Title: Darkness to Light’s Stewards of Children
Date: 08/18/2017 Time: 09:15 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Darkness to Light’s Stewards of Children is a workshop designed to educate adults on how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to the reality of child sexual abuse. Stewards of Children emphasizes child safety as an adult’s responsibility. Each participant will be inspired to take personal responsibility in preventing this epidemic. Stewards of Children facilitates discussion about the incidence and consequences of abuse, and presents information about child protection policies and reporting mandates.
Instructor: Alissa Howe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Delphi, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Readers Into Leaders 2017 Literacy Conference
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 08:30 AM-04:30 PM
Description: In partnership with the Indianapolis Public Library, we will be hosting our annual FREE literacy conference August 19. This year's keynote speaker is April Pulley Sayer, award-winning children’s book author of Rah, Rah Radishes: A Vegetable Chant and Go, Go Grapes: A Fruit Chant. This conference is for center directors, early childhood educators, family child care providers and their staff, pre-k and kindergarten educators, before and after school staff and program directors...all of us who touch the lives of children birth through age 12. Bring your lunch! Break out sessions will be offered for an opportunity to earn 6 clock hours of training. Keep an eye on our social media as details become available!
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: A Teacher's Perspective: Explaining Play-based Literacy to Parents
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-10:00 AM
Description:
Instructor: Chelsea Ndaiga
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Through the Eyes of a Child: Exploring Diversity in Early Childhood Literature
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 10:15 AM-11:15 AM
Description:
Instructor: Linda Curley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: The Commercialization of Children's Literature and its Effects on Children
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Angi St. Clair
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Storytime with Civic
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-10:00 AM
Description:
Instructor: Holly Haas
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Reach Out and Read Indiana: How Books Build Better Brains
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 10:15 AM-11:15 AM
Description:
Instructor: Katie Swec
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Music Fun the Pre-K Way
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 03:15 PM-04:15 PM
Description:
Instructor: Megan Masterman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: STEM on the Cheap
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-10:00 AM
Description:
Instructor: Joseph Fox
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Rhyming in Preschool
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 10:15 AM-11:15 AM
Description:
Instructor: Carey Ragsdale
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Baby Sign Language: Helping Infants and Young Toddlers Communicate
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: 100 Languages of Literacy
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Ashley Flaumenhaft
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Recycled Birdfeeder
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 03:15 PM-04:15 PM
Description:
Instructor: Jeremy South
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: I Read Them a Book, Now What?
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-10:00 AM
Description:
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Literacy in Two Languages
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 10:15 AM-11:15 AM
Description:
Instructor: Izzy Tamayo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Books for Every Feeling: Supporting Social Emotional Skills Through Literature
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Baby Talk
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Darby
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Reading, Writing, Everywhere! Literacy in all of your Learning Centers
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 03:15 PM-04:15 PM
Description:
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Board Books, Picture Books, Non-fiction, Oh My!
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 10:15 AM-11:15 AM
Description:
Instructor: Amy Friedman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Neuroexercise: Braindance Mind-Body Connection
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Meghan Sissom
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Teaching Science Fundamentals
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-10:00 AM
Description:
Instructor: Staci Radford-Vincent
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Not Just Another Storytime
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 10:15 AM-11:15 AM
Description:
Instructor: Elizabeth Tarr
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Multi-sensory Learning
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Lisa Dant
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Think Inside the Box: Using Treasures to Help Children with Storytelling Skills
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 03:15 PM-04:15 PM
Description:
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Saturday Stories
Date: 08/19/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 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: Amy Marine
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Martinsville, IN


Title: Creating Meaningful Child Care Environments
Date: 08/21/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: During this workshop participants will reflect on their current child care environment and gain new ideas to improve their setting.
Instructor: Melissa Simpson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Frankfort, IN


Title: Having Difficult Conversations with Families
Date: 08/21/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training will provide basic information about the importance of relationship-building with families so that there is a solid foundation of trust when problems arise. ideas around support for teachers and families before, during and after difficult interactions will be given. Trainees will leave with an empathetic viewpoint and a process for sharing concerns that is easier for everyone involved.
Instructor: Jill Tucker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Huntingburg, IN


Title: Rules vs Routines: Using Visuals for Both to Reduce Challenging Behaviors
Date: 08/21/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn how to consistently deploy productive routines that increase predictability and learning opportunities. Participants will gain practical strategies to take back to the classroom with the intention of decreasing challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Cori Newland
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: 08/21/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-03:30 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. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Temperaments Part I
Date: 08/21/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn about the three temperament types.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: STEM Boxes
Date: 08/21/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Need ideas of an activity for students who are finished with their homework? Try STEM boxes. In this training you will learn about STEM boxes, and how to make them.
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mitchell, IN


Title: Challenging Behaviors
Date: 08/21/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training focuses on guiding children's behavior. Participants will learn the definition of challenging behavior and why children use challenging behaviors. Participants will be provided with practical guidance approaches when working with children with challenging behavior.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 08/21/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: The participant will learn about Indiana'a Quality Rating System
Instructor: Courtney Walters
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Finding Your Organizational Skills
Date: 08/21/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Do you feel like you spend most of your time dealing with paperwork, and half of it trying to find what you need? Maybe you would like to find more efficient ways to complete you day to day task such as cleaning and preparing the environment. In this session, we will look at various ways to organize and how they can be applied to you work as an early childhood professional.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Building a Sense of Community with Preschoolers
Date: 08/21/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will explore teaching strategies that builds peer relationships, promotes collaboration and working together among preschoolers.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Warsaw, IN


Title: Serving It Up: Child Health and Nutrition
Date: 08/22/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Child health and nutrition is about more than childhood obesity. Professionals will gain knowledge of health and nutrition practices that will set the children up in our care to be happy and healthy. Picky eaters? Let's talk about it! Modeling positive health behaviors? Let's talk about that too! We will also be talking about physical activity and what those children in your care need. Instilling positive health behaviors in young children helps them to have continued understanding of the importance of healthy choices.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/22/2017 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: Emari Faith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 08/22/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 08/22/2017 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 08/22/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Back Pocket Games
Date: 08/22/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Everyone needs activities to keep in their back pocket for those times when children are transitioning between activities or have nothing to do! In this hands-on training, participants will learn games and activities to help smooth the way through a program day. Onsite technical assistance is scheduled to follow up from the training.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Out Plan Them: Environmental Behavior Management
Date: 08/22/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Environmental design to support appropriate behaviors.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Temperaments Part II
Date: 08/22/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn about the three temperament types.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Implementing New Meal Patterns
Date: 08/22/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The purpose of this training is to help you feel comfortable with the new meal patterns, understand implementation, and carry out the changes into your daily meals served in the family child care programs.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mitchell, IN


