Title: Family Centered Care-5 hour
Date: 11/01/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-02:00 PM
Description: Does your program welcome and support your families? Find ways to include families, identify their strengths, and build upon them. This training will help participants learn how to build and maintain positive relationships with families, share community resources for families, and develop policies that are family friendly.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Typical Development of the School-Ager
Date: 11/01/2014 Time: 11:45 AM-12:45 PM
Description: Learning about typical growth and development stages of school age children from 6 to 12 years old can help parents and caregivers better anticipate, then guide children more successfully and confidently, through each growing stage. During this session, we will discuss how to communicate with the school-ager and introduce tips for practicing positive discipline. We will introduce school challenges such as bullying, homework hassles, and friend issues. FOR CONFERENCE PRICING CONTACT AMATZET@SIEOC.ORG
Instructor: Nancy Hudson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Floyds Knobs, IN


Title: Indiana AEYC: Supporting Early Childhood Professionals & Programs
Date: 11/01/2014 Time: 11:45 AM-12:45 PM
Description: This workshop provides deep understanding of ways you can obtain professional development credits that will lead to credential and degree in early childhood/child development. The workshop will provide information on different routes to obtain CDA training, articulating the credential into an associate degree in early childhood education at Ivy Tech Community College. In addition, the workshop provides information on T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood (R) INDIANA and financial support opportunities provided to obtain early childhood/child development degrees and credential. FOR CONFERENCE PRICING CONTACT AMATZET@SIEOC.ORG
Instructor: Hanan Osman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Floyds Knobs, IN


Title: Giving Our Best: You and the Profession of Early Childhood Education
Date: 11/01/2014 Time: 10:15 AM-11:15 AM
Description: Defined by doing our best for the children in our care, professionalism in early childhood should guide our work at all times. This workshop will explore the importance of remembering the theorists and experts who inform our practice; the need to engage in professional behavior; and the personal qualities that characterize effective early childhood educators. We will also examine how to support professionalism by embedding it throughout program policies and practices. FOR CONFERENCE PRICING CONTACT AMATZET@SIEOC.ORG
Instructor: Anita Allison
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Floyds Knobs, IN


Title: Preparing Children for Kindergarten: ISTAR-KR
Date: 11/01/2014 Time: 11:45 AM-12:45 PM
Description: ISTAR-KR is an online early childhood assessment instrument derived from the Foundations to the Indiana Academic Standards, is free, and is easy to use. Join us to learn how ISTAR KR guides teacher lesson planning, provides reports to demonstrate skills a child has mastered and what skills are to be learned next. We will go on a virtual tour of the ISTAR KR online application, outline what teachers need to accurately complete child assessments, and review how to open an ISTAR account. Dana Jones, Early Learning Specialist, Indiana Department of Education. FOR CONFERENCE PRICING CONTACT AMATZET@SIEOC.ORG
Instructor: Dana Jones
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Floyds Knobs, IN


Title: Let It Go
Date: 11/01/2014 Time: 08:30 AM-10:00 AM
Description: Let Go of the Need to be “Right” and choose to see the best in others and experience the power positive intent has to turn the most challenging child around. The overriding principle from which Conscious Discipline is founded is, “What you offer to others, you strengthen in yourself.” Positive intent has the power to turn children around, changing aggressive children into cooperative members of your classroom and helping bullies learn other ways of feeling in control and safe. This skill will encourage children and send you home feeling better about yourself. Join Jenny Spencer, Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor, for this interactive hands-on workshop based on the work of Dr. Becky Bailey. FOR CONFERENCE PRICING CONTACT AMATZET@SIEOC.ORG
Instructor: Jenny Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Floyds Knobs, IN


Title: Preventing Panic when the Unthinkable Happens
Date: 11/01/2014 Time: 11:15 AM-12:45 PM
Description: Join in the discussion about the important emergency plans to have to help keep children, you, and any staff safe in the event of a weather emergency, injury of you or a child, or threat of violence. Learn critical components of any policy or plan you develop. FOR CONFERENCE PRICING CONTACT AMATZET@SIEOC.ORG
Instructor: Pat Cole
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Floyds Knobs, IN


Title: A Day in the Life of Infants and Toddlers
Date: 11/01/2014 Time: 10:15 AM-11:15 AM
Description: A presentation of real life experiences in infant and toddler settings. Discussion of curriculum activities and strategies for supporting the children's social and emotional development and behaviors. FOR CONFERENCE PRICING CONTACT AMATZET@SIEOC.ORG
Instructor: Miranda Todd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Floyds Knobs, IN


Title: Challenging Interactions with Staff: From Negativity to Optimism
Date: 11/01/2014 Time: 11:45 AM-12:45 PM
Description: Whatever you call employees you find difficult to supervise, you still need to develop effective ways to work with them. This workshop will help you do that by providing you with insight into what makes employees difficult and helping you develop strategies for coping with them while keeping yourself sane!
Instructor: Anita Allison
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Floyds Knobs, IN


Title: Don’t Worry Be Happy!!! Sensory Fun For All Ages!
Date: 11/01/2014 Time: 10:15 AM-11:15 AM
Description: Let go of the worry and let your kids touch, smell, feel, hear and taste DAILY! This presentation will provide you with many ideas on how to incorporate sensory opportunities every day in your program. It will excite you as it has me, on how easy it is to create an environment that your kids will love to explore and create in. Be ready to get messy and have a ball. FOR CONFERENCE PRICING CONTACT AMATZET@SIEOC.ORG
Instructor: Dawn Justice
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Floyds Knobs, IN


Title: Expectations of School Age Children
Date: 11/01/2014 Time: 10:15 AM-11:15 AM
Description: As every year passes, we expect more and more from our growing children in our care. Are the expectations that we hold realistic? Or do we set such high expectations that our school age children may never meet them? We will discuss the developing school child, behavior expectations, strategies to support those children, and parent expectations. FOR CONFERENCE PRICING CONTACT AMATZET@SIEOC.ORG
Instructor: Nancy Hudson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Floyds Knobs, IN


Title: Observation and Documentation of Infants and Toddlers
Date: 11/01/2014 Time: 11:45 AM-12:45 PM
Description: Strategies and examples for observing and documenting the infants and toddlers in early childhood settings will be shared. The material will come from real life examples
Instructor: Miranda Todd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Floyds Knobs, IN


Title: More Alike than Different
Date: 11/01/2014 Time: 11:45 AM-12:45 PM
Description: Children are always much more ALIKE then they’ll ever be different! All children have unique and wonderful traits that are more significant than the labels or details regarding their specific disability. This training will help participants to increase their knowledge of best practices to include all children in child care including Person First Language and the American with Disabilities Act.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Floyds Knobs, IN


Title: Addressing Bullying Behavior: Let's Start in Preschool
Date: 11/01/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn what constitutes bullying and explore strategies for creating an environment in which preschoolers can safely express feelings and be supported as problem-solvers.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Goshen, IN


