Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 02/27/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


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


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


Title: Positive Behavior Management
Date: 02/27/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Are your children’s behaviors driving you crazy? Try positive behavior management! This training will give providers tools and tips on how to manage children’s behaviors in positive ways. This training is based on Conscious Discipline. https://consciousdiscipline.com/
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


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


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


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


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 02/27/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Spanish Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers
Date: 02/27/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: SPANISH - Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 02/27/2017 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 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: Full STEAM Ahead: Building Creative Kids through Math and Science
Date: 02/27/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: We have been called as educators to focus more intentionally on science, technology, engineering, math, and science. Adding art and other developmentally appropriate creative activities creates STEAM in your classroom. Learn how to bring creativity into your math and science programs and encourage children to problem solve and strategize to create solutions to everyday problems. Part of the School Readiness optional series.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


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


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


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 02/28/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Rachel Yoder
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 02/28/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


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


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Let's Go To School
Date: 02/28/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 02/28/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 02/28/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention-SPANISH
Date: 02/28/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Izzy Tamayo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Mishawaka, IN


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


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


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


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


Title: Understanding the Role of Breastfeeding Support in Child Care
Date: 03/01/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Breastfed and formula fed babies are different! They need different things and they differ in the ways in which they eat. In addition, families of breastfed babies need the support of their child care provider in order to continue their nursing relationship. This training will offer information on breastfeeding support in child care delivered from a Certified Lactation Counselor. Come ready to learn a lot of new information and get all your questions answered! Aimbriel Lasley, IBCLC, will be co-training this session.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/01/2017 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: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jeffersonville, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 03/01/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Provider will also identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable), 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Melissa Simpson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 03/01/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 03/01/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 03/01/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 03/01/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Portland, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 03/01/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: CDA Informational Meeting
Date: 03/02/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Harrison County Hybrid CDA: Participants will hear about a new Hybrid CDA class is offered through Harrison County Community Foundation and SIEOC. It is free for Harrison County providers.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 03/02/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Meeting Curriculum Goals with Effective Lessons Plans and Authentic Assessment
Date: 03/02/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: This training will look at what curriculum is for all ages, how to implement curriculum-including lesson planning-and how to link it all to DAP, how to explain DAP to families, child goals and observations, and what authentic assessment is. Participants will leave with examples of curriculum goals, lesson plans for any age, and how to complete authentic assessments to help build quality in your program.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Floyds Knobs, IN


Title: Managing Stress and Burnout in the Early Childhood Field
Date: 03/02/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Stress and burnout are common occurrences in the early childhood field. During this training we will be talking about different ways you can manage your stress and take care of yourself. It is important for you, as the adult, to learn self-care so you are able to manage your own feelings and in turn help take better care of the children.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


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


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 03/02/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 03/02/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mount Vernon, IN


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


Title: Bonding with Parents in School-Age Child Care
Date: 03/02/2017 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Achieving parent involvement can be challenging in the school-age years. Yet, meaningful parent involvement will lead to successful child development and learning. Learn four approaches to begin bonding with your parents to build meaningful parent-to-program participation.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/03/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: La Porte, IN


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


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


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 03/04/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Kati Colvin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/06/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Curriculum for Infants & Toddlers
Date: 03/06/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Infants and Toddlers deserve their own curriculum! This doesn't have to mean purchasing or creating a separate curriculum for them, but it does mean that they need more than a "watered down" preschool curriculum. Through discussion and small-group work you will explore what a true infant and toddler curriculum should look like, learn how to evaluate your current curriculum or select one that is best for your program, and create strategies to apply the elements of your curriculum so that every infant and toddler will FLOURISH in your care.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Enjoy the Ride: Caring for Children with Special Needs 
Date: 03/06/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 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: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 03/06/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Healthy Sexual Development
Date: 03/07/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Is this normal? In this training participants will discover what typical healthy sexual development for children is, gender roles, child abuse vs. normal development and roles of educators and families.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Positive Behavior Management
Date: 03/07/2017 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: Evansville, IN


Title: Redirection in Infant and Toddler Classrooms
Date: 03/07/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What discipline techniques are appropriate for infants and toddlers? Professionals will know how to use the redirection guidance techniques and model positive behaviors (e.g., consistency, respect) to help infants and toddlers self-regulate and act responsibly.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Fishers, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/07/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Product vs. Process Art
Date: 03/07/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: What is product art vs. process art? This training will define and explore samples of both. Come learn how to really let children express themselves through a process art activity!
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Advocating For Our Future
Date: 03/07/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 03/07/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Alissa Howe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 03/07/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
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: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 03/07/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mount Vernon, IN


Title: Resource Center
Date: 03/07/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Providers who attend the Resource Center will have the opportunity to make a hands on project that will be individualized to their own classrooms. Each training will cover a Foundation topic that can be applied to their classroom the next day!
Instructor: Amy Matzet
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 03/07/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/08/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: Self-Regulation for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 03/08/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Self regulation begins at birth and is a foundational skill for the first 5 years of life. Self-regulation is several processes that allow children to appropriately respond to their environment. We will discuss how you as a responsive caregiver can guide children through the stages of self-regulation and help them to be emotionally successful in school and life. Part of the Relationship based care optional series.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Magic Beans & Growing Things
Date: 03/08/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Learn how to incorporate gardening as part of your preschool/school-age program. Various growing methods to introduce this experience to preschoolers/school-agers will be shared. Connecting the knowledge and skills gained to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS and the Indiana Afterschool Standards will be discussed.
Instructor: Lisa Bradley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Columbia City, IN


Title: STEM on a Budget
Date: 03/08/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will examine participant’s current practices in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) in the Pre K and School Age classrooms. We will investigate what the research says about the importance of adding and enhancing these skills with children. Overcome anxieties about incorporating STEM into your program through creative and simple hands-on activities.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 03/08/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This child care start up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center or ministry setting and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help with the decision making process for participants to choose which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Cardboard Challenge and the Growth Mindset
Date: 03/08/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Cardboard is everywhere! Come learn with us how to use it to encourage a growth mindset. We know that teacher practice has a big impact on student mindset. The feedback that teachers give their students can either encourage a child to choose a challenge and increase achievement or look for an easy way out. Challenges to build and explore with cardboard are beautiful ways to give teachers opportunities to practice growth mindset questioning and feedback and to give students opportunities to build skills like taking risks, asking questions, and seeing mistakes as learning opportunities. In this build and learn workshop, we'll explore and practice a few safe cardboard cutting techniques and seven cardboard attachment techniques that are appropriate for all ages, preschool through adult. Participants will leave with a cardboard attachment "menu" that they've built themselves and with a collection of growth mindset questions they may use in their own teaching practices. All materials are provided. Christopher Nunn, Education Coordinator for Southeast Community Services and Teaching Artist at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, is presenting this workshop.
Instructor: Christopher Nunn
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 2 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 03/08/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Nutritional Practice includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Melissa Simpson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Day in the life of an Infant: The ins and outs of an infant classroom
Date: 03/08/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: What does an infant room look like? This training will focus on developmental milestones of infants, planning experiences for infants, and a focus on the learning environment. This training is designed for centers and ministries.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: STEM It's Easy!
Date: 03/08/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics via hands on activities.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Health- Module 2 Part 1- Nutritional Practices 2hrs (INHS)
Date: 03/08/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 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: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Portland, IN


Title: Health- Module 2 Part 1- Nutritional Practices 2hrs (INHS)
Date: 03/08/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: Health- Module 2 Part 1- Nutritional Practices includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 03/08/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: On Board with School Age Behavior and Guidance, Part 1
Date: 03/09/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn about behaviors and where they come from. Reflect on the behaviors of yourself and the children in your care. Analyze factors that contribute to challenging behavior.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Adams, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 03/09/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Maricela Madden
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Stewards of Children
Date: 03/09/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Course description for Stewards of Children: Ever wanted to make an impact on children's safety and well-being? Did you know that 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys are sexually abused? Did you know that 90% of children who are sexually abused know their abuser? If you want to stop the abuse, if you want to make a difference, if you want to learn how YOU CAN help please attend this informational training session. You will receive a workbook and tools to use in your community.
Instructor: Heather Wildrick-Holman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 03/09/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Self-Regulation: Helping Children With HIgh Energy and Low Focus
Date: 03/09/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The term self-regulation is a common buzz word in the field of early childhood education. Sometimes it may be difficult to know what it really means and how it relates to young children and their behaviors. In a nutshell it describes things children learn to manage over time. Some children are able to manage these skills quicker than others. This can present many challenges in the classroom. So what do you do in the mean time? Join us in this workshop to discuss how we help emotionally overloaded children build the skills they need to manage their strong emotions. Walk away with tools and strategies in supporting children who have high energy. Learn what components are needed in the environment to support children focus on tasks.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Story and a Snack
Date: 03/09/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Come enjoy a children's book, the sharing of activities to go along with the book, great networking with your peers. Participants do receive a book, but space is limited so please be sure to register ahead of time.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: La Porte, IN


Title: Behavior Management in an Early Childhood Classroom
Date: 03/09/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description:
Instructor: Jessica Taylor
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Bonding with Parents in School-Age Child Care
Date: 03/09/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Achieving parent involvement can be challenging in the school-age years. Yet, meaningful parent involvement will lead to successful child development and learning. Learn four approaches to begin bonding with your parents to build meaningful parent-to-program participation.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Health- Module 2 Part 2- Vaccinations and Medications 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 03/09/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Providers will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. Physical activity and infection disease are other areas of health for children that will be discussed in this training. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Supervision and Ratios
Date: 03/09/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: We know that Supervision and ratios are key in providing high quality care. This two hour training will have a participants reflect upon their practices in the area of supervision along with providing some practical tips to help keep kids safe. This training will be presented by licensed consultants for homes and centers.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 03/11/2017 Time: 08:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 03/11/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-04:30 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: CPR/First Aid Certification
Date: 03/11/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Certification
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Spring Conference
Date: 03/11/2017 Time: 08:30 AM-02:00 PM
Description: Annual conference with 2 workshop sessions and 1 keynote. Training credit is reflected on certificate depending on how many and what workshops trainee attended.
Instructor: Nathan Eckleberry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Take It Outside (2.5 hr.)
Date: 03/11/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Research shows the benefits for children to spend time outside playing and exploring. Come learn why outside time is so important for young children, and learn activities that will encourage movement outdoors.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Versailles, IN


Title: Bonding with Parents in School-Age Child Care
Date: 03/13/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Achieving parent involvement can be challenging in the school-age years. Yet, meaningful parent involvement will lead to successful child development and learning. Learn four approaches to begin bonding with your parents to build meaningful parent-to-program participation.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Creating Meaningful Child Care Environments
Date: 03/13/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: During this workshop participants will reflect on their current child care environment and gain new ideas to improve their setting.
Instructor: Melissa Simpson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: It's Ok to Let Me Cry
Date: 03/13/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Training focused around understanding infant's crying, which is the main reason for Shaken Baby Syndrome. Participants will understand the impact of Shaken Baby Syndrome on children and facts relating to this form of abuse.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Family Child Care Networking Group
Date: 03/14/2017 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: Play with Babies-Tummy Time
Date: 03/14/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Understand the many benefits of creating tummy time for infants and ways to make it possible in your environment and routine.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Mathtastic Investigations (2 hours)
Date: 03/14/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Join us for a hands on training filled with practical math ideas and make-and-take opportunities. This training will provide you with strategies to help children develop math skills that focus on geometry, algebra, number sense, and measurement.
Instructor: Conni Stoner
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Huntingburg, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (SPANISH)
Date: 03/14/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Creado por la FSSA, la Oficina de Asesores de Salud de Cuidado Infantil, este entrenamiento de una horas, ofrece a los participantes información sobre la prevalencia de abuso y negligencia, las causas y la prevención del abuso y la negligencia, y la forma de reportar el abuso y la negligencia. Esta formación será cumplir con la norma para completar la formación del Abuso Infantil Detección y Prevención como lo requiere la ley de Indiana para los proveedores de CCDF sin licencia, así como cualquier otro proveedor de cuidado infantil que se requieren para completar la formación.
Instructor: Martha Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Culturally Sensitive and Responsive Caregiving
Date: 03/14/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: It is important that professionals working with young children understand that the parents/guardians of the child are their first educator. It is important to understand and embrace diverse family structures. Professionals will leave with knowledge of the importance of considering family goals and traditions when planning learning environments and curriculum. We will also discuss being respectful of families and their cultural/lifestyle practices.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 03/14/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
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: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 03/14/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Rochester, IN