Title: Primary Caregiving and Continuity of Care (2.25 Hours)
Date: 08/22/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: The participants will gain knowledge about the importance of primary caregiving and continuity of care.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Monticello, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 08/22/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Sellersburg, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/22/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/22/2017 Time: 04:30 PM-07:30 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: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Universal Precautions, Bloodborne Pathogens and Infection Control
Date: 08/22/2017 Time: 04:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn the basics of sanitation and prevention of disease transmissions through body fluids to be able to train their staff. This session will include training on Universal Precautions, Bloodborne Pathogens and Infection Control
Instructor: Courtney Walters
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Tiempo de Tarea Diseñada con Estilos de Aprendizaje en Mente (Spanish)
Date: 08/23/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Todos aprendemos y trabajamos major en diferentes formas. Algunos de nosotros escuchamos música; otros necesitamos silencio; otros necesitamos movimiento de ocupar espacio; aun otros trabajamos mejor en grupos pequeños para poder discutir ideas. ¿Usted tiene un niño que no se está quieto durante la hora de la tarea? ¿O un niño que canta para sí misma durante el tiempo de gramática? Aunque parezca que lo que rieren es volverla loca en realidad probablemente están utilizando una estrategia para aprender. Aprenda como diseñar un área para la tarea con los estilos de aprendizaje en mente. Por medio de ofrecer a los estudiantes flexibilidad, recursos, y apoyo la hora de la tarea puede ser productiva y agradable para todos. ¿Cuál es su estilo de aprendizaje? Venga y descúbralo.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: East Chicago, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/23/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Katherine Darby
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/23/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 08/23/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Put The Steam Back In Your Team
Date: 08/23/2017 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: (800) 299-1627
Location: La Porte, IN


Title: Webinar: Time to Stop
Date: 08/23/2017 Time: 07:00 AM-08:00 AM
Description: This webinar series will support you in making intentional, meaningful connections throughout your day through the interactions you have with the children. We will explore using language and questions effectively to expand exploration and knowledge. We will look at planning engaging, meaningful experiences and how timing impacts those experiences. While participants are encouraged to participate in all 6 webinars, single webinar participation is permitted. Participants are also eligible for technical assistance after.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Webinar: Time to Stop
Date: 08/23/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This webinar series will support you in making intentional, meaningful connections throughout your day through the interactions you have with the children. We will explore using language and questions effectively to expand exploration and knowledge. We will look at planning engaging, meaningful experiences and how timing impacts those experiences. While participants are encouraged to participate in all 6 webinars, single webinar participation is permitted. Participants are also eligible for technical assistance after.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Inclusion Toolbox
Date: 08/23/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training will provide resources that teachers can use to support a variety of children, including those with challenging behaviors and special needs. Some of the tools discussed will be visual aids, sensory process awareness techniques, and social stories. Teachers will be provided with samples and models. Please join this session for ideas to better accommodate the children in your care!
Instructor: Sarah Skurow
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: North Judson, IN


Title: Introduction to the “New” Indiana’s Early Learning Foundations
Date: 08/23/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The Foundations are Indiana’s early learning development framework and are aligned to the 2014 Indiana Academic Standards. This framework provides core elements that children should achieve from birth to age five in order to be ready for future success. The Foundations create common language and expectations for the early childhood field. The 2015 revision was based on research, feedback from practitioners, and work from professionals with expertise in each specialized area.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: North Vernon, IN


Title: Increasing Your Happiness on the Job Series
Date: 08/23/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-01:30 PM
Description: Discusses several topics including: Getting Started/Plan Ahead for Happiness, Plan Your Day/Relate to Others, Go to Work Happy/Accentuate the Positive, Use Your Benefits/Take Control of Your Career Happiness, Set Boundaries/Practice Positivity, and Choosing to Be Happy
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Other, IN


Title: Get Ready, Get Set, Go!-Making the Transition from Summer to Fall with School-agers (Training with On-site Support)
Date: 08/23/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Successful transitions from Summer to Fall school-age programming require thoughtful reflection, assessment and preparation, input from kids, families and school personnel, a systematic approach to implementation, active engagement of leaders and lots of communication. Practical strategies that will assist in being ready, set and able to go with school-agers in the Fall will be shared.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Smart Planning for Your Future
Date: 08/23/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Where do you see yourself in 5 years? 10 years? These are all common questions that we have all heard throughout our lives, but have you really thought about where you want to be professionally? Child Care is not just a job, it is a career. Join us to discuss Professional Development Planning. You will learn the importance of planning for your professional future, receive assistance in beginning your professional development plan, reflect on where you’ve been and where you’re going and learn how to continue planning in the future. This training will help staff, in all settings, to begin creating a professional development plan. It will also give directors the tools and information to help assist staff in creating their own professional development plans.
Instructor: Chelsey Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 08/24/2017 Time: 06:00 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: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/24/2017 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: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Creative Fundraising
Date: 08/24/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Child cares seem to run on a shoestring budget. How can your child care obtain the funding needed to enhance what it offers? Think outside the box. This training includes creative fundraising idea and group brainstorming for all sizes of child care settings.
Instructor: Cherish Edwards
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Hammond, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 3 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 08/24/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will focus on vaccinations and medications. Discussing how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Providers will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Physical activity and infection disease are other areas of health for children that will be discussed in this training. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
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: 08/24/2017 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: Krystal Hitchcock
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Serving Families and Children Experiencing Homelessness
Date: 08/24/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will know how to identify families who are homeless. This training will discuss new state policy regarding CCDF eligibility. Providers will be able to support the social emotional needs of children experiencing homelessness and resources will be shared.
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Won't You Be My Neighbor : Building Relationships
Date: 08/24/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The participants will learn to develop better relationships with the families they serve.
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Peru, IN


Title: Refresher Workshop for Safe Sleeping Practices
Date: 08/28/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This 1-hour training is an update for those who have previously attended a Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care training. It is designed to provide the most recent information in risk-reduction methods, statistical information, and new resources that been updated since the original presentation. This training does not meet Public Law 162-2005 requirements for child care providers.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Building a Sense of Community with Preschoolers
Date: 08/28/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore teaching strategies that builds peer relationships, promotes collaboration and working together among preschoolers.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Strategies for Supporting Language & Literacy in Infant and Toddlers (Cradling Literacy)
Date: 08/28/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Teaching infants and toddlers literacy skills can be challenging. Learn how teachers can provide purposeful language and literacy interactions and experiences for the youngest learners
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Markle, IN


