Collier Child Care Resources’ (CCCR) early childhood education symposium, “How the Parenting & Classroom Environment Affects Child Development,” will be held on Monday, February 5, 2018 from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. at Hodges University located at 2647 Professional Circle, Naples, FL. Cost is $25/per person. Certificate available upon completion; .02 CEUs earned from FLAEYC with additional $18 fee. Dr. Julia Harper will deliver the presentation focused upon the often ignored relationship between the home and classroom environment and the brain. Dr. Harper will highlight these connections and offer insight into how educators and parents can effectively change the most important aspect of the child’s development, the environment in which the brain is functioning. To register: visit www.collierchildcare.org or call 239-643-3908 for more information.
Niccole Howard, Executive Director of CCCR said, “The home and classroom affects how a child’s brain develops and thus affects function. We want our educators and parents to become facilitators of creating an environment which will provide the setting for our children to grow and thrive.”
Dr. Julia Harper is a PhD, MS, OT/L and also has practiced as a pediatric occupational therapist since receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy in 1993. She also holds a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy and a Doctor of Psychology degree. Dr. Harper is nationally recognized for her work and personally mentors therapists, treats children, provides consultations, and conducts seminars throughout the United States and internationally.
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