Join practitioners, policymakers, researchers, home visitors and other early childhood staff at the First 1000 Days Florida Summit October 21-23 in Palm Beach. The cross-sector, multidisciplinary conference aims to integrate science, skill-building and advocacy to support families with children prenatal-3.
- Five plenary sessions with nationally recognized experts in maternal & child health, infant mental health, language development & community leadership.
- More than 40 workshops on topics key to the success of children prenatal-3.
- A Showcase of Best Practices featuring effective community strategies for engaging and serving at-risk families.
- Continuing education credits for health and social service professionals working in the early childhood sector.
Abstracts are now being accepted for the Showcase of Best Practices. Details on submission requirements are included on the registration website.
The conference is a collaborative effort of key statewide groups in maternal & child health, prevention & early intervention, infant mental health, school readiness and early child development. Contributing sponsors include FL MIECHV, the Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach, Florida Association for Infant Mental Health, Florida Association of Healthy Start Coalitions, The Children’s Trust, the Children’s Services Council of Broward County, the Ounce of Prevention and the Magnolia Project. Supporting organizations include Florida Children’s Coalition, United Way of Florida, Early Steps, Florida Association of Early Learning Coalitions, the FSU Center for Prevention & Early Intervention Policy, the Fatherhood Task Force of South Florida and the Florida federal Healthy Start projects.
For more information or to register, visit the First 1000 Days Florida Summit registration website.