Title: So You Want to be an Afterschool Champion? Join the Movement!
Date: 01/23/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Do you desire to inspire youth to reach their full potential? To foster their love of learning? To celebrate their unique gifts and talents? Explore what it takes to be an Afterschool Champion. Using the National Afterschool Association Code of Ethics, the professional standards of conduct of working with children in afterschool will be discussed.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Churubusco, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 01/23/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 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: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Positive Behavior Management
Date: 01/23/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Are your children’s behaviors driving you crazy? Try positive behavior management! This training will give providers tools and tips on how to manage children’s behaviors in positive ways. This training is based on Conscious Discipline. https://consciousdiscipline.com/
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 01/23/2017 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 participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Supervision and Ratios
Date: 01/23/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: We know that Supervision and ratios are key in providing high quality care. This two hour training will have a participants reflect upon their practices in the area of supervision along with providing some practical tips to help keep kids safe. This training will be presented by licensed consultants for homes and centers.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Learning Naturally - Creating An Outdoor Classroom: Session 1
Date: 01/23/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this series we will view the DVD series Learning Naturally and discuss the importance of natural outdoor spaces. Come and learn how to create a natural outdoor classroom in your program.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Creative Curriculum Information Meeting
Date: 01/24/2017 Time: 06:45 PM-07:45 PM
Description: Creative Curriculum Informational Meeting through Project LAUNCH: Participants will hear about Creative Curriculum grant opportunity offered through Project LAUNCH and SIEOC. Child Care Home Providers enrolled in Paths to Quality in Decatur, Franklin, Jefferson, Jennings, Ripley, and Switzerland counties are available for this unique Creative Curriculum program.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Behavior and Regulatory Issues
Date: 01/24/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this training, Participants will learn what Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health is and why it is important and how to distinguish what are common behavior problems of young children and what behavior problems may need professional help.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Batesville, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 01/24/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Nathan Eckleberry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Out Plan Them: Environmental Behavior Management, Part 2
Date: 01/24/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Enhancing environments to support appropriate behavior development.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Berne, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 01/24/2017 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: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: The Importance of Outdoor Play in the Winter
Date: 01/24/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: During this training participants will learn the importance of playing outdoors, even in the winter time. We will talk about the temperature restrictions and how you can make this process easier on yourself and the children.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Fishers, IN


Title: Sign Language
Date: 01/24/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn how hearing children benefit from learning sign language and when and how to start signing with children in child care. Participants will also receive information and resources on how to involve parents in the signing process. Participants will know how to recognize signs that indicate that a child may need to be assessed and/or referred for specialized services.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Spanish Introduction to the Foundations
Date: 01/24/2017 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: Martha Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 01/24/2017 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: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: VCP Info Session
Date: 01/24/2017 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: Is your ministry child care interested in enrolling onto the Paths to QUALITY program? Do you desire to learn what is necessary to receive your VCP? Join us at this informational session as we provide you with the information necessary to proceed with the Voluntary Certification Program offered through the State of Indiana. This session is being offered by the Indiana Association for Child Care Resource and Referral and Bureau of Child Cares local ministry license consultants.
Instructor: Ginger Caylor
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: CDA Portfolio Workshop
Date: 01/24/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Vanessa Vance
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Plainfield, IN


Title: Powerful Interactions
Date: 01/24/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Have you ever wondered what you could do to change the way your classroom feels like when you walk in? Are you looking for ways to improve the behavior and quality of interactions between you and the children in your care? What does "quality interaction" even mean? Come spend time with us while we explore various aspects of interactions including climate, behavior management, productivity, concept development, and language modeling.
Instructor: Krista Hawkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Powerful Interactions (2 Hours)
Date: 01/24/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Have you ever wondered what you could do to change the way your classroom feels like when you walk in? Are you looking for ways to improve the behavior and quality of interactions between you and the children in your care? What does "quality interaction" even mean? Come spend time with us while we explore various aspects of interactions including climate, behavior management, productivity, concept development, and language modeling.
Instructor: Krista Hawkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 01/25/2017 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: East Chicago, IN


