The Presenters: Lori Short – Lori has been the Program Manager Lions of Iowa, Blank Children’s Hospital, Family Directions of Iowa & Parenting Way of Iowa KidSight in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital since 2002. Her background is in Business Administration with a special interest in grassroots organizations and efforts. Proudly Presents Tammy O’Hollearn – Tammy has been the Early 9th Annual Hearing Detection and Intervention Coordinator for the Iowa Department of Public Health for the last eight years and employed with the State of Iowa for the last 17 years. She has significant experience in project management, quality assurance and program development. In 2009, Tammy was recognized by the Iowa Speech and Hearing Association (ISHA) for her outstanding service. Promoting n e r d l i h C y h t l a He Conference Debra Holwegner – Deb is the Camp Director for Camp Hertko Hollow, Iowa’s camp for children with diabetes. Her passion for diabetes camping was developed through her daughter, Jenna, who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 4 and is now 16. As Camp Director, Deb enjoys working with the families and staff, helping to develop new education programs and enhance the overall environment at camp for kids with diabetes. Gladys Noll Alvarez – Gladys is the Trauma Informed Care Project Coordinator at Orchard Place/ Child Guidance Center through which she has closely collaborated with the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. Ms. Alvarez provides leadership across multiple professional organizations. She has received many awards over her career and in 2011 earned the honor of the Michele A. Moore Award of Distinction for her work in child advocacy. Sat., September 20, 2014 For more information: Ardie Klemish Lions Club of Iowa (641)740-0148 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Blank Children’s Hospital Education & Research Center Registration: Promoting Healthy Children Conference Promoting Healthy Children is a conference addressing important ideas for raising healthy children. The event is co-sponsored by the Lions of Iowa, Blank Children’s Hospital, Family Directions of Iowa and Parenting Way. Promoting Healthy Children is part of the Lions Women’s Worldwide Symposium Series – a program for Lions clubs to gather community members to discuss issues of relevance to women. As a result of the symposium, the Lions of Iowa hope to further our service to children and young parents. Name:______________________________________ Address:____________________________________ City:________________________________________ State:________________ Zip:___________________ Phone:______________________________________ Email:______________________________________ Objectives: Agenda: 9:30-10:00 a.m. Registration & Exhibits 10:00-11:00 a.m. Children’s Eyesight; Three things you need to know Lori Short Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Iowa Children’s Hospital Learn about the new vision-screening law in Iowa for young children and why early detection and treatment of vision problems are essential. Recognize the importance of early intervention for suspected hearing loss and the critical role of the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention1-3-6 goals. Gain multi-sensory insight into the experience of living with diabetes as a child and expand the caregivers’ toolkit for guiding children to live a long, healthy life. Recognize how adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and trauma can impact brain development, social/ emotional growth and adult functioning. 11:00 a.m.-Noon Can You Hear Me Now? Tammy O’Hollearn, LBSW Iowa Department of Public Health Intended Audience: Noon-12:45 p.m. Lunch & Exhibits Parents, child care providers, kinship care providers, foster parents, grandparents and Lions Club members. 12:45-1:45 p.m. Juvenile Diabetes: The signs, the reality, the positive twist! Debra Holwegner, Camp Hertko Hollow, INC 1:45-2:45 p.m. Trauma Informed Care: Looking at Behavior Through a Trauma Lens Gladys Noll Alvarez, MSW, LISW Orchard Place/ Child Guidance Center Continuing Education Credits: Child care providers can earn continuing education credits for re-licensure by attending the event. Foster parenting training credit is pending. No charge for continuing education. Cost: $20 which includes materials, lunch, continuing education for childcare providers and fosters parents, and door prizes. $25 if registered after September 10, 2014. Location: Blank Children’s Hospital—Education & Research Center 1415 Woodland Avenue, Des Moines, IA Park in the parking ramp and take the south elevators to level G. 2:45-3:00 p.m. Closing & Door Prizes Yes, I plan to apply for childcare continuing education credits. Yes, I plan to apply for foster care continuing education credits. Registration fee is $20. Enclosed is $_____________. Cost is $25 if after September 10. Please make checks payable to: Blank Children’s Hospital I have special dietary needs. Please indicate:_____________________. Please mail in registration to: Blank Children’s Hospital Attn: Lana Herteen 1206 Pleasant Street Des Moines, IA 50309 Registration Deadline: Friday, September 12. Online registration is also available! Please visit: www.blankchildrens.org/classes and click on Continuing Education. You may pay with a credit card on our secure website.
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