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About Professor Vazquez
Professor of: Child Development
Phone: (818) 947-2600 ext. 8278
Dr. Vazquez comes to LAVC with a Bachelors degree in Psychology from the University of Southern California, a Masters in Child Development from California State University Los Angeles and has completed her doctoral program in Educational Psychology at USC.
Dr. Vazquez has worked extensively with young children from diverse ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. She has also worked with physically challenged children as a Child Life Specialist at Children's Hospital Los Angeles and as a Quality Assurance Supervisor of In-home teachers. She has provided training on how to work with developmentally delayed infants as well as the use of assessment tools. She has also served as an Early Start Specialist at one of the seven Southern California Regional Centers funded by the state and as a Consultant in the Child Development field. She was also chosen by DDS to serve on a panel to audit other regional centers.
Currently Dr. Vazquez also teaches for the Child and Family Studies Department in the College of Health and Human Sciences at California State University. At Valley College she has served as the field supervisor for The Infant and Toddler Teacher Institute (ITTI), and the Para-educator Companion Assistance Training program (P-CAT), both specially funded projects dedicated to improving the knowledge and skills of students working with infants and toddlers or the developmentally challenged population.
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