Student Information Session
Learn about the Center and ways to get involved
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
3:30 - 5:00 pm
Presentation at 3:45 pm by Center Director Jack P. Shonkoff, M.D.
Harvard Graduate School of Education
Longfellow Hall, Eliot-Lyman, Second Floor
13 Appian Way, Cambridge
Refreshments will be served.
InBrief: Early Childhood Mental Health
Science tells us that the foundations of sound mental health are built early in life. Early experiences—including children’s relationships with parents, caregivers, relatives, teachers, and peers—interact with genes to shape the architecture of the developing brain. Disruptions in this developmental process can impair a child’s capacities for learning and relating to others, with lifelong implications.
This edition of the InBrief series explains how improving children’s environments of relationships and experiences early in life can prevent initial difficulties from destabilizing later development and mental health.
Any available full-time positions at the Center are posted on Harvard’s employment Web site at http://www.employment.harvard.edu. All applicants for employment with Harvard University must apply for the specific job opening through its Web site.
Throughout the year, the Center offers work for highly motivated students in its offices at 50 Church Street and in the labs of our affiliated faculty across the campus.
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