Ohio EC Systems Conference

03/24/2019 - 03/28/2019 • Hilton Columbus at Easton 3900 Chagrin Dr Columbus, OH 43219
Ohio’s 2019 Early Childhood Cross Systems Conference is truly historic. Each of Ohio’s Early Childhood state agencies for the first time will partner to offer a fully integrated systems approach early childhood conference. Each day an agency will take the lead and sponsor mental health, disability and health specific sessions. There will be cross-systems sessions designed to promote increased collaboration and improved outcomes among all early childhood professionals. In addition to the keynotes, participants will be inspired by remarks from the new state agency leadership and participate in an interactive early childhood Wellness Fair. The sponsoring state agencies are the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Department of Medicaid, Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services and the Ohio Department of Education. Hilton Easton Room Block Code: ODM http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/C/CMHCHHF-ODM-20190321/index.jhtml Questions? Email: Laura.Zdon@mha.ohio.gov
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Schedule

  • 24 March
  • 25 March
  • 26 March
  • 27 March
  • 28 March

Aimee Weekley, B.A.

Licensing Supervisor
Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services
Aimee Weekley, B.A., Licensing Supervisor, Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services. She has 14 years of experience in early childhood education.

26 March

Anna Teske, B.A.

Early Intervention Service Coordinator
Hopewell Health Centers
Anna Teske, B.A., Early Intervention Service Coordinator- Early Childhood Programs, Hopewell Health Centers. She works closely with Early Intervention teams and supports fellow Early Childhood Mental Health consultants in their work within Early Intervention teams. And assisted in developing the Early Childhood Mental Health consultation protocol currently being implemented in nine counties in Southern Ohio. She is a Certified Educator of Infant Massage (CEIM) and maintains her Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant (CDCA) certification.

25 March

Audrey Jones, M.S.W.

Mental Health Counselor
Hopewell Health Centers
Audrey Jones, M.S.W., Mental Health Counselor for the Early Childhood Team at Hopewell Health Centers. She is the Trauma Informed Mental Health Coordinator for Jackson, Pike & Scioto Counties and provides training for school staff on Trauma Informed Care.Her Goal is to impart tools and knowledge that facilitates the development of policies and practices that will make schools a place for every child to thrive. Her previous experience involved working in the public foster care system with children who had been removed from their home.

25 March

Avery Desrosiers, M.P.H.

Facilitator, Consultant, and Coach
Global Infant Safe Sleep Center
Avery Desrosiers, M.P.H., Facilitator, Consultant, and Coach at the Global Infant Safe Sleep Center. In her role she guides diverse participants to critically self-reflect and identify actions to advance racial justice as a key lever to achieving health equity. Her previous experience at the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality was providing support for projects aiming to reduce infant mortality, build hospital and community capacity to support safe sleep and breastfeeding, and leverage local data to drive improvement for prenatal outcomes.

27 March

Barbara Boone, Ph.D.

Director
Ohio Statewide Family Engagement Center
Barbara Boone, Ph.D., Director of the Ohio Statewide Family Engagement Center, and an instructor at The Ohio State University working at the intersection of families and schools to improve partnerships between home, school and communities for children of all ages.She has over two decades of experiences as an educator, researcher and professional development.

25 March

Barbara Sapharas, M.A., SLP

Consultant, Mentor and Trainer
International Learning Community for Person Centered Practices
Barbara Sapharas, M.A., SLP, Consultant, Mentor and Trainer for the International Learning Community for Person Centered Practices. She is a Coach/Facilitator for the National Charting the LifeCourse Team, and Ohio Ambassador for Charting the LifeCourse. She is the founder of SIBS and the international Sibling Leadership Network (SLN) and has 40+yearsof experience in the Developmental Disabilities field.

26 March

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Calvin Collins, B.A.

Community Health Worker
OhioHealth
Calvin Collins, B.A., Community Health Worker for the Primary Care Program on the Mobile Unit, Wellness on Wheels at OhioHealth working as a Program Facilitator for the Boot Camp for New Dads, improving their relationships with their children.

27 March

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Carly McVey, M.Ed.

Senior Director, Integrated Solutions and Project Management
Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI)
Carly McVey, M.Ed., Senior Director, Integrated Solutions and Project Management, Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI). Her team provides Information Technology, web development, graphic design, and project management of 25 Web-based programs. She is Program Director for the Autism Certification Center, which provides online video-based training in autism strategies for service providers and families. in partnership with the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities and Ohio Department of Education she leads the development of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Strategies in Action.

26 March

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Chana L. Trimble, M.B.A.

Senior Program Administrator
Ohio Department of Medicaid
Chana L. Trimble, M.B.A., Senior Program Administrator, Ohio Department of Medicaid, Bureau of Long-Term Services and Supports. She manages aspects of Healthchek, Ohio’s Early Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) Benefit and Pregnancy Related Services.She liaisons with internal and external stakeholders and Ohio’s families to promote and support children receiving essential healthcare.

