Brain Series: How early relationships impact developing brains

How early relationships impact developing brains

Thursday, April 28, 2016, 7-9 p.m., Free, South Campus Auditorium, 2201 S. 78th Street, Tacoma   

Teachers, parents, family and everyone in between play a vital role in a preschooler's brain development. Listen as EarlyChildhood Positive Behavior Support Specialist Tim Andrews explores how key relationships affect the life of a child.Andrews will discuss the developing brain and why relationships are important. Discover approaches that will helpstrengthen your relationship with all children, and examine cognitive-based strategies that support positive behavior inyour home and at school.

About Tim Andrews, M.S.

Tim Andrews is the Early Childhood Positive Behavior Support Specialist for Multnomah Early ChildhoodProgram and an adjunct professor at Portland State University. Andrews taught at the therapeuticpreschool in Portland, Ore. for seven years, and now provides coaching and training to various agencies.Andrews has presented at multiple conferences across the country, and has worked with many preschoolteachers and administrators in a variety of programs to support the development of all children.