Title: Health and Safety Day 4 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 09/27/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Day 4 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Discuss policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: East Chicago, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 09/27/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 4 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 09/27/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Day 4 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Discuss policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 09/27/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 09/27/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Courtney Walters
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: The World All Around Us: Social Studies for Young Children
Date: 09/27/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Social Studies is the study of people, relationships, and cultures. Young children learn about their world through exploration and talking about their immediate surroundings. This session will explore the components of social studies, the 5 basic Social Studies Early Learning Foundations, and activities for the classroom to help young children understand the world around them.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: North Vernon, IN


Title: What If Today Was Their Only Day?
Date: 09/27/2016 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: In this session we will watch Lisa Murphy's keynote address on the theory of multiple intelligences. She puts her spin on Howard Gardener's original theory of multiple intelligences. This training will make teachers take a deeper look into their classroom arrangement, why certain thing are brought in to their classrooms and the importance of individualization.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 4 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 09/27/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Day 4 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Discuss policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 09/28/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Charlestown, IN


Title: Telling the Story of Children's Learning
Date: 09/28/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this training we will explore documentation and how it can support not only the children's learning, but also the teacher's.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Health- Module 2 Part 2- Vaccinations and Medications 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 09/28/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Providers will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. Physical activity and infection disease are other areas of health for children that will be discussed in this training. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 09/28/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: STEM in Out of School Time
Date: 09/28/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Professionals will learn concepts, content and learning trajectories that are important in learning science, technology,engineering, and math. This training will also include some hands on activities that can be easily adapted and implemented with school age children.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/28/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Family Engagement
Date: 09/28/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Establishing relationships with families is key in creating a positive early childhood environment. Join us as we explore ways to include families and help them overcome obstacles.
Instructor: Alissa Howe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3 Part 2 Hazards 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 09/28/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: .- Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Courtney Walters
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/28/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/28/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/28/2016 Time: 05:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 09/28/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/28/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/28/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Whitestown, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 09/29/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3 Part 2 Hazards 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 09/29/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: .- Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Connersville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/29/2016 Time: 12:30 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Primary Caregiving and Continuity of Care (2.25 Hours)
Date: 09/29/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The participants will gain knowledge about the importance of primary caregiving and continuity of care.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Logansport, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3 Part 2 Hazards 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 09/29/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: .- Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 09/29/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 4 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 09/29/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Day 4 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Discuss policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/29/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton, IN


Title: Sensory: the Whys and Whats of Sensory Play
Date: 09/29/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The phrases "it's so messy" and "why do they have to do this" are two of the most common phrases that accompany sensory play. In this training child care providers will learn why children need to have sensory play and what they can use for sensory play. Please come prepared to share sensory ideas from your classroom. 
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Spanish - Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/29/2016 Time: 03:00 PM-05:30 PM
Description: Los participantes aumentarán su comprensión de un medio ambiente seguro para dormir para los bebés, recién nacidos hasta los doce meses de edad. Se hará hincapié en la creación de una zona de dormitorio y de reducción de riesgos de estrategias seguras y saludables para el Síndrome de Muerte Súbita del Lactante (SMSL) y la prevención de la muerte accidental. Este entrenamiento es un requisito previo al servicio que satisfaga la Ley Pública 162-205 para obtener la licencia en casa, así como los estándares de elegibilidad de proveedores proveedores de origen certificadas (CCDF) Vale. Se alienta a los proveedores de cuidado infantil de todos los ajustes a asistir a esta capacitación gratuita.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3 Part 2 Hazards 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 09/29/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: .- Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3 Part 2 Hazards 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 09/29/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: .- Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Warsaw, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 10/03/2016 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: English, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 10/03/2016 Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 10/03/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 10/03/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Provider will also identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable), 10. First Aid and CPR Overview 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Vicki Loera
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: WEBINAR: All You Need to Know About Toddler Hitting, Spitting & Hair Pulling
Date: 10/03/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Many toddlers resort to a physical act to express anger or frustration. They don’t always have the words to describe their emotions and don’t quite know how to control their feelings. When they get frustrated or angry and can’t cope with the situation they might react with a bite, hit, kick or scratch. Upon completion of this webinar, professionals will know how to promote positive socioemotional development and self-regulation while mitigating challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: It's All About Relationships ( Primary Caregiving)
Date: 10/03/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The relationships young children build with their caregivers in infancy teach them how to develop relationships throughout life, and these relationships can not exist without attachment. We will think about how to build a system of continuity of care.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: La Porte, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 10/03/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: N/A, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 10/03/2016 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: N/A, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 10/04/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Akron, IN


