Providing Distance Family Support: What do I say? How can I help? A Conversation with NCPMI Faculty

April 17, 2020
Duration: 53 minutes



Are you providing early intervention or preschool services using distance technology? Do you have questions about how you can support families as they help their children with learning activities or conducting intervention within routines? NCPMI faculty share ideas on checking in with families, how to respond to difficult questions, and resources that might be shared.

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Amy Hunter

Amy Hunter, Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development

Amy Hunter, MSW, LICSW is an Assistant Professor at Georgetown University’s Center for Child and Human Development.  Currently, Amy oversees the mental health section of the Head Start National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness.  Amy is also faculty on the SAMSHA funded National Center of Excellence on Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation. Previously, Amy served in many positions at ZERO TO THREE including as the Director of Program Operations for the Early Head Start National Resource Center and the Project Director for the Infant Toddler Center on the Social Emotional Foundations of Early Learning (CSEFEL) project.  For twenty years Amy has been involved in early childhood mental health including providing training and technical assistance on early childhood mental health consultation to individuals and groups around the country.

Erin E. Barton, Vanderbilt University

Erin E. Barton, PhD, BCBA-D, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Special Education at Vanderbilt University. She teaches courses in Early Childhood Special Education on evidence-based assessment and intervention practices for young children with disabilities and their families and single case research design. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and has worked with children and families in homes, schools, and clinics. She directs research projects related to evidence–based practices for young children and professional development systems.

Lise Fox, University of South Florida

Lise Fox, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies in the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences of the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. Lise is a Co-Director of Florida Center for Inclusive Communities (a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities), a faculty member with the ECTA Center, and an investigator with an IES funded research project examining the implementation of the Pyramid Model within community early care and education programs. She also provides training and technical assistance to programs through the Pyramid Equity Project. Her research is focused on in practical approaches to addressing issues surrounding the inclusion of young children with problem behavior in community settings, program-wide implementation of the Pyramid Model, and individualized positive behavior support.