Title: Breakfast and a Book (2 hour)
Date: 11/01/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Come enjoy a children's book, the sharing of activities to go along with the book, and great networking with your peers. Participants do receive the book of the month, but space is limited so please be sure to register ahead of time.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 11/03/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 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: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Mini Monets'
Date: 11/03/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Hands on, full of fun art activities for toddlers and two`s. Leave with ideas you can use the next day in your classroom.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Hobart, IN


Title: WEBINAR: Infant and Toddler Play; Where learning begins
Date: 11/03/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: What are the infants and toddlers in your care doing all day? When you plan your activities do you understand everything the children are learning? Setting up the environment for children to succeed starts with what you have accessible. Come to this session and learn the importance of play and what you can do to assist children.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Rethinking Ditto Sheets
Date: 11/03/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP) are a must in every early childhood setting. This training will explain how to create a child centered program with Developmentally Appropriate learning activities for the children in your care.
Instructor: Tanika Phinisee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: PCAN: Building Collaborative Relationships with Families Part 1
Date: 11/03/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Early childhood and child care professionals build partnerships with families as an important strategy to promote healthy child development. These partnerships can help prevent child abuse and neglect. This unit supports relationship building with families by helping providers to define and develop various strategies.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: North Manchester, IN


Title: Why Do They Act This Way: Understanding School Agers
Date: 11/03/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will review the developmental characteristics of 5-12 year olds in relation to planning appropriate activities that keep school agers engaged and minimizes challenging behavior.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Real Life: Safe Environments Part 1
Date: 11/03/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will explore what a safe environment looks like, inside and out. They will then set some goals that will be addressed in technical visits prior to the second session.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: TBA, IN


Title: Dialogic Reading
Date: 11/04/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will explore dialogic reading. It will be modeled and practiced. Participants will also look at how use this skill with parents.
Instructor: Yvonne Henderson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) 101
Date: 11/04/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This session is quick refresher for both new and current CACFP participants in center-based and family child care settings. Discussion will cover current meal patterns, menu planning, organizing and maintaining records and as well as training staff pm CACFP procedures. Learn about the CACFP Indiana Awards Program. (This session provides hours toward the annual training requirement for child care homes sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Lisa Bradley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Why Do They Act This Way: Understanding School Agers
Date: 11/04/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will review the developmental characteristics of 5-12 year olds in relation to planning appropriate activities that keep school agers engaged and minimizes challenging behavior.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Goshen, IN


Title: Diversion Con Las Matematicas
Date: 11/04/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come Discover some fun ways to make math meaningful and enjoyable for you and the young children in your classroom. Activities will link to the Foundations.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Block Play - Beyond Basics
Date: 11/04/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Come and join us for a look at how beneficial block play really is in the early childhood classroom. We will explore an appropriate set up for the block area and items to include in the block area.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Ouch! Biting Hurts (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 11/04/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-07:15 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the possible reasons why children bite, strategies that will decrease this behavior and how to work with families.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Other, IN


Title: Disability Awareness: Caring for Children with Special Needs
Date: 11/04/2014 Time: 04:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Do you have questions about caring for children with special needs? If so come to this training and you will receive information on foundational, inclusion related topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, person first language, the benefits of inclusion and resources available throughout the community.
Instructor: Krista Livengood
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: More Than Math
Date: 11/04/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Itâ??s easy to make math a part of your day! Young children learn basic mathematical concepts through play and every day experiences. Snack times, transition times, and play time all teach these concepts. This workshop will give you concrete ideas to use throughout the day with preschoolers. These ideas, which come from the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards, will help children build the foundation for all later math learning.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Vevay, IN


Title: Full STEAM Ahead: Building Creative Kids through Math and Science
Date: 11/05/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: We have been called as educators to focus more intentionally on science, technology, engineering, math, and science. Adding art and other developmentally appropriate creative activities creates STEAM in your classroom. Learn how to bring creativity into your math and science programs and encourage children to problem solve and strategize to create solutions to everyday problems.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant Toddler:Babies Gone Wild Part 1 (2.5 hr)
Date: 11/05/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Upon completion of this training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies with infants and toddlers.  These strategies will assist infants and toddlers in the development of their social and emotional competence in order to keep challenging behaviors from beginning.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Decatur, IN


Title: Why Do They Act This Way: Understanding School Agers
Date: 11/05/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will review the developmental characteristics of 5-12 year olds in relation to planning appropriate activities that keep school agers engaged and minimizes challenging behavior.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 11/05/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 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: Kim Hardin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: WEBINAR: Fundraising and Grant Writing
Date: 11/05/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Learn ways to raise money for your child care facility.
Instructor: TBD Trainer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Graduation
Date: 11/05/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Module 2
Date: 11/05/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Upon completion of Module 2, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies in order to decrease preschool children's challenging behaviors. They will also receive an overview of intensive interventions for the children with ongoing and prolonged challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Rushville, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 11/05/2014 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: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Please Pass the Plate
Date: 11/06/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Whether it is a child’s family or a child care family, having children sit down as a family for meals has many benefits to the development of a child. This training will explain the benefits to implementing family style dining, give you the chance to observe family style dining in action, and hear how easy it is to serve meals family style while participating in the food program.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 11/06/2014 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: Vicci Rydzinski
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: 11/06/2014 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: Franklin, IN


Title: Guidance and Discipline with Infants and Toddlers in Group Care (PITC Module 1)
Date: 11/06/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Recycling and Your Learning Centers
Date: 11/06/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join us for professional development offered by Lake County Solid Waste District and the Environmental Education Center. This training will teach you how to turn every day trash items into items that you may use in your learning centers! You will also have the opportunity to check out their ReUz room (shop for free recycled products to use in your learning centers)
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Hammond, IN


Title: Day in the life of an Infant: The ins and outs of an infant classroom
Date: 11/06/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: What does an infant room look like? This training will focus on developmental milestones of infants, planning experiences for infants, and a focus on the learning environment. This training is designed for centers and ministries.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 11/06/2014 Time: 02:30 PM-03:30 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: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: IMIL: Birth to Age Five
Date: 11/06/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training, material provided by the I am Moving I am learning Campaing, will look at the physical development of children birth to age 5. This training also looks at how we, as teachers, can be be a part of a child's healthy development.
Instructor: Suzanne Milligan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Foundations Building Blocks-More than Numbers
Date: 11/06/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This workshop will introduce you to the importance of math learning for preschool children and use of the Foundations. You will learn about important math concepts in the number sense and operations, geometry, measurement, and algebra. Debbie will discuss how to add materials to your classroom to support children's math learning. During the workshop you will use activities from the Foundations to enhance your Curriculum.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 11/06/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-04:00 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: (866) 582-2229
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 11/06/2014 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 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: Wells, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 11/06/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 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) 493-3231
Location: Wells, IN


Title: Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect: Helping Parents and Providers Understand Temperament
Date: 11/08/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Understanding temperament can help with building relationships with not only children but families as well. If you have challenging behaviors it may help with understanding the child's behavior. This is an eye opening workshop! Don't miss it!
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/08/2014 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: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Hybrid CDA-Creative Thought and Play Based Curriculum
Date: 11/08/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-05:00 PM
Description: The Indiana Foundations for Young Children Birth to Five are a wonderful tool to make sure you are providing activities and experiences that will prepare children for their school experience. This session will review the what, when, and why of the Foundations and explore the content areas of Personal Care, Science, Social Studies, and Fine Arts.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: 15.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 11/08/2014 Time: 11:30 AM-01:30 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: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jeffersonville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 11/08/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcareâ??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: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jeffersonville, IN