Title: Why Are We Waiting So Long?
Date: 10/04/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Do you feel like your children are constantly waiting between activities or you are having challenging behaviors between activities? Come to this training if you want to learn about transitions and how to reduce the number of transitions and negative behaviors. Each participant will take home a tool box with transition tool cards.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation I Spanish-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 10/04/2016 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Esta guarderia arranque taller ofrece una vision general de los participantes que estan interesados en comenzar el negocio de cuidado de ninos en un hogar, el centro o el ministerio y es la primera parte de una serie de dos partes. Cubre los requisitos reglamentarios, recursos y algo de informacion sobre las practicpantes de la salud, la seguridad y los negocios. Sirve para ayudar en la toma de decisiones de los participantes para elegir el tipo de atencion que desean ofrecer.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 10/04/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Building Relationships with Challenging Children 2.25 hrs
Date: 10/04/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Relationships are at the heart of early childhood. It is important to form secure relationships with children, but sometimes it can be hard to form relationships with challenging children. In this workshop you will walk away understanding the connections between caregiver/child relationships and the learning environment. The strategies shared will help you set up an learning environment that support all children including those with challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Other, IN


Title: Raising of America: Signature Hour
Date: 10/04/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Raising of America Series is a five-part documentary series that explores the question: Why are so many children in America faring so poorly? What are the consequences for the nation’s future? How might we, as a nation, do better? The series investigates these questions through different lenses: What does science tell us about the enduring importance of early life experiences on the brain and body? What it is like to be a parent today? And what policies and structures help or hinder the raising of healthy, happy and compassionate children? The Signature Hour covers all three of these issues. The four subsequent episodes each dive in for a closer look.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Westville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 10/05/2016 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: English, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/05/2016 Time: 02:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: English, IN


Title: CACFP - Contract, Policy, Minute Menu and Civil Rights/ADA
Date: 10/05/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Required annual contract/policy training. Covers Minute Menu, paperwork requirements, policies, contracts, civil rights, ADA and Inclusion.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 2 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 10/05/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Nutritional Practice includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Vicki Loera
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 10/05/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Provider will also identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable), 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 10/05/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wabash, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 10/06/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Provider will also identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable), 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Akron, IN


