Presentations by OCD Staff
OCD Staff Presentations
Bagnato, S.J., & Larson, T.K. (2015, July). HealthyInfants: Field-validation of a mentoring model for teen parents and infants in Appalachian Early Head Start programs. Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) Annual International Research Conference. Washington, DC.

Bagnato, S.J. (2015, October). HealthyInfants: Prevention and promotion supports for vulnerable infants and families in urban and rural communities. Poster session presented at the International Division for Early Childhood Conference, Washington, DC.

Bagnato, S.J., Salaway, J., Cheskevich, R., & Larson, T.K. (2016, March). SPECS for Include Me: Longitudinal outcomes of a teacher inclusion mentoring model in PA school districts. Annual Pennsylvania Department of Education Conference, Hershey Convention Center, Hershey, PA.

Bagnato, S.J., Salaway, J., Cheskevich, R., & Larson, T.K. (2016, June). SPECS for Include Me: Longitudinal outcomes of a teacher inclusion mentoring model in PA school districts. Penn State-Pitt Summit for University-Community Partnerships, Penn Stater, University Park, PA.

Bagnato, S.J., Larson, T.K., & Gallagher D. (2016, June). HealthyInfants: Prevention and promotion supports for vulnerable infants and families—An innovative university-community Partnership for Early Head Start in the Appalachian region. Penn State-Pitt Summit for University-Community Partnerships, Penn Stater, University Park, PA.

Carlson-Hernandez, L.A. McNally-Brown, B., & Spencer, D., (2015, November) Rep. Dan Miller’s conversations that matter: Childhood trauma. Panelist, Dormont, PA.

Carlson-Hernandez, L.A., & Benzo, C. (2016, June). Using a peer mentor to connect, understand and engage parents in school settings. Institute for Educational Leadership Family and Community Engagement Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Esposto, D.A., Burgbacher, K., & Moneck, E. (2016, April). Keep calm, move on: Child life specialists in community-based practice. Panel presentation session at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Annual Child Life Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Esposto, D.A., & Kennedy, E.M. (2016, May). Taking the road less traveled: Child life community-based practice. Professional development session presented at the Child Life Council’s 34th Annual Conference on Professional Issues, Orlando, FL.

Groark, C.J. (2016, February). Early intervention: Early childhood special education. Asyl Bala/International Assistance Group. Astana, Kazakhstan.
 
Groark, C.J. (2016, February). Try another way: Rationale and interventions for typically
developing children and those with significant special needs.
Asyl Bala/International Assistance Group. Astana, Kazakhstan.

Groark, C.J. (2016, February). Improving care in contexts where young children live, learn, and play. Asyl Bala/International Assistance Group. Astana, Kazakhstan.
 
Groark, C.J. (2016, February). Issues in creating a child welfare system for vulnerable children: Strategies for change. Asyl Bala/International Assistance Group. Astana, Kazakhstan.

Groark, C.J. (2016, February). Children with Down Syndrome. Asyl Bala/International Assistance Group. Astana, Kazakhstan.

Groark, C.J. (2016, May-June). Leveraging university-community collaborations for policy and practice impact: Promoting positive infant Mental health. World Association for Infant Mental Health. Prague, Czech Republic.

Groark, C.J. (2016, June). Project LAUNCH. Re-inventing tomorrow’s schools: Innovations in Pennsylvania through community-university partnerships. State College, Pennsylvania.

Larson, T. K. (2015, December). Parent engagement in a response to intervention model. Presentation at the National Head Start Association’s Parent Engagement Conference, San Diego, CA.

Larson, T. K. (2016, June). Parent engagement in a response to intervention model. Presentation at the Institute for Educational Leadership’s Family and Community Engagement Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

McCall, R. B. (2016, February). Examples of change around the world. Asyl Bala/International Assistance Group. Astana, Kazakhstan.

McCall, R. B. (2016, May). Promoting infant/toddler mental health through university-community collaborations. Workshop. World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health. Prague, Czech Republic.