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Mississippi Thrive! Early Childhood Health & Development Summit in the COVID Era

March 4, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 4:45 pm CST

Five kids of different races and genders sit lay on the grass and smile

Mississippi Thrive!

Join us for a full day of convening early childhood stakeholders for information and discussion about promoting children’s optimal health and development during the era of COVID.

The Refuge Hotel & Conference Center, Flowood, MS

Speakers will be national and state experts from key areas impacting early child development including healthcare, education, business, policy, research and workforce development.

National speakers will include:
Dr. Lee Beers, National American Academy of Pediatrics,
Dr. Paul Dworkin, Help Me Grow National Center,
Dr. Wendy Ellis, The Center for Community Resilience at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University,
Dr. Dina Lieser, Health Resources and Services Administration,
Dr. Julie Sweetland, Frameworks Institute,
and more…

Topics include:
Impact of COVID-19 on the young child in Mississippi.
Information on the Help Me Grow Model (HMG), an evidence based early childhood system approach that promotes children’s optimal health and development.
The impact on child health, developmental screenings, and kindergarten readiness.
Economic impacts.

CEs will be available to MDs, NPs, educators, child care professionals, speech pathologists, students, psychologists, social workers, and more. See credit statements below.

$25 Non-Clinical Attendees, $75 Clinical Attendees

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March 4, 2022
8:30 am - 4:45 pm CST
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