Title: Ages and Stages (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 10/06/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join us for an information session regarding the Ages and Stages. Participants will have an improved knowledge of the benefits of screening all children in care. You will understand the difference between screening and assessment. You will also gain a familiarity with the Ages and Stages. This training will consist of 2 hrs of training and 1 hr of onsite mentoring at the child care facility. Participants will schedule the onsite piece after the completion of the training and will receive a 3 hr training certificate at the completion of the onsite mentoring.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Health- Module 2 Part 1- Nutritional Practices 2hrs (INHS)
Date: 10/06/2016 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: Health- Module 2 Part 1- Nutritional Practices includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/06/2016 Time: 02:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 10/06/2016 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Helping School Agers Live by the Rules
Date: 10/06/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: School Age programs should include rules so that the expectations for behavior are clear to both staff and school agers alike. Learn how to co-develop rules with school agers so there will be buy in, understanding and accountability. Learn strategies to help school agers take responsibility for their actions.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/06/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lebanon, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 10/06/2016 Time: 01:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 10/06/2016 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/06/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Webinar - The Great Exploration of the 2015 Social Studies Foundations
Date: 10/07/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: History? Geography? Explore the 2015 Social Studies Foundations and some activities during this one hour webinar.
Instructor: Kristen Rich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 10/08/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/08/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Behind the Scenes: Families, Program Management and Professionalism, CDA Quarter 4:A
Date: 10/08/2016 Time: 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Quarter Four of Four with sessions to support participants in obtaining the necessary hours towards their CDA. This quarter focuses on working as a professional with families and in child care and early education programs. Participants must attend all four sessions.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: CPR/First Aid Certification
Date: 10/08/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Certification
Instructor: Courtney Walters
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Family Child Care Networking Group
Date: 10/10/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This group will focus on increasing the professionalism of the family child care field through direct instruction of requirements and networking among providers at all levels of PTQ.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: NAEYC Standard 1: Relationships
Date: 10/10/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This work and learn group is for you if a) you work for a facility working toward NAEYC accreditation OR b) a facility that is already NAEYC accredited and preparing for reaccreditation. Please bring any portfolio materials you have prepared related to Standard 1, Relationships. This work group will look at each criteria within Standard 1, talking about observation only criteria as well as about what is in your practice and what could be added.
Instructor: Susan Enamorado
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 10/10/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn about Indiana'a Quality Rating System
Instructor: Jennifer Ensign
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Supporting Breastfeeding
Date: 10/10/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The participant will learn how to support the breasfeeding mother
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Orientation I Spanish-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 10/10/2016 Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Esta guarderia arranque taller ofrece una vision general de los participantes que estan interesados en comenzar el negocio de cuidado de ninos en un hogar, el centro o el ministerio y es la primera parte de una serie de dos partes. Cubre los requisitos reglamentarios, recursos y algo de informacion sobre las practicpantes de la salud, la seguridad y los negocios. Sirve para ayudar en la toma de decisiones de los participantes para elegir el tipo de atencion que desean ofrecer.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Orientation II Spanish-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/10/2016 Time: 01:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Preparación para el Cuidado Infantil en casa de Niños de Licenciatura es la segunda entrenamiento en esta serie de dos partes ,para delinear los requisitos reglamentarios, pasos de concesión de licencias, y recursos para la atención de niños con licencia en un entorno doméstico. Usted saldrá de este entrenamiento preparado para dar los próximos pasos para la concesión de licencias de su casa y recibirán la documentación necesaria.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Positive Behavior Management
Date: 10/11/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training will give providers tools and tips on how to mange children's behavior in positive ways. This training is based on Conscious Discipline.
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Ages and Stages
Date: 10/11/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training will provide an overview of the Ages and Stages screening tool as well as compare what an assessment is vs. a screening. It will provide the opportunity to think through the current practices pertaining to screening children and why screening tools should be implemented in child care settings. Information will also be shared on how to obtain additional assistance with the Ages and Stages screening tool.
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Petite Picasso
Date: 10/11/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: East Chicago, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/11/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation II Spanish-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/11/2016 Time: 05:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Preparación para el Cuidado Infantil en casa de Niños de Licenciatura es la segunda entrenamiento en esta serie de dos partes ,para delinear los requisitos reglamentarios, pasos de concesión de licencias, y recursos para la atención de niños con licencia en un entorno doméstico. Usted saldrá de este entrenamiento preparado para dar los próximos pasos para la concesión de licencias de su casa y recibirán la documentación necesaria.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Creative and Adaptive Arts: Music Arts (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 10/11/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Fostering creativity in young children is an important part of early childhood education. This training will explore how to foster creativity through music. We will also look at how to adapt music to meet specific needs of the children in your program.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Markle, IN


