TTAC Developmental Milestones Webinar Series Part 1

TTAC was pleased to host a webinar titled Understanding Child Development: An Overview of Developmental Milestones Children ages 0 to 5 presented by Dr. Romina M. Barros on Tuesday, March 17th, 2020, 1 pm - 2 pm.

As an early childhood care provider you play a critical role in the health and well being of children. You are also very well positioned to help identify children who might need extra help in their development. During this webinar, Dr. Barros introduced the concept of developmental milestones, providing a review of typical development progress in language, social-emotional, cognitive and motor domains in children 0 to 5 years old.

She also reviewed the “Developmental Red Flags”, to help you recognize the child whose development falls outside of the expected range. Additionally, on this webinar Dr. Barros discussed things and activities that you can do to promote child’s development.

Webinar Resources

About the Presenter:

Dr. Romina M. Barros is a Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician and currently serves as the Medical Director of Trauma Services Under 5 Program & Group Attachment Based Intervention (GABI) Program at the Rose F. Kennedy Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center – Montefiore Medical Center. She currently maintains a faculty appointment as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Einstein College of Medicine. She is in charge of training of the Child Development Specialists, and participates in teaching the Developmental Behavioral Pediatric Fellows and Child-Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows. Dr. Barros was recently selected to be the CDC Act Early Ambassador to New York State. Dr. Barros is Board Certified in Pediatrics as well as in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics. Dr. Barros is a Fellow member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the Society of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics. 

Before becoming the Medical Director of Trauma Services Under 5 Program & GABI, Dr. Barros served as the Director of the Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Program (DBP) at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center (BHMC) and held an appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor at New York Medical College.  Dr. Barros also served as the Director of the Community Pediatrics and Advocacy Program at BHMC. During her time in Brookdale, Dr. Barros was awarded with two grants, one from two private funders and with a 3-year New York State OMH Grant to start a Healthy Steps Program which she implemented, oversaw and directed.  Before joining Brookdale, Dr. Barros was an Assistant Professor at Einstein/Children’s Hospital at Montefiore for almost 5 years and then served as a Faculty and Attending Physician in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Program at Flushing Hospital, Queens. Dr. Barros completed her pediatric residency at Brookdale Hospital in 2004 and a fellowship in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics at Einstein/Children’s Hospital at Montefiore in 2007.  Dr. Barros obtained her medical degree at University Maimonides in Buenos Aires, Argentina.