Title: Challenging Behaviors in Infants and Toddlers (PCAN)
Date: 11/08/2014 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Encountering challenging behaviors in infant/toddler child care in inevitable. Come learn new ways to identify typical stages of development that often evoke challenging behaviors in very young children; strategies for analyzing and coping with the behavior; and ways to discuss challenging behaviors with parents.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 11/08/2014 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Orientation Training Part 1 (OT1) is the first session of a 2-part series preparing participants for the child care licensing process. OT1 includes information about: safety tips and guidelines, guides to set up an early childhood environment, the general licensing processes, forming a business plan, & resources to research low interest loans or grants. Workshop participants may attend OT2 to continue the family child care licensing process or orientation training in Indianapolis to become a registered ministry or licensed center. This workshop is optional for unlicensed registered ministries; however we encourage all interested parties to attend.
Instructor: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 11/10/2014 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 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: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Why Do They Act This Way: Understanding School Agers
Date: 11/10/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will review the developmental characteristics of 5-12 year olds in relation to planning appropriate activities that keep school agers engaged and minimizes challenging behavior.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Columbia City, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/10/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Connersville, IN


Title: Cradling Literacy: Early Language and Literacy
Date: 11/10/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: We will discuss early language and literacy development from birth, the influence of culture on teaching language, and how we can partner with families to strengthen children`s literacy skills.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
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: 11/10/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 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: Kimberly Swain
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Child Care Dollar Menu? Controlling Food Costs for Child Care Meals
Date: 11/10/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore menu planning with purchasing in mind, looking at ways to trim food costs while still serving a variety of great meals and snacks for children. (This session provides hours toward the annual training requirement for child care homes sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Lisa Bradley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Kendallville, IN


Title: Adaptations and Modifications
Date: 11/10/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This training will allow you to make the materials that you offer ALL children more accessible to play with and use. Learn techniques on making materials more playable for children with special needs. Learn ways to include all of the children by adapting the materials that you may already have in your environment.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lebanon, IN


Title: Webinar-Disaster Preparedness
Date: 11/10/2014 Time: 07:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn what protective measures to take before, during and after an emergency. Participants will learn how to plan, prepare and stay informed during an emergency. Participants will develop an emergency kit and learn what needs to be in a kit to be prepared for an emergency. Community support is important and participants will gain knowledge of community resources that will be helpful to them. Do you have a plan to protect your business? In the business session participants will become aware how devastating it can be to families and employees when there is a loss. It is better to have a plan to be proactive. In the last session participants will get some great resources for educators to help children understand how to be safe. Join us for these very important sessions to help protect your business and the children in your care.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Infant/Toddler Developmental Milestones: Recognizing and Addressing Speech, Language and Motor Delays
Date: 11/10/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Using typical development of children birth to age three as a guide, participants will look at making modifications/adaptations in the learning environment when delays are evident.
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Shipshewana, IN


Title: Birth to Five: An Introduction to Motor Development
Date: 11/10/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This training focuses on key concepts related to motor development. Join us to become familiar with a child`s motor development and how to provide developmental appropriate movement activities.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Child Motor Skill Assessment
Date: 11/10/2014 Time: 07:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Did you know that each motor skill has its own developmental progression? Do you know how to tell if the skill is emerging, transitional, or efficient? Join us to learn how to observe and evaluate the motor skills of young children.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Implementing Inclusive Child Care: Program Policy, Procedure, and Practices
Date: 11/11/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Developing an inclusion policy supports high quality, inclusive, early learning and child care. A policy guides each program and your daily decisions. It should be based on the principles of inclusion and adapted to your specific program. This training will provide an overview of how to develop and embed inclusion within the policies of your program. The training will outline the benefits of inclusive child care form a practical and ethical point of view. Participants will review examples of good policy elements, review sample policy statements, and practice writing your own inclusion policy.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Connersville, IN


Title: Literacy: Award winning books in YOUR class
Date: 11/11/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: So many choices! Let's look critically at children's books and see what award winning books there are and do they fit our classrooms? Are all award winning books what I want? Why or Why not!
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Ages and Stages & Developmental Screenings
Date: 11/11/2014 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: Huntington, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/11/2014 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: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safe Sensory Play for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 11/11/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Come and learn some exciting ways to incorporate sensory play into infant and toddler child care programs. Come prepared to do some (messy and non-messy) hands on activities! We will also discuss safety issues, environment set up and the benefits of sensory play.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant Toddler-Actions Speak Louder Than Words 2
Date: 11/11/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Along with learning about infant and toddler development and how to understand individual children, the modules will offer strategies for: creating group care environments and practices that support social emotional well-being of infants and toddlers; working with families to support the well being of very young children; and problem-solving when behavior is of concern.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: HELP! My classroom set-up is not working!
Date: 11/12/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Take a look from the child's perspective! Classroom environments can set the tone and determine how children feel and act. Discovery why setting up a developmentally appropriate classroom can improve behavior and allow for better routines.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Cicero, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant Toddler: Babies Gone Wild Part 2 (2.5 hr)
Date: 11/12/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Upon completion of this training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies with infants and toddlers.�  These strategies will assist infants and toddlers in the development of their social and emotional competence in order to keep challenging behaviors from beginning.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Decatur, IN


Title: Indiana FOUNDATIONS in Action-3 to 5 Year Olds (Fine Arts)
Date: 11/12/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will take an in-depth look at the Content Area, Fine Arts to offer experiences that allow preschoolers to express themselves creatively. (Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
Instructor: Kimberly Swain
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Watch Me Grow, Help Me Learn (2.5 hours)
Date: 11/12/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: What is developmentally appropriate practice for infants and toddlers? Participants will learn basics of child growth and development and what they can do to support the development of infants and toddlers. Participants will discover activities and toys that are both age appropriate and sometimes inexpensive to make.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Inclusion Policies: How to write and implement an Inclusion Policy in your Child Care
Date: 11/12/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Developing an inclusion policy supports high quality, inclusive, early learning and child care. A policy guides each program and your daily decisions. It should be based on the principles of inclusion and adapted to your specific program. This training will provide an overview of how to develop and embed inclusion within the policies of your program. The training will outline the benefits of inclusive child care form a practical and ethical point of view. Participants will review examples of good policy elements, review sample policy statements, and practice writing your own inclusion policy.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Immunizations: The Basics
Date: 11/12/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Attendees will learn the importance of immunizations in disease prevention, and which immunizations are required by the State of Indiana for attendance at child care. In addition, some popular myths regarding immunizations will be dispelled. Resources for immunizations schedules and records will be shared
Instructor: Patty Bernardi
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Hobart, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/12/2014 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 Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Youth Development
Date: 11/12/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: How do young people change as they grow? This class will give insight into the needs and interests of school age children. The class discusses the characteristics that are common to children at each age level. We will talk specifically about elementary school children from ages 6 to 11 years analyzing growth physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally. We will also look at planning specific activities for this age group and techniques for keeping this age group engaged.
Instructor: Emily Roth
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Spencer, IN