Title: Behavior Disorder Overview
Date: 10/11/2016 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Could something really be going on with a child in your care? Come to this general overview and learn the basics about a few behavior disorders that could be affecting the children you care for. We will learn what warning signs to look for in the children we care for so we can assist them to a pathway of proper diagnosis and treatment.
Instructor: Krista Hawkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mount Vernon, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 10/12/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This child care start up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center or ministry setting and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help with the decision making process for participants to choose which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 3 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 10/12/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will focus on vaccinations and medications. Discussing how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Providers will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Physical activity and infection disease are other areas of health for children that will be discussed in this training. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Vicki Loera
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: WEBINAR: Ten Best Ways to Encourage Toddlers to Talk
Date: 10/12/2016 Time: 08:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Encouraging language development is about the quality and quantity of the words we speak. The great news is that both come naturally when we perceive toddlers as whole people — able communicators ready to be informed about the happenings in their lives, and in turn share their thoughts and feelings. Understand this simple truth, interact naturally, and we’ve got the language lessons nailed.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 2 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 10/12/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Nutritional Practice includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Health- Module 2 Part 2- Vaccinations and Medications 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 10/12/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Providers will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. Physical activity and infection disease are other areas of health for children that will be discussed in this training. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Helping School Agers Live by the Rules
Date: 10/12/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: School Age programs should include rules so that the expectations for behavior are clear to both staff and school agers alike. Learn how to co-develop rules with school agers so there will be buy in, understanding and accountability. Learn strategies to help school agers take responsibility for their actions.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Universal Precautions, Bloodborne Pathogens and Infection Control
Date: 10/12/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn the basics of sanitation and prevention of disease transmissions through body fluids to be able to train their staff. This session will include training on Universal Precautions, Bloodborne Pathogens and Infection Control
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 2 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 10/13/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Nutritional Practice includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Akron, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Dectection and Prevention (2)
Date: 10/13/2016 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Nathan Eckleberry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: English, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/13/2016 Time: 12:30 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 4 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 10/13/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Day 4 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Discuss policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)
Instructor: Vicki Loera
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: On Board with School Age Behavior and Guidance, Part 1
Date: 10/13/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn about behaviors and where they come from. Reflect on the behaviors of yourself and the children in your care. Analyze factors that contribute to challenging behavior.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: CPR/First Aid RE-Certification
Date: 10/13/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross RE-Certification CPR/First Aid
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/13/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Sensory Play
Date: 10/13/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Sensory
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 10/13/2016 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Helping School Agers Live by the Rules
Date: 10/13/2016 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: School Age programs should include rules so that the expectations for behavior are clear to both staff and school agers alike. Learn how to co-develop rules with school agers so there will be buy in, understanding and accountability. Learn strategies to help school agers take responsibility for their actions.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: FCC Support Group
Date: 10/13/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Family Child Care providers come together to network, share knowledge and expertise to support each other, and receive professional development opportunities in order to improve the quality of care provided for children.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Super Saturday - Pom Pom Slime Make and Take and Process VS Product Art
Date: 10/15/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-02:00 PM
Description: Let's get messy!! During this Super Saturday we will be making pom pom slime and then discussing process vs product art. We will be creating and playing with the pom pom slime. We will also be talking about different ways you can utilize this information to promote the development of the children in your care. There is a $5 charge for materials.
Instructor: Vicki Loera
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Boys Like to Move: Strategies that Support Boys in Early Childhood Settings
Date: 10/17/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This workshop will present information from some of the latest brain research on exploring how to support young boys in early childhood settings. This knowledge will help support providers understanding on how to create boy friendly early childhood environments. The techniques and strategies will help meet the needs of young boys and help to reduce challenging behaviors in the early childhood setting.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: Got Music?
Date: 10/17/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come and understand the importance of music for infants and toddlers and get ideas on how to make homemade instruments
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: East Chicago, IN


Title: Out Plan Them: Environmental Behavior Management, Part 1
Date: 10/17/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Environmental design to support appropriate behaviors.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Safety- Module3- Part 1 Building the Basics 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 10/17/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 10/17/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Helping School Agers Live by the Rules
Date: 10/18/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: School Age programs should include rules so that the expectations for behavior are clear to both staff and school agers alike. Learn how to co-develop rules with school agers so there will be buy in, understanding and accountability. Learn strategies to help school agers take responsibility for their actions.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 10/18/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Nathan Eckleberry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: English, IN


