Center for Early Learning Professionals

Center for Early Learning Professionals


“The Space Between”: Cultivating Critical Self-Reflection, Connection, and Collaboration for Systems Change

Conference Description: This year’s conference will offer opportunity for critical self-reflection and dialogue about the opportunity in this moment to center relationships, reframe narratives, and advance diversity informed, relationship-based, equitable, and anti-racist infant mental health practices and systems changes. The conference will include an interactive keynote and a guided process for critical self-reflection, small and large group dialogue, and individual planning. The conference will highlight recommended strategies to help us move forward together, cultivating our capacity for meaningful strength-based reflection, connection, and collaboration.

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Date: Thursday, August 17, 2023

Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm, Virtual Conference

Registration Fees:
$75 member, $125 non-member, $25 student member (College email required), $40 (non-member student)

Who should attend: ALL Infant/Early Childhood Professionals

4 Continuing Education Units:
$40 NASW Continuing Education Units* (2 hours of Cross-Cultural Practice training),
No cost CELP PD hours

4 hours IECMH-Competency aligned: Cultural Humility (2h); Reflection (1h); Personal/professional development (1h)

Keynote Speaker:

Amittia Parker, PhD, LMSW, MPA, IMH-E® Specialist


Aug 17 2023


9:00 am - 1:00 pm