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ACT Raising Safe Kids Facilitator Training
April 27, 2017 @ 9:00 am - April 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm EDT
ACT RAISING SAFE KIDS FACILITATOR TRAINING
PRESENTED BY MILTON FUENTES, PSY.D. & MARGARITA PAREDES, PSY.D.
THURSDAY, APRIL 27T H & FRIDAY, APRIL 28th
9:00AM – 5:00PM EST
THE PUERTO RICAN FAMILY INSTITUTE, INC
145 W 15TH STREET, 7TH FLOOR
MANHATTAN, NY 10011
CO-SPONSORED BY THE PUERTO RICAN FAMILY INSTITUTE, INC,
THE VIOLENCE PREVENTION OFFICE OF THE AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION,
& THE CHICAGO SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
This introductory training prepares child & family professionals to conduct the 9-week parenting program, Adults & Children Together (ACT) Raising Safe Kids. ACT Raising Safe Kids is a national, evidence-based, parent education program designed by the American Psychological Association & focuses on adults, who care for & teach children from birth to 8 years old. The program aims to strengthen positive parenting skills by teaching child development, behavior management, tools for positive effective discipline, effective anger & conflict management, & media literacy. The ACT Raising Safe Kids program provides caregivers with a supportive social network & supports families to create safe communities for their children.
Milton Fuentes, Psy.D. earned his doctorate in clinical psychology from Rutgers University, completed a pre-doctoral fellowship in clinical & community psychology at Yale University, & engaged in post-doctoral training in epidemiology at Columbia University. Dr. Fuentes serves as a consultant to several programs, including the Puerto Rican Family Institute & the Violence Prevention Office of the American Psychological Association, where he serves as a Master Trainer to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions of the United States. He is currently an associate professor of psychology at Montclair State University.
Margarita Paredes, Psy.D. has presented both nationally & internationally on topics related to early childhood mental health, exposure to violence, & social emotional development. As part of a statewide initiative, she provided mental health consultation to early childhood programs. Dr. Paredes served as the Director of the Safe from the Start program providing services to families who have been victims of violence. Dr. Paredes has been involved with the ACT Raising Safe Kids program since 2007 & served as the Director of the Midwest Regional Center until 2011. She has run parent groups, provided technical support, & trains professionals on the ACT Raising Safe Kids program.
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