Title: Managing Challenging Behaviors
Date: 10/18/2016 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Are you having difficulty with children using challenging behaviors? This training addresses the root of our own perceptions and culture, as well as the relationships we have created and the role those things play in specific classroom behaviors. We will discuss practical strategies and teaching methods that work to promote friendship skills and a calm classroom environment.
Instructor: Krista Hawkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Healthy Sexual Development
Date: 10/18/2016 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Is this normal? In this training participants will discover what typical healthy sexual development for children is, gender roles, child abuse vs. normal development and roles of educators and families.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 10/18/2016 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/18/2016 Time: 03:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Kati Colvin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Martinsville, IN


Title: Fostering Free Play in the Preschool Classroom
Date: 10/18/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Why does FREE PLAY trump worksheets? What are the kids learning anyways when they play? This workshop will examine what TRUE free play looks like and will empower teachers with ways to offer it successfully.
Instructor: Vicki Loera
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Noblesville, IN


Title: Raising of America: Once Upon a Time
Date: 10/18/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Raising of America Series is a five-part documentary series that explores the question: Why are so many children in America faring so poorly? What are the consequences for the nation’s future? How might we, as a nation, do better? The series investigates these questions through different lenses: What does science tell us about the enduring importance of early life experiences on the brain and body? What it is like to be a parent today? And what policies and structures help or hinder the raising of healthy, happy and compassionate children?
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Westville, IN


Title: CACFP - Contract, Policy, Minute Menu and Civil Rights/ADA
Date: 10/19/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Required annual contract/policy training. Covers Minute Menu, paperwork requirements, policies, contracts, civil rights, ADA and Inclusion.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 10/19/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 10/19/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/19/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Charlas-
Date: 10/19/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come enjoy an evening with other professionals to talk about early childhood. Each month we will have a different topic and speaker. The cost will cover dinner.
Instructor: Martha Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/19/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 10/19/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Let’s Talk about IEP’s and IFSP’s
Date: 10/19/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Do you have, or ever have had, a child with special needs in your programs? Have you heard the terms IEP and IFSP? What do these terms mean, and how do they help child care providers better educate children with special needs? Join us to find out what the terms mean, along with how to use them in your classrooms! We will have representatives from local schools and First Steps present to assist with your questions.
Instructor: Sarah Skurow
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 3 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 10/19/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This training will focus on vaccinations and medications. Discussing how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Providers will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Physical activity and infection disease are other areas of health for children that will be discussed in this training. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 3 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 10/20/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will focus on vaccinations and medications. Discussing how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Providers will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Physical activity and infection disease are other areas of health for children that will be discussed in this training. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Akron, IN


Title: CACFP - Contract, Policy, Minute Menu and Civil Rights/ADA
Date: 10/20/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Required annual contract/policy training. Covers Minute Menu, paperwork requirements, policies, contracts, civil rights, ADA and Inclusion.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 10/20/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives and awards.
Instructor: Tikila Welch
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Understanding Nature's Anatomy Through Printmaking
Date: 10/20/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This two-hour curriculum workshop will introduce concepts and practices in printmaking for the early childhood classroom. Participants will learn the six types of printmaking and discuss their possible applications to their classrooms. We'll practice three techniques and produce prints to take home. Our subject matter for this workshop will be nature's anatomy. We'll read from Julia Rothman's "Nature Anatomy," and we'll find easy ways to explore nature with the printmaking techniques we've learned, documenting our explorations as a group. Participants will leave with a personal portfolio of prints and documentation of their learning. All materials are provided. Christopher Nunn, Education Coordinator for Southeast Community Services and Teaching Artist at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, is presenting this workshop.
Instructor: Christopher Nunn
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/20/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Martinsville, IN


Title: Safety- Module3- Part 1 Building the Basics 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 10/20/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Ages and Stages & Developmental Screenings
Date: 10/21/2016 Time: 08:00 AM-10:00 AM
Description: This training offers information on screening tools and how they can help you support the children in your care. In this two hour long presentation, you will gain information on the benefits of screening as well as some detailed information on the Ages and Stages kit.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Bluffton, IN