Title: Potty Training
Date: 08/28/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The who, what, when, why and how of potty training.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 08/28/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Brain Development in Infancy (PITC Module III)
Date: 08/29/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will understand the impact stress has on brain development and early learning. There are critical points in time for babies and toddlers to learn certain things. Participants will explore emotional development and learn the seven ways to support brain development. Part of the Relationship based care optional series.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: A Handful of Fun: The Importance of Sensory Play for Toddlers
Date: 08/29/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What type of sensory play opportunities are you providing toddlers? Come explore how to successfully implement “hands-on” sensory activities that are meaningful to them. Ideas for using a sensory table and outdoor sensory play will be shared.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/29/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 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: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 08/29/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Teacher Wellbeing Series: Introduction to the Workforce
Date: 08/29/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This session is a part of the Teacher Wellbeing series. During this session we will be going over an "introduction to the workforce". Let's talk about the early childhood workforce in general. It is important that, as early childhood educators, we are self reflective. During this session we will be talking about a lot of statistics that pertain to the early childhood field. Let's talk about how we can build you up so you can be the best caregiver possible.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Relationship Based Care and Challenging Behaviors
Date: 08/29/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Do you feel like your infants and toddlers are out of control with challenging behaviors? During this session we will identify and look closely at practices that support the development of children 0-3 to help prevent and reduce challenging behaviors in group care. We will spend time reflecting on current practices that support positive relationships with infants, toddlers and caregivers.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Jasper County, IN


Title: Preschool D.A.P.P: Developmentally Appropriate Pinterest Projects
Date: 08/29/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Developmentally Appropriate Pinterest Projects. Do you spend time searching Pinterest? How do you determine which projects are classroom worthy? In this session, we will explore searching for Pinterest projects, making modifications, and connecting the Foundations. We are offering several versions of this training, find the one that best fits your needs or attend them all: Infant Toddler, Preschool or School Age. This session comes with onsite technical assistance to complete the training hours.
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: It’s Not Babysitting: Age-Appropriate Activities
Date: 08/29/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The goal of this training is to provide teachers information to help them gain knowledge on age-appropriate activities to use in their classrooms.
Instructor: Emari Faith
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Madison, IN


Title: Strategies for Supporting Language & Literacy in Infant and Toddlers (Cradling Literacy)
Date: 08/29/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Teaching infants and toddlers literacy skills can be challenging. Learn how teachers can provide purposeful language and literacy interactions and experiences for the youngest learners
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Markle, IN


Title: Building a Sense of Community with Preschoolers
Date: 08/30/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore teaching strategies that builds peer relationships, promotes collaboration and working together among preschoolers.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Auburn, IN


Title: Get Ready, Get Set, Go!-Making the Transition from Summer to Fall with School-agers (Training with On-site Support)
Date: 08/30/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Successful transitions from Summer to Fall school-age programming require thoughtful reflection, assessment and preparation, input from kids, families and school personnel, a systematic approach to implementation, active engagement of leaders and lots of communication. Practical strategies that will assist in being ready, set and able to go with school-agers in the Fall will be shared.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Churubusco, IN


Title: Creating Mad Scientists
Date: 08/30/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Science is all around us and children love to experiment most of all! Using the Indiana Early Learning Foundations, professionals will learn to plan intentional science activities for infants and toddlers. They will gain knowledge how science impacts a child's development, how it can be integrated into multiple learning centers, and what you can do to promote scientific play. This training be held at the Bartholomew County Public Library in Columbus.
Instructor: Katherine Darby
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/30/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Brittany Flaugher
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Spanish Introduction to the Foundations
Date: 08/30/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Los participantes aprenderán acerca de LOS FUNDAMENTOS los Estandandares Academicos de Indiana para el nacimiento hasta la edad de 5 los ninos pequenos. LOS FUNDAMENTOS ayudan a los adultos en la prestaciion de actividades adecuadas al desarrollo de los niños pequenos que apoyen el crecimiento y desarrollo del ninos. Este taller interactivo apoyar muchas de las oportunidades de aprendizaje que ya se suministre a los ninos pequenos y servira como marco para la planificacion futura.
Instructor: Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 08/30/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Provider will also identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable), 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Melissa Simpson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: ISTAR-KR: Tools to Assess Early Childhood Development
Date: 08/30/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Assessing child progress helps teachers create intentional lesson plans and supports administrators in determining program effectiveness. Maintaining excellent observation skills and implementing regular documentation enables teachers to make quick assessments using ISTAR-KR
Instructor: Susan Enamorado
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Serving Families and Children Experiencing Homelessness
Date: 08/30/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will know how to identify families who are homeless. This training will discuss new state policy regarding CCDF eligibility. Providers will be able to support the social emotional needs of children experiencing homelessness and resources will be shared.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Classroom Management: Routines and Schedules
Date: 08/30/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how to manage a preschool classroom by having a predictable and structured routine and schedule.
Instructor: Brandi York
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/30/2017 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. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Increasing Your Happiness on the Job Series
Date: 08/30/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-01:30 PM
Description: Discusses several topics including: Getting Started/Plan Ahead for Happiness, Plan Your Day/Relate to Others, Go to Work Happy/Accentuate the Positive, Use Your Benefits/Take Control of Your Career Happiness, Set Boundaries/Practice Positivity, and Choosing to Be Happy
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Other, IN


Title: Inspiring Teachers to be Intentional
Date: 08/30/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Inspiring teachers to build an excellent early childhood program we need exceptional teachers in the classroom. Come to discuss how to inspire classroom teachers (new and experienced) to be intentional in their everyday interactions with children.
Instructor: Jennifer Young
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Shelbyville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/31/2017 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: Kati Colvin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 4 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 08/31/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Day 4 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Discuss policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 08/31/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Alissa Howe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Social Emotional Wellness: Birth to 5
Date: 08/31/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: This training allows participants to explore social emotional health from birth through the preschool years. They will take a look at how laying the foundation early plays an important roll in the later years. Join us in this interactive experience.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 08/31/2017 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, coaching options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Kristen Rich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Ouch Biting Hurts, What Are They Trying to Tell Us?
Date: 08/31/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-07:30 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: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Portland, IN