Title: Child Care Plus (+): Modification and Adaptations
Date: 11/13/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Adapting and modifying toys for children with disabilities or special needs can be challenging. Come and participate in this interactive training to learn simple ways to modify the toys in your program. Please bring a puzzle or a book to modify during this session.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Cicero, IN


Title: Exploring the Creative Arts with Infants and Toddlers
Date: 11/13/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Learn ways to implement music, art, and dramatic play in infant and toddler classrooms.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Book Nook: Social Emotional Topics in Children's Literature
Date: 11/13/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This series will examine the use of children's literature to assist in teaching children various social emotional topics. Each training will examine specific books, different each session. The participants will have the opportunity to make props to go with each book for use in circle time. Perfect for teachers new to the field or teachers who are ready to spice up their tool belt!
Instructor: Christy Smith
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: 11/13/2014 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: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 11/13/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 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.
Instructor: Maricela Madden
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: 11/13/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Super Hero Play
Date: 11/13/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Is it cause for concern? Superhero play is a natural activity for preschoolers within certain limits.
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Griffith, IN


Title: School Age: Part 2 Challenging Behaviors
Date: 11/13/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn developmental milestones for school-age children. Participants will learn how to positively handle and use a variety of techniques that are appropriate for this age. Some of those include effective listening, problem solving and using a "peace table" to resolve issues.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Hartford City, IN


Title: WEBINAR: Hiring Practices and Managing Programs
Date: 11/13/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Learn tips and techniques to help in the hiring of staff.
Instructor: TBD Trainer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Exploring STEM in Early Childhood
Date: 11/13/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Discover how STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) can work in early childhood programs.
Instructor: TBD Trainer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 11/13/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-12:30 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: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Cracking the Creative Code with TA
Date: 11/13/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Using the FOUNDATIONS to Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children, we will focus on the importance of music and art in your early childhood curriculum. We will discuss why these subjects are critical experiences for young children, and how you can encourage their creativity! You will also come away with activities and ideas that you can implement in your setting. Come prepared to move and get creative! This training meets the requirement for Introduction to the Foundations.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Linton, IN


Title: IMIL: MVPA Every Day!
Date: 11/13/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Children need 60 minutes or more of Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity (MVPA) every day! Explore ways that you can easily incorporate physical activity into your day. Be ready to get up and move. This is a fun, interactive session. I am Moving, I am Learing is a national campaign devoted to increasing physical activity within a child's everyday life.
Instructor: Suzanne Milligan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: How to Select and Read Books to Children
Date: 11/13/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training takes a look at selecting appropriate books for varied age groups. Participants will also get to explore how to read to young children. This is information that can be passed onto parents as well.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: SA Child Development
Date: 11/13/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: School Age Care encompasses a broad range of age groups. We will discuss how school age children develop physically, socially and cognitively.
Instructor: Rob Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 11/13/2014 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: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: North Vernon, IN


Title: Holiday Happiness
Date: 11/13/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Christmas is right around the corner. Join us for an evening of ideas to incorporate the Christmas theme into your learning centers.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (1.5 hours)
Date: 11/13/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This 1.5 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 Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton, IN


Title: Infant and the Child and Adult Care Food Program
Date: 11/13/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Infants and the Child and Adult Care Food Program - Attend this workshop for everything a Child and Adult Care Food Program provider needs to know about serving and claiming infants on the Child and Adult Care Food Program. CDA Subject Area: I (.5 hour), II (1 hour), V (.5 hour)
Instructor: Terri Hemminghouse
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 11/13/2014 Time: 05:30 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: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Why Do They Act This Way: Understanding School Agers
Date: 11/13/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will review the developmental characteristics of 5-12 year olds in relation to planning appropriate activities that keep school agers engaged and minimizes challenging behavior.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Warsaw, IN


Title: A Framework for Early Language & Literacy (Cradling Literacy mod 1)
Date: 11/15/2014 Time: 09:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: A Framework for Early Language & Literacy: Participants will gain knowledge and understanding of using stories, personal culture and its influence on teaching practices, and the connection between strong relationships and school readiness.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Read All About It
Date: 11/15/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-02:00 PM
Description: Come along and play with us at SIEOC's 2nd Hullabaloo! We will be discussing ways to incorporate pre-writing and pre-reading skills into everyday activities, learning the stages of phonological awareness and discussing the importance of using Nursery Rhymes! The second half of our day will focus on what quality literature looks like, types of books for children and how to use books as springboard for lesson plans.
Instructor: Karen Moore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Brownstown, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/15/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 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: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Happy, Healthy Eating for Infants/Toddlers
Date: 11/15/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Participants will explore providing positive eating experiences that will set infants/toddlers on a path to healthy nutritional habits. (This session provides hours toward the annual training requirement for child care homes sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Universal Precautions/Adult, Child, Infant CPR
Date: 11/15/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: First Aid
Date: 11/15/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Indiana FOUNDATIONS in Action-3 to 5 Year Olds (Fine Arts)
Date: 11/15/2014 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will take an in-depth look at the Content Area, Fine Arts to offer experiences that allow preschoolers to express themselves creatively. (Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: North Liberty, IN


Title: Caring Safely
Date: 11/15/2014 Time: 08:30 AM-01:30 PM
Description: Is your Infant Toddler environment as safe and healthy as you think? Caring Safely is an interactive, engaging, and comprehensive training. Participants will learn about safe practices and providing a healthy environment for infants and toddlers in all child care settings.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Nutritional Building Blocks
Date: 11/17/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Nutrition is a child`s blocking blocks to a healthy life. Good nutrition plays a part of all learning areas. This training will introduce strategies for improving nutrition choices
Instructor: Emily Roth
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Informed Practice: Offering What is Best for Children-(Two-part Training Series-Session One)
Date: 11/17/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Planning intentionally for children involves knowing where they are at developmentally and what they are capable of learning. Participants will look at how observation, assessment and connecting with parents provides the evidence for planning experiences that fosters children’s learning.
Instructor: Kimberly Swain
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Kendallville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/17/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
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 Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/17/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 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: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Put The Steam Back In Your Team
Date: 11/17/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 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: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 11/17/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-01:00 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: Everett Hicks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Webinar-Exploring the Family Child Care Business Ownership
Date: 11/17/2014 Time: 07:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Would you like to gain a deeper understanding of how to run a family child business? Many people are drawn to taking care of children and yet, to sustain your business, you need a solid business perspective through which to view what you do and how you do it. This series is geared for entry level participants but all are invited to attend. Through guided facilitation, in-session and out-of-session activities, guest speakers, resource recommendations, and interaction with other participants, you will gain strategic decisions about your business. This series will provide family child care owners with a range of resources to run a family child care home business.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: PCAN: Building Collaborative Relationships with Families Part 2
Date: 11/17/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Early childhood and child care professionals build partnerships with families as an important strategy to promote healthy child development. These partnerships can help prevent child abuse and neglect. This unit supports relationship building with families by helping providers to define and develop various strategies.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: North Manchester, IN