Title: Ouch Biting Hurts
Date: 10/21/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Are you frustrated by biting in your classroom? Come to this training and we will talk about why children bite, strategies to reduce or prevent the instances of biting, and how to communicate with your families about biting concerns.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Supporting Non-Traditional Gender Roles in the Preschool Classroom
Date: 10/22/2016 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: A preschooler's understanding and experience with gender identity will be discussed. Ways to expand their gender behavior and attitudes will be shared.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 10/22/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant and Toddler The Importance of Relationships
Date: 10/22/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will be introduced to The Pyramid Model as a means for identifying strategies that support the relationships infants and toddlers need for healthy social emotional development.
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant and Toddler Responsive Routines, Environments and Interactions
Date: 10/22/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Participants will be introduced to The Pyramid Model as a means for identifying preventive program practices that support the healthy social emotional development of Infants and Toddlers.
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Supporting Non-Traditional Gender Roles in the Preschool Classroom
Date: 10/24/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: A preschooler's understanding and experience with gender identity will be discussed. Ways to expand their gender behavior and attitudes will be shared.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/24/2016 Time: 03:30 PM-06:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Out Plan Them: Environmental Behavior Management, Part 2
Date: 10/24/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Enhancing environments to support appropriate behavior development.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/24/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/24/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: N/A, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/24/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Helping School Agers Live by the Rules
Date: 10/25/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: School Age programs should include rules so that the expectations for behavior are clear to both staff and school agers alike. Learn how to co-develop rules with school agers so there will be buy in, understanding and accountability. Learn strategies to help school agers take responsibility for their actions.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Angola, IN


Title: Ages and Stages & Developmental Screenings
Date: 10/25/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training offers information on screening tools and how they can help you support the children in your care. In this two hour long presentation, you will gain information on the benefits of screening as well as some detailed information on the Ages and Stages kit.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Decatur, IN


Title: The Art of Leadership
Date: 10/25/2016 Time: 12:30 PM-01:30 PM
Description: This training series will be a facilitated discussion of the book The Art of Leadership by Exchange Press. The topics will include: Managing Staff, Working with Families, Engaging the Community, and Funding Your Program.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Dubois County, IN


Title: Refresher Workshop for Safe Sleeping Practices
Date: 10/25/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: This 1-hour training is an update for those who have previously attended a Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care training. It is designed to provide the most recent information in risk-reduction methods, statistical information, and new resources that been updated since the original presentation. This training does not meet Public Law 162-2005 requirements for child care providers.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Learning Centers 102
Date: 10/25/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: How can we make our learning centers different? How can we make them more appealing? We will discuss how we can embed a variety of learning approaches and strategies into the centers that are in the classroom. We will also identify ways we can improve our learning centers and ensure they are supporting development across all the key areas and developmental stages.
Instructor: Vicki Loera
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Spanish Safe Sleeping to Reduce the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/25/2016 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Los participantes aumentarán su comprensión de un medio ambiente seguro para dormir para los bebés, recién nacidos hasta los doce meses de edad. Se hará hincapié en la creación de una zona de dormitorio y de reducción de riesgos de estrategias seguras y saludables para el Síndrome de Muerte Súbita del Lactante (SMSL) y la prevención de la muerte accidental. Este entrenamiento es un requisito previo al servicio que satisfaga la Ley Pública 162-205 para obtener la licencia en casa, así como los estándares de elegibilidad de proveedores proveedores de origen certificadas (CCDF) Vale. Se alienta a los proveedores de cuidado infantil de todos los ajustes a asistir a esta capacitación gratuita.
Instructor: Martha Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Creating a Cozy Corner in Your Classroom
Date: 10/25/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: CK2.A Demonstrate knowledge of child/youth abuse and neglect, safety routines and regulations, health routines and regulations, and nutrition routines and regulations. CK4.H Positive Interaction and Guidance Domain: Demonstrate the ability to promote positive interactions and guidance CK4.F Personal and Social/Emotional Development Domain: Demonstrate the ability to promote personal and social development; social studies
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/25/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Positive Behavior Management for School Age
Date: 10/25/2016 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: This training will give providers tool and tips on how to mange children's behavior in positive ways. This training is based on Conscious Discipline.
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton, IN