Title: IPass: Unplugging Your School Age Child from Technology
Date: 08/31/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: From IPhones and IPads to computers and TVs, our children spend hours a day glues to a screen. Many schools are moving from books to IPads , and children will increase screen time even more. Join us to find out why it is important that we unplug our school age child, take away activity ideas that do not include technology, and gain resources to share with families on reducing screen time. This training is part of the optional School Age Series.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/31/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 09/01/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 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: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Having Difficult Conversations with Families
Date: 09/02/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: This training will provide basic information about the importance of relationship-building with families so that there is a solid foundation of trust when problems arise. ideas around support for teachers and families before, during and after difficult interactions will be given. Trainees will leave with an empathetic viewpoint and a process for sharing concerns that is easier for everyone involved.
Instructor: Jill Tucker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Petersburg, IN


Title: Autism 101
Date: 09/05/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Autism is a lifelong developmental disorder that impacts social skills, communication and behavior. This presentation will cover the basic elements of autism and how to facilitate interaction with people with autism. Specifically, tips and practical solutions for working with school-age and younger children will be discussed.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (SPANISH)
Date: 09/05/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Creado por la FSSA, la Oficina de Asesores de Salud de Cuidado Infantil, este entrenamiento de una horas, ofrece a los participantes información sobre la prevalencia de abuso y negligencia, las causas y la prevención del abuso y la negligencia, y la forma de reportar el abuso y la negligencia. Esta formación será cumplir con la norma para completar la formación del Abuso Infantil Detección y Prevención como lo requiere la ley de Indiana para los proveedores de CCDF sin licencia, así como cualquier otro proveedor de cuidado infantil que se requieren para completar la formación.
Instructor: Lucy Intriago
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: 09/05/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: La Porte, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/05/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 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: Alissa Howe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 09/05/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Liberty, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 09/05/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 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: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 09/05/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 09/05/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Super Summer Sensory for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 09/06/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Already feeling the heat this summer? Participants in this training will discover ways for infants and toddlers to beat the heat, while developing their physical and social skills.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Infant and Toddler Learning Centers: Setting Up Your Space to Reflect the Needs of Children from Birth-Age 3
Date: 09/06/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What materials do your infants and toddlers need? And how should those be arranged? During this session, participants will dive into each learning center and see what is required by licensing and PTQ, why these materials are necessary for their development, and how to arrange the space to support their individual needs. After completion of the training, participants will have the option to schedule time for the trainer to come to their program and assist in the arranging of the infant and toddler environments.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Fishers, IN


Title: Serving Families and Children Experiencing Homelessness
Date: 09/06/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will know how to identify families who are homeless. This training will discuss new state policy regarding CCDF eligibility. Providers will be able to support the social emotional needs of children experiencing homelessness and resources will be shared.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Sensory Processing in Early Childhood
Date: 09/06/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Children win an integration disorder have problems processing sensations in daily life. Come learn about Sensory Processing Disorder and ways to help children and families in your early childhood program.
Instructor: Jessica Taylor
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/06/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 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: Liberty, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/06/2017 Time: 10:00 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: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Coping with Big Emotions: Using Emotional Literacy
Date: 09/06/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Helping children cope with their big emotions can be challenging. Together, we will identify how teaching emotional literacy skills will help young children develop language and strategies to label, recognize and manage their emotions.
Instructor: Sarah Skurow
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Webinar: Talkity Talk
Date: 09/06/2017 Time: 07:00 AM-08:00 AM
Description: This webinar series will support you in making intentional, meaningful connections throughout your day through the interactions you have with the children. We will explore using language and questions effectively to expand exploration and knowledge. We will look at planning engaging, meaningful experiences and how timing impacts those experiences. While participants are encouraged to participate in all 6 webinars, single webinar participation is permitted. Participants are also eligible for technical assistance after.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Webinar: Talkity Talk
Date: 09/06/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This webinar series will support you in making intentional, meaningful connections throughout your day through the interactions you have with the children. We will explore using language and questions effectively to expand exploration and knowledge. We will look at planning engaging, meaningful experiences and how timing impacts those experiences. While participants are encouraged to participate in all 6 webinars, single webinar participation is permitted. Participants are also eligible for technical assistance after.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 09/06/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Provider will also identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable), 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Activities for All –S/A
Date: 09/06/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how to vary, modify, and adapt physical activities and motor skill development to different ability levels in school age children.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Talk it Up!
Date: 09/06/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: ` Learning a language is one of the most important aspects of education, culture, and life. This training will provide a clear understanding of how children learn a language, ways to promote language and literacy in a developmentally appropriate way, and how easy it is to promote language development in everything you do! Language breeds confidence while decreasing frustration
Instructor: Chelsey Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Reading Between the Scribbles
Date: 09/07/2017 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. Part of the School Readiness optional series.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: The Mad Scientist
Date: 09/07/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Get ready to become a mad scientist and learn the skills needed to get your preschoolers excited about science. This class will be HANDS ON, slightly messy and lots of fun. Leave the training with activities you can incorporate in you 3-5 year old classroom. Some activities will be appropriate to conduct with school age classes as well.
Instructor: Cherish Edwards
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Chesterton, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/07/2017 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 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: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Helping School Agers Live by the Rules
Date: 09/07/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: School Age programs should include rules so that the expectations for behavior are clear to both staff and school agers alike. Learn how to co-develop rules with school agers so there will be buy in, understanding and accountability. Learn strategies to help school agers take responsibility for their actions.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/07/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Brittany Flaugher
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Managing Stress and Burnout in the Early Childhood Field
Date: 09/07/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Stress and burnout are common occurrences in the early childhood field. During this training we will be talking about different ways you can manage your stress and take care of yourself. It is important for you, as the adult, to learn self-care so you are able to manage your own feelings and in turn help take better care of the children.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Sensory Friendly Classrooms
Date: 09/07/2017 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: Come explore the senses! Discuss tips and strategies based on four sensory processing patterns to create an environment that guides children in making more appropriate, meaningful responses to the sensory input they experience every day.
Instructor: Sarah Skurow
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Developmentally Appropriate Practices (2 hour)
Date: 09/07/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This presentation answers the question, "What does a DAP classroom look like?" by use of definition and ideas. Also, Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligences are discussed in how to meet the needs of all children with various learning styles. Successful learning centers and the materials needed as well as integrated curriculum help each participant develop individual ideas for their specific needs.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Baby Let's Play
Date: 09/07/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Play is the occupation of young children. It’s how they learn about the world around them. Learn why play is important and what activities and experiences can foster learning and development.
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Infant and Toddler DAP
Date: 09/07/2017 Time: 07:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Kristi Parker
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: 09/07/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-06:30 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: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 09/07/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/07/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/07/2017 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: Kati Colvin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Won't You Be My Neighbor : Building Relationships
Date: 09/07/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The participants will learn to develop better relationships with the families they serve.
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Ouch Biting Hurts, What Are They Trying to Tell Us?
Date: 09/07/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-07:30 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: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wabash, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 09/09/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 09/09/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Working Together as a Developmental Function-Eyes and Hands
Date: 09/09/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Occupational Therapist, Lisa Coville will present information on the correlation between visual and fine motor skills. She will discuss typical/atypical fine motor development as well as visual processing disorders. Her focus will be on preschoolers, sharing strategies of support for delays in these areas of development.
Instructor: Lisa Coville
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: The Performers: Understanding and Supporting Children's Development: Social Emotional Development (CDA Q3:D)
Date: 09/09/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Day 4 of 4 sessions for quarter three. This quarter will focus on developing participants strategies to support children's creative development, self development and social development. Participants must commit to attending all 4 sessions in this series.
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: CPR/First Aid Certification
Date: 09/09/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Certification
Instructor: Courtney Walters
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: CACFP - Updated Standards Overview & Best Practices
Date: 09/09/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: This workshop will review all CACFP updated regular and infant menu standards, policy, procedure and requirements. Will also review the best practices as well as receive tools and tips to implement in order to ensure compliance and that CACFP enrolled children are receiving the optimal nutrition benefits while in your care. Note: All updated standards are effective October 1, 2017
Instructor: Terri Hemminghouse
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Family Child Care Networking Group
Date: 09/11/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This group will focus on increasing the professionalism of the family child care field through direct instruction of requirements and networking among providers at all levels of PTQ.
Instructor: Amy Duncan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Cultural Influences on Language and Literacy Teaching Practices
Date: 09/11/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will discuss how meaningful and purposeful culture influences language and literacy
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Hammond, IN