Title: Real Life: Safe Environments Part 2
Date: 11/17/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will explore what a safe environment looks like, inside and out. They will then set some goals that will be addressed in technical visits prior to the second session.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: TBA, IN


Title: Bullying 101: The basics for Caregivers
Date: 11/17/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Without too much difficulty, most of us can remember the school or neighborhood bully who tormented other children. Bullying has many serious consequences for the children who are bullied, the bullies themselves, and for the bystanders who witness it. This training will focus on the definition of bullying, forms of bullying, symptoms of the bullied child, ways to support a child who is being bullied and intervention strategies.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant Toddler-Actions Speak Louder Than Words 3
Date: 11/17/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Along with learning about infant and toddler development and how to understand individual children, the modules will offer strategies for: creating group care environments and practices that support social emotional well-being of infants and toddlers; working with families to support the well being of very young children; and problem-solving when behavior is of concern.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Safe and Healthy Care in Child Care Programs
Date: 11/18/2014 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Debbie Collins has taught the Health and Safety class at Ivy Tech for many years. Debbie will provide attendees with information on Best Practices in child care. More and more, research tells us that our children's healthy development depends on safe and positive experiences. Participants will learn correct hand washing and sanitary diapering techniques. Information will be shared about Abuse and neglect and supervision. Ideas for helping young children learn about health and safety in the classroom will be shared. Most important is when providers consider health and safety guidelines you provide a program where a parent can feel comfortable leaving their young children.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Fear Not! Developing a Preschool Curriculum for Your Program
Date: 11/18/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Does developing a preschool curriculum sound scary to you? Fear not! We will discuss what curriculum is, what effective curriculum looks like, and how you can create your own curriculum tailored to your early childhood program.
Instructor: Danielle Riddell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Hybrid CDA: Importance of Play
Date: 11/18/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: We say that play is the way! But can we back it up? This workshop will give you all you need to answer the questions about play-based learning. Walk away with knowledge supporting the importance and purpose of play!
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 11/18/2014 Time: 02:30 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: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: The Power of Teacher-Child Interactions (Management Training)
Date: 11/18/2014 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: This train-the-trainer session focuses on how to share information with your staff about effective teacher-child interactions. Gain strategies for observing them interacting with children and ways to give specific feedback that contributes to their professional development.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Supporting Breast Fed Infants and Their Families
Date: 11/18/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Gain basic understanding of breast milk characteristics, storage and handling as well as ways to support mothers and families. Developed through a partnership between Indiana State Department of Health, Indiana FSSA Bureau of Child Care, Indiana Association for Child Care Resource and Referral, and the Indiana Perinatal Network, this workshop will provide information on how to make your child care setting a supportive place for both baby and mom.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
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: 11/18/2014 Time: 04:30 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: Vicci Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Yes Environments
Date: 11/18/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Plan your day so that you can say YES! Yes to new ideas, messy activities and creative children. How do you set up your classroom, and allow for the unexpected so that you can follow the lead of the children in your care? Can you say yes to creating a garden, or allowing for mud play? Look beyond the problem to solutions.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
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: 11/18/2014 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: Amy Torres
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: 11/18/2014 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: Interest Areas for Infants and Toddlers (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 11/18/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Explore new ideas for enhancing your infant and toddler interest areas in your child care program. This training consists of 2 hours face to face training and one hour of on-site technical assistance.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Fun with Foundations
Date: 11/18/2014 Time: 02:30 PM-04:30 PM
Description: The participant will learn how to embed the Foundations into everyday happenings
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Orientation I
Date: 11/18/2014 Time: 12:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 11/18/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-03:30 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: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: It'll Be OK...Just Let Them
Date: 11/18/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Does your program have one or more daredevils in it? Do you have children whose behavior toes the line between reckless and dangerous? In this training we will explore how children need to test the limits of their own bodies to discover the extent of how far they are able to push themselves in the name of fun. We will also discuss the importance of risk taking and the implications when children fail.
Instructor: Rob Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant Toddler-Actions Speak Louder Than Words 4
Date: 11/18/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Along with learning about infant and toddler development and how to understand individual children, the modules will offer strategies for: creating group care environments and practices that support social emotional well-being of infants and toddlers; working with families to support the well being of very young children; and problem-solving when behavior is of concern.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 11/19/2014 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 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.
Instructor: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 11/19/2014 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: Rene Withers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: ENGAGE Families: Ways to Empower Families
Date: 11/19/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This workshop will provide hands on, concrete communication tools to engage and strengthen parents and families. We often forget that families are an essential part of the process and should be active in developing goals/outcomes for their children. Can we develop a relation that allows give and take, can we learn from parents? Can they learn from us? Explore ways to inform and be informed.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/19/2014 Time: 02:30 PM-05:00 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: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant Toddler: Babies Gone Wild Part 3 (2.5 hr)
Date: 11/19/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Upon completion of this training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies with infants and toddlers.  These strategies will assist infants and toddlers in the development of their social and emotional competence in order to keep challenging behaviors from beginning.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Decatur, IN


Title: The Power of Teacher-Child Interactions (Management Training)
Date: 11/19/2014 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: This train-the-trainer session focuses on how to share information with your staff about effective teacher-child interactions. Gain strategies for observing them interacting with children and ways to give specific feedback that contributes to their professional development.
Instructor: Kimberly Swain
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Directors Book Club
Date: 11/19/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Exciting way to review an ECE book with your colleagues - Book club by webinar! We will meet face to face for the first and last session, but the other classes will be via a webinar…Our first book The Intentional Teacher: Choosing the Best Strategies for Young Children's Learning, by Ann S. Epstein
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
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: 11/19/2014 Time: 05:30 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: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Webinar-Baby Let's Play: Physical Development in Infants and Toddlers
Date: 11/19/2014 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This webinar will discuss the importance of play and how to adapt the environment to promote physical activity. Participants will explore ways to promote developmentally appropriate physical activities for infants and toddlers.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 11/19/2014 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: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: North Vernon, IN