Title: Devereux Early Childhood Assessment Training
Date: 03/14/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this training participants will learn why we do assessments, learn to identify significant concerns that may require focused intervention, make sound decisions about teaching and learning and help thier programs improve their educational and developmental interventions.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: WEBINAR: Breastfeeding Friendly Webinar Series: Creating a Culture of Normalcy-Stories from Around the World
Date: 03/15/2017 Time: 08:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: The United States has a long way to go before breastfeeding is “normalized.” This webinar will explore difference cultures from around the world and what they have done to normalize breastfeeding.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Planting Healthy Seeds-Let's Get Children Moving!
Date: 03/15/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Kendallville, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Graduation
Date: 03/15/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 3 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 03/15/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: This training will focus on vaccinations and medications. Discussing how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Providers will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Physical activity and infection disease are other areas of health for children that will be discussed in this training. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Melissa Simpson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/15/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-03:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Dectection and Prevention (2)
Date: 03/15/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Nathan Eckleberry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mount Vernon, IN


Title: Introduction to the “New” Indiana’s Early Learning Foundations
Date: 03/15/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Foundations are Indiana’s early learning development framework and are aligned to the 2014 Indiana Academic Standards. This framework provides core elements that children should achieve from birth to age five in order to be ready for future success. The Foundations create common language and expectations for the early childhood field. The 2015 revision was based on research, feedback from practitioners, and work from professionals with expertise in each specialized area.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Webinar: Inclusion Policies
Date: 03/15/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Policies here and policies there; policies are everywhere. What do you need to consider and include in your policies regarding inclusion related issues?
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Webinar: Inclusion Policies
Date: 03/15/2017 Time: 08:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Policies here and policies there; policies are everywhere. What do you need to consider and include in your policies regarding inclusion related issues?
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Health- Module 2 Part 2- Vaccinations and Medications 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 03/15/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 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: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Portland, IN


Title: Safety- Module3- Part 1 Building the Basics 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 03/15/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: School Age: Fun with Food Make & Take
Date: 03/15/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The participants will be able to take back to their programs a model to help school agers learn life skills such as preparing food, reading a recipe, and learning the difference between a measuring cup for liquids versus a measuring cup for other solids.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Webinar-Appropriate Expectations for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 03/15/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: When children have expectations that are appropriate, they are able to be more successful in their environment. We will explore the stages of development for infants and toddlers and behavioral expectations around topics such as sharing, tantrums, aggression, and biting.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Know the Code: Understanding the NAEYC Code of Ethics
Date: 03/16/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: During this training we will be discussing the NAEYC Code of Ethics. Not only the responsibilities you have to the children and the families but the responsibilities you have to each other and the community.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Sensory Friendly Classrooms
Date: 03/16/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come explore the senses! We will be discussing tips and strategies based on sensory processing patterns to create an environment that guides children in making more appropriate, meaningful responses to the sensory input they experience every day.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Development Module 4 (Spanish) (INHS)
Date: 03/16/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Martha Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Magic Beans & Growing Things
Date: 03/16/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how to incorporate gardening as part of your preschool/school-age program. Various growing methods to introduce this experience to preschoolers/school-agers will be shared. Connecting the knowledge and skills gained to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS and the Indiana Afterschool Standards will be discussed.
Instructor: Lisa Bradley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Kendallville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/16/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Mental Health First Aid USA (Youth Version) Day 1
Date: 03/16/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Participants will get certified as Mental Health First aiders in the youth version of the Mental Health First aid USA training. Participants will get resources for youth that may be in a crisis or non-crisis situation.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: CPR/First Aid RE-Certification
Date: 03/16/2017 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: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/16/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mount Vernon, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 03/16/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Portland, IN


Title: Rethinking Praise
Date: 03/16/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Children learn to value who they are and what they are capable of through experiences with the significant people in their lives. Learn the unintentional effects of praise when given to children. Moving toward offering encouragement as a means of supporting children's confidence will be discussed.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3 Part 2 Hazards 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 03/16/2017 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: KidKare Kickoff!
Date: 03/16/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Are you ready? KidKare software will be replacing Webkids, Minute Menu Kids, Minute Menu Kids Pro, Kids2go (all Kids products). KidKare is a very user friendly website software that can be accessed from any device that has internet capabilities. All providers will be switched over by October 1st, 2017.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 03/18/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Madison, IN


Title: Setting the Stage: Creating Safe, Healthy, and Engaging Learning Environments CDA Q1:D
Date: 03/18/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Quarter One of Four with sessions to support participants in obtaining the necessary hours towards their CDA. This quarter focuses on safety, health and learning environments.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 03/18/2017 Time: 08:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 03/18/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-04:30 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 03/20/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/20/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. (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: Huntington, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 03/20/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Supporting Positive Behavior Through Emotional Literacy
Date: 03/20/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Children deal with many of the same emotions adults do. Unlike adults however, they frequently don't have the words to talk about how they are feeling. Their emotions are often acted out in physical and inappropriate ways. Helping children to understand their emotions and strategies to build their emotional literacy will be discussed.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: LaGrange, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 03/20/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Bonding with Parents in School-Age Child Care
Date: 03/21/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Achieving parent involvement can be challenging in the school-age years. Yet, meaningful parent involvement will lead to successful child development and learning. Learn four approaches to begin bonding with your parents to build meaningful parent-to-program participation.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Auburn, IN


Title: Foundations - Physical Health and Growth
Date: 03/21/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Early childhood is the time for a child to develop an active and healthy lifestyle. The development of these skills must be taught and encouraged by a caregiver/teacher. As young children move their bodies they are learning many different concepts and skills that they will carry with them throughout their life. We will discuss the different foundations that you find in the Physical Health and Growth section of the Indiana Foundations document and how you can use them to effectively plan for the children in your care.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Devereux Early Childhood Assessment Training
Date: 03/21/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this training participants will learn why we do assessments, learn to identify significant concerns that may require focused intervention, make sound decisions about teaching and learning and help thier programs improve their educational and developmental interventions.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/21/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 03/21/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Creative and Adaptive Arts: Visual Art (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 03/21/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Using art to nurture a child's curiosity is an important aspect of overall child development. This training will bring you some new ideas to help inhance the art experiences in your practice. Participants will also take a look at how to adapt art activities to include all children.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Miami, IN


Title: Math Night
Date: 03/21/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Are you interested in learning how to host a Math Night to help involve parents? In this training, providers will what a math night is, why they’re important, and how to put on your own math night.
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mount Vernon, IN


Title: Learning Naturally - Creating An Outdoor Classroom: Session 3
Date: 03/21/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this series we will view the DVD series Learning Naturally and discuss the important of natural outdoor spaces. This session will focus on you, as the teacher! How can teachers become more engaged in an outdoor classroom?
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Bonding with Parents in School-Age Child Care
Date: 03/22/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Achieving parent involvement can be challenging in the school-age years. Yet, meaningful parent involvement will lead to successful child development and learning. Learn four approaches to begin bonding with your parents to build meaningful parent-to-program participation.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Family is the Expert
Date: 03/22/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: How well do you really know your families? In this training we will discuss intentional efforts in building relationships with families so that we can best work alongside them as the experts on their child.
Instructor: Jill Tucker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/22/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 03/22/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 4 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 03/22/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Day 4 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Discuss policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)
Instructor: Melissa Simpson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 03/22/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Infants and Toddlers deserve their own curriculum! This doesn't have to mean purchasing or creating a separate curriculum for them, but it does mean that they need more than a watered-down preschool curriculum. Through discussion and small-group work you will explore what a true infant and toddler curriculum should look like, learn how to evaluate your current curriculum or select one that is best for your program, and create strategies to apply the elements of your curriculum so that every infant and toddler will FLOURISH in your care.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Martinsville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 03/22/2017 Time: 04:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Safety- Module3- Part 1 Building the Basics 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 03/22/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 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. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act.
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Portland, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 03/22/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wabash, IN


Title: On Board with School Age Behavior and Guidance, Part 2
Date: 03/23/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Explore why rules are important. Learn how to create a positive atmosphere in your program and generate strategies for changing behaviors.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Adams, IN


Title: Creating a Community of Learners
Date: 03/23/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: You can help support child development by establishing a sense of community in your classroom. We will discuss the importance of creating warm, positive relationships as the primary tool to support a community classroom. We will also explore other important components to enhance the sense of community with young children.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Exploring Movement with Young Children
Date: 03/23/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Children love to explore and move. Join us to learn why it is important for children to have movement in their everyday routines. Learn ways to get children moving by exploring nature, music, and creativity. This hands on, active session will provide you with ideas to keep children moving both indoors and out. Part of the School Readiness optional series.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 03/23/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Get Outside! Engaging School Agers in the Outdoor Classroom
Date: 03/23/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will discuss the importance of spending time outside and strategies for implementing effective programming in the outdoor classroom.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Charlas (Conversations)
Date: 03/23/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come and enjoy an evening with Early Childhood Professionals. Every month we will have a topic or topics with different trainers or guest speakers in the Latino Community.
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Day in the life of a Toddler: Filling, dumping, and climbing…Oh My!
Date: 03/23/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: What does an toddler room look like? Learn the ins and outs of lesson planning, developmental milestones, and what is typical at this age. Toddlers are going to make a mess and engage in challenging behaviors. It is the name of the game. Come learn strategies to make their day more successful.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Mental Health First Aid USA (Youth Version) Day 2
Date: 03/23/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Participants will get certified as Mental Health First aiders in the youth version of the Mental Health First aid USA training. Participants will get resources for youth that may be in a crisis or non-crisis situation.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
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: 03/23/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 03/23/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Nathan Eckleberry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mount Vernon, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 03/23/2017 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: Nappanee, IN


