Welcome to the ZERO TO THREE's National Training Institute 2012: Leading-Edge Early Childhood Science, Policy, and Practice!

The National Training Institute (NTI) is ZERO TO THREE's annual multi-disciplinary training event for experienced early childhood professionals. The NTI is carefully developed to meet the learning and networking needs of those working with infants and toddlers in;

  • Child Welfare
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Early Intervention
  • Mental Health
  • Parent Education
  • Pediatrics

Now in its 27th year, the NTI is your greatest resource for enriching your work. NTI's interactive, thought-provoking sessions and expert faculty will provide you with the latest research, practice, and policy topics.

This live web event from NTI 2012 includes five exceptional sessions webcast for ONE DAY ONLY, Thursday, November 29th. Your chance to enhance your work with vital information from the NTI from your own home or office.


The Ingredients for a Healthy Brain: Thursday, November 29, 2012, 8:00AM - 9:30AM PST
Engaging Communication: The Conversation Without Words: Thursday, November 29, 2012, 9:45AM - 11:15AM PST
THE ENDURING LEGACY OF EARLY EXPERIENCE: Lessons from the Minnesota Longitudinal Study of Risk and Adaptation: Thursday, November 29, 2012, 12:30PM - 1:30PM PST
"Like-Me" and Early Feelings of Social-Emotional Connection: Imitation, Empathy, and Neural Mirroring: Thursday, November 29, 2012, 1:45PM - 3:15PM PST
Defenses Against Fear: Anger, Avoidance, Controllingness, Dysregulation, and Withdrawal : Thursday, November 29, 2012, 3:45PM - 5:15PM PST