The Growing Brain From Birth to Five Years Old: Factors Affecting Brain Growth and Development


Session Dates

Monday March 21, 2022 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Webinar

The early years are critically important for brain development. It is the time of greatest opportunity to nurture positive, strong brain development and also the time of greatest vulnerability. Participants will identify factors that affect brain growth and learn about the key components they can use in everyday interactions with young children to support healthy brain development.


Participants will:

  1. Identify factors that affect brain growth and development.
  2. Learn the impact of stress on brain development.
  3. Identify the 5 R's for supporting healthy brain growth and development

Target Audience

This training is intended for Early Intervention service personnel/providers, early childhood education professionals, and parents.

Topics Covered: Early Intervention

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Molly Martz, at 717-901-2151, or

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
Infant/Toddler Staff Training Hours
No credit


EITA Consultant

Event Contact:


Molly Martz

Content Contact:

Michael Brink