27 March

Cheryle Moore Drummer, B.A.

Licensing Specialist and Supervisor
Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services
Cheryle Moore Drummer, B.A., Licensing Specialist and Supervisor for the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services. She has over 45 years of experience in the early learning community.

26 March

Christina Tomazinis, M.Ed.

Professional Development Coordinator
Department of Education’s Office of Early Learning and School Readiness
Christina Tomazinis, M.Ed., Professional Development Coordinator, Department of Education’s Office of Early Learning and School Readiness. She supports all Early Learning professionals statewide, with a focus on the Early Learning Assessment and the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment.

27 March

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Cynthia Ward M.S.W., LISW-S

Social Worker
OhioHealth
Cynthia Ward M.S.W., LISW-S, Social Worker, OhioHealth Mobile Prenatal Unit, Wellness on Wheels providing counseling, case management, resources and community linkage for patients.She has worked in areas of Mental Health, Child Welfare, Alcohol and Drug Prevention and Treatment.She is a speaker with the Ambassador Program focusing on Paternity, Let’s be Ladies, Post-Partum Depression and Self Esteem.She coordinates the Boot Camp for Dads Program, engaging fathers in the lives of their children and currently participating in the Northside Coalition addressing infant mortality.

27 March

Debbie Ashley, M.Ed.

Certified Master Coach and Former Early Intervention Supervisor
Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services
Debbie Ashley, M.Ed., Certified Master Coach and Former Early Intervention Supervisor for Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services. She currently provides training and coaching support for Early Interventionists on Routines-Based Interview, Eco-mapping and Family Centered Practices.

26 March

26 March

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Diane Fox, M.Ed., LISW

Early Intervention Program Manager
Department of Developmental Disabilities
Diane Fox, M.Ed., LISW, Early Intervention Program Manager at the Department of Developmental Disabilities. She is a Certified Early Intervention (EI) Specialist and leads a team of EI professionals responsible for providing technical assistance and training in evidence-based practices to local early intervention programs.

26 March

26 March

Edward Hill, M.A.

Customer Service Consultant
Ohio K12 Help Team at the Management Council
Edward Hill, M.A., Customer Service Consultant, Ohio K12 Help Team at the Management Council.He is responsible for developing training experiences and materials for programs and projects managed and supported by the Customer Service and Support Division.The Early Learning Assessment (ELA) and Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) are two programs for which Ed develops training assets targeted for data/assessment managers and project participants.Ed worked as the 21st Century Learning and Digital Learning Specialist in the College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University where he managed large scale technology-centered educational grant programs at the state and federal levels.

27 March

Elizabeth Sailer, Ed.D.

Education Program Specialist
Ohio Department of Education, Center for Curriculum and Assessment, Office of Early Learning and School Readiness
Elizabeth Sailer, Ed.D., Education Program Specialist, Ohio Department of Education, Center for Curriculum and Assessment, Office of Early Learning and School Readiness. Her current position entails focusing on curriculum and assessment for birth through kindergarten and the early elementary grades, supporting statewide implementation of the Ohio Kindergarten Readiness Assessment, and Ohio’s Early Learning Assessment.She is dedicated to working collaboratively with the state and other participating organizations to integrate formative assessment strategies, evaluate the effectiveness of those strategies, and address areas in need of improvement.

27 March

Erin Lucas, LISW-S

Director of Early Childhood Programs
Hopewell Health Centers
Erin Lucas, LISW-S, Director of Early Childhood Programs, Hopewell Health Centers, Inc.Southeast, Ohio. She and her team provide ECMH consultation and train early childhood parents and providers in best practices to promote social-emotional development and respond to trauma’s effects on development.

25 March

26 March

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Erin Simmons

Parent Advocate
SALSA
Erin Simmons is a is a married mom of six who lives in Seneca County. She has six children ranging in age from 3 to 17. Her two youngest children have autism, and she received early intervention services having her family participate in the P.L.A.Y. (Play and Language for Autistic Youngsters) Project, which taught her how to connect with her sons. Her involvement with SALSA is as a Parent Advocate for other families raising children with autism.

26 March

26 March

Grace Schoessow, M.S.

Coordinator for the Early Childhood Mental Health Program
Greene County Educational Service Center
Grace Schoessow, M.S., Coordinator for the Early Childhood Mental Health Program, Greene County Educational Service Center. She is a credentialed Mental Health Consultant, Certified Early Intervention Specialist and a Certified Trauma Practitioner. She works with children and families facing emotional, developmental, mental, and behavioral health challenges in clinical, home, community and classroom settings employing a multi-system prevention and intervention services approach.