Title: Letting The Children Lead
Date: 10/25/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Does your plan always go according to plan? Why not give the children a chance to have an input? In this training, we will look at allowing and following the children's plan instead of only focusing on what we want to accomplish. This training is inspired by the principles and practices of the Reggio Emilia approach.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: CACFP - Contract, Policy, Minute Menu and Civil Rights/ADA
Date: 10/25/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Required annual contract/policy training. Covers Minute Menu, paperwork requirements, policies, contracts, civil rights, ADA and Inclusion.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/26/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: Lesson Planning in the Infant/Toddler Classroom
Date: 10/26/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Out of ideas on that to plan for your classroom? This training will help you plan and implement developmentally appropriate lesson plans for infants and toddlers! Upon completion of this training, professionals will understand the importance of creating and maintaining an effective learning environment through the relationship of physical space, materials, activities and classroom management.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Visual Aids for Preschool Classrooms
Date: 10/26/2016 Time: 07:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Visuals (or pictures) are a great tool for seeing and understanding. Visual aids allow children the time they need to process what they are being asked to do. They do not disappear into thin air to be forgotten as spoken words or hand gestures do. Visuals can also be sequenced to breakdown and learn a skill bit by bit.
Instructor: Sarah Skurow
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 4 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 10/27/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Day 4 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Discuss policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Akron, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/27/2016 Time: 04:30 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: English, IN


Title: CACFP - Contract, Policy, Minute Menu and Civil Rights/ADA
Date: 10/27/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Required annual contract/policy training. Covers Minute Menu, paperwork requirements, policies, contracts, civil rights, ADA and Inclusion.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: STEM in Out of School Time
Date: 10/27/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Professionals will learn concepts, content and learning trajectories that are important in learning science, technology,engineering, and math. This training will also include some hands on activities that can be easily adapted and implemented with school age children.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Foundations: English/Language Arts
Date: 10/27/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: This training will cover the English/Language Arts portion of the Indiana Foundations. You will leave this training with a greater understanding of the English/Language Arts portion of the Indiana Foundations. We will examine the foundations and discuss implementing them to help plan developmentally appropriate activities for your classroom.
Instructor: Vicki Loera
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: On Board with School Age Behavior and Guidance, Part 2
Date: 10/27/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Explore why rules are important. Learn how to create a positive atmosphere in your program and generate strategies for changing behaviors.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Understanding Children's Speech and Language Delays
Date: 10/27/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn ways to facilitate children's language development who have speech/language delays.
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Plymouth, IN


