Developmental Parenting Workshop July 31 - August 2, 2018
University Inn 507
View of USU's Old Main building with the Wellsville mountains in the background.
Developmental Parenting Workshop July 31 - August 2, 2018
University Inn 507
Man coloring with girl.
Developmental Parenting Workshop July 31 - August 2, 2018
University Inn 507
Meeting in an auditorium.

Key Presenters

Lori Roggman
Lori Roggman, Ph.D.


Lori Roggman, Ph.D., Professor of Human Development in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Utah State University, began her career as a home visitor, focused on supporting parent-child interaction. After completing a Ph.D. in developmental psychology at the University of Texas, she launched a research career studying parenting support of early childhood and infant/toddler development and effective practices to promote parenting in home visiting programs. She has provided training to improve home visiting quality in the US and internationally.
Mark Innocenti
Mark Innocenti, Ph.D.


Mark Innocenti, Ph.D., Director of the Research, Evaluation and Training Division at the Center for Persons with Disabilities and Associate Professor in Psychology at Utah State University, has 40 years of experience working with infants and young children at-risk and with disabilities and their families through multiple research and model demonstration projects. Mark is an author of Developmental Parenting: A Guide for Early Childhood Practitioners, the PICCOLO (Parenting Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes) parent-child interaction observation measure and the HOVRS (Home Visit Rating Scales) an observational measure of home visiting practices.
Gina Cook
Gina Cook, Ph.D.


Gina Cook, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Child Development at California State University, Stanislaus, has been involved in the development and evaluation of early intervention programs for children and families facing challenges of poverty and disabilities. Dr. Cook's work includes providing professional development/consulting to programs to improve parent engagement. She co-developed the PICCOLO measure of developmental parenting and the HOVRS observational measure of home visitor effectiveness. Her recent research has focused on early parenting behaviors that predict child outcomes, specifically school readiness.