Oct
27
Wed
Síndrome de Muerte Infantil Súbita (SIDS/SUID/AAP Sueño Seguro) @ Online
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Presenter:  : Luz Macias, ITN approved trainer

Esta capacitación discute Síndrome de Muerte Infantil Súbita (SIDS/SUID/AAP Sueño Seguro), las conductas que aumentan el riesgo de SIDS, hábitos de sueño seguro, estándares de licencia, y los recursos. La finalización exitosa de este capacitación cumple con los requisitos de licencia pre-servicio de DCFS para la solicitud de la licencia para proveedores de cuidado en hogar. Proveedores con licencia recibirán horas de capacitación para la renovación de la licencia.

Horas de contacto: 1.5                      Área(s) de contenido de CDA: 1 (1.5Hrs)

Síndrome del Bebé Sacudido y Lesión Cerebral Traumática @ Online
Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Presentadora:  Luz Macias, ITN approved trainer

Esta capacitación discute los signos, los síntomas, las causas, los disparadores, la prevención y efectos a largo plazo de Síndrome del Bebé Sacudido y Lesión Cerebral Traumática. La finalización exitosa de este capacitación cumple con los requisitos de licencia pre-servicio de DCFS para la solicitud de la licencia para proveedores de cuidado en hogar. Proveedores con licencia recibirán horas de capacitación para la renovación de la licencia

Horas de contacto: 1 .5        Área(s) de contenido de CDA:  1 (1.5Hrs.)

Nov
2
Tue
Alentar a los niños pequeños a leer @ Online
Nov 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Presentadora: Julieta Aguilera, YWCA Preventitive Iniative Teacher

Los participantes aprenderán técnicas holísticas sobre cómo responder a los desencadenantes angustiantes.(mente-cuerpo-espíritu) y cómo abordar mejor el estrés de una manera que tenga un impacto positive salud y felicidad como persona integral a corto y largo plazo.

Horas de contacto: 1                       Área(s) de contenido de CDA:

Nov
3
Wed
Comienzos de Calidad @ Online
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Presenter: Norma Duran, YWCA Bilingual Community Engagement Specialist 

¿Está interesado en comenzar un negocio de calidad de cuidado de niños en la casa? ¡Entonces esta clase es para usted! Se revisará, en forma general, todos los aspectos envueltos en operar un negocio familiar de cuidado de niños, incluyendo entrevista con los padres, mercadeando sus servicios, manteniendo archivos e impuestos, y mucho más.

Cuando comienza un negocio de cuidado infantil, encontrará que necesita formas. Muchas formas. Desde horarios hasta contratos, desde acuerdos de transporte hasta “llegar a conocerte”, y muchas más. No se preocupe. Hemos reunido todos las formas que se necesitan y los hemos colocado en una memoria USB que puede comprar; y todas las formas son editables.

  • Agregue una unidad flash a su registración de Comienzos de Calidad por solo $10
  • Compre una unidad flash el día de la capacitación por $15
Nov
4
Thu
Practicing Mindfulness @ Online
Nov 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Presenter:  Angel Wang, LCSW YWCA Disabilities Specialist

We will spend time together to practice basic mindfulness techniques.  We will introduce the breathing exercise, five senses technique, and other simple but helpful tips to practice mindfulness in the daily life.  This training is developed for early childhood educators to understand the importance of self-care and to use mindfulness as a tool to take care of their mental health.

Contact Hours: 1                                          CDA Content Area(s): 1 (1Hr)

Nov
9
Tue
Trauma’s Effect on Children’s Behavior: Moving from “What’s wrong?” to “What happened?” @ Online
Nov 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Presenter: Susan Mrazek, Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant

Participants will learn about how trauma affects the developing brain. The way the brain is affected often reveals how and why a child may react or interact in a particular way to seemingly benign environmental changes or people. Caregivers are involved in a discussion about their knowledge of trauma and how to best support children in their program who may have endured traumatic experiences. Hands-on classroom and sensory activities are described and experienced.

Contact Hours: 2                                          CDA Content Area(s): 3 (1Hr) & 8 (1Hr)

Nov
10
Wed
Stopping the Challenging Behaviors Before They Start @ Online
Nov 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Presenter: Connie Crawford,  YWCA Infant Toddler Child Care Specialist

One of the biggest obstacles a teacher faces is dealing with challenging behaviors.  All behavior is a form of communication. This class will help you understand the reasoning behind challenging behaviors, learn strategies that will reduce their occurrence.

Contact Hours: 2                    CDA Content Area(s): 3 (1Hr.) & 7 (1Hr.)

Nov
14
Sun
Understanding Childrens’ Behavior: An Attachment Theory Approach @ Online
Nov 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Presenter: Susan Mrazek, Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant

Dr. Becky Bailey’s Conscious Discipline © curriculum focuses on social emotional learning, effective discipline, and self-regulation techniques. It is a curriculum developed to support caregivers and parents with children exhibiting challenging behaviors. The skill of Encouragement focuses on noticing what children do instead of judging what they do. Participants will be supported in reflecting on the difference between these two things as well as explore the most productive ways to communicate with young children.

Contact Hours: 2                CDA Content Area(s): 3 (1Hr.), & 8 (1Hr.)

Nov
16
Tue
Quality Beginnings @ Online
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Presenter: Yashira Melendez-Rodriguez, YWCA Community Engagement Specialist 

Interested in starting a home child care business? Then this class is for you! A brief overview of all the aspects involved in operating a family child care home, including interviewing parents, marketing your services, setting up, record keeping and taxes, and more will be covered.

When you start a child care business, you will find that you need forms. A lot of forms. From schedules to contracts, from transportation agreements to  getting to know you, and many more. Don’t worry. We have gathered all of the forms you can think of and have put them onto a flash drive that you can purchase; and they are all editable.

  • Add flash drive to your registration for only $10
  • Purchase flash drive the day of the training for $15
Nov
17
Wed
Module 2: Group Care @ Online
Nov 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Presenter: Casey Craft-Cortes, YWCA Infant Toddler Specialist & ITN Trainer

Group Care introduces special considerations in caring for infants and toddlers and six program policies that support the development of emotionally secure relationships and mental health in the group care setting. An overview of the content of Module 2 explores the ideas of primary care, well-designed learning environments, positive impact of responsive caregiving routines, and individualized care on the well-being and development of children from birth to three. Attention is also given to how the policies of primary care, small groups, continuity of care, culturally responsive care, and inclusive care of children with special needs prove the foundation for high quality infant/toddler care. At the end of this module, participants will have the tools to use primary care in their home or classroom, make engaging environments, assist children in daily routines, and individualize care for all children.

This is a hybrid training. Participants must complete the face to face session and online assessment to receive credit.

Contact Hours: 8 (6 hrs virtual, 2 hrs online assessment)
Gateways Credential: Infant Toddler
CDA Content Area(s): 1 (8 hrs)              ITC Competency Areas: HSW2, IRE2, IRE3