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


Title: Play with Babies-Tummy Time
Date: 03/23/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Understand the many benefits of creating tummy time for infants and ways to make it possible in your environment and routine.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Exploring DEC Practices in Early Intervention
Date: 03/23/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Have you heard of DEC Recommended Practices? What that mean? What is the DEC? Come to this training to gain an overview of The Division for Early Childhood (DEC) of the Council for Exceptional Children organization who work with or on behalf of young children with disabilities. This session will examine the DEC Recommended Practices and how this relates to direct services for children as well as indirect supports. Come and expand your knowledge about the most current practices for working with children and families of diverse needs.
Instructor: Krista Hawkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 03/23/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Salem, IN


Title: Move Your Room!
Date: 03/24/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Feeling in a rut after the holidays?  Maybe a new room arrangement is just what the doctor ordered!  Come to this training to take a look at the resource, “Infant and Toddler Space: Design For A Quality Classroom” to help make sense of how to arrange a space for infants and toddlers.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 03/25/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 03/25/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Super Saturday Video Series: Preventing Discipline Problems
Date: 03/25/2017 Time: 08:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: This exciting and engaging training session will be full of discussion, so come prepared to share! Preventing Discipline Problems is a video series, published by Teaching Strategies, Inc., which focuses on using positive guidance strategies to minimize children's behavioral problems. The training will show examples of concepts and techniques being used in the classroom, and practice videos for reflection, problem solving and the use of techniques. You are welcome to bring food and drink due to the length of this session.
Instructor: Krista Hawkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 03/25/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-10:30 AM
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: Spanish Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 03/25/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: Creado por la FSSA , la Oficina de Asesores de Salud de cuidado de niños , este entrenamiento de dos horas, ofrece a los participantes información sobre la prevalencia de abuso y negligencia , causas y prevención del abuso y la negligencia , y la forma de informar sobre el abuso y la negligencia . Esta formación se ajusta al estándar para completar la formación del Abuso Infantil detección y prevención como lo requiere la ley de Indiana para los proveedores de CCDF sin licencia , así como de cualquier otro proveedor de cuidado infantil que se requieren para completar la entrenamiento.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Spanish - Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/25/2017 Time: 11:00 AM-01:30 PM
Description: Los participantes aumentarán su comprensión de un medio ambiente seguro para dormir para los bebés, recién nacidos hasta los doce meses de edad. Se hará hincapié en la creación de una zona de dormitorio y de reducción de riesgos de estrategias seguras y saludables para el Síndrome de Muerte Súbita del Lactante (SMSL) y la prevención de la muerte accidental. Este entrenamiento es un requisito previo al servicio que satisfaga la Ley Pública 162-205 para obtener la licencia en casa, así como los estándares de elegibilidad de proveedores proveedores de origen certificadas (CCDF) Vale. Se alienta a los proveedores de cuidado infantil de todos los ajustes a asistir a esta capacitación gratuita.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/27/2017 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: Refresher Workshop for Safe Sleeping Practices
Date: 03/27/2017 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: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 03/27/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: In Their Shoes
Date: 03/27/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this training, participants will identify early childhood trauma and it's effects on the child into adulthood while relating the effects of trauma to behavior and social emotional skill development. Learn how to relate to and care for children coming from traumatic backgrounds by learning skills and strategies for developing stronger relationships. Part of the Working with Children with Special Needs optional series.
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Millennials as Staff and as Parents
Date: 03/28/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Millennials, born in the 80s and 90s, have been referred to as "the entitlement generation" and "the me generation." They have been described as tolerant, confident, open-minded, and ambitious but also disengaged, narcissistic, distrustful, and anxious. What are the best strategies for working with staff and families of this generation and others? What things need to be in place for a harmonious relationship between the generations? We will investigate the different generations and explore the qualities each brings to the table.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Won't Touch This: Sensory Processing
Date: 03/28/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Do you know children who slam their bodies into walls? Spin around the room all the time? Can not stand the feel of slime and won't touch it? Learn how our senses impact everything we do and how to support health sensory development.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 03/28/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Rethinking Praise
Date: 03/29/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Children learn to value who they are and what they are capable of through experiences with the significant people in their lives. Learn the unintentional effects of praise when given to children. Moving toward offering encouragement as a means of supporting children's confidence will be discussed.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly of Preschool Curriculum
Date: 03/29/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 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: Safety- Module 3 Part 2 Hazards 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 03/29/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 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: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Portland, IN


Title: Family Engagement: How can it be Improved
Date: 03/29/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Family engagement has become a buzzword. But what does it really mean? Why should programs engage with families and how can they do it effectively? And what about those families that just don’t want to have anything to do with you? Participants attending this session will examine the differences between involvement and engagement and explore what it takes to shift perspectives to more fully engage families in their children’s education. Participants will also be introduced to strategies and resources that will assist them in enhancing the quality of family engagement practices.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Learning Centers 102
Date: 03/30/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: How can we make our learning centers different? How can we make them more appealing? We will discuss how we can embed a variety of learning approaches and strategies into the centers that are in the classroom. We will also identify ways we can improve our learning centers and ensure they are supporting development across all the key areas and developmental stages.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/30/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Brookville, IN


Title: Magic Beans & Growing Things
Date: 03/30/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how to incorporate gardening as part of your preschool/school-age program. Various growing methods to introduce this experience to preschoolers/school-agers will be shared. Connecting the knowledge and skills gained to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS and the Indiana Afterschool Standards will be discussed.
Instructor: Lisa Bradley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Play with Babies-Tummy Time
Date: 03/30/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Understand the many benefits of creating tummy time for infants and ways to make it possible in your environment and routine.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Charlas (Conversations)
Date: 03/30/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come and enjoy an evening with Early Childhood Professionals. Every month we will have a topic or topics with different trainers or guest speakers in the Latino Community.
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Frankfort, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 03/30/2017 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: The Ins and Outs of Good Circle Times
Date: 03/30/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The real goal of circle time is far more than teaching children to sit and listen - it is to help children join together and form a community. Learn what makes circle and group times more successful and how to keep children engaged.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 04/03/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Exploring Movement with Young Children
Date: 04/04/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Children love to explore and move. Join us to learn why it is important for children to have movement in their everyday routines. Learn ways to get children moving by exploring nature, music, and creativity. This hands on, active session will provide you with ideas to keep children moving both indoors and out. Part of the School Readiness optional series.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Clay, IN


Title: STEM: Beyond the Lego Table
Date: 04/04/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join the School Age Specialist for strategies to enhance your school age STEM programming. We will explore ways to build your repertoire on a budget.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: Lesson Planning for Preschoolers
Date: 04/04/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Join this training to understand the connecttion between child observation and lesson planning. Also recognize the role Indiana Foundations play in lesson planning.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 04/05/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Transitions
Date: 04/05/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Transitions - Come and learn many creative ways to transition children through the day while fostering learning & positive behavior, and decreasing chaos! Not only will attendees leave with many creative ideas, but each site will walk away with numerous hands on materials and activities to use during those tough transitions!!
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Gosport, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 04/05/2017 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: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/05/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Logansport, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 04/06/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcareâ??s Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Brookville, IN


Title: Health- Module 2 Part 1- Nutritional Practices 2hrs (INHS)
Date: 04/06/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: Health- Module 2 Part 1- Nutritional Practices includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Bullying 101: Is it happening in my program?
Date: 04/08/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:15 AM
Description: This training will focus on the definition of bullying, forms of bullying, symptoms of the bullied child, ways to support a child who is being bullied and intervention strategies. This training is especially designed for those working with children ages 5-12, in before-school, after-school, summer, and/or school break settings.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Bullying 102: How to help kids become "victim proof"
Date: 04/08/2017 Time: 11:45 AM-02:00 PM
Description: This workshop will help professionals know the importance of establishing positive and consistent relationships to foster sovial and emotional development. We will discuss strategies for helping children lose the "victim" mindset and becoming "bullyproof". This workshop is especially designed for those working with children ages 5-12, in before-school, after-school, summer, and/or school break settings.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN