3rd Biennial Nebraska Young Child Institute

2022 NYCI Save the Date

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Get a taste of the NYCI conference with this presentation on the Nebraska Family Helpline Overview: https://t.co/EFETehqdG7

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We’ve bitten off a lot in this past year. Check out our FINAL Bite-Sized Briefing: https://t.co/M0Bg084QFL

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Staying on Track as your child grows and learns with this free Early Development Network resource:… https://t.co/1BrN9cXV0Q

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Here are some ways to help young children heal after a crisis from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network: https://t.co/SqwSEIoeSP

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Learn “What Can We do About Toxic Stress” from Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University: https://t.co/hSsqrjNqsc

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Check out our latest Bite-Sized Briefing with resources to help parents deal with stresses during the pandemic: https://t.co/nJzyMNrMb9

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Tentative 2022 Plenary Speakers:

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Paul Dworkin, M.D. Executive vice president for community child health, Connecticut Children's medical center Plenary
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Walter Gilliam, Ph.D. Director, Edward zigler center in child development and social policy Plenary
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Sonia Manzano actor, author, speaker, "maria" on sesame street Closing Plenary



The Nebraska Young Child Institute (NYCI) brings together a multidisciplinary collaboration of professionals to deeply assess and respond to our communities' most pressing needs. Connect on issues to improve the outcomes of young children and their families.    



The NYCI is intended for those wanting to improve the well-being of Nebraska's youngest, such as: judges, county attorneys, caseworkers, parents attorneys, guardians ad litem, CASAs, EDN providers, Head Start personnel, school representatives, early childhood educators, home visitors, medical/health and mental health professionals, service providers, and family members.



  • Expand Your Professional Network

  • Learn from Experts in the Field

  • Stay Informed about Programs Across Nebraska

  • Be Inspired

  • Choose from Six Breakout Sessions and Tracks

  • Dig Deeper with Intensive Sessions