Title: Supporting Non-Traditional Gender Roles in the Preschool Classroom
Date: 10/27/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: A preschooler's understanding and experience with gender identity will be discussed. Ways to expand their gender behavior and attitudes will be shared.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Put The Steam Back In Your Team
Date: 10/27/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Strong leaders know that motivation comes from within an employee and the way to stoke the fire is through attention and appreciation. This workshop will help you identify creative and inexpensive ways that you can show your staff the appreciation they deserve
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Behind the Scenes: Families, Program Management and Professionalism, CDA Quarter 4:B
Date: 10/29/2016 Time: 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Quarter Four of Four with sessions to support participants in obtaining the necessary hours towards their CDA. This quarter focuses on working as a professional with families and in child care and early education programs. Participants must attend all four sessions.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Guidance and Discipline with Infants and Toddlers in Group Care (PITC Module 1)
Date: 10/31/2016 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 11/01/2016 Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 11/01/2016 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: Raising of America: Are We Crazy About our Kids?
Date: 11/01/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Raising of America Series is a five-part documentary series that explores the question: Why are so many children in America faring so poorly? What are the consequences for the nation’s future? How might we, as a nation, do better? The series investigates these questions through different lenses: What does science tell us about the enduring importance of early life experiences on the brain and body? What it is like to be a parent today? And what policies and structures help or hinder the raising of healthy, happy and compassionate children?
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Westville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 11/02/2016 Time: 05:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 11/02/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 11/02/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This child care start up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center or ministry setting and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help with the decision making process for participants to choose which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Spanish Introduction to the Foundations
Date: 11/02/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Los participantes aprenderán acerca de LOS FUNDAMENTOS los Estandandares Academicos de Indiana para el nacimiento hasta la edad de 5 los ninos pequenos. LOS FUNDAMENTOS ayudan a los adultos en la prestaciion de actividades adecuadas al desarrollo de los niños pequenos que apoyen el crecimiento y desarrollo del ninos. Este taller interactivo apoyar muchas de las oportunidades de aprendizaje que ya se suministre a los ninos pequenos y servira como marco para la planificacion futura.
Instructor: Martha Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 11/02/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Martinsville, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 11/02/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Miami, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 11/02/2016 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: The participant will learn about Indiana'a Quality Rating System
Instructor: Courtney Walters
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Managing Toddler Behavior
Date: 11/02/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Take a proactive approach to minimizing challenging behaviors exhibited by toddlers and two. Positive guidance strategies, such as redirection, modeling and using “I” statements will be shared.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (Spanish) (INHS)
Date: 11/02/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: What You Should Know About Allergies
Date: 11/02/2016 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Hidden allergens are everywhere. Who is sitting at the "No Peanut" table? Learn about this very common disorder in young children, what we can do to ensure the safety, and happiness of children who fight with allergies to food and their environment.
Instructor: Krista Hawkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Bringing STEM to the Play of Preschoolers
Date: 11/03/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore ways to support preschoolers in integrating STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) skills in their play.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 11/03/2016 Time: 02:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 11/03/2016 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 11/03/2016 Time: 02:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 11/03/2016 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Webinar: Readers from Birth with the 2015 Foundations
Date: 11/04/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Explore the English Language Development 2015 Foundations.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Bringing STEM to the Play of Preschoolers
Date: 11/05/2016 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will explore ways to support preschoolers in integrating STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) skills in their play.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant and Toddler Individualizing Intervention
Date: 11/05/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Participants will be introduced to The Pyramid Model as a means for identifying individual prevention strategies and skill instruction to support infants and toddlers who persistently exhibit challenging behavior.
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Growing Up WILD
Date: 11/05/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Laurie Christie
Cost: 20.00
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Positive Behavior Management for School Age
Date: 11/05/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: This training will give providers tool and tips on how to mange children's behavior in positive ways. This training is based on Conscious Discipline.
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mt. Vernon , IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 11/07/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 11/07/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Breastfeeding Friendly Webinar Series: Extended Breastfeeding
Date: 11/07/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: When we think about breastfeeding we typically think about a baby. But what about toddlers who are nursing? This webinar will look at the feeding patterns of infants as they begin solids through the toddler age and what to expect as we work with these families in child care!
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Strategies for Supporting Early Language and Literacy
Date: 11/07/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this training we will review concepts of storytelling, early language and literacy development, the role of meaningful experiences in supporting early language and literacy, linking observation, assessment, and language and literacy to curriculum, and strategies for supporting early language and literacy.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 11/07/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety, and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Kati Colvin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 11/07/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Provider will also identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable), 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Wabash, IN


Title: Family Child Care Networking Group
Date: 11/08/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This group will focus on increasing the professionalism of the family child care field through direct instruction of requirements and networking among providers at all levels of PTQ.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Feeling The Burn
Date: 11/08/2016 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Do you feel burnt out and wonder why you are a classroom teacher? In this training you will learn what teacher burn out is, signs of teacher burnout, and how to prevent burnout.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 11/08/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives and awards.
Instructor: Tikila Welch
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Foundations: Mathematics
Date: 11/08/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Lets talk about the Math Foundations. Participants will gain an in depth understanding of the mathematics portion of the Indiana Foundations. We will also discuss ways you can implement the Foundations in planning developmentally appropriate activities for your classroom.
Instructor: Vicki Loera
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/08/2016 Time: 04:15 PM-06:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/08/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Positive Behavior Management
Date: 11/08/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training will give providers tools and tips on how to mange children's behavior in positive ways. This training is based on Conscious Discipline.
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 11/08/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Other, IN