Registration Available for Two Infant and Early Child Development Conferences

2022-10-14T06:49:04-07:00

The Fielding community is invited to register for two upcoming Infant and Early Child Development (IECD) conferences. The 2022 ICDL International DIRFloortime Conference “DIRFloortime: The Practice, the Applications, and the Innovations,” is from October 21-30, 2022. The 10-day conference consists of lectures, case studies, research reviews, and discussions.  Presenters include Fielding Infant and Child Development faculty, Dr. Cindy Puccio, and current IECD student and seasoned DIR professional, Colette Ryan. The conference aims to deepen participants’ understanding of DIRFloortime and to promote development, in particular for individuals on the autism spectrum or with other neurodevelopmental differences and/or disabilities. Learn more and [...]

Registration Available for Two Infant and Early Child Development Conferences2022-10-14T06:49:04-07:00

Fielding Alum Dr. Christy Gliniak Provides Opening Remarks for the 2022 Infant Health Policy Summit

2022-09-01T11:02:39-07:00

Fielding alum Christy Gliniak, Ph.D. (IECD’22), provided opening remarks at the 2022 Infant Health Policy Summit which took place on August 31, 2022. The Summit is hosted by The National Coalition for Infant Health (NCfIH). NCfIH is a collaborative of professional, clinical, community health, and family support organizations that uses education and advocacy to promote patient-centered care for premature infants and their families. NCfIH envisions safe, healthy infants whose families can access the information, care and treatment their babies need. To learn more visit https://www.infanthealth.org/2022summit#2022 Christy Gliniak, Ph.D., OTR/L, CNT, CPXP Dr. Christy Gliniak is a neonatal occupational [...]

Fielding Alum Dr. Christy Gliniak Provides Opening Remarks for the 2022 Infant Health Policy Summit2022-09-01T11:02:39-07:00

Welcome Dr. Lorraine Ehlers-Flint to Core faculty in the School of Psychology IECD program

2021-12-07T20:29:15-08:00

Welcome, Dr. Lorraine Ehlers-Flint to the core faculty in the School of Psychology IECD program. Dr. Lorraine Ehlers-Flint Dr. Ehlers-Flint has been an integral faculty member with the IECD PhD program since its inception in 2009 and has taught a number of courses over the years. We are excited to have her joins us now as full-time Core Faculty.   Dr. Ehlers-Flint’s experience in family-systems, reflective-practice, and cross-cultural perspectives adds to the richness of the IECD program. She is a clinical and developmental psychologist with extensive experience working with children and families in private settings, schools, hospitals, and community agencies in [...]

Welcome Dr. Lorraine Ehlers-Flint to Core faculty in the School of Psychology IECD program2021-12-07T20:29:15-08:00

Dr. Georgeanna Robinson Faculty Research Specialist added to IECD faculty

2021-12-03T01:54:13-08:00

Faculty Research Specialist added to IECD faculty. Dr. Georgeanna Robinson Welcome, Dr. Georgeanna Robinson to the School of Psychology IECD PhD Program as our Faculty Research Specialist. Dr. Georgeanna Robinson has over ten years of conducting qualitative studies, mostly focusing on faculty career development, and lived experiences of undergraduate students. She has published in journals such as Academic Medicine and has won multiple awards at the National Symposium on Student Retention for her research. She delights in expanding students' awareness of the possibilities inherent in qualitative research, while simultaneously encouraging and supporting them in the goal of completing rigorous [...]

Dr. Georgeanna Robinson Faculty Research Specialist added to IECD faculty2021-12-03T01:54:13-08:00

Dr. Joseph Constantine Speech-Language Pathologist Joins IECD Faculty

2021-12-03T01:55:34-08:00

Dr. Joseph Constantine Speech-Language Pathologist Joins IECD Faculty Dr. Joseph Constantine Welcome Dr. Joseph Constantine to Fielding Graduate University. He is a new core faculty member in the Infant and Early Childhood Development (IECD) program and brings an eclectic background with seasoned academic and clinical experience. Dr. Constantine has a PhD in Curriculum & Instruction with a Cognate in Mental Health Counseling and has begun working with IECD students on their curriculum integration, research tactics, and leadership skills development. Dr. Joseph Constantine brings 25+ years experience working with children, teens, and families in educational and healthcare settings. [...]

