Jan
28
Tue
Child Development, Health, and Safety Basics @ St. Augustine College, Room 103
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Child Development, Health, and Safety Basics @ St. Augustine College, Room 103

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

Elementos Básicos de Desarrollo Infantil, Salud, y Seguridad @ St. Augustine College, Room 104
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Elementos Básicos de Desarrollo Infantil, Salud, y Seguridad @ St. Augustine College, Room 104

Presenter: Ana Sanchez, ITN Trainer

Esta capacitación proporcionará a los participantes una visión general del desarrollo infantil, salud, y cuestiones de seguridad
para los niños desde el nacimiento hasta la edad escolar temprana. El énfasis será en la comprensión de las pautas de
desarrollo, áreas de desarrollo, y el papel que juega la nutrición en el desarrollo. Además, las cuestiones de salud y seguridad
abarcarán el apoyo al crecimiento sano de los niños – desde lo fundamental como el lavado de manos hasta prácticas más
profundas que involucran procedimientos saludables y la prevención de enfermedades. Los participantes aprenderán más
sobre la planificación/preparación de emergencias y los primeros auxilios además de identificar sugerencias para mantener un
ambiente seguro de interior y/o al aire libre.

**Entrenamiento satisface los requisitos de CCAP**

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

Jan
29
Wed
EEI Job Club @ YWCA Parks Francis Center
Jan 29 @ 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.

Workplace Digital Literacy: Internet Basics @ YWCA Laura Parks & Mildred Francis Center
Jan 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Workplace Digital Literacy: Internet Basics @ YWCA Laura Parks & Mildred Francis Center

The internet is a great resource…when you’re comfortable with using it. This workshop is aimed at complete beginnings and will run through the most common scenarios and tips you’ll find yourself using in the future.

Beginning Spanish I @ YWCA Laura Parks & Mildred Francis Center
Jan 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Beginning Spanish I @ YWCA Laura Parks & Mildred Francis Center

Learn conversational Spanish this year with our interactive, bi-weekly class!

Stressed? Overwhelmed? Come Practice Critical Self Care & Self-Compassion @ Metropolitan Family Services DuPage
Jan 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Stressed? Overwhelmed? Come Practice Critical Self Care & Self-Compassion @ Metropolitan Family Services DuPage

Presenter: Susan Mrazek, Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant

In order to model and teach emotional regulation to children, caregivers first need to care for themselves. Do you feel
unbalanced and/or overwhelmed by all the things you are juggling every day? What could help to make you feel more regulated? This training guides you to explore your own unmet needs and how to begin a journey towards meeting them. Participants will learn about the components of self-compassion, changing critical self-talk, and be able to practice some self-care techniques to help them feel more grounded.

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

Jan
30
Thu
CONSTRUCT Informational Session @ YWCA Parks Francis Center
Jan 30 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
CONSTRUCT Informational Session @ YWCA Parks Francis Center

Learn about the requirements for our next CONSTRUCT cohort, which kicks off on February 3rd. Call our Senior Empowerment Coach LaShanda Hayes at the number or email above for more information.

Open Lab @ YWCA Laura Parks & Mildred Francis Center
Jan 30 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Open Lab @ YWCA Laura Parks & Mildred Francis Center

Our Bertha McMorris Innovation & Technology Institute (ITI) boasts state-of-the-art technology facilities designed to help you expand and strengthen your business and personal computer skills. Our facilities are open to the public. You can get computer-related assistance from one of our instructors during this time or just use the facility to complete your own tasks. For more information, call Greg Vaughn at the number listed above.

SBDC Tech: QuickBooks @ YWCA Laura Parks & Mildred Francis Center
Jan 30 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
SBDC Tech: QuickBooks @ YWCA Laura Parks & Mildred Francis Center

QuickBooks is a great accounting application for small business owners. Learn the basics in this three-part training.

TechGYRLS Winter Session @ YWCA Julian Grace Innovation & Technology Institute
Jan 30 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
TechGYRLS Winter Session @ YWCA Julian Grace Innovation & Technology Institute

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 a curriculum comprised of design, animation, programming, and robotics.

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