Title: So You Want to be an Afterschool Champion? Join the Movement!
Date: 01/25/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Do you desire to inspire youth to reach their full potential? To foster their love of learning? To celebrate their unique gifts and talents? Explore what it takes to be an Afterschool Champion. Using the National Afterschool Association Code of Ethics, the professional standards of conduct of working with children in afterschool will be discussed.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 01/25/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 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: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Planting Healthy Seeds-Let's Get Children Moving!
Date: 01/25/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: All You Need to Know About Diapering, Potty Training & Cloth Diapers
Date: 01/25/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Diapering and potty training can be challenging for both parents and providers. With changes in parenting styles and the additional of alternative practices, like cloth diapers, it is extra important to be on the same page with families! During this training, participants will learn how to effectively collaborate with families to support potty training & to identify best practices in the potty training process.
Instructor: Lauren George
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: 01/25/2017 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: Health and Safety Day 4 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 01/25/2017 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: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: My Child Grows
Date: 01/25/2017 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: Health and Safety Day 4 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 01/25/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 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: Melissa Simpson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 01/25/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn about Indiana'a Quality Rating System
Instructor: Jennifer Ensign
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 01/25/2017 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: 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: 01/25/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork. (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 Care Dollar Menu? Controlling Food Costs for Child Care Meals
Date: 01/25/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will explore menu planning with purchasing in mind, looking at ways to trim food costs while still serving a variety of great meals and snacks for children. (This session provides hours toward the annual training requirement for child care homes sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Lisa Bradley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Plymouth, IN


Title: STEM on a Budget
Date: 01/25/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will examine participant’s current practices in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) in the Pre K and School Age classrooms. We will investigate what the research says about the importance of adding and enhancing these skills with children. Overcome anxieties about incorporating STEM into your program through creative and simple hands-on activities.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Dectection and Prevention (2)
Date: 01/26/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Nathan Eckleberry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 01/26/2017 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: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/26/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-03:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: East Chicago, IN


Title: Using Visual Supports with Children
Date: 01/26/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Do you know if the children in your care are a visual, auditory or tactile learner? Often communication with children especially giving directions are in words. Not all children however understand or learn best by just listening. Some need to see also in order to comprehend. Learn how adding pictures in communication with children can improve their understanding. Leave with visual supports to use with children.
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/26/2017 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: Supporting Positive Behavior Through Emotional Literacy
Date: 01/26/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Children deal with many of the same emotions adults do. Unlike adults however, they frequently don't have the words to talk about how they are feeling. Their emotions are often acted out in physical and inappropriate ways. Helping children to understand their emotions and strategies to build their emotional literacy will be discussed.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Embracing Our Differences
Date: 01/26/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What if the world stopped believing that our differences make someone superior or inferior to another? What if we taught children understanding and tolerance? Join us to take a deeper look on the traditions and rituals of families. Learn ways to embrace the diversity and celebrate what each child and family brings to your program.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Out Plan Them: Environmental Behavior Management, Part 2
Date: 01/26/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Enhancing environments to support appropriate behavior development.
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Move Your Room!
Date: 01/27/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Feeling in a rut after the holidays?  Maybe a new room arrangement is just what the doctor ordered!  Come to this training to take a look at the resource, “Infant and Toddler Space: Design For A Quality Classroom” to help make sense of how to arrange a space for infants and toddlers.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Advocating for Play in a World of Standards
Date: 01/28/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Research supports the importance of play. Play, including playful interactions, simple play materials, problem solving, and outdoor play experiences is the basis of learning for young children. Develop strategies for making learning visible to parents and the community, using knowledge of play and standards including Indiana Foundations for Young Children to the Indiana Academic Standards.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Supporting Positive Behavior Through Emotional Literacy
Date: 01/28/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Children deal with many of the same emotions adults do. Unlike adults however, they frequently don't have the words to talk about how they are feeling. Their emotions are often acted out in physical and inappropriate ways. Helping children to understand their emotions and strategies to build their emotional literacy will be discussed.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Setting the Stage: Creating Safe, Healthy, and Engaging Learning Environments CDA Q1:A
Date: 01/28/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Quarter One of Four with sessions to support participants in obtaining the necessary hours towards their CDA. This quarter focuses on safety, health and learning environments.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: CPR/First Aid Certification
Date: 01/28/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Certification
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/28/2017 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.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Moving with the Brain in Mind
Date: 01/30/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training focuses on the early brain function and how movement enhances the brain. You will learn activities that will help children stimulate the brain and support skill development. Part of the I am Moving I am Learning Campaign
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: East Chicago, IN


Title: Refresher Workshop for Safe Sleeping Practices
Date: 01/30/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-06:30 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: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 01/30/2017 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: Rachel Yoder
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Goshen, IN


Title: Math-tastic Activities
Date: 01/30/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Come explore and share hands-on activities to make math exciting and intentional. Learn interest area design and planning for a variety of math experiences. Participants will have an opportunity to explore the Mathematics section of the Foundations for children birth - 5 years and learn ways to help support development.
Instructor: Melissa Simpson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 01/30/2017 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: Seymour, IN