Title: Reversing the Reluctance to Read in School Age Children
Date: 09/11/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join us to learn how to facilitate a book club with School Aged Children and to foster a love of reading. In this session we will discover new authors and titles that will be sure to interest your reluctant readers!
Instructor: Lisa Walter
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: 09/11/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
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: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: Handling the Meltdowns
Date: 09/11/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: This training will focus on how adults react to children’s meltdowns and how adults can help children through this process. Our goal is to give adults the skills necessary to coach children through their emotions and be able to self-regulate.
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Kids Gone Wild Part 1 (2.5 hour)
Date: 09/11/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Promoting Children's Success: Building Relationships and Creating Supportive Environments (addresses strategies for preventing challenging behaviors). Social Emotional Teaching Strategies (problem solving, communicating emotions appropriately and building friendships).
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Cooking with Kids
Date: 09/12/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Cooking with kids provides a variety of learning opportunities for children. Join us as we explore how to implement cooking with kids in your program and how to capitalize on the learning opportunities. (Preschool, School Age)
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Akron, IN


Title: Setting Parents Up for Sucess
Date: 09/12/2017 Time: 04:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Learn how to make decisions ahead of time on what rules are non-negotiable and what areas of parenting you can stay flexible when focusing on your child's success.  Maintaining consistency while keeping in mind development, organization, attention and competence building are some aspects that will be discussed in this training.  
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Brazil, IN


Title: Setting Parents Up for Sucess
Date: 09/12/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Learn how to make decisions ahead of time on what rules are non-negotiable and what areas of parenting you can stay flexible when focusing on your child's success.  Maintaining consistency while keeping in mind development, organization, attention and competence building are some aspects that will be discussed in this training.  
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Brazil, IN


Title: Through the Eyes of a Child; Diversity in Early Childhood Literature
Date: 09/12/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The availability of picture books that accurately depict a variety of diverse cultures and backgrounds can allow children the opportunity to develop a strong sense of self while affirming the multifaceted backgrounds of others. This program focuses on the inclusive selection of literature for use in early learning environments.
Instructor: Linda Curley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Learning Centers 102
Date: 09/12/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: How can we make our learning centers different? How can we make them more appealing? We will discuss how we can embed a variety of learning approaches and strategies into the centers that are in the classroom. We will also identify ways we can improve our learning centers and ensure they are supporting development across all the key areas and developmental stages.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
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: 09/12/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 09/12/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Alissa Howe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 09/12/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Liberty, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 09/12/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/12/2017 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: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 09/12/2017 Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/12/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
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. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/12/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 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: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Introduction to the “New” Indiana’s Early Learning Foundations
Date: 09/12/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Foundations are Indiana’s early learning development framework and are aligned to the 2014 Indiana Academic Standards. This framework provides core elements that children should achieve from birth to age five in order to be ready for future success. The Foundations create common language and expectations for the early childhood field. The 2015 revision was based on research, feedback from practitioners, and work from professionals with expertise in each specialized area.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Sellersburg, IN


Title: Helping School Agers Live by the Rules
Date: 09/12/2017 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: School Age programs should include rules so that the expectations for behavior are clear to both staff and school agers alike. Learn how to co-develop rules with school agers so there will be buy in, understanding and accountability. Learn strategies to help school agers take responsibility for their actions.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: It’s Not Babysitting: Age-Appropriate Activities
Date: 09/12/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The goal of this training is to provide teachers information to help them gain knowledge on age-appropriate activities to use in their classrooms.
Instructor: Emari Faith
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Versailles, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/13/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Katherine Darby
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Spanish: Actividades para Todos: Activities for All
Date: 09/13/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Aprende como modificar, adaptar actividades físicas y el desarrollo de habilidades motoras gruesas para diferentes niveles de agilidad para niños de edad escolar. Aprende sobre actividades Moderadas, Vigorosas físicas y como estas actividades pueden ser divertidas.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: East Chicago, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/13/2017 Time: 05:30 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: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 09/13/2017 Time: 03:15 PM-05:15 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Understanding the Role of Breastfeeding Support in Child Care
Date: 09/13/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Breastfed and formula fed babies are different! They need different things and they differ in the ways in which they eat. In addition, families of breastfed babies need the support of their child care provider in order to continue their nursing relationship. This training will offer information on breastfeeding support in child care delivered from a Certified Lactation Counselor. Come ready to learn a lot of new information and get all your questions answered! Aimbriel Lasley, IBCLC, will be co-training this session.
Instructor: Aimbriel Lasley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Fishers, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 09/13/2017 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: Hero's Story Time
Date: 09/13/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: HERO'S: Helping Everyone Reach Optimum Success. Developed surrounding eight books, participants will walk away empowered to take their story time to the next level. Each of the eight titles gives an opportunity for teachers to focus on one of the 40 Developmental Assets. Participants will explore strategies to help children build skills that support their social emotional development and developing preventative factors regarding abuse. The training is free. However, if participants want their own set of the eight books, there is a $20 cost.
Instructor: Heidi Wright
Cost: 20.00
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 09/13/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Provider will also identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable), 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Melissa Simpson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 09/13/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Brandi York
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/13/2017 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: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Behavior and Respect: Children Learn what they Live
Date: 09/13/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this training, participants will learn ways to respect children in all aspects of the day and how giving and receiving respect is learned and affects how we behave.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 2 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 09/13/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Nutritional Practice includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 09/13/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Foundations: Science
Date: 09/14/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Infants and young children are natural scientists. Guidance and structure expands their curiosity and activities into something more scientific –to practice science. The goal of science curricula should be to help children understand the natural world through a process known as scientific inquiry. The Indiana Early Learning Foundations were designed to support teachers, parents, caregivers, and other professional personnel as they develop appropriate experiences for young children. During this workshop, we will be talking about all things science, as it relates to the Foundations: physical science, earth and space, life science, engineering, and scientific inquiry. Professionals will know how to use knowledge of science content, concepts and learning trajectories to design the curriculum and learning environments. Creating age-appropriate scientific learning experiences, while utilizing the Foundations, will be the focus of this workshop.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Fishers, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 09/14/2017 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: Maricela Madden
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Helping School Agers Live by the Rules
Date: 09/14/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: School Age programs should include rules so that the expectations for behavior are clear to both staff and school agers alike. Learn how to co-develop rules with school agers so there will be buy in, understanding and accountability. Learn strategies to help school agers take responsibility for their actions.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 09/14/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Alissa Howe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: CPR/First Aid RE-Certification
Date: 09/14/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross RE-Certification CPR/First Aid
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Bullying
Date: 09/14/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This presentation will introduce basic concepts and definitions around Bullying behaviors. It will address the different forms of bullying, prevention methods, as well as policies and laws in Indiana around bullying. This training is appropriate for older youth, parents, community members, educators, and professionals who work with children.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Looking at Daily Routines of Infants and Toddlers Through a Different Lens
Date: 09/14/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Do you ever feel like much of your day is dedicated to just taking care of the physical needs of infants and toddlers? Yet, the caregiving tasks related to eating, sleeping, diapering/toileting and comforting are essential to their well-being. These tasks provide the perfect opportunity for some one-on-one time together so learning can happen. Strategies for imbedding this type of interaction in the daily routines of caring for infants and toddlers will be explored.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/14/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-04:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: School Age D.A.P.P.: Developmentally Appropriate Pinterest Project
Date: 09/14/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Developmentally Appropriate Pinterest Projects. Do you spend time searching Pinterest? How do you determine which projects are classroom worthy? In this session, we will explore searching for Pinterest projects, making modifications, and connecting the Foundations. We are offering several versions of this training, find the one that best fits your needs or attend them all: Infant Toddler, Preschool or School Age. This session comes with onsite technical assistance to complete the training hours.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wells, IN


Title: Baby Turn-Taking: the cornerstone of healthy development
Date: 09/15/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What is baby turn-taking? Identify the benefits of this important social skill as well as develop strategies to promote turn-taking in the form of games, stories and songs.
Instructor: Jennifer Young
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 09/16/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 09/16/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/16/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 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. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Saturday Stories
Date: 09/16/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 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: Amy Marine
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Morgan, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/16/2017 Time: 01:15 PM-03:45 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: Emari Faith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/16/2017 Time: 09:30 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: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/16/2017 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: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Refresher Workshop for Safe Sleeping Practices
Date: 09/18/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This 1-hour training is an update for those who have previously attended a Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care training. It is designed to provide the most recent information in risk-reduction methods, statistical information, and new resources that been updated since the original presentation. This training does not meet Public Law 162-2005 requirements for child care providers.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (844) 685-1500
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Professionalism in Afterschool
Date: 09/18/2017 Time: 02:30 PM-04:30 PM
Description: Tips and ideas for making your afterschool world a little more professional. There will be opportunities for self-reflections with discussions on how to improve. We will also brainstorm what professionalism looks like in 2017 and how that relates to afterschool and working with children.
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Fort Branch, IN


Title: Helping School Agers Live by the Rules
Date: 09/18/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: School Age programs should include rules so that the expectations for behavior are clear to both staff and school agers alike. Learn how to co-develop rules with school agers so there will be buy in, understanding and accountability. Learn strategies to help school agers take responsibility for their actions.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Kendallville, IN


Title: Having Difficult Conversations with Families
Date: 09/18/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training will provide basic information about the importance of relationship-building with families so that there is a solid foundation of trust when problems arise. ideas around support for teachers and families before, during and after difficult interactions will be given. Trainees will leave with an empathetic viewpoint and a process for sharing concerns that is easier for everyone involved.
Instructor: Jill Tucker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mt. Vernon , IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 09/18/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Jennifer Young
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Kids Gone Wild Part 2 (2.5 hour)
Date: 09/18/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Promoting Children's Success: Building Relationships and Creating Supportive Environments (addresses strategies for preventing challenging behaviors). Social Emotional Teaching Strategies (problem solving, communicating emotions appropriately and building friendships).
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 09/18/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/18/2017 Time: 04:30 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Emari Faith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Vevay, IN


Title: Healthy Sexual Development
Date: 09/18/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Is this normal? In this training participants will discover what typical healthy sexual development for children is, gender roles, child abuse vs. normal development and roles of educators and families.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/18/2017 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. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wabash, IN


Title: Preschool D.A.P.P: Developmentally Appropriate Pinterest Projects
Date: 09/19/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Developmentally Appropriate Pinterest Projects. Do you spend time searching Pinterest? How do you determine which projects are classroom worthy? In this session, we will explore searching for Pinterest projects, making modifications, and connecting the Foundations. We are offering several versions of this training, find the one that best fits your needs or attend them all: Infant Toddler, Preschool or School Age. This session comes with onsite technical assistance to complete the training hours.
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Decatur, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/19/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Creating a Positive Classroom Community
Date: 09/19/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Professionals will leave this training with knowledge of building those positive relationships within your classroom. People don't always realize that the environment you create is a community. Professionals will leave with strategies that will assist you and the children in establishing positive and nurturing relationships with one another. Consistent, stable and nurturing relationships are key and will help support the development and learning of the children in your care.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: All Things School Age for Family Child Care Providers
Date: 09/19/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Are you a family child care provider? If so, then you know first hand the many challenges for caring for school age children in your mixed age environment. Unlike child care center teachers, family child care providers often care for children of many ages. Family child care providers may offer services for children as young as six weeks of age and many provide after school or summer care for older children as well. In this workshop, we will look at creating an environment which supports the development of school age children, along with strategies to meet the individual needs of those children. This workshop is especially designed for those working with children ages 5-12, in before-school, after-school, summer, and/or school break settings.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 09/19/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Liberty, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Dectection and Prevention (2)
Date: 09/19/2017 Time: 04:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/19/2017 Time: 04:30 PM-07:30 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: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Vevay, IN


