Title: Understanding Children's Speech and Language Delays
Date: 12/07/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn ways to facilitate children's language development who have speech/language delays.
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Albion, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/07/2016 Time: 10:30 AM-01:00 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: Bedford, IN


Title: NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct
Date: 12/07/2016 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Participants will review of NAEYC's Code of Ethical Conduct for child care programs. Staff will analyze ethical dilemmas and learn how to apply the code in their various roles and responsibilities.
Instructor: Krista Hawkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 12/07/2016 Time: 02:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 12/07/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This child care start up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center or ministry setting and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help with the decision making process for participants to choose which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Ouch Biting Hurts, What Are They Trying to Tell Us? (2hr)
Date: 12/07/2016 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: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 12/07/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Provider will also identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable), 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jennings, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 12/07/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Provider will also identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable), 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Courtney Walters
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/07/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Health- Module 2 Part 1- Nutritional Practices 2hrs (INHS)
Date: 12/07/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 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: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 12/07/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 12/07/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Purposeful Behavior Guidance for School Age Children
Date: 12/07/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore best practices that drive successful behavior guidance in school age programs.
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Incorporating Social Emotional Development
Date: 12/08/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Promoting Children's Success: Building Relationships and Creating Supportive Environments (addresses strategies for preventing challenging behaviors). Social Emotional Teaching Strategies (problem solving, communicating emotions appropriately and building friendships).
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Fishers, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/08/2016 Time: 12:30 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


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


Title: Health and Safety Day 2 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 12/08/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Nutritional Practice includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Courtney Walters
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 12/08/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: N/A, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 12/08/2016 Time: 12:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: N/A, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/08/2016 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: Princeton, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 12/08/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 12/08/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton, IN


Title: Make Your Full Day with School Agers Exciting and Fun!
Date: 12/08/2016 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will look at the top ten tips on how to plan a full day school age child care program that keeps school agers engaged.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


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


Title: It's OK To Go Up The Slide
Date: 12/10/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: In the second book published by Heather Shumaker, she further discusses hotter hot button topics facing those that care for youngsters. We will look at why it's OK not to kiss grandma, why we shouldn't force participation, and several other topics. If you are ready to expand your comfort zone then register for this training!
Instructor: Christy Smith
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: 12/10/2016 Time: 09:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Super Saturday - Ice and Snow Gak Make and Take and The Importance of Outdoor Play in Winter
Date: 12/10/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-02:00 PM
Description: Who likes to have fun and get messy?? During this Super Saturday we will be creating ice/snow gak and then we will be discussing the importance of outdoor play in the winter. We will be creating ice and snow gak and then exploring it. We will also be discussing how you can make this with your class and how you can incorporate it into your sensory center. We will be learning all about how important it is to get those kiddos outside in the winter time. Let's talk about what they are learning when they are out there and why it's ok to take them out in the snow!! The cost for this training is $5 for supplies and materials. You are not registered until payment is received. Call our office to pay.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 12/10/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Jasper, IN


Title: CPR/First Aid Certification
Date: 12/10/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Certification
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 2, 5 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 12/10/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-02:00 PM
Description: Day 1 of 2 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. This day will also focus on nutritional practices include related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Ossian, IN


Title: Refresher Workshop for Safe Sleeping Practices
Date: 12/12/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: This 1-hour training is an update for those who have previously attended a Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care training. It is designed to provide the most recent information in risk-reduction methods, statistical information, and new resources that been updated since the original presentation. This training does not meet Public Law 162-2005 requirements for child care providers.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Watch Me Grow Help Me Learn 3
Date: 12/12/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Hammond, IN


Title: SPANISH Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/12/2016 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 12/12/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives and awards.
Instructor: Cheryl Tyler
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Noblesville, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 12/12/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/13/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 12/13/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Clark, IN


Title: Family Child Care Networking Group
Date: 12/13/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This group will focus on increasing the professionalism of the family child care field through direct instruction of requirements and networking among providers at all levels of PTQ.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 4 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 12/13/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Day 4 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Discuss policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Visual Aids for Preschool Classrooms
Date: 12/13/2016 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Visuals (or pictures) are a great tool for seeing and understanding. Visual aids allow children the time they need to process what they are being asked to do. They do not disappear into thin air to be forgotten as spoken words or hand gestures do. Visuals can also be sequenced to breakdown and learn a skill bit by bit.
Instructor: Sarah Skurow
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/13/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 12/13/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Ossian, IN


Title: Caring for the Caregiver: Your Body and Stress
Date: 12/13/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will be presented by Dr. Thomas Redfield. Dr. Redfield will provide participants with knowledge on stress management, stress management on the body, how to handle these stresses and more! During the presentation chair massages will be available!
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Positive Behavior Management for School Age
Date: 12/13/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training will give providers tool and tips on how to mange children's behavior in positive ways. This training is based on Conscious Discipline.
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Love Languages: What Language Do You Speak with Children?
Date: 12/13/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Do you feel like you aren't making a connection with "that one child?" There is a change you aren't speaking their love language. Come to this training and learn what love languages are, what love languages you speak, and how you can make connections with children in your care.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Wadesville, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 12/14/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Hartford City, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/14/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 12/14/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 2 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 12/14/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Nutritional Practice includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jennings, IN


Title: Spanish Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers
Date: 12/14/2016 Time: 05:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: SPANISH - Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 12/14/2016 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Family Engagement
Date: 12/14/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Establishing relationships with families is key in creating a positive early childhood environment. Join us as we explore ways to include families and help them overcome obstacles.
Instructor: Alissa Howe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 12/14/2016 Time: 04:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Amber Johnson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Madison, IN


Title: Prevention: Stop Challenging Behavior Before it Starts
Date: 12/14/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training is designed to give providers tips on how to prevent challenging behaviors in their classrooms before they start. This training will provide insights on how room arrangement, teaching style and consequences help to decrease challenging behavior. This training is part three of a three part series in which providers can learn how to effectively manage classroom challenges.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Madison, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 3 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 12/14/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will focus on vaccinations and medications. Discussing how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Providers will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Physical activity and infection disease are other areas of health for children that will be discussed in this training. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Courtney Walters
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Big Body Play: Why boisterous, vigorous, and very physical play is essential to children’s development and Learning
Date: 12/14/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Young children play vigorously, boisterously, and even roughly with their and with other children’s bodies. Like most adults, we have often questioned whether we should stop this rough style of play for fear a child will get hurt, or whether we should allow it because we remember playing this way as a child. Based on the book of the same title by Frances M. Carlson (NAEYC) we will define “big body play”, explore why it is essential, discuss the benefits of big body play, and look at strategies for implementing big body play.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Webinar: CDA Portfolio Development
Date: 12/14/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Have you completed your 120 clock hours towards your CDA? Are you close? Join us for this information session on compiling your portfolio. Participants in the webinar will have the opportunity to schedule a face to face TA session.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Make Your Full Day with School Agers Exciting and Fun!
Date: 12/14/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will look at the top ten tips on how to plan a full day school age child care program that keeps school agers engaged.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Safety- Module3- Part 1 Building the Basics 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 12/14/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 12/14/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 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: South Haven, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/15/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Centerville, IN


Title: Make Your Full Day with School Agers Exciting and Fun!
Date: 12/15/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will look at the top ten tips on how to plan a full day school age child care program that keeps school agers engaged.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Charlas (Spanish)
Date: 12/15/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Business Management is Professional communication encompasses written, oral, visual and digital communication within a workplace context. This discipline blends together pedagogical principles of rhetoric, technology, software, and learning theory to improve and deliver communication in a variety of settings ranging from technical writing to usability and digital media design. It is a new discipline that focuses on the study of information and the ways it is created, managed, distributed, and consumed. Since communication in modern society is a rapidly changing area, the progress of technologies seems to often outpace the number of available expert practitioners. This creates a demand for skilled communicators which continues to exceed the supply of trained professionals.[1]
Instructor: Martha Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Foundations: Science
Date: 12/15/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: During this training we will be talking about all things science (Foundations wise). Participants will gain an in depth understanding of this particular section of the Foundations. We will use the Foundations as our guide and discuss some ways you can implement them while planning science activities for your own classroom.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Approaches to Play and Learning - How can YOU facilitate?
Date: 12/15/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This session will provide an overview of the revised early learning Foundations which are aligned to the Indiana Academic Standards. We will discuss how early learning programs can create student centered learning environments that will lead to positive student outcomes and students ready for success. This session will focus on two of the content areas: Approaches to Play and Learning/Social Emotional Development
Instructor: Melissa Simpson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Logansport, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 4 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 12/15/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Day 4 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Discuss policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)
Instructor: Courtney Walters
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 12/15/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 12/15/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: N/A, IN


Title: Stickers, Stars and Candy #Whytheydon'twork (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 12/15/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Do you use sticker charts or reward systems in your classroom?  Are they successful?  Come to this training to find out why they don’t really work  and alternatives to using reward systems.  This training will be eligible for an additional hour of training time by using Kick It Up a Notch.  The Kick It Up a Notch consists of the participant either taking pictures of what they are doing differently in the classroom based on what they learned or the trainer can come out to the classroom to see what the participant is doing differently in their classroom.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/15/2016 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: Rockport, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3 Part 2 Hazards 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 12/15/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: .- Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: FCC Support Group
Date: 12/15/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Family Child Care providers come together to network, share knowledge and expertise to support each other, and receive professional development opportunities in order to improve the quality of care provided for children.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Make It-Take It
Date: 12/16/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Come to this training and get new ideas to take back to your classroom to use with children for arts and crafts.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Module 2
Date: 12/16/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Upon completion of Module 2, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies in order to decrease preschool children's challenging behaviors. They will also receive an overview of intensive interventions for the children with ongoing and prolonged challenging behaviors.
Instructor: 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: 12/17/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 12/17/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Huntingburg, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 12/17/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Huntingburg, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 2 of 2, 5 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 12/17/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-02:00 PM
Description: Day 2 of 2 will begin with vaccinations and medications this training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Providers will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Physical activity and infection disease are other areas of health for children that will be discussed in this training. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Ossian, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/19/2016 Time: 04:30 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. (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: Decatur, IN


Title: Watch Me Grow Help Me Learn 4
Date: 12/19/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Hammond, IN


Title: In Their Shoes: Empathy & Caring for Children from Traumatic Experiences
Date: 12/19/2016 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: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Planning Circle Time to Prevent Challenging Behaviors
Date: 12/19/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Circle/group time experience is a common experience for young children in early childhood settings. However, how to behave appropriately in a group is a learned skill and some children may need a little extra support. In this workshop participants will walk away with strategies in planning circle/group time experiences that engags young children and support how they learn best.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: STEM: Beyond the Lego Table
Date: 12/19/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join the School Age Specialist for strategies to enhance your school age STEM programming. We will explore ways to build your repertoire on a budget.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 12/19/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Taking Deep Breaths
Date: 12/19/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: It is said that those who work in the field of childcare/education tend to focus so much on children that they forget to worry about themselves. Taking time out for you is not a lack of dedication, but a necessity for your health and well being. Join us to discuss the signs of stress, and learn ways to take a time out.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Make Your Full Day with School Agers Exciting and Fun!
Date: 12/19/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will look at the top ten tips on how to plan a full day school age child care program that keeps school agers engaged.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Warsaw, IN


Title: Make Your Full Day with School Agers Exciting and Fun!
Date: 12/20/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Participants will look at the top ten tips on how to plan a full day school age child care program that keeps school agers engaged.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Getting To Know Grains
Date: 12/20/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Find out what the role of grains are in a child’s diet and why it is so important to have whole grains.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 12/20/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Fishers, IN


Title: Transitions and Routines for Preschoolers
Date: 12/20/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Transitions can be tough for preschoolers! They must be planned for and must be smooth. Participants will gain new understanding of how to consistently deploy productive routines and how to reduce transition times. Making these things a priority in the classroom will help provide a sense of calm and predictability for the children in your care.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: The Art of Leadership
Date: 12/20/2016 Time: 12:30 PM-01:30 PM
Description: This training series will be a facilitated discussion of the book The Art of Leadership by Exchange Press. The topics will include: Managing Staff, Working with Families, Engaging the Community, and Funding Your Program.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Jasper, IN


Title: STEM: Beyond the Lego Table
Date: 12/20/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join the School Age Specialist for strategies to enhance your school age STEM programming. We will explore ways to build your repertoire on a budget.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/20/2016 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: Health and Safety Day 3 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 12/21/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: This training will focus on vaccinations and medications. Discussing how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Providers will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Physical activity and infection disease are other areas of health for children that will be discussed in this training. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jennings, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations
Date: 12/22/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the Foundations to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children from Birth to Age 5. The Foundations assist adults in providing developmentally appropriate activities for young children that will support the child's growth and development. This interactive workshop will support many of the learning opportunities that you already provide to young children and will serve as a framework for further planning.
Instructor: Cynthia Beasley-Boyd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 12/22/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Nathan Eckleberry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Dectection and Prevention (2)
Date: 12/27/2016 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Nathan Eckleberry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/28/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 4 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 12/28/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Day 4 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Discuss policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jennings, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 01/03/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 01/03/2017 Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 01/04/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: What Is Family
Date: 01/04/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: We can't have quality family engagement without family! In this training we will be thoughtful in our definition of family. For the young children we serve, the meaning can be completely varied and is often different from our own characterization of the word.
Instructor: Jill Tucker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation I Spanish-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 01/04/2017 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Descripción: Este taller ofrece una visión general a los participantes que están interesados en comenzar el negocio de cuidado de niños/as en un hogar, centro o en ministerio y es la primera parte de una serie de dos partes. Cubre los requisitos reglamentarios, y recursos y da información a las practicantes sobre la salud, la seguridad y los negocios. Sirve para ayudar en la toma de decisiones a los participantes para elegir el tipo de atención que desean ofrecer.
Instructor: Martha Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 01/04/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Provider will also identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable), 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 01/04/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Provider will also identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable), 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Out Plan Them: Environmental Behavior Management, Part 1
Date: 01/04/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Environmental design to support appropriate behaviors.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Rochester, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 01/05/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 01/05/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 01/05/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcareâ??s Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Floyd, IN


Title: Caring for Children with Special Needs
Date: 01/05/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Participants will receive information on foundational inclusion-related topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, person-first language, the benefits of inclusion, and the resources that are available throughout their community.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Foundations - Social Emotional
Date: 01/05/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 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: Kids Gone Wild: Promoting Social Emotional Competence in Preschoolers, Part 1 of 4 (2 hr)
Date: 01/05/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Upon completion of this training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies in order to decrease preschool children’s challenging behaviors. Part 1 will address the impact of positive relationships with children, families and co-workers on challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 01/05/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 01/05/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Webinar: First Friday Foundations: Bringing the Outdoors In, Science
Date: 01/06/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: It's so ______ outside! Fill in the blank - cold, hot, rainy, windy, etc. While we work to go outside in almost every condition, we will have days that it's not possible. Join us for this webinar that will share strategies on bringing the outdoors in to enhance the science experience for the children.
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 01/09/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Meaningful Observations
Date: 01/09/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Are you having trouble determining what to look for when you are told to write observations and anecdotal notes for the children in your care? Do you know what to look for and how to decode what that information should mean to you as their caregiver? Come learn about ways to use that information in order to inform your planning for each individual child in your care.
Instructor: Krista Hawkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/09/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Effective Discipline in an Early Childhood Setting
Date: 01/10/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Classroom management can be hard. As the caregiver, it is important that the children in your care feel safe and respected. In this training we will discuss different techniques you can use in your classroom to help mitigate challenging behaviors and encourage self regulation and positive social-emotional development.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: Out Plan Them: Environmental Behavior Management, Part 1
Date: 01/10/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Environmental design to support appropriate behaviors.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Berne, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 01/10/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Clark, IN


Title: Mathtastic Investigations (2 hours)
Date: 01/10/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Help children develop numeracy with exciting math activities focused on geometry, algebra, number sense and measurement in this hands on workshop.
Instructor: Conni Stoner
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mount Vernon, IN


Title: What If Today Was Their Only Day?
Date: 01/10/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: In this session we will watch Lisa Murphy's keynote address on the theory of multiple intelligences. She puts her spin on Howard Gardener's original theory of multiple intelligences. This training will make teachers take a deeper look into their classroom arrangement, why certain thing are brought in to their classrooms and the importance of individualization.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/11/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/11/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 01/11/2017 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: Orientation II Spanish-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 01/11/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Preparación para el Cuidado Infantil en casa de Niños de Licenciatura es la segunda entrenamiento en esta serie de dos partes ,para delinear los requisitos reglamentarios, pasos de concesión de licencias, y recursos para la atención de niños con licencia en un entorno doméstico. Usted saldrá de este entrenamiento preparado para dar los próximos pasos para la concesión de licencias de su casa y recibirán la documentación necesaria.
Instructor: Martha Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Transitioning from Babysitter to Business Owner - Focus on Your Finances
Date: 01/11/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Linda Schilling, owner of Plus Side Management Resources, will be facilitating this business workshop designed especially for child care business owners. With over 30 years of corporate level accounting and business experience, Linda and her strategies can help your business become what you have always dreamed it could be...more than a babysitting service!
Instructor: Linda Schilling
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 2 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 01/11/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Nutritional Practice includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 2 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 01/11/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Nutritional Practice includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 01/11/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 01/11/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 01/11/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/11/2017 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: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Switzerland, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 01/11/2017 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: Play Based Learning
Date: 01/12/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 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: Carmel, IN


Title: Bullying 101: Is it happening in my program?
Date: 01/12/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will focus on the definition of bullying, forms of bullying, symptoms of the bullied child, ways to support a child who is being bullied and intervention strategies.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 01/12/2017 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: CPR/First Aid RE-Certification
Date: 01/12/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross RE-Certification CPR/First Aid
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 01/12/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Ohio, IN


Title: Creating a Community of Learners
Date: 01/12/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: You can help support child development by establishing a sense of community in your classroom. We will discuss the importance of creating warm, positive relationships as the primary tool to support a community classroom. We will also explore other important components to enhance the sense of community with young children. This training is based on Foundations: Social Studies and counts for the Foundations requirement for Paths to QUALITY.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton, IN


Title: How to Support Breastfeeding Mothers (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 01/12/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come to get a basic understanding of breastmilk, handling and storing; how to make bottle feeding easier; and how to set policies for breastfeeding that are family friendly and safe. This training includes a one hour onsite TA.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Out Plan Them: Environmental Behavior Management, Part 1
Date: 01/12/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Environmental design to support appropriate behaviors.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 01/14/2017 Time: 08:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Clark, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 01/14/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-04:30 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Clark, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/14/2017 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 Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 01/14/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 01/14/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Setting the Stage: Creating Safe, Healthy, and Engaging Learning Environments Part 1
Date: 01/14/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Quarter One of Four with sessions to support participants in obtaining the necessary hours towards their CDA. This quarter focuses on safety, health and learning environments.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/16/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 01/17/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: Math Night
Date: 01/17/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This training will walk providers through hosting a successful math night to help with family engagement.
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Behavior and Regulatory Issues
Date: 01/17/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this training, Participants will learn what Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health is and why it is important and how to distinguish what are common behavior problems of young children and what behavior problems may need professional help.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Clark, IN


Title: Family Child Care Networking Group
Date: 01/17/2017 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: It's Ok NOT To Share
Date: 01/17/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Every early childhood professional has witnessed a moment when two children were arguing over a toy. Not wanting to share is 100% developmentally appropriate. Instead of MAKING them share we need to better understand their development and why it is OK for them to not share. Sharing comes in stages. In this training professionals will learn about how children develop the ability to share and how you can help develop that skill.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Disability Awareness
Date: 01/17/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Need additional information about caring for children with special needs? If so come to this training and you will receive information inclusion related topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, person first language, the benefits of inclusion and resources available throughout the community.
Instructor: Sarah Skurow
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Introduction to the “New” Indiana’s Early Learning Foundations
Date: 01/18/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The Foundations are Indiana’s early learning development framework and are aligned to the 2014 Indiana Academic Standards. This framework provides core elements that children should achieve from birth to age five in order to be ready for future success. The Foundations create common language and expectations for the early childhood field. The 2015 revision was based on research, feedback from practitioners, and work from professionals with expertise in each specialized area.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Decatur, IN


Title: STEM It's Easy!
Date: 01/18/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics via hands on activities.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: East Chicago, IN


Title: Minute Menu/KidKare Kickoff!
Date: 01/18/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Are you ready? KidKare software will be replacing Webkids, Minute Menu Kids, Minute Menu Kids Pro, Kids2go (all Kids products). KidKare is a very user friendly website software that can be accessed from any device that has internet access! All providers will be switched over by October 1st, 2017.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: What is Family Engagement and Why is it Important
Date: 01/18/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Family engagement is a hot topic these days but what is it really and why is it important for us to think about everything it can mean? In this training we will discuss what the most recent research is telling us and how we can partner with families in more meaningful ways.
Instructor: Jill Tucker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Out Plan Them: Environmental Behavior Management, Part 2
Date: 01/18/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Enhancing environments to support appropriate behavior development.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Fulton, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 3 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 01/18/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will focus on vaccinations and medications. Discussing how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Providers will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Physical activity and infection disease are other areas of health for children that will be discussed in this training. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 3 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 01/18/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will focus on vaccinations and medications. Discussing how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Providers will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Physical activity and infection disease are other areas of health for children that will be discussed in this training. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 01/18/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Noblesville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/18/2017 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