27 March

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Gwen Sims, M.S.W., LSW

Medicaid Health System Administrator
Ohio Department of Medicaid, Bureau of Long-Term Services and Supports
Gwen Sims, M.S.W., LSW, Medicaid Health System Administrator, Ohio Department of Medicaid, Bureau of Long-Term Services and Supports. She works closely with the county department of job and family service agencies’ implementation of Pregnancy Related Services and Healthchek, Ohio’s Early Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment benefit.

27 March

Haley Southworth, M.S.

27 March

Holly Jones

OhioMHAS

25 March

26 March

27 March

Holly Scheibe

OCCRRA

25 March

25 March

James A. Scott Jr.

25 March

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Jay Iams

27 March

Jennifer Barnes

26 March

26 March

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Jennifer Bavry

26 March

Jennifer Berndsen, BA, LSW

27 March

Jim Flynn

Master Trainer
PEP

25 March

27 March

John Kinsel

27 March

Julie Stone M.Ed, RDN, pHCLE

25 March

Karen Hughes

27 March

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Kari Davis

27 March

Kathleen Pillow-Price, Ph.D.

National Director
Healthy Families America
Kathleen Pillow-Price, Ph.D., National Director of Healthy Families America (HFA). She is a nationally certified Healthy Families America trainer and has her Infant Mental Health Endorsement. In 2018, she assumed leadership over HFA’s work nationally and internationally, to meet the needs of all prospective and affiliated HFA sites and state/multi-site systems and verifying infrastructure, to include policy, research, training, technical assistance, and quality assurance. She speaks nationally and provides HFA representation on federal MIECHV projects and the National Alliance of Home Visiting Models.

27 March

27 March

Kathleen Strader

27 March

Kathy King

27 March

Katie Hopsecker

26 March

26 March

Kelly Capatosto, MPA, MA

Kirwan Institute, The Ohio State University

25 March

25 March

27 March

Kelly Pack

Master Trainer
Nationwide Childrens Hospital

25 March

Kelly Slade

27 March

Kim Davis, M.A.

27 March

Kim Shibley

OCCRRA

25 March

25 March

Kristine Snell MSW, LISW-S,CEIM

27 March

Lee Ann Jung, Ph.D.

Clinical Professor
San Diego State University
Lee Ann Jung, Ph.D., Clinical Professor, San Diego State University; Founder of Lead Inclusion; Special Education subject matter expert. Her organization provides support to schools worldwide in the areas of inclusion, standards-based learning and grading, designing individualized goals and interdisciplinary supports, and measuring progress. She leads the International Inclusive Leadership Program, a professional learning and graduate program for educators in international schools. She has authored and co-authored six (6) books and numerous journal articles.

26 March

26 March

26 March

Lena Tenney, MPA, M.Ed

Kirwan Institute, The Ohio State University

25 March

25 March

27 March

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Lesley Scott-Charlton

25 March

Lisa Golden

Nationwide Children's Hospital

25 March

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Liz Lococo

26 March

27 March

Lynette Cashaw-Davis

OhioMHAS

25 March

26 March

Lynn Belhorn

Master Trainer
Nationwide Childrens Hospital

25 March

25 March

Lynnette Klejka

Summit County Board of Developmental Disabilites

26 March

26 March

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Maggie Gons, M.A., CCC-SLP

26 March

Marci Masters, B.S.

Regional Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant and Master Trainer
Alta Care Group
Marci Masters, B.S., Regional Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant and Master Trainer for Ohio’s Whole Child Matters Initiative at Alta Care Group. She holds an Early Childhood Mental Health credential and provides training for early care and education professionals, early childhood Mental Health Staff and parents of young children.

25 March

Markesha Little

HeadStart

25 March

Maureen Black, Ph.D.

Workforce Development Coordinator
OhioMHAS
Maureen S. Black, Ph.D, is a Psychologist and the ECMH Workforce Development Consultant for the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Bureau of Children and Families.  Dr. Black has oversight of the Professional Development Training, Credentialing of ECMH Consultants and ensures specialized Training and Professional Development for the Master Trainers assigned to Ohio’s 88 counties.
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Megan Powell

26 March

Melissa Balbaugh, M.A.

27 March

Meredith Wellman

25 March

Michelle Vent

27 March

Misty Cole

Master Trainer
Hopewell Health Centers

25 March

25 March

27 March

Monique Coleman

25 March

Nancy Osko, M.Ed.

27 March

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Nathan DeDino

26 March

26 March

Nicole Kennedy

Hopewell Health Centers

25 March

Nicolle Moore

Master Trainer
Child Focus Inc.

25 March

25 March

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Patty Richmond

27 March

Paul Martin

26 March

26 March

26 March

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Rachael Theis

Master Trainer
Children's Resource Center

25 March

25 March