Fri, Mar 24|
McCook Comm College- McMillen Hall #213
Early Childhood Planning Region Team 15 featuring Dr. Mark Hald
Presentation by Mark Hald, Ph.D., a licensed psychologist. He provides trauma-informed, neurodevelopmentally appropriate, and community-based interventions for infants, children, adolescents, and their families who are experiencing behavioral, psychological, or neuropsychological challenges.
Time & Location
Mar 24, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM CDT
McCook Comm College- McMillen Hall #213, 1205 E 3rd St, McCook, NE 69001, USA
About the Event
**REGISTRATION DEADLINE MARCH 17TH
Join the Planning Region Team 15(McCook & surrounding area) for this FREE event as they host Dr. Mark Hald, licensed psychologist. He provides trauma-informed, neurodevelopmentally appropriate, and community-based interventions for infants, children, adolescents, and their families who are experiencing behavioral, psychological, or neuropsychological challenges. He is a partner at Options in Psychology, LLC, in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, and serves clients from all over the region.
- Friday - March 24, 2023 ~ 10am - 3pm (Lunch included)
- McCook Community College - McMillen Hall - Room 213
- FREE Event - Target Audience: Pre-K teachers, staff, administrators; private daycare & community preschool staff; social workers & family support members, CASA volunteers & staff
Planning Region Teams are an organized group of parents, advocates and representatives from school districts, agencies, educational service units, Head Start, and other relevant agencies or persons responsible for assisting in the planning and implementation of the Early Intervention Act in each local community or region.
Mark Hald, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and partner at Options in Psychology, LLC. He provides assessment and intervention for infants and toddlers, children, adolescents, and their families.Dr. Hald has over 30 years of experience working with young people and their families in a broad variety of settings, including schools, residential treatment centers and psychiatric hospitals. He has an extensive background in both mental-behavioral health and school psychology, and worked in various educational, programmatic and therapeutic roles in schools, hospitals and universities before before entering private practice as a psychologist. He has taught at the college and university level since 1986.In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Hald currently provides psychological consultation to local schools, the Educational Service Unit #13 Head Start programs, the CAPStone Child Advocacy Center, the Nebraska Circle of Security Programs, and several community agencies. An active member of a local infant-toddler mental health group, he is also past-president of the Nebraska Association of Infant Mental Health. He is a registered Circle of Security (R) Parenting Facilitator and a Circle of Security Fidelity Coach for Circle of Security International. He regularly speaks and presents on topics related to attachment, trauma, and other behavioral and mental health topics, and has led numerous workshops and presentations regionally, nationally and internationally.Dr. Hald can trace his interest in mental health service to his time volunteering at a state hospital and residential treatment home for adolescent boys in college. Since then, he has been driven to ensure that infants, children and families receive the compassionate, community-driven and evidence-based support, services and care they need in order to thrive.
Education Ph.D., Psychology; University of Northern Colorado Ed.S., School Psychology; University of Nebraska – Kearney M.A., Special Education in Emotional/Behavioral Disorders; University of Nebraska, Kearney B.A., Social Science; Conception Seminary College
Professional Licensure/ Certification Licensed Psychologist,: Licensed by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Licensure and Regulations. License No. 583. Since January 2, 2003, Expires: January 1, 2021Nationally Certified School Psychologist, Certified by the National Association of School Psychologists. Certification No. 30683. Since August 13, 1997, Expires: October 31, 2021Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor. Registered by the Association for Play Therapy. Certificate No. S-1089. Since June 6, 2008, Expires: November 30, 2020.
Professional Affiliations American Psychological AssociationNebraska Psychological AssociationNebraska School Psychology AssociationAssociation for Play TherapyNebraska Association of Infant Mental Health