Title: What If Today Was Their Only Day?
Date: 01/30/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: In this session we will watch Lisa Murphy's keynote address on the theory of multiple intelligences. She puts her spin on Howard Gardener's original theory of multiple intelligences. This training will make teachers take a deeper look into their classroom arrangement, why certain thing are brought in to their classrooms and the importance of individualization.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Dealing with Rejection and Ostracism in Young Children
Date: 01/31/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Rejection occurs throughout life. It can also be referred to as ostracism. What does it look like? What are its affects? Ostracism is a topic we may not think about, but unfortunately it is something which all of us have experienced. How does it affect our behavior, our work/school performance, or our interpersonal relations?
Instructor: Harriet Armstrong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Help! What are These Big Feelings: Helping Children Who Gets Overwhelmed with Anger or Anxiety
Date: 01/31/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This workshop will help early childhood providers learn how to support children who are overwhelmed with big emotions. Walk away with tools and strategies on how to strengthen environmental strategies that can reduce aggression and anxiety. Additionally we will focus on ways early childhood professionals can effectively collaborate with parents to support their young children.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: My Child Talks
Date: 01/31/2017 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: Sensory Procession and Approaches to Play for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 01/31/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Infants and toddlers rely on their senses for exploring and understanding the world. Curiosity and interest is fueled by the connections made in the brain around sensory experiences. Learn how you can optimally support infants and toddlers in their sensory processing and their approach to play and learning.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 02/01/2017 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: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: The Importance of Attendance
Date: 02/01/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Attendance is a critical component of family engagement, but can we truly engage families if they aren’t attending? In this training we will discuss the importance of considering attendance part of your family engagement work and why we should care about it.
Instructor: Jill Tucker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/01/2017 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: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Fishers, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 02/01/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 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: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 02/01/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide. (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: 02/01/2017 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training. (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 Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/01/2017 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: Portage, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 02/01/2017 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.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rensselaer, IN


Title: Understanding the Connection: Food and Culture
Date: 02/02/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: “You are what you eat” is often associated with one’s health. However, food choices are also related to one’s culture. Explore how the foods selected and traditions around eating implemented in early care and education programs impact children.
Instructor: Lisa Bradley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Angola, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 02/02/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcareâ??s Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 02/02/2017 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: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Building a Positive Classroom Community
Date: 02/02/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Relationships you build with the children in your care are critical to insure their success in the learning environment you create. When you leave this training you will know and understand the importance of establishing positive and consistent relationships with the children you care for. We will also be discussing how you can create a positive community for the children to learn and play in as well as how you can help the children be successful socially.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Fishers, IN


Title: Positive Interactions with School-Agers
Date: 02/02/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn best practice strategies for interacting with school-agers in ways that support their developing independence and learning.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Kendallville, IN


Title: Kids Gone Wild: Promoting Social Emotional Competence in Preschoolers Part 3 of 4 (2 hours)
Date: 02/02/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Upon completion of this training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies in order to decrease preschool children’s challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Petite Picasso
Date: 02/02/2017 Time: 07:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Understanding Delays in Language Development for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 02/02/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn typical characteristics of language development for infants and toddlers, when to recommend the need for further assessment and strategies to support any delays. Teaching practices that can support all infants and toddlers in their language development will also be shared.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 02/03/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 02/03/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 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: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Webinar: First Friday Foundations: Inquiry Based Sciene
Date: 02/03/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Learn how to facilitate children's exploration of science through inquiry based learning.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Understanding Delays in Language Development for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 02/04/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Learn typical characteristics of language development for infants and toddlers, when to recommend the need for further assessment and strategies to support any delays. Teaching practices that can support all infants and toddlers in their language development will also be shared.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Auburn, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 2, 5 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 02/04/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-02:30 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: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/06/2017 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: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Supporting Children: Ways That Make a Difference
Date: 02/06/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: How do you make a difference in the development and learning of children? Connect how building relationships with children, a well-defined environment and daily schedule and children “in charge” of their behavior contributes. Gain support strategies that can implemented in your everyday practices.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 02/06/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 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: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 02/06/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-10:00 AM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 02/06/2017 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: South Haven, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 02/07/2017 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. 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
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Mathtastic Investigations (2 hours)
Date: 02/07/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Join us for a hands on training filled with practical math ideas and make-and-take opportunities. This training will provide you with strategies to help children develop math skills that focus on geometry, algebra, number sense, and measurement.
Instructor: Conni Stoner
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Child Care Plus (+): Modification and Adaptations
Date: 02/07/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Adapting and modifying toys for children with disabilities or special needs can be challenging. Come and participate in this interactive training to learn simple ways to modify the toys in your program. Please bring a puzzle or a book to modify during this session.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: The Happy Childhood
Date: 02/07/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Do you wonder what experiences your children should have in the classroom? In the Happy Childhood we will discuss the 10 things every child should experience everyday to have a happy childhood.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: STEM: Beyond the Lego Table
Date: 02/07/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join the School Age Specialist for strategies to enhance your school age STEM programming. We will explore ways to build your repertoire on a budget.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Hartford City, IN