Title: Happy, Sad and Anywhere in Between (Social Emotional Literacy)
Date: 11/19/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Communication is more than listening, speaking, reading and writing. In this session you will explore social-emotional literacy and it's importance to learning. Learn strategies to help children understand their emotions and build social-emotional competency.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
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: 11/19/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Ways to Encourage Self Help Skills in Children
Date: 11/19/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Child care providers can help young children become independent by allowing and encouraging them to take responsibility for themselves whenever possible. When children practice self-help skills they practice their large and small motor skills, gain confidence in their ability to try new things and build their self-esteem and pride in their independence. Come learn how to support this very important development.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Reading Between the Scribbles
Date: 11/20/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training looks at the stages of developing writing and how you can support this development with the Foundations. Also, learn how you can set up your environment to encourage early learners to write and how to provide accommodations to support all learners.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Disasters, Violence and Tragedies: How Children Deal with It
Date: 11/20/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:15 PM
Description: One of the hardest things for an adult to do is explain why disasters, tragedies or violence happens. In this training child care providers will learn how to help the children in their care deal with all this things and how to be more resilient in their everyday lives.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Spaces to Enhance Development
Date: 11/20/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Is your environment age appropriate for your infants and toddlers as well as helping you to meet your rating requirements. Let's take a walk through the classroom environment and make sure it is fun and friendly for the infants and toddlers in your care.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: WEBINAR: Introduction to the Reggio Emilia Approach
Date: 11/20/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn a basic understanding of Reggio practices, the Reggio belief system, and how they might incorporate some of those ideas into what they already do.
Instructor: Tikila Welch
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations
Date: 11/20/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children from Birth to Age 5. The FOUNDATIONS assist adults in providing developmentally appropriate activities for young children that will support the child's growth and development. This interactive workshop will support many of the learning opportunities that you already provide to young children and will serve as a framework for further planning.
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 11/20/2014 Time: 02:30 PM-03:30 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: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: We Care For Breastfed Babies
Date: 11/20/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: During this training participants will gain a basic understanding of how to properly store and handle breastmilk, behaviors typical of a breastfed baby, and how to make bottle feeding easier for breastfed babies. We will also discuss the health impact of breastfeeding for moms & babies and why breastfeeding matters in the child care setting. Participants will also gain an understanding of how to make a breastfeeding friendly child care program.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Monticello, IN


Title: Foundations Building Blocks-Paint, Paper, Pencils, and Play
Date: 11/20/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come explore art media and how this type of play can advance all areas of development. We will be taking a look at the Fine Arts Early Childhood Foundations and discuss how to use it as a teaching tool. This will be a hands-on learning experience focusing on teaching young children about art media and learning through paint, paper, pencils and play. Please bring your copy of the Foundations if you have one.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations
Date: 11/20/2014 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children from Birth to Age 5. The FOUNDATIONS assist adults in providing developmentally appropriate activities for young children that will support the child's growth and development. This interactive workshop will support many of the learning opportunities that you already provide to young children and will serve as a framework for further planning.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/20/2014 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
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: 11/22/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 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: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Bluffton, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/22/2014 Time: 08:30 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 11/22/2014 Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 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: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 11/22/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-04:00 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: Wells, IN


Title: Fairy Tale Fun
Date: 11/24/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join us as we delve into the fairy tale world. We will discuss a variety of topics all relating to the foundations. Take home new ideas surrounding classic fairytales to incorporate into your classroom.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Developmental Milestones 2hr
Date: 11/24/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: You can see a children's development by how they play, learn, speak, and act. Caregivers play a critical role in a child's development. Providing a safe and loving environment and spending time together - playing, singing, reading, and even just talking - can make a big difference!
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Danville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 11/24/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 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: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Ages and Stages
Date: 11/24/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Developmental and social-emotional screening tool for children from one month to 5 Ã`Ã??Ã?½ years. Highly reliable and valid, ASQ looks at strengths and trouble spots, educates parents about developmental milestones, and incorporates parentsÃ??Ã?¢?? expert knowledge about their children
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Building Collaborative Relationships with Families
Date: 11/24/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This workshop will give you tips on how to build a better partnership with familes
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 11/24/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 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: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations: Fine Arts
Date: 11/25/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Make It Take It Session: Workshop to make and take ideas back to your classroom or childcare facility focused around the Fine Arts Foundations.Participants will learn about the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children Birth-Age 5. The FOUNDATIONS assist adults in providing developmentally appropriate activities for young children that will support the child's growth and development. This interactive workshop will support many of the learning opportunities that you already provide to young children and will serve as a framework for further planning.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Petite Picasso
Date: 11/25/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Cradling Literacy-Social Emotional Competence
Date: 11/26/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will define social-emotional competence and discuss how it relates to early language and literacy. Participants will examine how social-emotional competence is important for school readiness. Early childhood professionals will brainstorm ways caregivers and families can support social emotional competence.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: WEBINAR: Ouch Biting Hurts! What are they trying to tell us?
Date: 12/01/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the possible reasons why children bite, strategies that will decrease this behavior, and how to work with families.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Fun with Foundations
Date: 12/01/2014 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn how to embed the Foundations into everyday happenings
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: La Porte, IN


Title: Orientation I
Date: 12/01/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: La Porte, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/01/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
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 Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Caring Safely: 1
Date: 12/01/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Childproofing your environment
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Parent-Professional Relationship
Date: 12/02/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: A mother of 2 children with special health care needs, Cyndi shares her experiences as a parent and a professional working with those with disabilities to shed light on navigating parent-professional relationships, and how her own story intersects with research-based knowledge on early intervention and early childhood education.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Self-Regulation in Preschool Aged Children
Date: 12/02/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: You have heard the term Self-Regulation? Self-regulation requires a child to develop the ability to manage his emotions and control bodily functions as well as maintain focus and attention. In this training, we will talk about what it means, why it is important and how to we build it in young children.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
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: 12/02/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-03:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: La Porte, IN


Title: Curious Counters
Date: 12/02/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Infants and Toddlers rely on mathematical concepts and science to build a foundation for further learning. Discover some new ways to incorporate math and science into your early childhood setting.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Temperament: A Practical Approach in Meeting Individual Needs (PITC Module I)
Date: 12/02/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-09:15 PM
Description: Right from the start, babies are different from each other. An understanding of temperamental differences can help caregivers work more responsively and effectively with the individual infants and toddlers in their care. Participants will learn about the nine temperament traits, the three temperament types, and increasing a goodness of fit with infants and toddlers.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Rushville, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations
Date: 12/02/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children from Birth to Age 5. The FOUNDATIONS assist adults in providing developmentally appropriate activities for young children that will support the child's growth and development. This interactive workshop will support many of the learning opportunities that you already provide to young children and will serve as a framework for further planning.
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Pint Sized Picasso's
Date: 12/03/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During this training we will focus on art as a process, not a product when working with young children. We will also discuss setting up an environment for art exploration and figure out what children are learning by doing creative activities. Participants will also experience some hands on creative art activities and leave with recipe ideas.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 12/03/2014 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: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: The Influence of Culture on Caregiving and Child Development for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 12/03/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Every person brings their own culture and background into relationships. Learn how your past influences your actions now and how the culture of families we work with influences our caregiving relationship.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Cicero, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 12/03/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 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: Kim Hardin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: WEBINAR: Directors Bookclub
Date: 12/03/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Each webinar will examine the content of 2-3 chapters of the book The Intentional Teacher: Choosing the Best Strategies for Young Children's Learning, by Ann S. Epstein. Bring your thoughts and questions for each other so that we can have thought provoking conversation and use the knowledge we gain with your staff!
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: The North Pole Experience
Date: 12/03/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Participants will explore new exciting ways to incorporate creative experiences into their winter curriculum planning. We will include hands on ideas and share favorite ideas that have been used previously.
Instructor: TBD Trainer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Are you My Teacher?:Exploring Primary Caregiving and Continuity of Care (PITC Module II)
Date: 12/03/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The training will review the Indiana Licensing Regulations for licensed child care centers regarding Primary Care and Continuity of Care. Participants will learn about basic responsibilities of primary caregiving, important tasks, how continuity of care works, challenges, and how to overcome those challenges to successfully achieve continuity of care for infant toddler programs.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wabash, IN


Title: Diversity is More than a Sombrero in Dramatic Play
Date: 12/04/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Learn how to create a climate that celebrates diversity and an anti-biased curriculum! Teaching tolerance and diversity can only help your children succeed throughout school and into life. Help children develop advocacy skills for themselves and others and learn about books and other resources to make your environment a welcome place for everyone!
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: LEVEL 3- What's it All About?
Date: 12/04/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: This training will provide an overview of the Paths to QUALITY standards for Level 3. This interactive session will look at what's in a curriculum, assessments, portfolios, lesson planning, creating a plan for special needs and a strategic plan
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 12/04/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 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: Vicci Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Huntingburg, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 12/04/2014 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: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/04/2014 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 Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 12/04/2014 Time: 02:30 PM-03:30 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: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Introduction to theAges and Stages Tool -CLIMBS ASQ
Date: 12/04/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Discussing the topic of universal screenings and how to use Ages and Stages.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lebanon, IN


Title: Spin, Slam, Slime: School Readiness
Date: 12/04/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Do you know children who slam their bodies into walls? Spin around the room all the time? Can not stand the feel of slime? Learn how our senses impact everything we do and how to support health sensory development. We will also explore how this can impact children's learning and strategies to support them towards school readiness.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Markle, IN


Title: Sparking Kids' Curiosity
Date: 12/04/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What's so great about curiosity? How to help kids to grow curiosity. Clever materials to spark children's creative thinking and learning.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Foundations Building Blocks-Discovering Nature with Young Children
Date: 12/04/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how indoor terrarium and planting projects help teachers prepare their classroom for learning. Implementing your current curriculum and the Foundations, young children will learn: Basic skills in scientific reasoning such as prediction and estimation as they investigate the natural world, important language and literacy skills as they communicate their findings, and social emotional skills as the participate in discussions and recount their experiences. Crucial math skills are used as they count, measure, sort, categorize and compare the many plants and animals that they have found in their surroundings. Come and discover nature with us!
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Friday Night Fun
Date: 12/05/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Friday Night Fun blends the fun and excitement of party with the instruction and accomplishments of a class. Each session will feature one project from four categories including: Experiments, Class Décor, Games and don't forget the Wild and Wacky. Projects are always functional and designed to repurpose and reuse common and uncommon materials found at home.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Infant Toddler CSEFEL: Relationships (6 hours)
Date: 12/06/2014 Time: 08:00 AM-02:00 PM
Description: In this module, participants will discover the importance of relationships to the social emotional development of infants and toddlers.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Universal Precautions/Adult, Child, Infant CPR
Date: 12/06/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: First Aid
Date: 12/06/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Breakfast and a Book and Beyond
Date: 12/06/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Come enjoy a children's book, the sharing of activities to go along with the book, and great networking with your peers. Also this month, join the CASY Food Program to learn great ways to tie your literacy learning into fun cooking experiences for your children. Participants do receive the book of the month, but space is limited so please be sure to register ahead of time.
Instructor: Terri Hemminghouse
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 12/08/2014 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: Cheryl Tyler
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Cicero, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/08/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
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: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Caring for Children with Special Needs
Date: 12/08/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Participants will receive information on foundational inclusion-related topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, person-first language, the benefits of inclusion, and the resources that are available throughout their community.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 12/08/2014 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 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: Miami, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/08/2014 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: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Miami, IN


Title: Caring Safely: 2
Date: 12/08/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn the causes and effects about Shaken Infant Syndrome
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 12/08/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-01:00 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: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Inclusion Awareness
Date: 12/08/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Participants will receive information on foundation inclusion-related topics such as the American with Disabilities Act, person-first language, the benefits of inclusion, and the resources that are available throughout their community.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Monticello, IN


Title: Webinar-Nurturing the Developing Brain in Early Childhood
Date: 12/08/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Neurosurgeons know there are truly critical periods and stages of development in which the brain needs certain types of experience, or the circuits don't get put together properly. This webinar will provide participants with information that will help them to understand the importance of brain development.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Webinar-Disaster Preparedness
Date: 12/08/2014 Time: 07:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn what protective measures to take before, during and after an emergency. Participants will learn how to plan, prepare and stay informed during an emergency. Participants will develop an emergency kit and learn what needs to be in a kit to be prepared for an emergency. Community support is important and participants will gain knowledge of community resources that will be helpful to them. Do you have a plan to protect your business? In the business session participants will become aware how devastating it can be to families and employees when there is a loss. It is better to have a plan to be proactive. In the last session participants will get some great resources for educators to help children understand how to be safe. Join us for these very important sessions to help protect your business and the children in your care.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Purposeful School Age Behavior Guidance
Date: 12/08/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore best practices that drive successful behavior guidance in school age programs.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: School is Out! Now What?
Date: 12/09/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: School age children spend all day in school so, what do we do with them when school is over for the day? How do we keep them busy and learning throughout the summer? Join us as we discuss school age curriculum and how to incorporate fun meaningful learning activities which will keep your school age children learning without feeling like they are still in school.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Book Nook: Social Emotional Topics in Children's Literature
Date: 12/09/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This series will examine the use of children's literature to assist in teaching children various social emotional topics. Each training will examine specific books, different each session. The participants will have the opportunity to make props to go with each book for use in circle time. Perfect for teachers new to the field or teachers who are ready to spice up their tool belt!
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 12/09/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 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.
Instructor: Maricela Madden
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: They Hear You, But Are They LISTENING?
Date: 12/09/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: They Hear You But are they LISTENING? - Communication plays a vital role in promoting self esteem and many areas of development in young children. This training will provide techniques that help children listen and learn more effectively while promoting self-esteem. Learn how to guide, problem-solve, and speak in a way that is effective for you and the children in your care. Little changes make big differences!
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Greencastle, IN


Title: Foundations Building Blocks-Paint, Paper, Pencils, and Play
Date: 12/09/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come explore art media and how this type of play can advance all areas of development. We will be taking a look at the Fine Arts Early Childhood Foundations and discuss how to use it as a teaching tool. This will be a hands-on learning experience focusing on teaching young children about art media and learning through paint, paper, pencils and play. Please bring your copy of the Foundations if you have one.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 12/09/2014 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 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: Rene Withers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 12/09/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 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: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jefferson, IN


Title: Management Webinar: Writing and Implementing Policies and Procedures
Date: 12/09/2014 Time: 01:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: A webinar designed for the unique needs of a director.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Successful Group Times with Toddlers
Date: 12/09/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: After discussing ways to create engaging small group experiences for toddlers, participants will practice planning a group time experience. .
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: HELP! My classroom set-up is not working!
Date: 12/09/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Take a look from the child's perspective! Classroom environments can set the tone and determine how children feel and act. Discovery why setting up a developmentally appropriate classroom can improve behavior and allow for better routines.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Plainfield, IN


Title: Preschool CSEFEL
Date: 12/09/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Looking for a happier classroom? This training focuses on promoting children’s success through building relationships and creating supportive environments. Learn the importance of loving all the children and families in your care.
Instructor: Krista Livengood
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Wiggles, Squiggles, and Curly Cues: Fine Motor Skills for Young Children
Date: 12/09/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Developing children's fine motor skills is a stepping stone to future learning. Attend this training to gain information and tools you need to teach these skills to children ages 3 to 5. You will leave with useful, creative, and fun fine motor activities to bring back to your classroom. This training is based on Foundations: Physical Development and counts for the Foundations requirement for Paths to QUALITY.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 12/10/2014 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: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Introduction to Ages & Stages
Date: 12/10/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training offers information on screening tools and how they can help you support the children in your care. You will gain information on the benefits of screening, as well as some detailed information on the Ages and Stages screening tool and kit.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Clark, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/10/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 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: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Dubois County, IN


Title: The Impact of Art Experiences on Emotional Awareness
Date: 12/10/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Fine arts experiences that provide interactions, success-oriented opportunities for children are avenues for healthy social-emotional development. Participants will connect early childhood art, music and dramatic play experiences to social-emotional awareness.
Instructor: Kimberly Swain
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Directors Implementing Curriculum
Date: 12/10/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: The importance of staff and parent by-in, logistics, training for staff and more! Join us for hands on, practical solutions to implementing curriculum choices.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Steps to School Success – Creative Arts
Date: 12/10/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Come and discover some fun and exciting ways to help children get prepared for kindergarten. We will focus on every day experiences children need in order to prepare them socially, emotionally, physically and cognitively for school. This workshop contains ideas that are perfect for anyone caring for young children.
Instructor: TBD Trainer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: My Cousin with the Wheels: Inclusion Awareness
Date: 12/10/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will receive information on foundational inclusion-related topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, person-first language, the benefits of inclusion, and the resources that are available throughout their community.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Miami, IN


Title: The World All Around Us: Social Studies for Young Children
Date: 12/10/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Social Studies are the study of people, relationships, and cultures. It includes learning about and comparing how people lived in the past and how they live today, how people work and get along with others, how to become a good citizen, and how people are affected by and affect their environment. This workshop will help you create an inquiry-based approach to promote curiosity, problem-solving and an appreciation of investigation. It will also link your social studies curriculum to the Foundations for Young Children, Birth to Five.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Ripley, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 12/10/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 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.
Instructor: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Rushville, IN


Title: Observations of Young Children
Date: 12/10/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Observations in Early Childhood - Do you have the skills to do an effective observation? If you are using observations in your care, but still having difficulty finding the best way or time to make the observations meaningful; this training is for you. What do you do with the observations once you have completed them? Come find out a few suggestions! This is a two part series. You must also attend the Ages and Stages training.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Child Development: Birth to Five
Date: 12/11/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: How do children change as they grow? This class will give insight into the needs and interests of children. The class discusses the characteristics that are common to children at each age level. We will talk specifically about children from ages birth to 5 years analyzing growth physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally.
Instructor: Emily Roth
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Series Part A - Child Development
Date: 12/11/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Do you wonder sometimes why children do what they do? Did you know that there have been hundreds of years of research about young children and how they learn and grow? Do you want to know more about how that impacts your work? Come and learn the basic characteristics of early childhood and child development, including brain development and temperament. Explore the history and the theorists that have had a great impact on the early childhood field. You will leave with a list of developmental domains and milestones and an understanding of how culture influences learning. Understanding how young children develop and why they do what they do will help you know how to take better care of them and give you a guide to use in your daily work.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: How do you Pinterest?
Date: 12/11/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: How can you use Pinterest to improve your daily practice?
Instructor: Rob Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Literacy Fun with Infants and Toddlers
Date: 12/11/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: A hands on training, learning how to use literacy to help promote emotional bonding, language stimulation and cognitive development.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Floyd, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/11/2014 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: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Day in the life of a Toddler: Filling, dumping, and climbing…Oh My!
Date: 12/11/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: What does an toddler room look like? Learn the ins and outs of lesson planning, developmental milestones, and what is typical at this age. Toddlers are going to make a mess and engage in challenging behaviors. It is the name of the game. Come learn strategies to make their day more successful.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Purposeful School Age Behavior Guidance
Date: 12/11/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore best practices that drive successful behavior guidance in school age programs.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Goshen, IN


Title: WEBINAR: The Ins and Outs of the Project Approach
Date: 12/11/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: The Project Approach refers to a set of teaching strategies that enable teachers to guide students through in-depth studies of real-world topics. Projects have a complex but flexible framework within which teaching and learning are seen as interactive processes. When teachers implement the Approach successfully, students feel highly motivated and actively involved in their own learning, leading them to produce high-quality work and to grow as individuals and collaborators. Learn how you can incorporate this approach in the preschool classroom.
Instructor: Tikila Welch
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: 12/11/2014 Time: 05:30 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: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Creative Food Experiences
Date: 12/11/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will be introduced to cooking ideas to use with young children. Some non-cook ideas will be included for those who do no have access to a heating source or for your younger children. You are sure to leave with some yummy ideas!
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Family Centered Care: 2
Date: 12/11/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how to be aware & sensitive to family culture. Learn the importance of patterning with parents. Learn how supportive techniques to help families. Family Centered Care? How do we get there?
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Off to a Good Start-Planning Your Home Child Care Business
Date: 12/11/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn about starting their child care program and employing practices that raise the level of professionalism, provide for sustainability of their business, and protect themselves and the families in their care. This presentation, developed by Tom Copeland, is part 1 of a 4-part series available to home child care providers who have little experience with the business side of child care.
Instructor: Terri Hemminghouse
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Reading Between the Scribbles
Date: 12/11/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training looks at the stages of developing writing and how you can support this development with the Foundations. Also, learn how you can set up your environment to encourage early learners to write and how to provide accommodations to support all learners.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Outside and Loving It!
Date: 12/13/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Outdoor play is critical to Developmentally Appropriate Practice. Embrace the outdoors and resond to chidren's natural curiosity. Discover the benefits of and ways to implement more outdoor play.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 12/13/2014 Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 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.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jennings, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 12/13/2014 Time: 01:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcareâ??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: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jennings, IN


Title: Designing for Children with Special Needs
Date: 12/13/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-03:00 PM
Description: So many strategies for including children with special needs are the same as the things you do to meet the needs of any child. Including children with special needs in your care just takes a little bit of knowledge, creativity and flexibility. The participant will learn how to adapt everyday materials for all children to be able to use in the classroom.
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Munster, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/13/2014 Time: 08:30 PM-11:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: TBA, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 12/13/2014 Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 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: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: TBA, IN


Title: Family-Centered Care
Date: 12/13/2014 Time: 08:30 AM-01:30 PM
Description: Better Baby Care - Part 3 of a 5 part series. Must be previously registered and have attended all previous parts. Does your program welcome and support your families? Find ways to include families, identify their strengths, and build upon them. This training will help participants learn how to build and maintain positive relationships with families, share community resources for families, and develop policies that are family friendly.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN