conversation features Naomi Grinney, a licensed clinical social worker and
infant mental health specialist, who will discuss strategies for building
parent capacity to support social-emotional skill development for children with
both language and social-emotional delays. The
discussion is a follow-up to the webinar Parent Coaching to Support
Social-Emotional and Communication Development in Early Intervention.
be able to:
- Summarize at least two new
ideas, strategies, and/or perspectives you gained from the
- Describe at least one insight
from the discussion that you can share with others in your work
"I loved the questions and answers she provided. It was such a short class that was straight to the point. There was
tons of new information and it was so easy to understand. I can quickly take what I learned and apply it to my work
"Very informative, clinically focused, nice and short so that we can put it into our busy schedule."
"The course was helpful in providing strategies to engage the parent in the sessions."
Grinney, LCSW, IMH-E, has worked in early intervention for the
past 9 years and has 20 years of experience working with children, youth, and
adults in both private and community organizations. Naomi holds a certification
in Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation from Georgetown
University. She is an infant mental health specialist, uniquely trained to
support parent and child relationships and address challenges in
social-emotional development. In her current role with Infant and Toddler
Connection, Naomi supervises clinical staff members, serves as an infant mental
health liaison with community agencies and providers, develops and implements
training, and uses her expertise to support competency of early
interventionists. Naomi has an extensive background in reflective practice,
clinical supervision, trauma-informed principles, temperament,
relationship-based interventions, and attachment. Naomi is passionate about
supporting the social-emotional development of children, developing effective
interventions, and building family capacity. As the parent of a child who
received Early Intervention services, Naomi brings a shared experience to her
role in providing tools and resources to empower parents in supporting their
- Financial compensation from ASHA
for this presentation
about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your
continuing education credit, you must complete and submit the learning
assessment by the end date below.
History and CE
conversation: January 25, 2024
End date: January 27, 2029
This course is offered for 0.05 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).