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Early Childhood Webinar - Supporting Young Children and Families Impacted by Immigration Policies
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$15 - Participants will learn: how immigration policies harm a child’s mental and physical health, current early childhood policies and immigrant eligibility rules, how recent immigration policy changes impact young children, and how to help families cope and prepare for possible deportation.

9/27/2017
When: 2:00 PM
Where: Online
United States
Contact: http://www.earlychildhoodwebinars.com/about/contact/
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Supporting Young Children and Families Impacted by Immigration Policies, by Wendy Cervantes, Michael McNeil, MD and Hannah Matthews

Harsh immigration policies undermine the safety, health, and overall development of young children in immigrant families, the vast majority of whom are U.S. citizens. New and proposed immigration policies—including increased immigration enforcement actions–have threatened the well-being of millions of children, threatening to separate them from their parents and to cut them off from critical health and nutrition assistance. This power webinar, presented by Wendy Cervantes, Dr. Michael McNeil and Hannah Matthews will discuss how the recent executive orders and other immigration policy proposals impact young children in immigrant families and what early childhood providers can do to help support their students and families who may be at risk. Speakers will provide a first-hand perspective on how immigration policies can impact a child’s long-term mental and physical health. The webinar will also provide an overview current early childhood policies and immigrant eligibility rules as well as recent immigration policy changes that directly impact children. Speakers will also share strategies and new resources to help child care and early education providers support children and families, including how to keep their programs safe from immigration enforcement and help families cope and prepare for possible deportation.

Participants will learn:

  • how immigration policies harm a child’s mental and physical health
  • current early childhood policies and immigrant eligibility rules
  • how recent immigration policy changes impact young children
  • how to help families cope and prepare for possible deportation

All sessions are 1.5 hours long, and include a brief announcement from our sponsor.

2:oo PM – 3:30 PM Eastern Time.

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Can’t participate in our webinars at the appointed time? Never fear! All of the webinars are recorded. To view the recording, simply register now and you will receive an email with a link to the recording when it is ready to be viewed. You can still download the certificate by watching the recording to the end when the certificate link is announced and displayed on the screen.

Only 1,000 people at one time can attend our webinars, but registration often tops 4,000. Only the first 1,000 people to click the link to attend the webinar will be able to get in. We start the webinars 30 minutes in advance of the start time. Arrive early to make sure you get in.

Please be advised that you will only be eligible for the great door prizes if you participate in the live session.

You can earn .2 CEUs for each webinar. The cost is $15 paid to University of Oklahoma online when you apply. Learn more here: Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from University of Oklahoma

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