Title: Implementing New Meal Patterns
Date: 09/20/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The purpose of this training is to help you feel comfortable with the new meal patterns, understand implementation, and carry out the changes into your daily meals served in the family child care programs.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: In their Shoes: How trauma plays a role in the behavior of children
Date: 09/20/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this training, participants will be able to identify what trauma is and the effects of trauma exposure. Participants will gain an understanding on how trauma affects the brain and behavior, and they will be able to identify strategies to support the child and his or her caregivers.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Help! What are These Big Feelings: Helping Children Who Get Overwhelmed with Anger or Anxiety
Date: 09/20/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This workshop will offer professionals support for children who are easily overwhelmed with big emotions. Professionals will walk away with tools and strategies on how to strengthen the environment to reduce aggression and anxiety. We will discuss how to use appropriate strategies to support children with anger or anxiety and ways we can effectively collaborate with parents to support their young children.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Sensory: the Whys and Whats of Sensory Play
Date: 09/20/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: The phrases "it's so messy" and "why do they have to do this" are two of the most common phrases that accompany sensory play. In this training child care providers will learn why children need to have sensory play and what they can use for sensory play. Please come prepared to share sensory ideas from your classroom. 
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Jasper, IN


Title: Ready, Set, Grow: Providing Healthy Meals & Snacks
Date: 09/20/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:00 PM
Description: This training will assist you with providing healthy meals and snacks, with alignment to USDA guidelines.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Knox, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/20/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Webinar: What did we learn today?
Date: 09/20/2017 Time: 07:00 AM-08:00 AM
Description: This webinar series will support you in making intentional, meaningful connections throughout your day through the interactions you have with the children. We will explore using language and questions effectively to expand exploration and knowledge. We will look at planning engaging, meaningful experiences and how timing impacts those experiences. While participants are encouraged to participate in all 6 webinars, single webinar participation is permitted. Participants are also eligible for technical assistance after.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Webinar: What did we learn today?
Date: 09/20/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This webinar series will support you in making intentional, meaningful connections throughout your day through the interactions you have with the children. We will explore using language and questions effectively to expand exploration and knowledge. We will look at planning engaging, meaningful experiences and how timing impacts those experiences. While participants are encouraged to participate in all 6 webinars, single webinar participation is permitted. Participants are also eligible for technical assistance after.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 3 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 09/20/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will focus on vaccinations and medications. Discussing how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Providers will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Physical activity and infection disease are other areas of health for children that will be discussed in this training. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Helping School Agers Live by the Rules
Date: 09/20/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: School Age programs should include rules so that the expectations for behavior are clear to both staff and school agers alike. Learn how to co-develop rules with school agers so there will be buy in, understanding and accountability. Learn strategies to help school agers take responsibility for their actions.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 09/20/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Infants and Toddlers deserve their own curriculum! This doesn't have to mean purchasing or creating a separate curriculum for them, but it does mean that they need more than a watered-down preschool curriculum. Through discussion and small-group work you will explore what a true infant and toddler curriculum should look like, learn how to evaluate your current curriculum or select one that is best for your program, and create strategies to apply the elements of your curriculum so that every infant and toddler will FLOURISH in your care.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: It's Ok NOT To Share
Date: 09/21/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Every early childhood professional has witnessed a moment when two children were arguing over a toy. Not wanting to share is 100% developmentally appropriate. Instead of MAKING them share we need to better understand their development and why it is OK for them to not share. Sharing comes in stages. In this training professionals will learn about how children develop the ability to share and how you can help develop that skill.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Bargersville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/21/2017 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: Krystal Hitchcock
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Preschool Cohort - Day 6
Date: 09/21/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Join us! This cohort will be for anyone working with children ages 3-5. We will invite guest speakers, network, and learn together!
Instructor: Melissa Simpson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: CSEFEL Infant Toddler
Date: 09/21/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants examine ways to support the social and emotional growth of infants and toddlers. They will take a look at their needs and the role the caregiver plays in meeting those needs.
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Reading Between the Squiggles
Date: 09/21/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training looks at the stages of developing writing and how you can support this development. 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: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Munster, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 09/21/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 09/21/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Serving Families and Children Experiencing Homelessness
Date: 09/21/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will know how to identify families who are homeless. This training will discuss new state policy regarding CCDF eligibility. Providers will be able to support the social emotional needs of children experiencing homelessness and resources will be shared.
Instructor: Kati Colvin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Take Block Play to a Whole New Level
Date: 09/22/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Interested in bringing renewed interest to your block area? It's time to get creative and see what adding some interesting pieces to your block area can mean to the children in your classroom.
Instructor: Jennifer Young
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Shelbyville, IN


