Conference on Early Childhood

September 16 & 17, 2019 • Santa Fe, New Mexico

Welcome to the Conference on Early Childhood featuring the leading child trauma expert, Bruce D. Perry, MD, PhD.

Santa Fe Community College Early Childhood Center of Excellence and Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation are excited to present this event which includes the Early Childhood Symposium and New Mexico Home Visiting Summit.

September 16, 2019

Early Childhood Symposium

Offering Understanding, Opportunity and Hope to Meet Challenges of Childhood Trauma and Development

The Early Childhood Symposium features a full day with Dr. Bruce Perry, leading child psychiatrist, author and consultant, examining the effects of abuse, neglect and chaos on childhood brain development.


September 17, 2019

The New Mexico Home Visiting Summit

During the New Mexico Home Visiting SummitDr. Perry offers a morning address with information, best practices and solutions for practitioners. Breakout sessions with local experts will be presented in the afternoon.

Join us for one or both events!

REGISTER NOW for this important two-day conference featuring topics important to anyone who works to support families and wishes to see all children grow and thrive to achieve their full potential.

DR. PERRY is the author of over 500 journal articles, book chapters and scientific proceedings and is the recipient of numerous professional awards and honors, including the T. Berry Brazelton Infant Mental Health Advocacy Award, the Award for Leadership in Public Child Welfare, the Alberta Centennial Medal and the 2014 Kohl Education Prize. He serves on the Board of Directors of multiple organizations including Prevent Child Abuse America ( and the Ana Grace Project (