Dr. Joseph Constantine Speech-Language Pathologist Joins IECD Faculty2021-12-03T01:55:34-08:00

Infant and Early Childhood Development Alumni Spotlight on Dr. Elvia Cortes

2020-09-14T12:16:01-07:00

Jenene W. Craig, PhD Dr. Jenene Craig: "Our IECD Alumni hold a special place in my heart, knowing that the work these professionals are doing is changing and supporting the earliest of relationships.  Our latest graduate is a wonderful example of self-determination and perseverance. She accomplished her doctoral degree as a first-generation Latin American woman who now uses her knowledge to empower bilingual community leaders in the infant mental health field through reflective practice and supervision.  Dr. Elvia Cortes has been working with young children and their families for over 15 years in Early Intervention in California. She received [...]

Infant and Early Childhood Development Alumni Spotlight on Dr. Elvia Cortes2020-09-14T12:16:01-07:00

Fielding Graduate University and Profectum™ Enter New Articulation Agreement

2020-09-08T11:53:09-07:00

Fielding Graduate University and Profectum™ enter reciprocal agreement in "developmental, individual differences, relationship based" training and research.   BY JULIA McHUGH, APR SEP 8, 2020 Two organizations offering education and advanced training have signed an articulation agreement to collaborate and expand the outreach of both clinical practice as well as research.  This agreement is the beginning of a relationship that aims to benefit practitioners and families interested in fostering a developmental approach to children with neurodiversity and their families. University Graduate Program and Clinical Training Program Jointly Expand on Opportunities for Research, Education, and Practice Furthers Developmental Theory, Assessment, and Intervention Serving [...]

Fielding Graduate University and Profectum™ Enter New Articulation Agreement2020-09-08T11:53:09-07:00

Fielding Graduate University and Profectum™ Enter New Articulation Agreement

2020-09-08T11:53:09-07:00

Fielding Graduate University and Profectum™ enter reciprocal agreement in "developmental, individual differences, relationship based" training and research.   BY JULIA McHUGH, APR SEP 8, 2020 Two organizations offering education and advanced training have signed an articulation agreement to collaborate and expand the outreach of both clinical practice as well as research.  This agreement is the beginning of a relationship that aims to benefit practitioners and families interested in fostering a developmental approach to children with neurodiversity and their families. University Graduate Program and Clinical Training Program Jointly Expand on Opportunities for Research, Education, and Practice Furthers Developmental Theory, Assessment, and Intervention Serving [...]

Fielding Graduate University and Profectum™ Enter New Articulation Agreement2020-09-08T11:53:09-07:00

Celebrate Mother’s Day: Perfection Not Required

2020-05-07T14:40:07-07:00

[instagram-feed showcaption=false] Nina Newman, PhD  Doctoral faculty, Infant & Early Childhood Development MAy 7, 2020 As we look to Mother’s Day in this unprecedented time, it is an opportunity to reflect on what this pandemic is teaching us about mothering (parenting), the importance of relationships, and the true nature of development. As many families’ lives have been upended and their daily routines and support abruptly halted or diminished, the first impulse has been to grip onto ‘normal’ and try to re-create in another mode, most often through screen time. This is especially true for children who have been expected to resume [...]

Celebrate Mother’s Day: Perfection Not Required2020-05-07T14:40:07-07:00

Rethinking social distancing for mothers and hospitalized babies

2020-05-07T13:44:08-07:00

Joy Voyles Browne, PhD Adjunct faculty, Infant & Early Childhood Development April 16, 2020 During this tenuous time of needing to provide protection for both hospital staff and the larger community, many policies in hospitals have included restricting visitors from being with their hospitalized loved ones.  Policies include restrictions for “visiting” babies in intensive care.  Many ICUs are preventing all family members from being with their babies, some have changed their policies to allow one parent to be with their baby.  Regardless of current policies and protections, it is imperative that we change our thinking about how babies and mothers need [...]

Rethinking social distancing for mothers and hospitalized babies2020-05-07T13:44:08-07:00
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