Within The Framework Webinar
Reflections from the Field: Positive Solutions for Families

Within The Framework Webinar Series

 

August 17, 2022
Duration: 1 hr
3:00 p.m. ET

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Description

This webinar will provide an overview of the updated Positive Solutions for Families (PSF) materials. Panelists include family members who have participated in PSF workshops before becoming experienced PSF facilitators themselves. Join us as panelists share their experiences using the new materials implementing Positive Solutions for Families workshops. They will share their experiences from a family perspective offering a holistic viewpoint of the PSF experience.

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Related Resources

  • Webinar Handouts (Coming Soon)
  • Positive Solutions for Families: Sessions 1-7 (ZIP format in English and Spanish)
  • Positive Solutions for Families: Family Routine Guide (English and Spanish)

Presenters/Panelists

Ashley MacNish

Ashley MacNish, Vanderbilt University

Ashley MacNish is an Educational Consultant for Vanderbilt University. Ashley is involved in various projects related to product development, coaching and technical assistance for Part C for the National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations, and for the National Center for Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning. Ashley has served in many roles in the field of special education since 2009, including working as a teaching assistant in both self-contained and inclusive environments, a special education teacher in a self-contained classroom, and in early intervention in both New Jersey and Tennessee. Ashley has a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Special Education, and is committed to using relationship-based approaches and evidence-based practices to provide positive outcomes for young children.

Geno Haffner

Geno Haffner, Regional Intervention Program (RIP), Tennessee

Geno Haffner is a Parent Case Manager at the Regional Intervention Program (RIP) in Nashville, TN. He uses his experience as the parent of an autistic child and as a graduate of RIP to guide clients through challenging behaviors using positive behavior management strategies and techniques.

Beth A. Lohne

Beth A. Lohne, Southern New Jersey Regional Early Intervention Collaborative

Beth A. Lohne has a long history within the New Jersey Early Intervention System having served more 18 years. Her journey began in 2004, when her youngest son was born with progressive hearing loss and a rare genetic condition. She was hired as a Family Support Coordinator at SNJREIC, and later as Manager of Family Support before becoming the Parent Liaison for the Procedural Safeguards Office (PSO) for the NJ Department of Health, NJ Early Intervention System (NJEIS), where she served for 7 years. In her Family Support role, Beth has worked collaboratively with families, to ensure family centered services at the state and local level while supporting the NJEIS mission and philosophy by ensuring appropriate timely early intervention services. She has assisted EI providers, local and state leadership at strategic planning levels on NJEIS quality improvement initiatives to increase family outcomes.

Karen Ayn Louis

Karen Ayn Louis, Mid-Jersey CARES Regional Early Intervention Collaborative

Karen Ayn Louis is a member of the management team of the Mid-Jersey CARES Regional Early Intervention Collaborative (MJC REIC) at the Central Jersey Family Health Consortium. As the Family Support Specialist, she implements family support services including outreach and awareness about early intervention as well as communications projects for the REIC. Karen also provides child development information, resources and presentations for families, community-based agencies, providers of health care and childcare for children birth to three years old.She holds a BA in Communications from Douglass College, Rutgers University and has been the Family Support Specialist at MJC REIC for three years. Karen is also a mother of two sons, one who received early intervention services.

Jasmine Davis

Jasmine Davis, Regional Intervention Program (RIP), Tennessee

Jasmine Davis is the Classroom Coordinator for the Regional Intervention Program (RIP). In this role, Jasmine works closely with families of young children who are experiencing challenging behaviors, teaching strategies and techniques to manage their child’s behavior through hands-on experience in the RIP classroom. Prior to this role, she served as a parent case manager at RIP upon graduating the RIP program with her son. Jasmine has a passion for supporting and empowering families.