Date(s) - Monday, August 14, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Join our Infant Toddler Specialist for a training series designed to support the unique needs of your littlest learners. Sign up for the 3 class series to receive 15% off!
August 14, 2017 – 6:30-9:30 pm Understanding Temperament: Implications for Working with Young Children
In this training, participants will learn the definition of temperament and its nine traits, the three main types of temperament and the term, ‘goodness of fit.’ Through partner discussions, chart activities and case scenarios, participants will actively investigate the best ways to create an environment that will allow for differences in temperament. Temperament as it relates to children with special needs will be explored along with strategies to encourage peer-modeling and the building of social skills.
Core of Knowledge Area 3 hours: Child Development (2 hours) & Special Needs (1 hour); Level: Intermediate
September 11, 2017 – 6:30-9:30 pm Program for Infant & Toddler Care: Routines and Cultures
Cultural values are embedded in everyday routines of care giving. Caregivers have a profound effect on the development of infants and toddlers because they engage in basic activities, toileting, feeding, and napping. In this class, participants will consider these three routines and how culture influences each of them. Participants will have the opportunity to expand their understanding of what is comfortable for them and how different cultures treat these routines.
Core of Knowledge Area: Curriculum (1.5 hour) & Child Development (1.5 hour)
October 9, 2017 – 6:30-9:30 pm What Should We Talk About? Best Practices in Communicating with Infants and Toddlers
This training is designed to provide participants with a variety of communication tools they can embed into their daily practices to support the language development of infants and toddlers. Through a series of interactive activities, teachers will gain skills and confidence to use new skills when they return to their programs. PREREQUISTE Participants should be able to recognize and demonstrate the importance of using various techniques to develop language and communication skills with infants and toddlers.
Core of Knowledge Area: Child Development (2 hours) & Special Needs (1 hour) Level: Competent
*If you have taken one of these courses previously, we have an additional course that can be a substitute. Please contact us for further details.
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