Webinar: Early Relational Health is Everyone’s Business! (Celebrate Babies Week 2023)

Posted on October 4, 2023

Did you know that learning begins with relationships?

What happens during the first few years of a baby’s life can set the stage for future development - the bonds they create, their ability to manage emotions, and how they experience the world around them. Join our webinar as we raise awareness on Early Relational Health (ERH) and opportunities to advance ERH state policies and programs in New Jersey.

On October 17,  nearly 250 participants joined a webinar is hosted by ACNJ in partnership with the Burke Foundation, the Center for Autism and Early Childhood Development at Montclair State University, and the New Jersey Association for Infant Mental Health as part of Celebrate Babies Week 2023. Guest panelists included

  • National expert Dr. Junlei Li, Co-Chair, Human Development and Education; Saul Zaentz Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education, Harvard University Graduate School of Education
  • Dr. Kaitlin Mulcahy, Director, Center for Autism and Early Childhood Mental Health at Montclair State University
  • Kashieka Phillips, Parent Advocate of the Parent Leadership Council