Title: Customer Service in the Early Childhood Field
Date: 06/27/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Professionals will develop their understanding of the importance of providing a welcoming, safe and supportive environment for the children as well as their families. You will increase your knowledge of positive customer service in the early childhood field. We will discuss communication, strategies for building positive relationships and engaging families in their child's learning.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Family Child Care Networking Group
Date: 06/27/2017 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: Child Development Module 4 (Spanish) (INHS)
Date: 06/27/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 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: Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/27/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Growing Your Staff with Effective Supervision
Date: 06/27/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Are your employees actively scanning the play environment, even when working with one group of children, talking to parents, or attending to everyday responsibilities? Are they physically positioned in such a way to observe the maximum area possible? Do they regularly move around the area, observing and interacting with the children? Are casual employees, students and volunteers required to remain within visibility of permanent staff whilst with the children? Participants will be able to identify elements of effective supervision, describe how different styles of supervision are effective with different stages of teacher development and list strategies to improve their own supervision skills.
Instructor: Elizabeth Massey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/27/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Understanding Children's Speech and Language Delays
Date: 06/27/2017 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: South Bend, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3 Part 2 Hazards 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 06/27/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 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: Health and Safety Module 4- School Age SPANISH
Date: 06/27/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended) Durante los años escolares, el cerebro sigue desarrollando- socialmente, emocionalmente, físicamente y cognitivamente. Cuidadores y maestros están en una posición para proveer una variedad de experiencias que apoyan todas áreas de desarrollo. Esta clase habla de principios básicos de desarrollo para niños de edad escolar y sus implicaciones para ambientes de aprendizaje.
Instructor: Izzy Tamayo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: For Better or for Worse
Date: 06/27/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: By using the Foundations to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children- Foundations for Social and Emotional Development you are creating the backbone needed for all other areas of development. The attainment of emotional and behavioral regulation as well as the capacity of building relationships are the critical skills that children must have to be ready to learn in any other areas. Join us in exploring how you can teach and support children to enter school prepared to succeed. This training meets the requirement for Introduction to the Foundations.
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Sullivan, IN


Title: Implementing New Meal Patterns
Date: 06/27/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The purpose of this training is to help you feel comfortable with the new meal patterns, understand implementation, and carry out the changes into your daily meals served in the family child care programs.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN


Title: Involving School Agers In Fun (2.0 hr)
Date: 06/28/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This session will highlight ways to involve school aged children to get them up and moving. Participants will explore resources through various sources including Playworks.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Charlestown, IN


Title: We Are All in This Together: Being a Team Player to Support Children and Families
Date: 06/28/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Great work happens when teams act together. Are you a team player at your program? What exactly does it mean to be a team player? Learn to express, appreciate and compliment individual skills as well as to cooperate and work together. Gain strategies for coming together to give your best work.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Chew on This: A Look at Infant and Toddler Feeding and Nutrition
Date: 06/28/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will provide an overview of infant and toddler nutrition and what feeding looks like in group care. Participants will identify what and how often infants and toddlers should be eating, ways to help children identify hunger and full cues, and implementing family style dining, as well identify their own feelings on food and meals.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: STEM + Arts =STEAM
Date: 06/28/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Preschoolers have a new perspective for making meaningful connections among the concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) when the A (Art) is added. At the same time, they are supported in their creative and problem solving skills. Learn why STEAM is important and how to support preschoolers with these experiences. Experience “hands-on” activities that you can take back to your program.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Kendallville, IN


Title: Understanding the Active Child-ADHD
Date: 06/28/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: An overview of young children that have ADHD. We will discuss ways to create Inclusive Environments as well as making adaptations to meet the needs of children we care for.
Instructor: Jessica Taylor
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Connecting with Kids
Date: 06/28/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Understanding the importance of building relationships (connecting) with kids within a school-age program. Exploring developmentally appropriate relationships and discussing strategies on building relationships/connections.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 4 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 06/28/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Day 4 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Discuss policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Making the Most of Your Music (IMIL)
Date: 06/28/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Moving to music is a fun and healthy way to encourage movement and physical activity. This workshop helps early childhood programs understand how music helps with physical development and ways to incorporate new vocabulary and actions into children’s music. Part of I am Moving, I am Learning.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Engaging Families and Staff in MVPA (IMIL)
Date: 06/28/2017 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Learn about research regarding the health benefits associated with short bursts of physical activity (MVPA-moderate to vigorous physical activity) in early childhood programs. Determine ways to integrate 10 minutes a day of structured physical activity into early childhood programs to achieve health benefits for staff, parents, and children.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


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


Title: Step by Step for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 06/29/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Learn what infants and toddlers are like socially and cognitively, how they adjust to the world and people around them, how they learn through the first 3 years, and how responsive caregiving is key to having secure relationships so they can explore the world around them.  We will review developmental milestones as we go along so you can set the littlest ones in your care up for success and growth.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Developmentally Appropriate Practices in Early Childhood
Date: 06/29/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will leave with increased knowledge on Developmentally Appropriate Practices for children birth - 5 years old. We will be discussing NAEYC's take on DAP. We will also go over how you can use Pinterest and other resources in a developmentally appropriate way in your environment.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: SPANISH - Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 06/29/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly of Preschool Curriculum
Date: 06/29/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Curriculum can be a very confusing concept. Participants will learn about curriculum and the types available and its importance for high quality early learning as well as what components should be included in all good curriculums.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 06/29/2017 Time: 04:30 PM-06:30 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: Michigan City, IN