Title: Spanish Safe Sleeping to Reduce the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/07/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Los participantes aumentarán su comprensión de un medio ambiente seguro para dormir para los bebés, recién nacidos hasta los doce meses de edad. Se hará hincapié en la creación de una zona de dormitorio y de reducción de riesgos de estrategias seguras y saludables para el Síndrome de Muerte Súbita del Lactante (SMSL) y la prevención de la muerte accidental. Este entrenamiento es un requisito previo al servicio que satisfaga la Ley Pública 162-205 para obtener la licencia en casa, así como los estándares de elegibilidad de proveedores proveedores de origen certificadas (CCDF) Vale. Se alienta a los proveedores de cuidado infantil de todos los ajustes a asistir a esta capacitación gratuita.
Instructor: Martha Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 02/07/2017 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, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Jasper, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 02/07/2017 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: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Jasper, IN


Title: Temperament: A Practical Approach in Meeting Individual Needs (PITC Module I)
Date: 02/07/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Right from the start, babies are different from each other. An understanding of temperamental differences can help caregivers work more responsively and effectively with the individual infants and toddlers in their care. Participants will learn about the nine temperament traits, the three temperament types, and increasing the `goodness of fit` with infants and toddlers.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Lets Continue Opening Doors
Date: 02/07/2017 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 Detection and Prevention
Date: 02/07/2017 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: Universal Precautions, Bloodborne Pathogens and Infection Control
Date: 02/07/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 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: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: School Readiness
Date: 02/07/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Is your child ready for kindergarten? This session will focus on working with families. We will address specific questions and concerns that frequently arise regarding children’s readiness for kindergarten.
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton, IN


Title: Let’s Talk about IEP’s and IFSP’s
Date: 02/07/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Do you have, or ever have had, a child with special needs in your programs? Have you heard the terms IEP and IFSP? What do these terms mean, and how do they help child care providers better educate children with special needs? Join us to find out what the terms mean, along with how to use them in your classrooms! We will have representatives from local schools and First Steps present to assist with your questions.
Instructor: Sarah Skurow
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 02/08/2017 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: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 02/08/2017 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: Health and Safety Day 2 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 02/08/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 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: Melissa Simpson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Approaches to Play & Learning-"New Foundations"
Date: 02/08/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: It is essential that early childhood professionals respect that young children learn through play. For children, play is at the heart of their early understanding of the world around them. It is important for adults and caregivers to provide opportunities for engaging play experiences. We will be talking all about the Approaches to Play and Learning section of the Indiana Foundations.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 02/08/2017 Time: 06:00 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: Courtney Walters
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Cooking with Kids
Date: 02/09/2017 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: Bluffton, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 02/09/2017 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, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Maricela Madden
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: 02/09/2017 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: Greencastle, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/09/2017 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: Katherine Coleman
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: 02/09/2017 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: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jeffersonville, IN


Title: CPR/First Aid RE-Certification
Date: 02/09/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross RE-Certification CPR/First Aid
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/09/2017 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: Nappanee, IN


Title: The Buzz About Social Emotional Learning
Date: 02/09/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: This session will be a general overview of child development and teaching practices focused on social emotional learning. We will look deeply into strategies to help children develop positive self-identity, feelings of empathy, developing their sense of competence as well as recognizing and labeling emotions. Are you looking for a community of learners who are cooperative, value diversity, able to resolve conflicts, and have a framework for moral behavior? Come share in the discussion around this topic and take new ideas back to your site.
Instructor: Krista Hawkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Positive Interactions with School-Agers
Date: 02/09/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn best practice strategies for interacting with school-agers in ways that support their developing independence and learning.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
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: 02/09/2017 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: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Understanding the Connection: Food and Culture
Date: 02/11/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: “You are what you eat” is often associated with one’s health. However, food choices are also related to one’s culture. Explore how the foods selected and traditions around eating implemented in early care and education programs impact children.
Instructor: Lisa Bradley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Observing and Recording the Behaviors of Infants and Toddlers
Date: 02/11/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Observing young children is a critical step in understanding their development, interests and abilities, and family culture. When we use observations to plan experiences and complete assessments, we are able to be intentional in our teaching and practices. Participants will understand that infants and toddlers develop at their own rate. Participants will learn the process of observing and collecting information in all areas of development in an unbiased manner, using developmental guidelines and the Indiana Foundations.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Lesson Planning for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 02/11/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Planning experiences for infants and toddlers can be challenging. A lot of development occurs in the first 3 years and understanding what a child needs at each stage of development can be a hard task, especially when a group of children are not all at the same stage. Upon completion of this training, participants will have a general idea on how to plan experiences based on observations & receive sample lesson plans that can be used in their programs.
Instructor: Lauren George
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: 02/11/2017 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.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jennings, IN


Title: Setting the Stage: Creating Safe, Healthy, and Engaging Learning Environments CDA Q1:B
Date: 02/11/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Quarter One of Four with sessions to support participants in obtaining the necessary hours towards their CDA. This quarter focuses on safety, health and learning environments.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 02/11/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 02/11/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Family Child Care Networking Group
Date: 02/13/2017 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: Positive Interactions with School-Agers
Date: 02/13/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn best practice strategies for interacting with school-agers in ways that support their developing independence and learning.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: SPANISH - Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 02/13/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: High Quality Naptime Routines
Date: 02/13/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training provides teachers with strategies on implementing a high-quality naptime routine through setting a peaceful mood, creating naptime expectations, and planning rest time activities for those children who do not sleep.
Instructor: Melissa Simpson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Spanish Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers
Date: 02/14/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/14/2017 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: Merrillville, IN


Title: Creating A Welcoming Environment
Date: 02/15/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: How inviting is your program? In this training we will discuss simple things that can make families feel more welcomed, valued, and comfortable.
Instructor: Jill Tucker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/15/2017 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: Greencastle, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/15/2017 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 Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Dectection and Prevention (2)
Date: 02/15/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Nathan Eckleberry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Jasper, IN


Title: Understanding the Active Child-ADHD
Date: 02/15/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: An overview of young children that have ADHD. We will discuss ways to create Inclusive Environments as well as making adaptations to meet the needs of children we care for.
Instructor: Jessica Taylor
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: My Health Part 1
Date: 02/15/2017 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: Health and Safety Day 3 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 02/15/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 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: Melissa Simpson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Rethinking Praise
Date: 02/15/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Children learn to value who they are and what they are capable of through experiences with the significant people in their lives. Learn the unintentional effects of praise when given to children. Moving toward offering encouragement as a means of supporting children's confidence will be discussed.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: LaGrange, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 02/15/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Miami, IN


Title: Supporting Children: Ways That Make a Difference
Date: 02/15/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: How do you make a difference in the development and learning of children? Connect how building relationships with children, a well-defined environment and daily schedule and children “in charge” of their behavior contributes. Gain support strategies that can implemented in your everyday practices.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: See Me: Why It’s Important to do Assessments and Screenings
Date: 02/15/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: See Me: Why It’s Important to do Assessments and Screenings: In this training participants will learn how to use assessments and screenings to plan for activities and individualize activities and learning. They will also discover how to gather documentation for assessments and use this documentation to talk with families, plan experiences and refer children for services.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Webinar-Making Science Fun: 10 Science Activities for School Age Children
Date: 02/15/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Engaging children in science can be easy with hands on science experiments. Watch the curiosity and exploration grow when children become engaged with hands-on science. This webinar will discuss 10 different fun and engaging experiments that you can do with the school age children in your care.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Non, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 02/15/2017 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: Courtney Walters
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Understanding Delays in Language Development for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 02/16/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn typical characteristics of language development for infants and toddlers, when to recommend the need for further assessment and strategies to support any delays. Teaching practices that can support all infants and toddlers in their language development will also be shared.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Developmental Milestones
Date: 02/16/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Knowing what is appropriate at different stages of development is very important for building expectations and writing lesson plans. Join us in looking into how to use these milestones and what certain behaviors may mean in regard to these milestones!
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/16/2017 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: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Communicating with Families
Date: 02/16/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Do you have trouble communicating with the families you work with? Gain strategies for building strong relationships with families as well as tools and resources for promoting authentic communication, parent involvement and mutual respect with families of children in your care. 
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Huntingburg, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 02/16/2017 Time: 06:00 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: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Social and Emotional Benefits of Creative Art in the Early Childhood Classroom
Date: 02/16/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Did you know that creative arts activities can help support the social emotional development of children and reduce challenging behaviors? Do you have children in your care that struggle with interacting with others and impulsive behaviors? Attend this workshop to learn how to intentionally plan creative activities with the child’s social-emotional development in mind.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Kids Gone Wild: Promoting Social Emotional Competence in Preschoolers, Part 4 of 4 (2 hours)
Date: 02/16/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Upon completion of this training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies in order to decrease preschool children’s challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/16/2017 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: Creating a Community of Learners
Date: 02/16/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: You can help support child development by establishing a sense of community in your classroom. We will discuss the importance of creating warm, positive relationships as the primary tool to support a community classroom. We will also explore other important components to enhance the sense of community with young children.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mount Vernon, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 02/16/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 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: Tipton, IN


Title: SPANISH Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/17/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 02/18/2017 Time: 08:30 AM-12:30 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: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 02/18/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-04:30 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: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Super Saturday Video Series: Reframing Discipline
Date: 02/18/2017 Time: 08:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Reframing Discipline is a video series, published by Teaching Strategies, Inc., which focuses on the core issues of guidance and discipline. This training will show examples of concepts and techniques being used in the classroom, and practice videos for reflections, problem solving and the use of techniques. This exciting and engaging training session will be full of discussion so come prepared to share! You are welcome to bring food and drink due to the length of this session.
Instructor: Krista Hawkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Rethinking Praise
Date: 02/18/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Children learn to value who they are and what they are capable of through experiences with the significant people in their lives. Learn the unintentional effects of praise when given to children. Moving toward offering encouragement as a means of supporting children's confidence will be discussed.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Family Engagement: Why it Matters in Early Childhood Education
Date: 02/18/2017 Time: 11:30 AM-01:30 PM
Description: Establishing positive, trusting relationships with parents promotes supporting their children’s well-being. Family engagement practices that provides for the ongoing development and learning of both children and parents will be discussed. The family engagement framework adopted by Indiana’s Early Learning Advisory Committee will be shared.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 02/18/2017 Time: 08:00 AM-12:00 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: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 02/18/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-04:30 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: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 2 of 2, 5 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 02/18/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-02:30 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: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/20/2017 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: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 02/20/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 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: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Mini Monets'
Date: 02/20/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Hands on, full of fun art activities for toddlers and twos. Leave with ideas you can use the next day in your classroom.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Foundations - Approaches to Play and Learning
Date: 02/21/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: With a strong cultural focus on academic achievement, it is essential that early childhood professionals respect that young children learn through play. For children, play is at the heart of their early understanding of the world around them. It is important for adults and caregivers to provide opportunities for engaging play experiences. We will be talking all about the Approaches to Play and Learning section of the Indiana Foundations document and how you can use it to better plan in your classroom.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: The Musical Child
Date: 02/21/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Join us for this interactive session exploring why music is so vital to the growth and learning of young children and how to incorporate music into your teaching.
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: Director Series: Helping Families Set Effective Expectations at Home
Date: 02/21/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: This workshop will focus on providing resources and information which early childhood leaders may use to support staff members and families in promoting positive guidance and discipline at home. Research tells us that helping families in understanding their child’s development leads to better outcomes in children's growth and in a parent's self confidence in raising their children. As a leader and manager, your role is critical to fostering an early childhood setting that support social-emotional development of the children in your care.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: See Me: Why It’s Important to do Assessments and Screenings
Date: 02/21/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: See Me: Why It’s Important to do Assessments and Screenings: In this training participants will learn how to use assessments and screenings to plan for activities and individualize activities and learning. They will also discover how to gather documentation for assessments and use this documentation to talk with families, plan experiences and refer children for services.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jennings, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/21/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Learning Naturally - Creating An Outdoor Classroom: Session 2
Date: 02/21/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this series we will view the DVD series Learning Naturally and discuss the important of natural outdoor spaces . Join us in this session to learn how to include families in your outdoor classroom.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: STEM on a Budget
Date: 02/22/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will examine participant’s current practices in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) in the Pre K and School Age classrooms. We will investigate what the research says about the importance of adding and enhancing these skills with children. Overcome anxieties about incorporating STEM into your program through creative and simple hands-on activities.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Positive Interactions with School-Agers
Date: 02/22/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn best practice strategies for interacting with school-agers in ways that support their developing independence and learning.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3 Part 2 Hazards 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 02/22/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: .- Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safety- Module3- Part 1 Building the Basics 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 02/22/2017 Time: 04:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Charlas (Spanish)
Date: 02/22/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Business Management is Professional communication encompasses written, oral, visual and digital communication within a workplace context. This discipline blends together pedagogical principles of rhetoric, technology, software, and learning theory to improve and deliver communication in a variety of settings ranging from technical writing to usability and digital media design. It is a new discipline that focuses on the study of information and the ways it is created, managed, distributed, and consumed. Since communication in modern society is a rapidly changing area, the progress of technologies seems to often outpace the number of available expert practitioners. This creates a demand for skilled communicators which continues to exceed the supply of trained professionals.[1]
Instructor: Martha Lucy Intriago
Cost: 10.00
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 02/22/2017 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: WEBINAR: Sleep Expectations for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 02/22/2017 Time: 08:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: We all want our babies and toddlers to take long, restorative naps at regular times each day, right? Judging by how "hot" the topic of sleep is, I'm betting you answered "Yes!" to that question! But here's something to consider- are the expectations you have for your baby or toddler's naps unreasonable? How can you be sure babies or toddlers are capable of the expectations we set on them? This webinar will dig into appropriate sleep expectations for infants and toddlers and how to create good sleep habits with our children!
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Move Your Room!
Date: 02/22/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Feeling in a rut after the holidays?  Maybe a new room arrangement is just what the doctor ordered!  Come to this training to take a look at the resource, “Infant and Toddler Space: Design For A Quality Classroom” to help make sense of how to arrange a space for infants and toddlers.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Jasper, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: My Health Part 2
Date: 02/22/2017 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: Health and Safety Day 4 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 02/22/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 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: Melissa Simpson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Creating a Professional Development Plan that Works
Date: 02/22/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Professional Development Plan is a thoughtfully developed guide designed to increase your knowledge, skills, and expertise for working with young children and their families.
Instructor: Elizabeth Massey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Webinar: Top 10 School Age Standards
Date: 02/22/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Join the Child Care Solutions' School Age Specialist as she counts down the Top 10 School Age Standards and shares strategies to ensure your school age program is meeting them.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Webinar: Top 10 School Age Standards
Date: 02/22/2017 Time: 08:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Join the Child Care Solutions' School Age Specialist as she counts down the Top 10 School Age Standards and shares strategies to ensure your school age program is meeting them.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 02/22/2017 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn about Indiana'a Quality Rating System
Instructor: Jennifer Ensign
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 02/22/2017 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: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Self-Regulation for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 02/22/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Self regulation begins at birth and is a foundational skill for the first 5 years of life. Self-regulation is several processes that allow children to appropriately respond to their environment. We will discuss how you as a responsive caregiver can guide children through the stages of self-regulation and help them to be emotionally successful in school and life.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Planting Healthy Seeds-Let's Get Children Moving!
Date: 02/23/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Auburn, IN


Title: Autism 101
Date: 02/23/2017 Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 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: Danielle Fedor
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Autism 101
Date: 02/23/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 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: Danielle Fedor
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (844) 685-1500
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/23/2017 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: Huntingburg, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 02/23/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Tying It All Together: Childhood Obesity, Screen Time, and Outdoor Play 2.25 hrs
Date: 02/23/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: How are childhood obesity, screen time, and outdoor play related? In this workshop, we will look at these hot topics and find out what the fuss is all about.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Charlas (Conversations)
Date: 02/23/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come and enjoy an evening with Early Childhood Professionals. Every month we will have a topic or topics with different trainers or guest speakers in the Latino Community.
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Logansport, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 02/23/2017 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: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 02/23/2017 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: Portage, IN


Title: Positive Interactions with School-Agers
Date: 02/23/2017 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn best practice strategies for interacting with school-agers in ways that support their developing independence and learning.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Supporting Children: Ways That Make a Difference
Date: 02/23/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: How do you make a difference in the development and learning of children? Connect how building relationships with children, a well-defined environment and daily schedule and children “in charge” of their behavior contributes. Gain support strategies that can implemented in your everyday practices.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 02/23/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 02/23/2017 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: Courtney Walters
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Full STEAM Ahead: Building Creative Kids through Math and Science
Date: 02/23/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: We have been called as educators to focus more intentionally on science, technology, engineering, math, and science. Adding art and other developmentally appropriate creative activities creates STEAM in your classroom. Learn how to bring creativity into your math and science programs and encourage children to problem solve and strategize to create solutions to everyday problems.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 02/23/2017 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: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Vevay, IN


Title: S.T.E.A.M. Integrating the Arts
Date: 02/24/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: This interactive hands-on workshop will explore exciting and engaging activities that use the arts to leverage learning in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Topics covered include architecture, fashion design, dance, coding, animation and more. Participants will learn to connect concepts and apply what they have learned by building and operating a kinetic art machine. This training will be presented by community partner AYS. The presenter will be Keith Monfreda, Associate Director of Program Services – AYS, Inc. Keith has had ten years with AYS providing direct instruction, workshop facilitation and education development.
Instructor: Keith Monfreda
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Meeting Curriculum Goals with Effective Lessons Plans and Authentic Assessment
Date: 02/25/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: This training will look at what curriculum is for all ages, how to implement curriculum-including lesson planning-and how to link it all to DAP, how to explain DAP to families, child goals and observations, and what authentic assessment is. Participants will leave with examples of curriculum goals, lesson plans for any age, and how to complete authentic assessments to help build quality in your program.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/25/2017 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: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 02/25/2017 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. (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: Temperament: A Practical Approach in Meeting Individual Needs (PITC Module I)
Date: 02/27/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Are the children in your room Fearful, Flexible or Feisty? Learn about 9 temperamental traits that represent a persons natural tendency to respond. Develop an awareness of ones own expectations & reactions that influence ones response to a child.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: East Chicago, IN


Title: Refresher Workshop for Safe Sleeping Practices
Date: 02/27/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: This 1-hour training is an update for those who have previously attended a Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care training. It is designed to provide the most recent information in risk-reduction methods, statistical information, and new resources that been updated since the original presentation. This training does not meet Public Law 162-2005 requirements for child care providers.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Crockpot Meals & Menu Planning in Family Child Care Programs
Date: 02/27/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Do you like the idea of crockpot cooking for your Family Child Care Program but don’t know where to start? In this training you will explore several types of meals and dishes you can make and serve to the children in your program. Bring your favorite crockpot recipes to exchange with the group.Everyone will go home with some really “warm” ideas to try in your FCC programs.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Health- Module 2 Part 1- Nutritional Practices 2hrs (INHS)
Date: 02/27/2017 Time: 04:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Health- Module 2 Part 1- Nutritional Practices includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Health- Module 2 Part 2- Vaccinations and Medications 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 02/27/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Providers will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. Physical activity and infection disease are other areas of health for children that will be discussed in this training. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 02/27/2017 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 participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Once Upon a Time There was a Tablet
Date: 02/27/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This overview of technology available for use in the classroom has participants defining technology, determining usages and activities, and considering appropriate use for the children.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wabash, IN


Title: Understanding the Connection: Food and Culture
Date: 02/27/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: “You are what you eat” is often associated with one’s health. However, food choices are also related to one’s culture. Explore how the foods selected and traditions around eating implemented in early care and education programs impact children.
Instructor: Lisa Bradley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Warsaw, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 02/28/2017 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: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 02/28/2017 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: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 02/28/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Nathan Eckleberry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Jasper, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Let's Go To School
Date: 02/28/2017 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: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 02/28/2017 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: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 02/28/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 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: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Math Night
Date: 02/28/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Are you interested in learning how to host a Math Night to help involve parents? In this training, providers will what a math night is, why they’re important, and how to put on your own math night.
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: STEAM: It's All Child's Play
Date: 02/28/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: STEM is an acronym referring to the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The term is typically used when addressing education policy and curriculum choices in schools to improve competitiveness in science and technology development.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 03/01/2017 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.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Inviting Families
Date: 03/01/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: It is important that families know when there are opportunities for them to do something, which means they need to be invited! In this training we will discuss different ways of inviting and appealing to families.
Instructor: Jill Tucker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Understanding the Role of Breastfeeding Support in Child Care
Date: 03/01/2017 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: Lauren George
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: 03/01/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 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: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 03/01/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide. (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: 03/01/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-02:30 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. (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: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 03/01/2017 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: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 03/01/2017 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: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Portland, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 03/01/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 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: Karla Pedue
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: 03/02/2017 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: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Managing Stress and Burnout in the Early Childhood Field
Date: 03/02/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 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: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 03/02/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-10:00 AM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 03/02/2017 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: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 03/02/2017 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, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mount Vernon, IN


Title: Let The Children Play (2 Hours)
Date: 03/02/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Come explore quality activities to provide to get the children in your care up and moving. In this training we will discuss the importance of all types of play, even rough and tumble play! Also, we will discuss putting away the worksheets and learning through play and why children succeed from doing so.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 03/02/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 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: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Scottsburg, IN


Title: Bonding with Parents in School-Age Child Care
Date: 03/02/2017 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Achieving parent involvement can be challenging in the school-age years. Yet, meaningful parent involvement will lead to successful child development and learning. Learn four approaches to begin bonding with your parents to build meaningful parent-to-program participation.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
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: 03/03/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: La Porte, IN


Title: Webinar: First Friday Foundations: Won't Touch This, Sensory Processing and Science
Date: 03/03/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Many times the sensory table/area is included in our science experiences for children. Learn how to further the sensory exploration for children who may or may not have some sensory processing difficulties.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Setting the Stage: Creating Safe, Healthy, and Engaging Learning Environments CDA Q1:C
Date: 03/04/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Quarter One of Four with sessions to support participants in obtaining the necessary hours towards their CDA. This quarter focuses on safety, health and learning environments.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/04/2017 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.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 03/04/2017 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: Kati Colvin
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: 03/06/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 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: Evansville, IN


Title: Curriculum for Infants & Toddlers
Date: 03/06/2017 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: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 03/06/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 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: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN