Title: CACFP - Contract, Policy, Minute Menu and Civil Rights/ADA
Date: 10/18/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Required annual contract/policy training. Covers Minute Menu, paperwork requirements, policies, contracts, civil rights, ADA and Inclusion.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Ruffled Feathers: Using Talk to Calm the Squak
Date: 10/18/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join us for this bullying prevention and conflict resolution session.
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: 10/18/2017 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: Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/18/2017 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: In their Shoes: How trauma plays a role in the behavior of children
Date: 10/18/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: In this training, participants will be able to identify what trauma is and the effects of trauma exposure. Participants will gain an understanding on how trauma affects the brain and behavior, and they will be able to identify strategies to support the child and his or her caregivers.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jeffersonville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/18/2017 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: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: The Pursuit of QUALITY: What can CCR&R do for you?
Date: 10/18/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Meet Early Learning Connections your local CCR&R. Hear about Indiana’s Child Care Resource and Referral System support through a fun activity. Connect to the free mentoring, coaching, and professional development opportunities near you. You’ll leave this session with a book of ideas to inspire growth, and other great resources.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Delays in Development-Will They Grow Out of It?
Date: 10/18/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Ever wonder if a child might need additional services for a developmental delay? Ever question how to approach parents in discussing developmental delays? Rather than wait to see if a child will outgrow it, focus on the advantages early support and intervention can provide. The benefits for routinely tracking developmental milestones will be explored. Information about “Learn the Signs and Act Early” a campaign of the Center for Disease Control will be shared as well as other tools and strategies for supporting development and working with parents.
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: School Age Interest Centers
Date: 10/18/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Interest centers can be challenging, especially for our school age children. How can we create engaging and developmentally appropriate centers for our older children? Join us as we discuss this and leave with some great new ideas!
Instructor: Mary Ann Cannon
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Books Are Not Just For Eating
Date: 10/18/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Do you feel silly reading aloud to an infant? Did you know that the earlier you start reading to an infant, the better? This workshop will give you some basic information about early literacy and language as well as ways to make books a positive experience for infants and toddlers. Reading to infants and toddlers is an easy way to foster secure attachments and help increase infants and toddlers literacy and language skills. Participants will leave with a better understanding of why books are so important and how they can increase opportunities to read to infants and toddlers.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/18/2017 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: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Salem, IN


Title: Afterschool Activities That Support Social Emotional Learning (SEL)
Date: 10/18/2017 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Helping school-agers develop skills to manage their emotions, resolve conflicts and make responsible decisions keeps challenging behaviors in control. Learn the different social emotional skill areas and how to promote them through learning activities with school-agers. Experience social emotional skill-building through discussion, read-alouds, role-playing, games and more.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)-Spanish
Date: 10/18/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development
Instructor: Izzy Tamayo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Approaching the Holidays Without Bias
Date: 10/18/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Is your program struggling with how to enjoy the holidays in a respectful, anti-bias way? Holidays matter deeply to people, and this workshop will help you involve children, families, and teachers in incorporating holiday experiences in your classroom within an anti-bias approach.
Instructor: Chelsey Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Director's Book Club, Session 2
Date: 10/18/2017 Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: This book club is dedicated to directors of child cares and school age programs. Join us to network with other directors and read through the book "Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why" by Paul Tough. Contact Child Care Solutions for options on purchasing the book. Cost is around $20.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wabash, IN


Title: Approaching the Holidays Without Bias
Date: 10/19/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Is your program struggling with how to enjoy the holidays in a respectful, anti-bias way? Holidays matter deeply to people, and this workshop will help you involve children, families, and teachers in incorporating holiday experiences in your classroom within an anti-bias approach.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Greenwood, IN


Title: The Mad Scientist
Date: 10/19/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Get ready to become a mad scientist and learn the skills needed to get your preschoolers excited about science. This class will be HANDS ON, slightly messy and lots of fun. Leave the training with activities you can incorporate in you 3-5 year old classroom. Some activities will be appropriate to conduct with school age classes as well.
Instructor: Cherish Edwards
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Highland, IN


Title: Won't You Be My Neighbor : Building Relationships
Date: 10/19/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The participants will learn to develop better relationships with the families they serve.
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/19/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Reading Games - No Reading Required!
Date: 10/19/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Creating phonological awareness for children is the basis of this training. Trainer, Heather Groce, will develop a discussion around the 6 components of phonological awareness and why this is so important for literacy, learning and reading.
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Autism 101
Date: 10/19/2017 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: Sarah Skurow
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: North Judson, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/19/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-04:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Sue Ann Nunez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Bullying Prevention
Date: 10/19/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This presentation will introduce basic concepts and definitions around Bullying behaviors. It will address the different forms of bullying, prevention methods, as well as policies and laws in Indiana around bullying. This training is appropriate for older youth, parents, community members, educators, and professionals who work with children.
Instructor: Patricia Mollet
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Respecting Families
Date: 10/19/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Over the course of your career, you will work with all types of families. They will each have different backgrounds, living situations, incomes, cultures, assumptions, and expectations. Join us to learn how to respect each and every family you work with.
Instructor: Alissa Howe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: West Lafayette, IN


Title: Looking at Discipline in a New Way for Toddlers, Preschoolers and School-Agers
Date: 10/21/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Learn how understanding brain development can result in reacting to misbehavior with discipline strategies that are most appropriate and constructive. Topics to be discussed include defining discipline, questions to consider when faced with misbehavior and looking at “time out versus time in.”
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/21/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: English, IN


Title: Looking at Discipline in a New Way for Toddlers, Preschoolers and School-Agers
Date: 10/21/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Learn how understanding brain development can result in reacting to misbehavior with discipline strategies that are most appropriate and constructive. Topics to be discussed include defining discipline, questions to consider when faced with misbehavior and looking at “time out versus time in.”
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/21/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Katherine Darby
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Falling in LOVE with Books
Date: 10/21/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Reading aloud with children is known to be the single most important activity for building the knowledge and skills they will eventually require for learning to read” (Marilyn Adams, Beginning to Read.) Read-alouds matter. The sooner we provide opportunities for children to engage in meaningful reading – the better. In this session, teachers will come to understand the importance of thinking and talking about books everyday through read-alouds
Instructor: Libby Duggan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: CPR/First Aid Certification
Date: 10/21/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Certification
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Spanish - CPR/First Aid Recertification
Date: 10/21/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: American Red Cross CPR and First Aid
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Throwing in the Towel: How working with challenging behaviors in your classroom can affect you
Date: 10/23/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this training, participants will learn how to identify the risks of burnout, learn the effects of burnout, and how to prevent/cope with burnout. They will also learn what motivates them and others in order to avoid burnout from dealing with challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/23/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Supporting Self-Regulation in Young Children
Date: 10/23/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Children need help developing self-regulation skills and you need the skills to support their development. We will discuss the basic understanding of typical emotional and social patterns of development. During this session, you will gain an understanding of how to promote positive socioemotional development and self-regulation while mitigating challenging behaviors. Come and increase your skill set around self-regulation.
Instructor: Cori Newland
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Fishers, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/23/2017 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: Rachel Yoder
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Avoiding Burnout throughout the Behaviors
Date: 10/23/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Are you so focused on managing behavior that you don't know how to manage yourself? Do you find it difficult to separate yourself from your work and enjoy your evening and weekends? This training will teach you some quick and easy changes you can make today to more successfully manage behavior in your classroom. You will also learn strategies to successfully care for yourself so that you can support your children at work but continue to enjoy yourself outside of work.
Instructor: Samantha Eberhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mitchell, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/23/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork. (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: N/A, IN


Title: Messy Fun for Clean Freaks
Date: 10/23/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This is a hands-on workshop for child care providers and educators who love working with children, but find themselves shying away from messy projects.  Learn tips and tricks to help you manage messes without losing your cool.  Kids will love these simple and fun projects, and you'll love the easy clean-up!
Instructor: Rachael McNichols
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Connecting with Love
Date: 10/24/2017 Time: 04:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Every child needs a caring parent who wants to spend time with them. By showing your child they are special everyday you can lay down a strong foundation of love that will last a lifetime. Learn how to find multiple ways to connect with your child and discover their strengths and special gifts while dealing with everyday challenges.
Instructor: Heather Campbell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Clay City, IN


Title: Connecting with Love
Date: 10/24/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Every child needs a caring parent who wants to spend time with them. By showing your child they are special everyday you can lay down a strong foundation of love that will last a lifetime. Learn how to find multiple ways to connect with your child and discover their strengths and special gifts while dealing with everyday challenges.
Instructor: Heather Campbell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Clay City, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/24/2017 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: CACFP - Contract, Policy, Minute Menu and Civil Rights/ADA
Date: 10/24/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Required annual contract/policy training. Covers Minute Menu, paperwork requirements, policies, contracts, civil rights, ADA and Inclusion.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Positive Behavior Management
Date: 10/24/2017 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: Lesson Planning for Young Children
Date: 10/24/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Professionals will leave this training with knowledge of all the things you should take in to consideration when writing your lesson plans. There are many pieces to the lesson planning puzzle, so it can get tricky to navigate. We will talk about how to plan your lessons/experiences using your observations and assessments as a guide. We will also discuss how you can ensure development across all key areas. Once we have discussed all of the logistics, we will take what we have learned and work together to plan a lesson. Being an intentional lesson planner is key to setting the children in your care up for success.
Instructor: Katherine Darby
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Six Essential Program Practices for Infant Toddler Care
Date: 10/24/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Child Care Solutions will be starting two cohorts of child care providers who will dive deeper into the Six Essential Program Practices. We will provide training and intensive technical assistance over the course of 12 months. This is an introduction session that will share more information about the 6 essential practices, details about the project and how to apply to participate in one of the two cohorts. Please contact Child Care Solutions if you have questions.
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/24/2017 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: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Martinsville, IN


Title: The Number Side of Language: Literacy Rich Math Centers
Date: 10/24/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Literacy takes place in other areas than just the reading nook! Join us to gain ideas on how to implement literacy in your math learning environment.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/24/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Emari Faith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Make it Meaningful
Date: 10/24/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Join us for this interactive session on how to make meaningful connections across content areas. This session will present some science activities. Participants will then discuss how language and literacy skills are enhanced through those experiences.
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Rochester, IN


Title: Throwing In The Towel
Date: 10/25/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Are you burned out? Tired of being tired? Looking for ways to re-energize yourself? Let this workshop put you back on track and remind why you are doing what you do.
Instructor: Sarah Skurow
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: La Búsqueda de la CALIDAD: ¿Que puede hacer por usted su Agencia de CCR&R (Cuidad Infantil Recursos y Referidos)?
Date: 10/25/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Conozca a Early Learning Connections su agencia local de Cuidado Infantil Recursos y Referidos. Escucha acerca de lo que el sistema del Cuidado Infantil Recursos y Referidos de Indiana te ofrece apoyo. Aprenderás lo que ofrece por medio de una actividad divertida e interactiva. Conéctate con tutoría, entrenamientos, apoyo, oportunidades de desarrollo profesional cerca de usted. Al irse de la sesión se llevara un librito con ideas para inspirar crecimiento y otros recursos de mucho beneficio.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: East Chicago, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 10/25/2017 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.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/25/2017 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 Darby
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 10/25/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: This includes the one-hour training created by the FSSA’s Health Consultants and provides information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes, and prevention of abuse. It meets the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Lesson Planning For School Agers
Date: 10/25/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this workshop, we will learn to align lesson plans with the Indiana Academic Standards and the Indiana Afterschool Standards. You will leave this training with knowledge of all the things you should take in to consideration when writing your lesson plans. We will talk about how to plan your lessons/experiences using child interest surveys and observations. and assessments as a guide. We will also discuss how you can ensure development across all key areas. Once we have discussed all of the logistics, we will take what we have learned and work together to plan a lesson. This training is especially designed for those working with children ages 5-12, in before-school, after-school, summer, and/or school break settings.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Creative Curriculum Information Meeting
Date: 10/25/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Creative Curriculum Informational Meeting through Metro United Way grant: Participants will hear about Creative Curriculum grant opportunity offered through Metro United Way and SIEOC. Child Care Home Providers enrolled in Paths to Quality in Clark, Floyd, and Harrison counties are available for this unique Creative Curriculum program.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: CACFP - Contract, Policy, Minute Menu and Civil Rights/ADA
Date: 10/25/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Required annual contract/policy training. Covers Minute Menu, paperwork requirements, policies, contracts, civil rights, ADA and Inclusion.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton, IN


Title: Universal Precautions, Bloodborne Pathogens and Infection Control
Date: 10/25/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn the basics of sanitation and prevention of disease transmissions through body fluids to be able to train their staff. This session will include training on Universal Precautions, Bloodborne Pathogens and Infection Control
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Ouch Biting Hurts, What Are They Trying to Tell Us?
Date: 10/26/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the possible reasons why children bite, strategies that will decrease this behavior, and how to work with families.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (844) 685-1500
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: I am Moving I am Learning Part 2 of 3
Date: 10/26/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: I am Moving, I am Learning is a national campaign devoted to increasing physical activity within a child's everyday live. Join us to learn the importace of moderate to vigorous activity everyday and how to easily incorporated physical activity into your everyday routines. This is a 3 part session.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Early Brain Development: The First Three Years
Date: 10/26/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: A child’s brain grows and develops at a rapid pace, especially during the first three years of life. Understanding how the brain develops and ways to actively support this growth is critical to providing quality care. The science behind the developing brain and how early experiences and relationships build the foundation for lifelong learning will be explored. Fun, simple “brain-building” activities for infants and toddlers will be shared.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Foundations 101 -Introduction to the Indiana Early Learning Foundations
Date: 10/26/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Let's talk about the Foundations! Through this training you will gain knowledge about the ins and outs of the Foundations document. We will discuss what the document is made up of as well as how you can use the document when you are planning for the children you care for. Join me as we really dive in to the document and become more familiar and comfortable with it.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Successful Solutions to Applying/Renewing for the CDA & TEACH
Date: 10/26/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: If you have CDA questions, we have CDA answers!!! This session will look at all the CDA (Child Development Associate) Training, Credentialing, renewing and the application processes - and how to use T.E.A.C.H scholarship to pay for it!
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Bringing outside inside!
Date: 10/26/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how to bring physical activities inside when weather does not permit for children to go outside.
Instructor: Brandi York
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Series Part A - Child Development - Day 1
Date: 10/26/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Do you wonder sometimes why children do what they do? Did you know that there have been hundreds of years of research about young children and how they learn and grow? Do you want to know more about how that impacts your work? Come and learn the basic characteristics of early childhood and child development, including brain development and temperament. Explore the history and the theorists that have had a great impact on the early childhood field. You will leave with a list of developmental domains and milestones and an understanding of how culture influences learning. Understanding how young children develop and why they do what they do will help you know how to take better care of them and give you a guide to use in your daily work.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 10/26/2017 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: N/A, IN


Title: Delays in Development-Will They Grow Out of It?
Date: 10/26/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Ever wonder if a child might need additional services for a developmental delay? Ever question how to approach parents in discussing developmental delays? Rather than wait to see if a child will outgrow it, focus on the advantages early support and intervention can provide. The benefits for routinely tracking developmental milestones will be explored. Information about “Learn the Signs and Act Early” a campaign of the Center for Disease Control will be shared as well as other tools and strategies for supporting development and working with parents.
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
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: 10/27/2017 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: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: New Guidelines for Infant Feeding in Early Childhood Programs
Date: 10/28/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Best practices regarding feeding and nutrition support for infants as outlined by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the United States Department of Agriculture will be discussed. Ways for sharing this information with parents will be offered.
Instructor: Lisa Bradley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Behind the Scenes: Families, Program Management and Professionalism, CDA Quarter 4:B
Date: 10/28/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Quarter Four of Four with sessions to support participants in obtaining the necessary hours towards their CDA. This quarter focuses on working as a professional with families and in child care and early education programs. Participants must attend all four sessions.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Refresher Workshop for Safe Sleeping Practices
Date: 10/30/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This 1-hour training is an update for those who have previously attended a Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care training. It is designed to provide the most recent information in risk-reduction methods, statistical information, and new resources that been updated since the original presentation. This training does not meet Public Law 162-2005 requirements for child care providers.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/30/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jeffersonville, IN


Title: Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS in Action-3 to 5 Year Olds (Mathematics)
Date: 10/30/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Take an in-depth look at the Developmental Area Mathematics to connect everyday activities that support preschoolers understanding the content of math. (Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: LaGrange, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/30/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-04:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Brandi York
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Ouch Biting Hurts, What Are They Trying to Tell Us? (2hr)
Date: 11/01/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the possible reasons why children bite, strategies that will decrease this behavior and how to work with families.
Instructor: Katherine Darby
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Motor Skills: Creative Activity Planning in the Classroom
Date: 11/01/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Every motor skill a child masters from the time he or she is born will lead to new capabilities and in turn, more motor skills. Reaching these developmental milestones in the area of motor skills are crucial for gaining the independence and function they need to be successful. This training will teach you about fine motor, gross motor, and sensorimotor skills. You will also leave with a wealth of fresh, new classroom activity ideas to keep your children engaged while learning.
Instructor: Samantha Eberhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Huntingburg, IN


Title: Avoiding Burnout throughout the Behaviors
Date: 11/01/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Are you so focused on managing behavior that you don't know how to manage yourself? Do you find it difficult to separate yourself from your work and enjoy your evening and weekends? This training will teach you some quick and easy changes you can make today to more successfully manage behavior in your classroom. You will also learn strategies to successfully care for yourself so that you can support your children at work but continue to enjoy yourself outside of work.
Instructor: Samantha Eberhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Huntingburg, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 11/01/2017 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: Ruffled Feathers: Using Talk to Calm the Squak
Date: 11/01/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join us for this bullying prevention and conflict resolution session.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
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: 11/01/2017 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.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Logansport, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 11/01/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 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: Gritando, Pateando, y Descontentos ¿Qué hacer? (Screaming, kicking, and Unhappy: What to do?)
Date: 11/01/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: ¿Qué hacer cuando el niño no se puede regular? Los participantes podrán identificar la causa del comportamiento y como apoyar un comportamiento positive. Describirá estrategias para crear una atmosfera positiva. Describir y estrategias como manager el comportamiento deseado para cambiar, incluyendo los comportamientos no deseados. What to do when a child is not able to self-regulate. Participants will be able to Identify the cause of behavior and how to encourage positive behavior. Describe strategies for creating a positive atmosphere. Describe and strategies for handling behaviors you desire to change, including the challenging ones.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 11/02/2017 Time: 06:15 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: Teacher Well Being Series: How Your Executive Functioning Skills (or Lack Thereof) Impact Your Life
Date: 11/02/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Are you often late to meetings or appointments? Do you put off projects until the last minute? Do you lose things and live with piles of papers? Are you overwhelmed by your responsibilities and commitments? Are you frustrating those around you by missing deadlines? Do you never seem to reach your goals? Don't worry; your executive functioning skills can improve! In this session of the Teacher Well Being Series, we will assess our own EF skills and discover strategies to improve our cognitive abilities.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Communicating and Collaborating with Families (PCAN): Helping Parents and Providers Understand Temperament
Date: 11/02/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: A child’s temperament influences not only his or her style of interaction but the vey way in which he or she understand and experiences the world and the people in it. This unit provides child care professionals with an introduction to the concept of temperament and to five key temperament traits. It also examines the interaction be tween a child’s and a parent’s temperament. Participants will be come aware of how their own temperaments, their reactions to others’ temperaments, and the child care environment can interact to support a child’s healthy development.
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Miami, IN


Title: Making Michelangelo’s
Date: 11/02/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will provide a hands-on learning opportunity to explore the new Indiana Foundations, looking specifically at the Art component for preschoolers. Participants will also have the opportunity to explore open ended art materials and create through process art experiences!
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Professionalism in Afterschool
Date: 11/02/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Tips and ideas for making your afterschool world a little more professional. There will be opportunities for self-reflections with discussions on how to improve. We will also brainstorm what professionalism looks like in 2017 and how that relates to afterschool and working with children.
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mitchell, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Series Part A - Child Development - Day 2
Date: 11/02/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Do you wonder sometimes why children do what they do? Did you know that there have been hundreds of years of research about young children and how they learn and grow? Do you want to know more about how that impacts your work? Come and learn the basic characteristics of early childhood and child development, including brain development and temperament. Explore the history and the theorists that have had a great impact on the early childhood field. You will leave with a list of developmental domains and milestones and an understanding of how culture influences learning. Understanding how young children develop and why they do what they do will help you know how to take better care of them and give you a guide to use in your daily work.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Social-Emotional Development of Infants, Toddlers and Their Families: PCAN
Date: 11/02/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Social-emotional development begins at birth and continues through life. The foundation for health social-emotional development laid in the first 3 years helps a child establish meaningful relationships with parents, caregivers, and peer and support his or her learning, both in and outside of school. When children experience difficulty in acquiring social-emotional skills, they are at increased risk emotionally, developmentally, and academically.
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Peru, IN


Title: Scaffolding Play
Date: 11/02/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join the Vigo County Public Library and CASY to learn how to turn every day play experiences into valuable learning time. We will look at ways to take advantage of teachable moments throughout the day, even during free play, and how to scaffold learning during those moments.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Vitamin U: How YOU Help Fortify Children
Date: 11/04/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-01:30 PM
Description: Bona Vista’s Child Care Solutions and the Family Service Association of Howard County invite you to a fall mini-conference. Two sessions will address strategies on how you can help fortify the children you work with though supporting the 40 Developmental Assets, learning about Trauma Informed Care, and how Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) impact children’s development. The mini-conference costs $10. Participants will receive 4 professional development hours. There will be snacks and refreshments served.
Instructor: Heidi Wright
Cost: 10.00
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: First Aid/Adult, Child, Infant CPR and Universal Precautions
Date: 11/04/2017 Time: 08:00 AM-03:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Liberty, IN


Title: Family Child Care Mixed Age Groups: When School Agers are in the Mix
Date: 11/04/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: School age care is more than just homework help and free play. What does planning for school age look like when you have a wide range of ages and abilities? How do you keep school agers engaged? Explore advantages, challenges and unique concerns of having school agers in the mix. Specific strategies to help family child care providers plan and facilitate exciting experiences for school agers that keeps them wanting more will be presented.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Pierceton, IN


Title: Outdoor Fun in Indiana!
Date: 11/04/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Playing outside year round is important to children's social emotional health as well as physical health.  Join Carissa from the Terre Haute Parks Dept Nature center as she talks about the things Indiana and Terre Haute have to offer when you take the children outside.  We will also talk about things to do outside in the winter and ways to bring the outside into the children.  Nature and outdoors have many benefits to children and adults - don't let Indiana weather keep you from reaping the rewards!  
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Motor Skills: Creative Activity Planning in the Classroom
Date: 11/06/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Every motor skill a child masters from the time he or she is born will lead to new capabilities and in turn, more motor skills. Reaching these developmental milestones in the area of motor skills are crucial for gaining the independence and function they need to be successful. This training will teach you about fine motor, gross motor, and sensorimotor skills. You will also leave with a wealth of fresh, new classroom activity ideas to keep your children engaged while learning.
Instructor: Samantha Eberhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/06/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Space to GROW
Date: 11/06/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Is your environment ready for all those different types of infants and toddlers in your care. Well come and get some tips on how you can make your environment ready for those children to be eager to learn.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: What If Today Was Their Only Day?
Date: 11/06/2017 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: Newburgh, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 11/06/2017 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
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: First Aid for Challenging Behaviors
Date: 11/06/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Are you experiencing challenging behaviors from your children? This session will explore some strategies that could offer some immediate relief. Bring your calendar to schedule your follow up technical assistance visit to help you in the implementation of strategies.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Books Are Not Just For Eating
Date: 11/06/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Do you feel silly reading aloud to an infant? Did you know that the earlier you start reading to an infant, the better? This workshop will give you some basic information about early literacy and language as well as ways to make books a positive experience for infants and toddlers. Reading to infants and toddlers is an easy way to foster secure attachments and help increase infants and toddlers literacy and language skills. Participants will leave with a better understanding of why books are so important and how they can increase opportunities to read to infants and toddlers.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN


Title: The Musical Child
Date: 11/06/2017 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: Wells, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 11/07/2017 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: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: It's All About Relationships!
Date: 11/07/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The relationships young children build with their caregivers in infancy teach them how to develop relationships throughout life, and these relationships can not exist without attachment. In this training we will explore attachment theory, how to be "present" with infants and toddlers, and read the social-emotional cues that tell us what they need. We will also, through videos, discussion and reflection, take time to think about primary caregiving roles and responsibilities, how to develop a system of primary caregiving and continuity of care, and how to use this system to build real relationships with infants, toddlers and families. Part of the Relationship based care optional series.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/07/2017 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: Evansville, IN


Title: Dining Family Style in the Early Care and Education Setting
Date: 11/07/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The opportunity to support all areas of development abound when children and adults are able to share a relaxed mealtime experience together. Learn how family style dining can be an integral part of your early care and education program. The benefits for both children and adults will be discussed. Tips for implementing family style dining also will be shared.
Instructor: Lisa Bradley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Keep Calm and Manage Your Classroom: Calming the Chaos of After School
Date: 11/07/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will identify the goal of classroom management, the characteristics of successful classroom management and the importance of rules and order while simultaneously providing students with a positive, exciting, and safe environment.
Instructor: Ericka Gergely
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Highland, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/07/2017 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 Darby
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Play Based Learning
Date: 11/07/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Professionals will leave this training with knowledge of the value of play and how to provide meaningful experiences to support the development and learning of the children in their care. We will be discussing the importance of creating a learning environment that allows children the opportunity to learn through play and what that kind of environment may look like.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 11/07/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 11/07/2017 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: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: North Vernon, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 11/07/2017 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide. (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: 11/07/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training. (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: Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS in Action-3 to 5 Year Olds (Social Studies)
Date: 11/07/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Take an in-depth look at the Developmental Area Social Studies to plan experiences for preschoolers that support learning about their world, both physical and social. (Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Plymouth, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 11/07/2017 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: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/08/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Katherine Darby
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Whole Day Lesson Planning for School Agers
Date: 11/08/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Days when school age children are out of school can be long and stressful. The key to success is formulating and implementing engaging activities. Join this workshop to learn how to organize your day and activities to maximize child engagement and lessen the stress on yourself. This training is especially designed for those working with children ages 5-12, in before-school, after-school, summer, and/or school break settings.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Classroom Management: Routines and Schedules
Date: 11/08/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Learn how to manage a preschool classroom by having a predictable and structured routine and schedule.
Instructor: Brandi York
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 11/08/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn about Indiana'a Quality Rating System
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 11/08/2017 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: Jennifer Young
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/08/2017 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: Emari Faith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Family Child Care Mixed Age Groups: When School Agers are in the Mix
Date: 11/08/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: School age care is more than just homework help and free play. What does planning for school age look like when you have a wide range of ages and abilities? How do you keep school agers engaged? Explore advantages, challenges and unique concerns of having school agers in the mix. Specific strategies to help family child care providers plan and facilitate exciting experiences for school agers that keeps them wanting more will be presented.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Physical Activity for School-Age Children
Date: 11/08/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: School age children need movement in their lives for many reasons. Are you having trouble getting the School-Age children in your program to move? Do you need ideas and how to incorporate physical activities into your curriculum or want to know why it is important? Join us for ideas and information on how to get the school-age children more active while learning!!
Instructor: Patricia Mollet
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Going beyond a Glance
Date: 11/09/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: How do observations effect the children in your program? How do I do an observation and what do I do with it now that I one? Participants will receive answers to these questions and more. We will take an in-depth look at the observation process start to finish. Join us for this interactive training to share your experience with observations, what works and what does not work.
Instructor: Chelsey Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: I am Moving I am Learning Part 3 of 3
Date: 11/09/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: I am Moving, I am Learning is a national campaign devoted to increasing physical activity within a child's everyday live. Join us to learn the importace of moderate to vigorous activity everyday and how to easily incorporated physical activity into your everyday routines. This is a 3 part series.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Family Child Care Mixed Age Groups: When School Agers are in the Mix
Date: 11/09/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: School age care is more than just homework help and free play. What does planning for school age look like when you have a wide range of ages and abilities? How do you keep school agers engaged? Explore advantages, challenges and unique concerns of having school agers in the mix. Specific strategies to help family child care providers plan and facilitate exciting experiences for school agers that keeps them wanting more will be presented.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 11/09/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Maricela Madden
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 11/09/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 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: Using Mud to Mold Your Learning
Date: 11/09/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this messy interactive workshop (designed especially for teachers of preschool, kindergarten, and school age children), participants will dig deep in the mud with Instructor Christopher Nunn! We'll learn about dorodango (the Japanese art of polishing mud balls) and prepare and get some experience with three recipes: paper clay, cardboard clay, and mud slime. We'll enjoy a discussion about being role models of learning and thinking and document our shared ideas. As we further mold, sculpt, and play with our mud recipes, we'll use Powerful Questions in a thinking routine to discuss how we as teachers want to mold our own learning over the next year. We'll document some simple personal learning plans and -- with our colleagues -- start to identify ways we might learn the things we desire.
Instructor: Christopher Nunn
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Developing an Internship Program for your Site
Date: 11/09/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Have you ever considered inviting college students to work for you while they complete their internship requirements? Learn how to enhance your program and meet the requirements of colleges through developing an internship program at your childcare. We will discuss how to find interns, remuneration for interns, legal considerations and making these students and effective part of your team while they learn the ins and outs of childcare and early childhood education HANDS ON!
Instructor: Cherish Edwards
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children-Observing and Assessing Children-2+2 Part B
Date: 11/09/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Assessment fits into every good program and helps providers gain valuable knowledge about a child's individual development and learning. Join us for Part B of the "Getting to Know Young Children Series" as we look at the process of observing children and implementing meaningful child assessment. Please note: you must attend Part A before being able to attend Part B or Part C. Learn the purpose of assessment, what areas of development should be assessed, appropriate times to assess, and how we gather, compile, and share the information. In addition to these 2 hours of training, participants will receive 2 hours of onsite technical assistance from an expert that will count as training. This training and technical assistance package is designed to help participants as they learn and implement the process of child assessment.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/09/2017 Time: 11:00 AM-01:30 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: Positive Behavior Management
Date: 11/09/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 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: Princeton, IN


Title: Taking on Turnover, Part I & II
Date: 11/09/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Turnover is demoralizing! It can turn a caregiver’s, teacher’s, or director’s job into a question of day-to-day survival rather than as a way of working toward high-quality care for children and families. If one or two key staff members depart, others may also choose to leave, until very quickly, those who remain find that the program is moving farther away from a vision of good child care, rather than closer to it. If any of these feelings sounds familiar this workshop is for you! While there is no magic formula to stem turnover, we will present a host of ideas to help you make your child care program a place where you and your co-workers can not only stay but continue to grow on the job. In Taking on Turnover, Part I we will discuss the problem of turnover including defining turnover and its impact on children, families, and staff. We will also explore why staff leave, the process of change, and assessing and managing the effects of turnover in your program. In Taking on Turnover, Part II, we will make an action plan to reduce turnover in your program. We will explore your program’s work environment, recruitment and hiring, improving compensation, and improving your program’s substitute policies. **Must attend Part I to attend Part II.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Coping with Big Emotions: Using Emotional Literacy
Date: 11/09/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Helping children cope with their big emotions can be challenging. Together, we will identify how teaching emotional literacy skills will help young children develop language and strategies to label, recognize and manage their emotions.
Instructor: Sarah Skurow
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Looking at Discipline in a New Way for Toddlers, Preschoolers and School-Agers
Date: 11/11/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Learn how understanding brain development can result in reacting to misbehavior with discipline strategies that are most appropriate and constructive. Topics to be discussed include defining discipline, questions to consider when faced with misbehavior and looking at “time out versus time in.”
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Auburn, IN


Title: Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS in Action-3 to 5 Year Olds (Social Studies)
Date: 11/11/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Take an in-depth look at the Developmental Area Social Studies to plan experiences for preschoolers that support learning about their world, both physical and social. (Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Infant Feeding and Development: Transitioning to Solid Foods
Date: 11/11/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Introducing solid foods to infants is recommended when they are developmentally ready. The question is, “How do we know what it means to be developmentally ready?” When and how to offer solid foods in ways that are sensitive to the needs of each infant will be discussed. Learn how the ways infants are fed can impact their development. Strategies for working with families in supporting their infant’s individual feeding plan will be shared.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 11/11/2017 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: 11/11/2017 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: Behind the Scenes: Families, Program Management and Professionalism, CDA Quarter 4:C
Date: 11/11/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Quarter Four of Four with sessions to support participants in obtaining the necessary hours towards their CDA. This quarter focuses on working as a professional with families and in child care and early education programs. Participants must attend all four sessions.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: SPANISH – CPR & First Aid Certification
Date: 11/11/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Certification in Spanish
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: In their Shoes: How trauma plays a role in the behavior of children
Date: 11/13/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this training, participants will be able to identify what trauma is and the effects of trauma exposure. Participants will gain an understanding on how trauma affects the brain and behavior, and they will be able to identify strategies to support the child and his or her caregivers.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Batesville, IN


Title: Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS in Action-3 to 5 Year Olds (Social Studies)
Date: 11/13/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Take an in-depth look at the Developmental Area Social Studies to plan experiences for preschoolers that support learning about their world, both physical and social. (Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Columbia City, IN


Title: Family Child Care Networking Group
Date: 11/13/2017 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: Avoiding Burnout throughout the Behaviors
Date: 11/13/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Are you so focused on managing behavior that you don't know how to manage yourself? Do you find it difficult to separate yourself from your work and enjoy your evening and weekends? This training will teach you some quick and easy changes you can make today to more successfully manage behavior in your classroom. You will also learn strategies to successfully care for yourself so that you can support your children at work but continue to enjoy yourself outside of work.
Instructor: Samantha Eberhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Family Child Care Mixed Age Groups: When School Agers are in the Mix
Date: 11/13/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: School age care is more than just homework help and free play. What does planning for school age look like when you have a wide range of ages and abilities? How do you keep school agers engaged? Explore advantages, challenges and unique concerns of having school agers in the mix. Specific strategies to help family child care providers plan and facilitate exciting experiences for school agers that keeps them wanting more will be presented.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Questions and Answers with the Autism Society of Indiana
Date: 11/13/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training session will provide participants with information on what resources are in the community for children with autism. This session will be facilitated by the Autism society of indiana
Instructor: Alissa Howe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Friendly Learning Environments
Date: 11/13/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: A child care or preschool is more than just a room with a bunch of toys. You are designing an environment where young children can safely explore and learn! This training will assist you to understand the learning centers required by Paths to QUALITY and will lead to multi-session trainings.
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: 11/13/2017 Time: 02:30 PM-05:30 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: Mishawaka, IN


Title: You've Got to Play Just to Make it Today!
Date: 11/13/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Do you get questioned about your children simply playing all day long? This session looks at learning through play.
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Portland, IN


Title: Ouch Biting Hurts, What Are They Trying to Tell Us?
Date: 11/13/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the possible reasons why children bite, strategies that will decrease this behavior, and how to work with families.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Sullivan, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 11/13/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Kati Colvin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 11/14/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: In Their Shoes: Empathy & Caring for Children from Traumatic Experiences
Date: 11/14/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: We will discuss empathy and ways that we, as providers, can care for children from traumatic experiences. Providers will understand how to incorporate the knowledge from the session into their child care setting. Participants will have an improved knowledge of how children in traumatic experiences express their emotions and improved knowledge of caring for children from traumatic situations.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Help! What are these big feelings?!
Date: 11/14/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Have you ever felt like some children are hard to understand, hard to help, or both? It can be stressful to care for children with BIG FEELINGS. They’re often the children you focus on the most, yet feel like you’re reaching the least. This training will NOT give you a magic wand to “fix” the behaviors, but provide you with some new strategies for your teaching toolbox. 
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Clay City, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/14/2017 Time: 01:30 PM-04:00 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Mixed Age Group Series: Organizing Your Day
Date: 11/14/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This 3 night series, exclusively for family child care providers, will examine your physical environment, your daily routines, and the experiences you are offering your children. It will give you an opportunity to network with other family child care providers as well. Please register for all 3 nights.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Beyond the Bell: How to Conquer Homework
Date: 11/14/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training will provide tips for homework helps such as: creating a successful after school homework environment, solutions for frustrated parents, teachers, and students, and motivational strategies to encourage homework competency.
Instructor: Ericka Gergely
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Books Are Not Just For Eating
Date: 11/14/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Do you feel silly reading aloud to an infant? Did you know that the earlier you start reading to an infant, the better? This workshop will give you some basic information about early literacy and language as well as ways to make books a positive experience for infants and toddlers. Reading to infants and toddlers is an easy way to foster secure attachments and help increase infants and toddlers literacy and language skills. Participants will leave with a better understanding of why books are so important and how they can increase opportunities to read to infants and toddlers.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mount Vernon, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 11/14/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Reasonable Accommodations Ides for children with Developmental Delays
Date: 11/14/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Many children struggle in different points of development. This training will take a look at using tools from special education classrooms to support children with developmental challenges in the classroom.
Instructor: Sarah Skurow
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: DTR: Development, Temperament, and Relationship
Date: 11/14/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This session explores child development, temperament, and relationships with infants and toddlers.
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Rochester, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 11/14/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Scottsburg, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 11/14/2017 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: Partners with Families
Date: 11/14/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this training, participants will learn the importance of a family partnership system that supports all families.  Best practices for communicating and involving the parents will be discussed, as well as barriers that may be encountered.
Instructor: Heather Campbell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Avoiding Burnout throughout the Behaviors
Date: 11/14/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Are you so focused on managing behavior that you don't know how to manage yourself? Do you find it difficult to separate yourself from your work and enjoy your evening and weekends? This training will teach you some quick and easy changes you can make today to more successfully manage behavior in your classroom. You will also learn strategies to successfully care for yourself so that you can support your children at work but continue to enjoy yourself outside of work.
Instructor: Samantha Eberhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Diversión Invernal: La Agenda Secreta - Winter Fun: Hidden Agenda
Date: 11/15/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: ¡El invierno puede ser tiempo de aprendizaje y diversion! Vamos a explorar diferentes posibilidades divertidas, pero con un componente educativo. Ven a explorar una variedad de actividades y como conectarlas con componentes educativos. Ven preparada a explorar. Los asistentes se llevaran ideas de actividades que puedan implementar en su guardería. Winter can be a time of learning and fun! Let us explore different possibilities that are fun, but have an element of learning. Come and explore a variety of activities and how to link them to educational components. Come prepare to explore. The attendees will take with them ideas of activities that can be implemented at their facility.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: East Chicago, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/15/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fremont, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 11/15/2017 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: Guiding the Behaviors of Young Children
Date: 11/15/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Guiding the Behaviors of Young Children Guiding the behavior of young children is often thought of as something that is done in addition to planning and implementing daily learning activities and routines. Actually, guiding behavior is part of everything you do. You teach what you allow. This training will give you access to review the basics of behaviors, and present strategies to help children learn to be in charge of their own behavior, make appropriate choices, and to be able to handle their emotions in appropriate ways.
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (844) 685-1500
Location: Martinsville, IN


Title: Health- Module 2 Part 1- Nutritional Practices 2hrs (INHS)
Date: 11/15/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: Health- Module 2 Part 1- Nutritional Practices includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Family Child Care Mixed Age Groups: When School Agers are in the Mix
Date: 11/15/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: School age care is more than just homework help and free play. What does planning for school age look like when you have a wide range of ages and abilities? How do you keep school agers engaged? Explore advantages, challenges and unique concerns of having school agers in the mix. Specific strategies to help family child care providers plan and facilitate exciting experiences for school agers that keeps them wanting more will be presented.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Director's Book Club Session 3
Date: 11/15/2017 Time: 11:00 AM-02:00 PM
Description: This book club is dedicated to directors of child cares and school age programs. Join us to network with other directors and read through the book Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why by Paul Tough. Contact Child Care Solutions for options on purchasing the book. Cost is around $20.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wabash, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 11/16/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 11/16/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Everett Hicks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/16/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Brittany Flaugher
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Spanish Introduction to the Foundations
Date: 11/16/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Los participantes aprenderán acerca de LOS FUNDAMENTOS los Estandandares Academicos de Indiana para el nacimiento hasta la edad de 5 los ninos pequenos. LOS FUNDAMENTOS ayudan a los adultos en la prestaciion de actividades adecuadas al desarrollo de los niños pequenos que apoyen el crecimiento y desarrollo del ninos. Este taller interactivo apoyar muchas de las oportunidades de aprendizaje que ya se suministre a los ninos pequenos y servira como marco para la planificacion futura.
Instructor: Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Offering Healthy Food Options
Date: 11/16/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This session we will have a guest speaker from the CACFP food program who will discuss healthy snack and meal options.
Instructor: Alissa Howe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Let's Stop Bullying!
Date: 11/16/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Participants will learn how to recognize and deal with bullying situations with school age children.
Instructor: Wendy Young
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lebanon, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children-The Components of Curriculum Day 1
Date: 11/16/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Join us for Part C of the "Getting to Know Young Children Series" as we look at the components of curriculum and developmentally appropriate practice. Please note: you must attend Part A before being eligible to attend Part B or Part C. These 6 hours of training include the following topics: how young children learn, how to encourage learning and development through planning an appropriate curriculum, exploring different curricula, and working with families. Participants will improve their teaching skills and learn how to make their environment a caring community of learners through the use of a planned curriculum.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Infant Feeding and Development: Transitioning to Solid Foods
Date: 11/16/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Introducing solid foods to infants is recommended when they are developmentally ready. The question is, “How do we know what it means to be developmentally ready?” When and how to offer solid foods in ways that are sensitive to the needs of each infant will be discussed. Learn how the ways infants are fed can impact their development. Strategies for working with families in supporting their infant’s individual feeding plan will be shared.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: YES Environments for Moving Infants and Toddlers
Date: 11/16/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: We will explore the boundaries of space and movement for infants and toddlers including tummy time, outside time, and play time. Environments for the youngest children should be a space where children are allowed to explore, play, and touch everything. We will focus on getting babies out of “baby containers” and moving so they can develop naturally and move their way into toddlerhood.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Project Learning Tree
Date: 11/18/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-03:30 PM
Description: Whether you regularly use the outdoors as a classroom or hesitate every time you send your children out to play, this workshop is an invitation to increase the quantity and quality of the contact that your children have with nature. Project Learning Tree® (PLT) is widely recognized as one of the premier environmental education programs in the world. Through hands-on, interdisciplinary activities, PLT helps young children learn how to think, not what to think, about complex environmental issues. This hands-on workshop will explore a variety of environmental topics and different activities and teaching strategies that can be used to help raise awareness, appreciation, and develop skills and commitment to address environmental issues.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: 25.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Floyds Knobs, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/18/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: Saturday Stories
Date: 11/18/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Come enjoy a children's book, the sharing of activities to go along with the book, and great networking with your peers. Participants do receive the book of the month, but space is limited so please be sure to register ahead of time.
Instructor: Amy Marine
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Morgan, IN


Title: First Aid/Adult, Child, Infant CPR and Universal Precautions
Date: 11/18/2017 Time: 08:00 AM-03:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (844) 685-1500
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Refresher Workshop for Safe Sleeping Practices
Date: 11/20/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This 1-hour training is an update for those who have previously attended a Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care training. It is designed to provide the most recent information in risk-reduction methods, statistical information, and new resources that been updated since the original presentation. This training does not meet Public Law 162-2005 requirements for child care providers.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: From Caterpillars to Butterflies: How to Nurture A Healthy Self-Esteem in Children
Date: 11/20/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Self-esteem is what we believe to be true about ourselves and what we are capable of doing. The development of our self-esteem beings in infancy and continues throughout life. Are you nurturing healthy self-esteem in the children you provide care for? Do you have children whose self-esteem seems low? Learn ways to build healthy self-esteem in young children as they grow into young adults.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Knox, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/20/2017 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. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Got Music?
Date: 11/20/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come and understand the importance of music for infants and toddlers and get ideas on how to make homemade instruments
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Health- Module 2 Part 2- Vaccinations and Medications 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 11/20/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 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: Karla Pedue
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: 11/20/2017 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: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: The Truth About Rough and Tumble Play
Date: 11/20/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Rough and Tumble Play? Big Body Play? No matter what you call this physical type of play, all children need it. Come to this training to learn about why rough and tumble play is so important to the cognitive, social and emotional, and motor development of the children in your care.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Using Language and Literacy in Guiding Children's Behavior (Cradling Literacy Module 4)
Date: 11/21/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this session, Using Language and Literacy in Guiding Children's Behavior, teachers will reflect on their attitudesand feeling about challenging behaviors. Participants will discuss and explore strategies for using language and literacy to guide children's behavior
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Adams, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 11/21/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Being Your Best Self
Date: 11/21/2017 Time: 04:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Families lay the foundation for decisions and challenges children will face through the years. Focus on building a strong, healthy connection with your children and preparing them for life and their future families. Learn to keep goals on track, deal with adult conflict, give encouragement, look back and see forward.
Instructor: Heather Campbell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Brazil, IN


Title: Being Your Best Self
Date: 11/21/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Families lay the foundation for decisions and challenges children will face through the years. Focus on building a strong, healthy connection with your children and preparing them for life and their future families. Learn to keep goals on track, deal with adult conflict, give encouragement, look back and see forward.
Instructor: Heather Campbell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Brazil, IN


Title: "Resilience" Film and Discussion
Date: 11/21/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Researchers have recently discovered a dangerous biological syndrome caused by abuse and neglect during childhood. As the new documentary RESILIENCE reveals, toxic stress can trigger hormones that wreak havoc on the brains and bodies of children, putting them at a greater risk for disease, homelessness, prison time and early death. While the broader impacts of poverty worsen the risk, no segment of society is immune. RESILIENCE, however, also chronicles the dawn of a movement that is determined to fight back. Trailblazers in pediatrics, education and social welfare are using cutting-edge science and field-tested therapies to protect children from the insidious effects of toxic stress—and the dark legacy of a childhood that no child would choose.
Instructor: Devina Jani
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/21/2017 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: “Why are you crying?”…Understanding Social/Emotional Development
Date: 11/21/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The goal of this training is to provide teachers with the appropriate skills and knowledge in understanding social/emotional development of infants and toddlers.
Instructor: Emari Faith
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: North Vernon, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 11/21/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Feeding Infants and Toddlers in the CACFP
Date: 11/21/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn the requirements for serving infants and toddlers in the CACFP. Participants will also receive the resources to feel comfortable handling breast milk and communicating with parents about infants and toddlers eating schedules and nutrition needs.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton, IN


Title: Bringing outside inside!
Date: 11/21/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how to bring physical activities inside when weather does not permit for children to go outside.
Instructor: Brandi York
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/22/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Katherine Darby
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 11/28/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/28/2017 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: Evansville, IN


Title: Father Engagement Series: How Father-Friendly is Your Program?
Date: 11/28/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: How father-friendly is your child care program and why does it matter? In this session, we will become familiar with the Father Friendly Check-Up tool, assess your program's degree to which you encourage father involvement, and create a strategic plan to improve your program's father friendliness.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: The Benefits of Inclusion
Date: 11/28/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will receive information on foundational inclusion-related topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, person-first language, the benefits of inclusion, and the resources that are available throughout their community.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Throwing in the Towel: How working with challenging behaviors in your classroom can affect you
Date: 11/28/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this training, participants will learn how to identify the risks of burnout, learn the effects of burnout, and how to prevent/cope with burnout. They will also learn what motivates them and others in order to avoid burnout from dealing with challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: North Vernon, IN


Title: Safety- Module3- Part 1 Building the Basics 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 11/28/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: BFF: Building & Fostering Friendships
Date: 11/28/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The only way to have a friend is to be one! Discover why positive friendships are so important to young children and explore your role in promoting positive social interactions by teaching children the difference in positive and poor social skills.  
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/28/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Dialogic Reading
Date: 11/29/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The single most important activity for building knowledge and success in reading is reading aloud to children! It is a precious gift of time that has a huge impact on language development and learning. Learn how to systematically read aloud to young children with a research based technique that works for ALL children.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS in Action-3 to 5 Year Olds (Social Studies)
Date: 11/29/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Take an in-depth look at the Developmental Area Social Studies to plan experiences for preschoolers that support learning about their world, both physical and social. (Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/29/2017 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 Darby
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Foundations - Social Emotional
Date: 11/29/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Professionals working with young children need to develop understanding that learning takes place everywhere. Through intentional planning the teacher/caregiver can insure that the children in their care are being properly supported while they are developing critical social-emotional behaviors. This training will help teaching professionals feel more comfortable using the Indiana Foundations with a specific focus on the social-emotional section of the document.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 11/29/2017 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: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 11/29/2017 Time: 04:00 PM-06:30 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: Emari Faith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Salem, IN