Title: Autism Clinic: What We Do
Date: 06/29/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will provide information on the autism clinic in Muncie. This would be a great opportunity to learn about features that meet the needs of our children with autism.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 06/29/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, coaching options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Kristen Rich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Creating Literacy Rich Environments
Date: 06/29/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Children take their first critical steps toward learning to read and write very early in life. They do not become literate automatically. Young children need rich language and literacy experiences that will provide a foundation for later learning. A literacy-rich classroom will help provide children with these necessary skills. We will discuss the elements of a literacy-rich environment and ways to help children learn about sounds, print, letters, and words.  
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
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: 06/29/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Emari Faith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Outdoor Play for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 06/29/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn ways to provide intentional outdoor experiences that build upon the interests of infants and toddlers. Connect the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS content area, Science to your outdoor play.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/29/2017 Time: 05:00 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: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 07/03/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 07/03/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety, and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Greene, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 07/03/2017 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: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 07/05/2017 Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 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: 07/05/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Serving Families and Children Experiencing Homelessness
Date: 07/05/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will know how to identify families who are homeless. This training will discuss new state policy regarding CCDF eligibility. Providers will be able to support the social emotional needs of children experiencing homelessness and resources will be shared.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 07/06/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Emari Faith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Clarksville, IN


Title: Understanding and Nurturing a Child's Fascination with Superheroes (2.25 hrs)
Date: 07/06/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This workshop aims to answer the following questions:  What is superhero play?  Why is superhero play so appealing to children?  What can teachers do about it?  We will examine strategies which promote safe superhero play in the classroom and how superhero play can promote curiosity, exploration, and problem solving.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: The Mad Scientist
Date: 07/06/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Get ready to become a mad scientist and learn the skills needed to get your preschoolers excited about science. This class will be HANDS ON, slightly messy and lots of fun. Leave the training with activities you can incorporate in you 3-5 year old classroom. Some activities will be appropriate to conduct with school age classes as well.
Instructor: Cherish Edwards
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Knox, IN


Title: Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) Orientation
Date: 07/06/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn what a CDA is and the requirements to participate. This will be an opportunity to sign up for the next Non-Formal class and learn about the process. It is highly recommended that you attend if you need your CDA. New Non-Formal classes will begin in October.
Instructor: Kristi Parker
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: 07/06/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: WEBINAR: Outdoor Health and Safety
Date: 07/06/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Spring has sprung! It's time to make sure that your outdoor environment is ready for lots of play. This webinar will help you prepare for your outdoor environment to ensure that it is safe for the children. Registration is needed a minimum of 48 business hours in advance of the webinar.
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 07/06/2017 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: 07/06/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Working with Challenging Families
Date: 07/06/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Jennifer Young
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Finding Your Organizational Skills
Date: 07/06/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Do you feel like you spend most of your time dealing with paperwork, and half of it trying to find what you need? Maybe you would like to find more efficient ways to complete you day to day task such as cleaning and preparing the environment. In this session, we will look at various ways to organize and how they can be applied to you work as an early childhood professional.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 07/06/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 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: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Increasing Your Happiness on the Job Series
Date: 07/07/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-01:30 PM
Description: Discusses several topics including: Getting Started/Plan Ahead for Happiness, Plan Your Day/Relate to Others, Go to Work Happy/Accentuate the Positive, Use Your Benefits/Take Control of Your Career Happiness, Set Boundaries/Practice Positivity, and Choosing to Be Happy
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Other, IN


Title: It's OK To Go Up The Slide: Renegade Rules for Raising Confident and Creative Kids
Date: 07/08/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: In the second book “It’s OK to go Up the Slide” 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: Chandler, IN


Title: Autism 101: Communicating Strategies
Date: 07/08/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: This training will give an overall knowledge of autism and how to detect the early signs. Get a hands–on approach to communicating with children and families. Learn to use visuals and schedules to establish routines and promote a healthy and sustainable environment. Learn to partner with families to best communicate and meet needs.
Instructor: Jill Tucker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: The Performers: Understanding and Supporting Children's Development: Creativity( CDA Q3:A)
Date: 07/08/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Day 1 of 4 sessions for quarter three. This quarter will focus on developing participants strategies to support children's creative development, self and social development. Participants must commit to attending all 4 sessions in this series.
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: SPANISH – CPR & First Aid Certification
Date: 07/08/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Certification in Spanish
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Spanish - CPR/First Aid Recertification
Date: 07/08/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross CPR and First Aid
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 07/10/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Jennifer Young
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 07/10/2017 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: Bloomington, IN


Title: Inclusive Considerations for Physical Development
Date: 07/10/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Physical development is crucial for all children, including children with challenging behaviors, developmental delays, and disabilities. In this training, you will learn how to consider each child’s diverse needs and abilities as you plan physical learning activities in your classroom.
Instructor: Jamie Le Sesne Spears
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 07/10/2017 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: Munster, IN


