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6th annual Duke HEARS Virtual Workshop


Dr. Ivette Cejas

Topic: Parent Well-Being & Knowledge= Child SuccessParents play a key role in children's overall development and educational success. This workshop will discuss the effects of parenting stress, self-efficacy, and involvement on children's language development. Through presentation and activities parents will learn ways to cope with their stressors, while also learning how to interact more positively with their child. Presenter Bio: Dr. Ivette Cejas is an Associate Professor and Director of Family Support Services at the University of Miami Ear Institute. She is a Licensed Psychologist in the state of Florida. Dr. Cejas is a well-known researcher in pediatric hearing loss, publishing extensively in this area and at numerous conferences. As part of the UM Children's Hearing program she provides therapeutic services to children and families coping with a hearing loss diagnosis or comorbid disorders. She is an advocate for all children with hearing loss and organizes a comprehensive family program at UHealth to assist families through their journey with hearing loss. She is on the Board of Directors at AG Bell and is a member of the American Cochlear Implant Alliance.