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NYSPEP MEMBER MEETING 2017

SAVE THE DATE – THURSDAY JUNE 15

New York State Parenting Education Partnership (NYSPEP) in cooperation with NYS Office of Children and Family Services / Children and Family Trust Fund and Prevent Child Abuse New York proudly presents the 2017 NYSPEP Member Meeting, "Working with Immigrant and Refugee Communities to Support Strong, Healthy Families," featuring Dr. Alisa Miller & Dr. Luna Mulder at the Carondelet Hospitality Center

  • 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM • Latham, NY
  • Doors open at 9:30 AM for Check-in • Buffet Lunch will be provided

Dr. Alisa Miller is a licensed clinical psychologist at the Refugee Trauma and Resilience Center as well as an Assistant in Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Boston Children’s Hospital and an Instructor in Psychology at Harvard Medical School. Her research interests include the effects of traumatic events, identity development, and family cohesion/conflict on refugee and immigrant functioning in family and community settings. Dr. Miller is also interested in reducing mental health disparities among refugee and immigrant groups and the overall health and well-being of all youth in our society. She is a mother to one daughter who is four years old.

Dr. Luna Acharya Mulder is a licensed clinical psychologist and has more than a decade of experience working with children and families with severe mental health disorders. She has provided therapy to children with significant emotional disabilities, including post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. She has also conducted psychological assessments to children with learning disabilities. Dr. Mulder is Bhutanese and, in addition to her training and experience in working with traumatized children, brings intimate knowledge of Bhutanese culture, language, and the refugee experience. In 2007, for her dissertation, Dr. Mulder interviewed Bhutanese refugees in Nepal, who were torture survivors living in refugee camps. She is a mother of two children, ages 6 and 2 years old.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Parenting Educators • Home Visitors • Social Workers • Head Start / Early Head Start

Staff • Parent and Family Resource Center Staff • Family Support Workers. Open to all professionals who

support parents and primary caregivers of children.

Registration Coming Soon!

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New York State Parenting Education Partnership (NYSPEP)

NYSPEP exists to transform lives and improve children’s futures.

NYSPEP assists professionals—and ultimately the parents and primary caregivers of children whom they serve—to obtain the skills, tools and support needed to raise healthy, nurtured children.

NYSPEP achieves this by offering resources, providing professional development, administering a statewide Parenting Educator Credential, and promoting quality parenting education through the use of evidence-based practices and promising programs.

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