Title: Summer Learning with School Agers
Date: 07/10/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Get prepared for your school age children to have the best summer yet! Indiana Summer Learning Standards will be addressed as well as beneficial activity ideas that will help your program have a successful summer!
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 07/11/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Behavior Busters
Date: 07/11/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Young children need a teacher to promote positive socioemotional development and self-regulation even when the behavior is challenging. Learn effective ways to address challenging behaviors while reflecting on your own role as the teacher in guiding the self-regulation process. Teachers will know how to use guidance techniques and model positive behaviors to help children self-regulate and act responsibly.
Instructor: Cori Newland
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Infant/Toddler D.A.P.P.: Developmentally Appropriately Pinterest Projects
Date: 07/11/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Developmentally Appropriate Pinterest Projects. Do you spend time searching Pinterest? How do you determine which projects are classroom worthy? In this session, we will explore searching for Pinterest projects, making modifications, and connecting the Foundations. We are offering several versions of this training, find the one that best fits your needs or attend them all: Infant Toddler, Preschool or School Age. This session comes with onsite technical assistance to complete the training hours.
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Help! What are these big feelings?!
Date: 07/11/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Have you ever felt like some children are hard to understand, hard to help, or both? It can be stressful to care for children with BIG FEELINGS. They’re often the children you focus on the most, yet feel like you’re reaching the least. This training will NOT give you a magic wand to “fix” the behaviors, but provide you with some new strategies for your teaching toolbox. 
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Martinsville, IN


Title: Petite Picasso
Date: 07/11/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Orientation 1 Spanish
Date: 07/11/2017 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 with the decision making process for participants to choose which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Izzy Tamayo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Mishawaka, IN


Title: Handling the Meltdowns
Date: 07/11/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This training will focus on how adults react to children’s meltdowns and how adults can help children through this process. Our goal is to give adults the skills necessary to coach children through their emotions and be able to self-regulate.
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 07/11/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Rushville, IN


Title: It’s Not Babysitting: Age-Appropriate Activities
Date: 07/11/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The goal of this training is to provide teachers information to help them gain knowledge on age-appropriate activities to use in their classrooms.
Instructor: Emari Faith
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Sellersburg, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 07/11/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Guidance and Discipline: What does it look like for infants and toddlers?
Date: 07/12/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Overview of guidance and discipline for infants and toddlers and how positive learning environments can prevent challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Bargersville, IN


Title: Smart Planning for Your Future
Date: 07/12/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Where do you see yourself in 5 years? 10 years? These are all common questions that we have all heard throughout our lives, but have you really thought about where you want to be professionally? Child Care is not just a job, it is a career. Join us to discuss Professional Development Planning. You will learn the importance of planning for your professional future, receive assistance in beginning your professional development plan, reflect on where you’ve been and where you’re going and learn how to continue planning in the future. This training will help staff, in all settings, to begin creating a professional development plan. It will also give directors the tools and information to help assist staff in creating their own professional development plans.
Instructor: Chelsey Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Introduction to the “New” Indiana’s Early Learning Foundations
Date: 07/12/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: The Foundations are Indiana’s early learning development framework and are aligned to the 2014 Indiana Academic Standards. This framework provides core elements that children should achieve from birth to age five in order to be ready for future success. The Foundations create common language and expectations for the early childhood field. The 2015 revision was based on research, feedback from practitioners, and work from professionals with expertise in each specialized area.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Brookville, IN


Title: Rough and Tumble Play 101
Date: 07/12/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Is there a place for this type of play in quality programs for young children? Participants will connect the benefits of these big body experiences to children's development and learning, exploring how to keep it a safe type of play in their programs. (This session provides hours toward the annual training requirement for child care programs sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Columbia City, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 07/12/2017 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: Math Counts
Date: 07/12/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Webinar: Engaging, Meaningful Experiences
Date: 07/12/2017 Time: 07:00 AM-08:00 AM
Description: This webinar series will support you in making intentional, meaningful connections throughout your day through the interactions you have with the children. We will explore using language and questions effectively to expand exploration and knowledge. We will look at planning engaging, meaningful experiences and how timing impacts those experiences. While participants are encouraged to participate in all 6 webinars, single webinar participation is permitted. Participants are also eligible for technical assistance after.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Webinar: Engaging, Meaningful Experiences
Date: 07/12/2017 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This webinar series will support you in making intentional, meaningful connections throughout your day through the interactions you have with the children. We will explore using language and questions effectively to expand exploration and knowledge. We will look at planning engaging, meaningful experiences and how timing impacts those experiences. While participants are encouraged to participate in all 6 webinars, single webinar participation is permitted. Participants are also eligible for technical assistance after.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Increasing Your Happiness on the Job Series
Date: 07/12/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-01:30 PM
Description: Discusses several topics including: Getting Started/Plan Ahead for Happiness, Plan Your Day/Relate to Others, Go to Work Happy/Accentuate the Positive, Use Your Benefits/Take Control of Your Career Happiness, Set Boundaries/Practice Positivity, and Choosing to Be Happy
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Other, IN


Title: What Do I Do With My Babies Outside? Making the Outdoors Infant-Friendly
Date: 07/12/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Babies benefit from outdoor nature experiences just as older children. Explore techniques and share ideas to create infant-friendly outdoor experiences for you littlest learners.
Instructor: Jennifer Young
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Shelbyville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 07/12/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Danielle Riddell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 07/13/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This includes the one-hour training created by the FSSA’s Health Consultants and provides information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes, and prevention of abuse. It meets the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Mollie Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: Conversaciones Profesionales / Professional Development (Spanish)
Date: 07/13/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Este es un tiempo para que los proveedores de cuidado de niños/as de habla Español se reúnan para hablar, educarse y aprender cosas nuevas sobre varios temas importantes del desarrollo del niño/a. También traemos personas calificadas para que den entrenamientos o información de temas relevantes para nuestra comunidad Latina. Si usted está interesado en formar parte de este grupo “Conversaciones Profesionales” y conocernos más acerca de la labor importante que hacemos en educación infantil asista a nuestro entrenamiento.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: East Chicago, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 07/13/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Brittany Flaugher
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: CPR/First Aid RE-Certification
Date: 07/13/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross RE-Certification CPR/First Aid
Instructor: Courtney Walters
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Inclusion Awareness
Date: 07/13/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will receive information on foundational inclusion-related topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, person-first language, the benefits of inclusion, and the resources that are available throughout their community.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Nutrition and Healthy Eating
Date: 07/13/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Children need as many healthy opportunities as possible. This training will discuss how we can offer children healthier eating. We will explore ways to make healthier choices more available for children.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Summer Brain Games for School-agers
Date: 07/13/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Beat the summer learning loss of school-agers with brain games. School-agers who experience hands-on learning, engaging programming and creative projects in the summer return to school on track and ready to learn. Experience brain games that provide opportunities for a wide variety of learning opportunities in a variety of settings that will keep your school-agers wanting more.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Growing Up WILD
Date: 07/15/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: During this workshop, you will learn about the Growing Up Wild science curriculum for young children and take home your own copy! This curriculum builds on children's sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. Through a wide range of developmentally appropriate activities and experiences, Growing Up Wild provides an early learning foundation for developing positive impressions about the natural world and lifelong social and academic skills. This workshop has a cost of $20 to cover the cost of the Growing Up Wild curriculum.
Instructor: Laurie Christie
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Super Summer Sensory for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 07/15/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Already feeling the heat this summer? Participants in this training will discover ways for infants and toddlers to beat the heat, while developing their physical and social skills.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: Universal Precautions/Adult, Child, Infant CPR
Date: 07/15/2017 Time: 08:00 AM-03:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Liane Nickey
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: 07/15/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Katherine Darby
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Plainfield, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 07/17/2017 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. (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: Akron, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 07/17/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomfield, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 07/17/2017 Time: 04:00 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Emari Faith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Brookville, IN


Title: Rough and Tumble Play 101
Date: 07/17/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Is there a place for this type of play in quality programs for young children? Participants will connect the benefits of these big body experiences to children's development and learning, exploring how to keep it a safe type of play in their programs. (This session provides hours toward the annual training requirement for child care programs sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Summer Brain Games for School-agers
Date: 07/17/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Beat the summer learning loss of school-agers with brain games. School-agers who experience hands-on learning, engaging programming and creative projects in the summer return to school on track and ready to learn. Experience brain games that provide opportunities for a wide variety of learning opportunities in a variety of settings that will keep your school-agers wanting more.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: School Readiness
Date: 07/17/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Is your child ready for kindergarten? This session will focus on working with families. We will address specific questions and concerns that frequently arise regarding children’s readiness for kindergarten.
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 07/18/2017 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: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Ouch! Biting Hurts. What Are They Trying to Tell Us?
Date: 07/18/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Infants and toddlers communicate through behavior and unfortunately this sometimes includes biting. Understanding what they are trying to communicate when they bite is an important first step in addressing biting incidents. Strategies for responding appropriately to biting incidents as well as working with families will be discussed.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Orientation I Spanish-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 07/18/2017 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: Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Love Languages: What Language Do You Speak with Children?
Date: 07/18/2017 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 chance 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: Mt. Vernon , IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 07/18/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Rushville, IN


Title: Serving Families and Children Experiencing Homelessness
Date: 07/18/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will know how to identify families who are homeless. This training will discuss new state policy regarding CCDF eligibility. Providers will be able to support the social emotional needs of children experiencing homelessness and resources will be shared.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 07/18/2017 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. 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: Vincennes, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Dectection and Prevention (2)
Date: 07/18/2017 Time: 04:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Summer Brain Games for School-agers
Date: 07/19/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Beat the summer learning loss of school-agers with brain games. School-agers who experience hands-on learning, engaging programming and creative projects in the summer return to school on track and ready to learn. Experience brain games that provide opportunities for a wide variety of learning opportunities in a variety of settings that will keep your school-agers wanting more.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 07/19/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Katherine Darby
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 07/19/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 07/19/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Logansport, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 07/19/2017 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn about Indiana'a Quality Rating System
Instructor: Jennifer Ensign
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: In their Shoes: How trauma plays a role in the behavior of children
Date: 07/19/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this training, participants will be able to identify what trauma is and the effects of trauma exposure. Participants will gain an understanding on how trauma affects the brain and behavior, and they will be able to identify strategies to support the child and his or her caregivers.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Brain Development in Infancy (PITC Module III)
Date: 07/19/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will understand the impact stress has on brain development and early learning. There are critical points in time for babies and toddlers to learn certain things. Participants will explore emotional development and learn the seven ways to support brain development. Part of the Relationship based care optional series.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Implementing New Meal Patterns
Date: 07/20/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The purpose of this training is to help you feel comfortable with the new meal patterns, understand implementation, and carry out the changes into your daily meals served in the family child care programs.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Foundations: English/Language Arts
Date: 07/20/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Young children must have the opportunity to do more than simply “learn to read and write.” They need adults who provide experiences that make literacy enjoyable. The Indiana Early Learning Foundations were designed to support teachers, parents, caregivers, and other professional personnel as they develop appropriate experiences for young children. During this workshop, we will be talking about all things English/Language arts, as it relates to the Foundations: communication process, early reading, and early writing. Professionals will know how to use knowledge of language and literacy content, concepts and learning trajectories to design the curriculum and learning environments. Creating age-appropriate language and literacy learning experiences, while utilizing the Foundations, will be the focus of this workshop.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Let’s Talk! Breaking Down Communication Barriers with Families
Date: 07/20/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will discuss ways to break down communication barriers with families. We will discover ways to strengthen, assist, empower and support families. We will discuss strategies for building positive partnerships with families, how to share information with families regarding the child’s progress, and how to effectively communicate and connect with families.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
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: 07/20/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jeffersonville, IN


Title: Cooking with Kids
Date: 07/20/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Cooking with kids provides a variety of learning opportunities for children. Join us as we explore how to implement cooking with kids in your program and how to capitalize on the learning opportunities. (Preschool, School Age)
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: The Business of Play
Date: 07/20/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Play plays a pivotal role in the healthy development for Preschool aged children. Learn how to help children learn through play. This class will help teachers engage kids in multiple areas of learning through play based experiences.
Instructor: Cherish Edwards
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Nutrition and Healthy Eating
Date: 07/20/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Children need as many healthy opportunities as possible. This training will discuss how we can offer children healthier eating. We will explore ways to make healthier choices more available for children.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 07/20/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: New Castle, IN


Title: Ouch! Biting Hurts. What Are They Trying to Tell Us?
Date: 07/20/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Infants and toddlers communicate through behavior and unfortunately this sometimes includes biting. Understanding what they are trying to communicate when they bite is an important first step in addressing biting incidents. Strategies for responding appropriately to biting incidents as well as working with families will be discussed.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: School-Age Environments
Date: 07/20/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: School agers need an environment that allows for creativity and personal expression, but one that also sets boundaries and clear expectations for use. Come learn ideas for create a school age space that will support school age children in all areas of development. This training is part of the optional School Age Series.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 07/20/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 07/20/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 07/22/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 07/22/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Health and Safety 1- Child Development- Spanish
Date: 07/22/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Izzy Tamayo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Mishawaka, IN


Title: Orientation 2 Spanish
Date: 07/22/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Izzy Tamayo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Mishawaka, IN


Title: Super Summer Sensory for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 07/22/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Already feeling the heat this summer? Participants in this training will discover ways for infants and toddlers to beat the heat, while developing their physical and social skills.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mitchell, IN


Title: Building Relationships with Challenging Children
Date: 07/22/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-11:45 AM
Description: Teachers will understand the importance of establishing positive and consistent relationships to foster social and emotional development even with children with challenging behaviors. Teachers will learn how to use intentional interactions to support child development.
Instructor: Cori Newland
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Noblesville, IN


Title: Having Difficult Conversations with Families
Date: 07/22/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: This training will provide basic information about the importance of relationship-building with families so that there is a solid foundation of trust when problems arise. ideas around support for teachers and families before, during and after difficult interactions will be given. Trainees will leave with an empathetic viewpoint and a process for sharing concerns that is easier for everyone involved.
Instructor: Jill Tucker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 07/24/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomfield, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 07/24/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Positive Behavior Management
Date: 07/24/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Are your children’s behaviors driving you crazy? Try positive behavior management! This training will give providers tools and tips on how to manage children’s behaviors in positive ways. This training is based on Conscious Discipline. https://consciousdiscipline.com/
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Huntingburg, IN


Title: Planning Transitions to Prevent Challenging Behavior
Date: 07/24/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Transitions times can be chaotic for preschoolers, even though they may know what they should be doing. An important first step is taking the time to evaluate what is working and what is not during transition times. Planning transitions that extend learning for preschoolers will be shared.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: LaGrange, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 07/24/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Ouch Biting Hurts, What Are They Trying to Tell Us?
Date: 07/25/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the possible reasons why children bite, strategies that will decrease this behavior, and how to work with families.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Lesson Planning for Young Children
Date: 07/25/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Please join me for this training that will be taking place in Columbus. Professionals will leave this training with knowledge of all the things you should take in to consideration when writing your lesson plans. There are many pieces to the lesson planning puzzle, so it can get tricky to navigate. We will talk about how to plan your lessons/experiences using your observations and assessments as a guide. We will also discuss how you can ensure development across all key areas. Once we have discussed all of the logistics, we will take what we have learned and work together to plan a lesson. Being an intentional lesson planner is key to setting the children in your care up for success.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 07/25/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Social Skills Stories and Other Visual Supports
Date: 07/25/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Have you ever wondered how to introduce new social concepts to the children in your classroom? Stories that promote social skills might be the answer! Social skill stories benefit all children by turning abstract ideas into visual practice. Participants will demonstrate that they are aware that each child develops at his own rate, how to use different models to assist different children, and how to utilize different strategies to meet the individual needs of each child in the room.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Preschool D.A.P.P: Developmentally Appropriate Pinterest Projects
Date: 07/25/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Developmentally Appropriate Pinterest Projects. Do you spend time searching Pinterest? How do you determine which projects are classroom worthy? In this session, we will explore searching for Pinterest projects, making modifications, and connecting the Foundations. We are offering several versions of this training, find the one that best fits your needs or attend them all: Infant Toddler, Preschool or School Age. This session comes with onsite technical assistance to complete the training hours.
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 07/25/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Rushville, IN


Title: The Struggle Is Real: Dealing with Postpartum Depression
Date: 07/25/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The goal of the training is to inform providers on the struggles with Postpartum Depression, how parents can screen for distress, and resources to help them find assistance in dealing with Postpartum Depression.
Instructor: Emari Faith
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: DAP, Classroom Schedule, and Adult Interactions: How can it affect challenging behaviors
Date: 07/26/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this training participants will learn to identify basic developmental milestones for children, learn about DAP teaching strategies, how to develop an appropriate classroom schedule and structure the classroom to reduce challenging behavior, and recognize how the behavior of adults affects the behavior of children in our care.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Batesville, IN


Title: Enjoy the Ride: Caring for Children with Special Needs 
Date: 07/26/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Caring for children with Special Needs in your classroom can elicit many emotions from nervous to scared and everything in between. Participants will explore best practices for caring for children with special needs, as well as, gain knowledge and understanding about individual diagnoses and typical behaviors that may accompany them. Part of the Working with Children with Special Needs optional series.
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomfield, IN


Title: The Musical Child
Date: 07/26/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Join us for this interactive session exploring why music is so vital to the growth and learning of young children and how to incorporate music into your teaching.
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: Charlas (Spanish)
Date: 07/26/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: - Este es un tiempo para que los proveedores de cuidado de niños/as de habla Español se reúnan para hablar, educarse y aprender cosas nuevas sobre varios temas importantes del desarrollo del niño/a. También traemos personas calificadas para que den entrenamientos o información de temas relevantes para nuestra Comunidad Latina. Si usted está interesado en formar parte de este grupo “Charlas” y conocernos más acerca de la labor importante que hacemos en Educación Infantil registrarse a nuestros entrenamientos.
Instructor: Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Family Engagement in Out of School Time: Not just a newsletter!
Date: 07/26/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Family engagement is more than sending a newsletter to parents. In this workshop, we will explore the family's role as primary educator and decision maker. This workshop will also teach professionals strategies for building positive reciprocal partnerships with families for children in their care. This training is especially designed for those working with children ages 5-12, in before-school, after-school, summer, and/or school break settings.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 07/26/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 07/26/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 07/26/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Webinar: Plan Ahead
Date: 07/26/2017 Time: 07:00 AM-08:00 AM
Description: This webinar series will support you in making intentional, meaningful connections throughout your day through the interactions you have with the children. We will explore using language and questions effectively to expand exploration and knowledge. We will look at planning engaging, meaningful experiences and how timing impacts those experiences. While participants are encouraged to participate in all 6 webinars, single webinar participation is permitted. Participants are also eligible for technical assistance after.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Webinar: Plan Ahead
Date: 07/26/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This webinar series will support you in making intentional, meaningful connections throughout your day through the interactions you have with the children. We will explore using language and questions effectively to expand exploration and knowledge. We will look at planning engaging, meaningful experiences and how timing impacts those experiences. While participants are encouraged to participate in all 6 webinars, single webinar participation is permitted. Participants are also eligible for technical assistance after.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Increasing Your Happiness on the Job Series
Date: 07/26/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-01:30 PM
Description: Discusses several topics including: Getting Started/Plan Ahead for Happiness, Plan Your Day/Relate to Others, Go to Work Happy/Accentuate the Positive, Use Your Benefits/Take Control of Your Career Happiness, Set Boundaries/Practice Positivity, and Choosing to Be Happy
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Other, IN


Title: Regular Menu Updates Standards
Date: 07/26/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This workshop will explore in depth all updates to the regular meal standards. Topics to be covered: milk requirement, updated grain requirement, breakfast protein options, updated ; fruit/vegetable components, reducing sugar, menu planning, etc. Tools and tips will be given to help successfully implement CACFP updates. Note: All updated standards are effective October 1, 2017
Instructor: Terri Hemminghouse
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 07/27/2017 Time: 04:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Brookville, IN


Title: ¿Son las 9:00am Sabes donde están tus hijos/as? - It is 9:00am Do You Know What your Child is Doing?
Date: 07/27/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Cuidado en centro, en una casa, en una iglesia, cual es la diferencia entre estos cuidados? Buscar cuidado infantil o cuidado después de clases es muy difícil. Cuantos de nosotros nos hemos preguntado si la decisión de dejar a nuestros hijos en ese cuidado infantil o después de clases, fue una decisión correcta. Pedimos ayuda y nos dan una lista, pero no sabes que preguntar o cuales son las señas que indican cuidado de calidad. Acompáñame en esta charla de donde te llevaras herramientas para tomar una decisión informada sobre los cuidados infantiles y después de clases. ¡No importa quien page por el cuidado, nuestros hijos se merecen lo mejor/ un cuidado de CALIDAD y los padres se merecen esa tranquilidad de que los niños están bien cuidados y están aprendiendo!
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: East Chicago, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 07/27/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Choosing the Right Childcare
Date: 07/27/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Choosing the right childcare can seem daunting and overwhelming. Join me as we talk about what you can look for in a quality child care program. There are many different child care settings (registered ministries, family child care homes, centers...) let's figure out which one would be best for you and your family. You will leave this training with knowledge that will help you confidently choose a child care program for your little ones.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Summer Brain Games for School-agers
Date: 07/27/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Beat the summer learning loss of school-agers with brain games. School-agers who experience hands-on learning, engaging programming and creative projects in the summer return to school on track and ready to learn. Experience brain games that provide opportunities for a wide variety of learning opportunities in a variety of settings that will keep your school-agers wanting more.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: LaGrange, IN


Title: Stewards of Children
Date: 07/27/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Child sexual abuse is likely the most prevalent health problem children face, with the most serious array of consequences. In fact, 1 in 10 children will experience sexual abuse before their 18th birthday. Join Patricia Covington, of Prevent Child Abuse, as she presents Stewards of Children® an evidence-informed prevention solution that increases knowledge, improves attitudes, and changes child protective behaviors. This trainings offers practical prevention training with a conversational, real-world approach.
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 07/27/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, coaching options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Ouch! Biting Hurts. What Are They Trying to Tell Us?
Date: 07/29/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Infants and toddlers communicate through behavior and unfortunately this sometimes includes biting. Understanding what they are trying to communicate when they bite is an important first step in addressing biting incidents. Strategies for responding appropriately to biting incidents as well as working with families will be discussed.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 07/29/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 07/29/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Choosing the Right Childcare
Date: 07/29/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:15 PM
Description: Choosing the right childcare can seem daunting and overwhelming. Join me as we talk about what you can look for in a quality child care program. There are many different child care settings (registered ministries, family child care homes, centers...) let's figure out which one would be best for you and your family. You will leave this training with knowledge that will help you confidently choose a child care program for your little ones.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: The Performers: Understanding and Supporting Children's Development: Self (CDA Q3:B)
Date: 07/29/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Day 2 of 4 sessions for quarter three. This quarter will focus on developing participants strategies to support children's creative development, self development and social development. Participants must commit to attending all 4 sessions in this series.
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Refresher Workshop for Safe Sleeping Practices
Date: 07/31/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This 1-hour training is an update for those who have previously attended a Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care training. It is designed to provide the most recent information in risk-reduction methods, statistical information, and new resources that been updated since the original presentation. This training does not meet Public Law 162-2005 requirements for child care providers.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Serving Families and Children Experiencing Homelessness
Date: 07/31/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Participants will know how to identify families who are homeless. This training will discuss new state policy regarding CCDF eligibility. Providers will be able to support the social emotional needs of children experiencing homelessness and resources will be shared.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Curriculum for Infants & Toddlers
Date: 07/31/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Infants and Toddlers deserve their own curriculum! This doesn't have to mean purchasing or creating a separate curriculum for them, but it does mean that they need more than a "watered down" preschool curriculum. Through discussion and small-group work you will explore what a true infant and toddler curriculum should look like, learn how to evaluate your current curriculum or select one that is best for your program, and create strategies to apply the elements of your curriculum so that every infant and toddler will FLOURISH in your care.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Knox, IN


Title: Math Night
Date: 07/31/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Are you interested in learning how to host a Math Night to help involve parents? In this training, providers will learn what a math night is, why they are important, and how to host your own math night.
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 07/31/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Rachel Yoder
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Enjoy the Ride- Caring for Children w Special Needs
Date: 08/01/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this workshop, participants will gain an increased awareness of disability related topics. We will define person first language and examine the many benefits of inclusion. An overview of commonly diagnosed disabilities will be discussed. Finally, participants will leave with an increased understanding of the many strategies available to assist children with disabilities in the classroom. You never can have enough tools in your toolbox!
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: School Age D.A.P.P.: Developmentally Appropriate Pinterest Project
Date: 08/01/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Developmentally Appropriate Pinterest Projects. Do you spend time searching Pinterest? How do you determine which projects are classroom worthy? In this session, we will explore searching for Pinterest projects, making modifications, and connecting the Foundations. We are offering several versions of this training, find the one that best fits your needs or attend them all: Infant Toddler, Preschool or School Age. This session comes with onsite technical assistance to complete the training hours.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 08/01/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Rushville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 08/01/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Math and Science: More than just a Center
Date: 08/02/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Developing Math and Science into the curriculum can be challenging for some. Join us to learn the Do's and Dont's of incorporating Math and Science into all areas of the classroom. This training will help participants to understand the importance of Math and Science in the curriculum. We will explore developmentally appropriate activities, and how to promote the curiosity of children. 
Instructor: Chelsey Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 08/02/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Orientation II Spanish-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/02/2017 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: Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Increasing Your Happiness on the Job Series
Date: 08/02/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-01:30 PM
Description: Discusses several topics including: Getting Started/Plan Ahead for Happiness, Plan Your Day/Relate to Others, Go to Work Happy/Accentuate the Positive, Use Your Benefits/Take Control of Your Career Happiness, Set Boundaries/Practice Positivity, and Choosing to Be Happy
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Other, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 08/02/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Porter, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 08/02/2017 Time: 11:30 AM-01:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Using Pinterest In a Developmentally Appropriate Way
Date: 08/03/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Pinterest is a WEALTH of knowledge BUT not all of the things you find there are truly developmentally appropriate. In this workshop, professionals will gain knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices in the early childhood world. We will relate this back to planning engaging, hands-on activities for the children in your care. Let's learn how you can use Pinterest is a developmentally appropriate way!
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Bargersville, IN


Title: Temperament: A Practical Approach in Meeting Individual Needs (PITC Module I)
Date: 08/03/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Right from the start, babies are different from each other. An understanding of temperamental differences can help caregivers work more responsively and effectively with the individual infants and toddlers in their care. Participants will learn about the nine temperament traits, the three temperament types, and increasing the goodness of fit with infants and toddlers.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Brazil, IN


Title: CPR/First Aid RE-Certification
Date: 08/03/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross RE-Certification CPR/First Aid
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Watch Me Grow, Help Me Learn (2.5 hours)
Date: 08/03/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: What is developmentally appropriate practice for infants and toddlers? Participants will learn basics of child growth and development and what they can do to support the development of infants and toddlers. Participants will discover activities and toys that are both age appropriate and sometimes inexpensive to make.
Instructor: Kristi Parker
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: 08/05/2017 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. 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: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/05/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: CACFP - Updated Standards Overview & Best Practices
Date: 08/05/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: This workshop will review all CACFP updated regular and infant menu standards, policy, procedure and requirements. Will also review the best practices as well as receive tools and tips to implement in order to ensure compliance and that CACFP enrolled children are receiving the optimal nutrition benefits while in your care. Note: All updated standards are effective October 1, 2017
Instructor: Terri Hemminghouse
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Health- Module 2 Part 1- Nutritional Practices 2hrs (INHS)
Date: 08/07/2017 Time: 04:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Health- Module 2 Part 1- Nutritional Practices includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Health- Module 2 Part 2- Vaccinations and Medications 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 08/07/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Providers will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. Physical activity and infection disease are other areas of health for children that will be discussed in this training. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/07/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Emari Faith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Building a Sense of Community with Preschoolers
Date: 08/07/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will explore teaching strategies that builds peer relationships, promotes collaboration and working together among preschoolers.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Plymouth, IN


Title: Let The Children Play (2 Hours)
Date: 08/07/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Come explore quality activities to get the children in your care up and moving. In this training we will discuss the importance of all types of play, even rough and tumble play! Also, we will discuss putting away the worksheets and learning through play and why children succeed from doing so.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 08/07/2017 Time: 08:30 AM-10:30 AM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. 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: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 08/07/2017 Time: 10:30 AM-02:30 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: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 08/07/2017 Time: 02:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. 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: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 08/07/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Inspiring Minds through Creative Arts
Date: 08/07/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This session will focus on the importance of music and art in your early childhood curriculum. We will discuss why these subjects are critical experiences for young children, and how you can encourage their creativity! You will also come away with activities and ideas that you can implement in your setting. Come prepared to move and get creative!
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Having Difficult Conversations with Families
Date: 08/07/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This training will provide basic information about the importance of relationship-building with families so that there is a solid foundation of trust when problems arise. ideas around support for teachers and families before, during and after difficult interactions will be given. Trainees will leave with an empathetic viewpoint and a process for sharing concerns that is easier for everyone involved.
Instructor: Jill Tucker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Managing Food Allergies in Child Care
Date: 08/08/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: When children are in a high quality environment where their basic health, safety and nutrition needs are met, they are able to develop and learn at an optimal level. Food allergies present a unique challenge for child care providers. In this workshop, professionals will learn to recognize the difference between food allergies and food aversions. Strategies for supporting the child's healthy development will be given, in addition to resources for the home.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


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


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


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/08/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Katherine Darby
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Foundations: Mathematics
Date: 08/08/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Providing daily opportunities for problem solving, reasoning, communication, connections, and representations make it possible for young children to learn the content of math. These processes develop over time with the help of adults who connect math to everyday activities. The Indiana Early Learning Foundations were designed to support teachers, parents, caregivers, and other professional personnel as they develop appropriate experiences for young children. During this workshop, we will be talking about all things math, as it relates to the Foundations: numeracy, computation and algebraic thinking, data analysis, geometry, and measurement. Professionals will know how to use knowledge of math content, concepts and learning trajectories to design the curriculum and learning environments. Creating age-appropriate math learning experiences, while utilizing the Foundations, will be the focus of this workshop.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


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


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 08/08/2017 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: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


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


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 08/08/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/08/2017 Time: 11:00 AM-01:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN