in music therapy, and currently is working with a wide variety of children, adolescents, and adults utilizing psychotherapy as a student therapist for 5 years. Within her clinical training, she has worked with clients who have had anxiety and depressive symptoms, trauma, adjustment issues, and behavioral issues. She currently provides mental health consultation to parents and service providers offering support and education in assisting parents and caregivers in their parent-child attachments, providing tools that may increase resilience, and offer tools that may help mitigate the potential long-term effects of early childhood trauma.