Title: Bullying 101: Is it happening in my program?
Date: 09/23/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:15 AM
Description: Bullying is a growing concern among afterschool programs committed to keeping children safe during the late-afternoon hours. Establishing positive and consistent relationships to foster social and emotional development is key to the responsibilities of those working with school age children. 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. This training is especially designed for those working with children ages 5-12, in before-school, after-school, summer, and/or school break settings.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Bullying 102: How to help kids become "victim proof"
Date: 09/23/2017 Time: 11:45 AM-02:00 PM
Description: This workshop will help professionals know the importance of establishing positive and consistent relationships to foster sovial and emotional development. We will discuss strategies for helping children lose the "victim" mindset and becoming "bullyproof". This workshop is especially designed for those working with children ages 5-12, in before-school, after-school, summer, and/or school break settings.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
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: 09/23/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/25/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
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: 09/25/2017 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: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/25/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: This includes the one-hour training created by the FSSA’s Health Consultants and provides information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes, and prevention of abuse. It meets 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: Cheryl Tyler
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Serving Families and Children Experiencing Homelessness
Date: 09/25/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will know how to identify families who are homeless. This training will discuss new state policy regarding CCDF eligibility. Providers will be able to support the social emotional needs of children experiencing homelessness and resources will be shared.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Exploring STEM in Early Childhood
Date: 09/25/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Discover how STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) can work in early childhood programs.
Instructor: Melissa Simpson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Everyone Needs to Let Off Some STEAM
Date: 09/25/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Infants and toddlers are natural scientists, technologists, engineers, artists and mathematicians. Come and learn about everyday activities that you can incorporate into your classroom tomorrow!
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Kids Gone Wild Part 3 (2.5 hour)
Date: 09/25/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Promoting Children's Success: Building Relationships and Creating Supportive Environments (addresses strategies for preventing challenging behaviors). Social Emotional Teaching Strategies (problem solving, communicating emotions appropriately and building friendships).
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Good Habits Make GreatReaders: Making Literacy Fun for School-Age Children
Date: 09/26/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Are you wanting to begin a literacy curriculum to enrich the experiences for children in your program?  Or just having trouble engaging children in literacy building?  This training will show how to incorporate fun and strengthen skills at the same time with ideas for activities for a language rich environment.
Instructor: Patricia Mollet
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Classroom Management: Let's Get it Together
Date: 09/26/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Professionals learn how to use positive guidance techniques and how to provide routines and schedules that are consistent and productive. Professional learn how this provides a sense of emotional calm in the learning environments.
Instructor: Cori Newland
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Open House
Date: 09/26/2017 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: Child Abuse and Neglect Dectection and Prevention (2)
Date: 09/26/2017 Time: 04:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly of Preschool Curriculum
Date: 09/26/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Curriculum can be a very confusing concept. Participants will learn about curriculum and the types available and its importance for high quality early learning as well as what components should be included in all good curriculums.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/26/2017 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: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 09/26/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Ericka Gergely
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Messy Matisse
Date: 09/27/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Young children have unlimited creative potential.  Infants and toddlers are busy learning about the world around them and how they fit in.  Exploring through art and sensory play can help children develop sensitivity and critical thinking skills - which are crucial for success in school and throughout life.  Come learn the value of sensory and creative arts for infants and toddlers, the role you play as their teachers, and how to enrich the classroom with these experiences.  
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomfield, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/27/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Katherine Darby
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Charlas (Spanish)
Date: 09/27/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: - Este es un tiempo para que los proveedores de cuidado de niños/as de habla Español se reúnan para hablar, educarse y aprender cosas nuevas sobre varios temas importantes del desarrollo del niño/a. También traemos personas calificadas para que den entrenamientos o información de temas relevantes para nuestra Comunidad Latina. Si usted está interesado en formar parte de este grupo “Charlas” y conocernos más acerca de la labor importante que hacemos en Educación Infantil registrarse a nuestros entrenamientos.
Instructor: Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Successful Group Times with Toddlers
Date: 09/27/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: After discussing ways to create engaging small group experiences for toddlers, participants will practice planning a group time experience. .
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 09/27/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Liberty, IN


Title: Hero's Story Time
Date: 09/27/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: HERO'S: Helping Everyone Reach Optimum Success. Developed surrounding eight books, participants will walk away empowered to take their story time to the next level. Each of the eight titles gives an opportunity for teachers to focus on one of the 40 Developmental Assets. Participants will explore strategies to help children build skills that support their social emotional development and developing preventative factors regarding abuse. The training is free. However, if participants want their own set of the eight books, there is a $20 cost.
Instructor: Heidi Wright
Cost: 20.00
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Miami, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 4 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 09/27/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Day 4 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Discuss policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: DAP, Classroom Schedule, and Adult Interactions: How can it affect challenging behaviors
Date: 09/27/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this training participants will learn to identify basic developmental milestones for children, learn about DAP teaching strategies, how to develop an appropriate classroom schedule and structure the classroom to reduce challenging behavior, and recognize how the behavior of adults affects the behavior of children in our care.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 2, 5 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 09/27/2017 Time: 08:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Day 1 of 2 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. This day will also focus on nutritional practices include related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 2 of 2, 5 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 09/27/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: Day 2 of 2 will begin with vaccinations and medications this training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Providers will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Physical activity and infection disease are other areas of health for children that will be discussed in this training. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: The Struggle Is Real: Dealing with Postpartum Depression
Date: 09/28/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The goal of the training is to inform providers on the struggles with Postpartum Depression, how parents can screen for distress, and resources to help them find assistance in dealing with Postpartum Depression.
Instructor: Emari Faith
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Looking at Daily Routines of Infants and Toddlers Through a Different Lens
Date: 09/28/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Do you ever feel like much of your day is dedicated to just taking care of the physical needs of infants and toddlers? Yet, the caregiving tasks related to eating, sleeping, diapering/toileting and comforting are essential to their well-being. These tasks provide the perfect opportunity for some one-on-one time together so learning can happen. Strategies for imbedding this type of interaction in the daily routines of caring for infants and toddlers will be explored.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: ADHD: Facts & Fiction
Date: 09/28/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Get the facts & fictions about ADHD! Participants will learn strategies and techniques for meeting the needs of each individual child in the classroom. We will discuss the importance of relationships and how the physical environment can also play into ways to help support children with ADHD.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Teacher Wellbeing Series: What is emptying your tank?
Date: 09/28/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This session is a part of the Teacher Wellbeing series. What is emptying your tank? As an early childhood educator you are in a field of caregivers. Too often we find ourselves giving too much and not taking care of ourselves. During this session we are going to be talking about some of the things in life that may be "emptying your tank". It is important that you take care of yourself and reflect on what you need to be the best you can be. We will also spend some time discussing why you do what you do. Early childhood educators are so valuable. Let's celebrate you and the wonderful work you do!
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 09/28/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/28/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Policies and Procedures that Support Your Mission
Date: 09/28/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Identify how policies and procedures support the program mission and Create a plan of action to change policies and procedures or create new ones as needed
Instructor: Elizabeth Massey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Successful Solutions to Applying/Renewing for the CDA & TEACH
Date: 09/28/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: If you have CDA questions, we have CDA answers!!! This session will look at all the CDA (Child Development Associate) Training, Credentialing, renewing and the application processes - and how to use T.E.A.C.H scholarship to pay for it!
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Creating Your Business Plan
Date: 09/28/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will be provided with information on how to implement assessments, marketing strategies, operating plans and financial plans to create your own business and make it successful.
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Webinar - Marketing your Child Care to Prospective Families
Date: 09/28/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a newly opened child care, marketing plays an important part in enrolling and retaining families in your program. This training will give you ideas of how to effectively promote your child care business using various free and low-cost marketing tools.
Instructor: Danielle Riddell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Non, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 09/28/2017 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, coaching options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Kristen Rich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Playing to Grow
Date: 09/28/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Children learn best through play, but why is play so important? This training will explore approaches to play to help children become engaged. We will look at a care giver's role in creating meaningful planned play experiences, and how child development plays a crucial role in planning play experiences.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Sullivan, IN