Jun
18
Tue
Child Development, Health & Safety Basics @ St. Augustine College, Room 211
Jun 18 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Child Development, Health & Safety Basics @ St. Augustine College, Room 211

Presenter: Don Gill, YWCA Health & Safety Specialist & ITN Trainer

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of development, developmental domains, and the role of nutrition in development. In addition, health and safety issues will address supporting the growth of healthy children – from the basics such as handwashing to more in-depth practices surrounding healthy procedures and disease prevention. Participants will learn more about emergency planning/preparedness and first aid as well as identify tips for maintaining safe indoor/outdoor environments.

** Training Meets CCAP Requirements**

Targeted Audience: All Early Childhood & Youth Professionals
Level of Learning: Introductory

Jun
19
Wed
Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Info Sessions @ YWCA Parks Francis Center
Jun 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Info Sessions @ YWCA Parks Francis Center

Are you looking for a career that offers growth and opportunities? Thanks to support from the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, we now offer an 8-week training program for the Transportation, Distribution & Logistics sector. Participants gain technical and soft skills training in preparation to enter the sector. Four weeks of paid work experience included. Earn industry-recognized credentials, learn from industry experts. This program is open to women and men.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be 18-24 years old
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Must pass a drug screening
  • Background check required*
*If you have a criminal record we determine eligibility for our program on a case by case basis.
EEI Job Club @ YWCA Parks Francis Center
Jun 19 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
EEI Job Club @ YWCA Parks Francis Center

Find out about the latest job openings. Network with other professionals. Touch base with our Empowerment Coaches on job search best practices.

An Introduction to the Environment Rating Scale (ERS) – Revised @ YWCA Patterson & McDaniel Family Center
Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
An Introduction to the Environment Rating Scale (ERS) - Revised @ YWCA Patterson & McDaniel Family Center

Presenter: Whitney Bieber, Quality Specialist & ITN Trainer

This training is for center-based programs and family child care providers and offers an overview of the Environment Rating Scales. The Environment Rating Scales are user-friendly assessment tools that measure the quality of the learning environment for infants through school-age children. After completing this training, participants will be able to use the tool(s) for program self-assessment and improvement planning.

Who Should Register: All Early Childhood Educators
Level of Learning: Intermediate

Jun
20
Thu
Construct Job Club @ YWCA Parks Francis Center
Jun 20 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Construct Job Club @ YWCA Parks Francis Center

For those specifically looking for job opportunities and networking within the construction-utility sector.

Open Lab @ YWCA Parks Francis Center
Jun 20 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Open Lab @ YWCA Parks Francis Center

Stop by our computer lab to get your own projects done, receive assistance on setting up a new laptop, or talk with our staff about training you could use help with.

Jun
21
Fri
Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Info Sessions @ YWCA Parks Francis Center
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Info Sessions @ YWCA Parks Francis Center

Are you looking for a career that offers growth and opportunities? Thanks to support from the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, we now offer an 8-week training program for the Transportation, Distribution & Logistics sector. Participants gain technical and soft skills training in preparation to enter the sector. Four weeks of paid work experience included. Earn industry-recognized credentials, learn from industry experts. This program is open to women and men.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be 18-24 years old
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Must pass a drug screening
  • Background check required*
*If you have a criminal record we determine eligibility for our program on a case by case basis.
Jun
22
Sat
CPR/First Aid @ YWCA Patterson & McDaniel Family Center
Jun 22 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
CPR/First Aid @ YWCA Patterson & McDaniel Family Center

Presenter: Ed Atkinson, Emergency Response

This training will focus on CPR and choking rescue for adults, children, and infants. Treatment of bleeding, burns, shock, seizure, splinting and use of automated external defibrillators will also be covered. Participants will earn a 2-year certification.

** Training Meets CCAP Requirements. Take care of CCAP children? Use this special registration link. Otherwise, click the green button above to sign up for this training.**

Who Should Register: All Early Childhood Educators
Level of Learning: Introductory

RCP/Primeros Auxilios @ YWCA Patterson & McDaniel Family Center
Jun 22 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
RCP/Primeros Auxilios @ YWCA Patterson & McDaniel Family Center

Presentador: Juan Carlos Cortes, RN, BSN /Emergency Response

Este entrenamiento se enfocará en RCP y rescate de asfixia para adultos, niños e infantes. Tratamiento para sangrado, quemaduras, estado de choque, convulsiones, y el uso del desfibrilador externo automatizado también será cubierto.

** Training Meets CCAP Requirements. Si cuidas niños CCAP: Oprime Aquí**

Quién se puede registrar: Todos los Profesionales de Educación Temprana que hablen Español
Nivel de Aprendizaje: Introductorio

TechGYRLS @ YWCA Parks Francis Center
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
TechGYRLS @ YWCA Parks Francis Center

TechGYRLS is a youth empowerment program designed to raise girls’ interest & confidence in the critical areas of science, technology, engineering, arts & mathematics (STEAM). The TechGYRLS Program will help young girls develop the usage of technological tools, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills in any profession they pursue. The program offers students a safe, supportive, girls-only environment for exploration and learning using curriculum comprised of design, animation, programming, and robotics.

Interested participants, please call 773-955-3100 ext. 2656 or email techgyrls@ywcachicago.org.