The A’s of Addressing Behavior - Part 1

This is the first session in a two-part training series. Part 2 is on Thursday, 12/9/2021. Participants have to register for and attend both sessions in order to receive a certificate of participation with in-service hours. The first part of this training reviews the definition and the neurobiology of attachment. In addition, the types of attachment as well as their short-term and long term impact on child and adult well-being are addressed.…

Encourage, Respond, and Expand: Language Modeling in Pre-K

The preschool years are a critical time for development in children. They develop new language skills when they are given opportunities to use the language that they know and when adults model more complex language. These language skills are important to children’s academic and social success. This training is designed to give participants the tools and knowledge to encourage children to talk and provide them with a language-rich environment.…

Trauma Informed Reflective Practice with Teams - Session A

This reflective consultant space will provide educators and teachers with the opportunity to reflect on behavioral interactions with students, parents and colleagues to better understand how to use elements of the relationship as vehicle for change. Presenter: Dr. Harleen Hutchinson, IMH-E After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting on Zoom.

The A’s of Addressing Behavior - Part 2

This is the second session in a two-part training series. Participants have to register for and attend both sessions in order to receive a certificate of participation with in-service hours. This presentation focuses on the use of positive discipline in the early childhood education settings. The definition and types of discipline are reviewed as well as their short and long term impacts. Educators are provided with specific strategies to…

Building Responsive Classrooms - Behavioral Training Modules

Designed with a focus on mental and emotional health, Applied Behavior Analysis and trauma-informed practices, FirstDay Learning’s proactive and reactive solutions support teachers in understanding the diverse behavioral and learning needs of children. FirstDay Learning training modules help teachers promote pro-social behaviors as well as understand, document, and replace persistently challenging ones.        

Observation/Screening of Young Children in the Classroom

The assessment of young children involves judgment about their adaptive functioning in the context of caregiving relationships, their family and within the early care and education environment. As such, this requires an understanding of observation, screening and assessments that are culturally responsive to young children and the family’s culture. This training will help early care educators increase awareness into the concept of screening to…

Desarrollo de conceptos en prekínder: conexiones con el mundo real (Concept Development in Pre-K: Connections to the Real World)

En la herramienta CLASS de Pre-K, se busca capturar el Desarrollo del Conceptos que no se define fácilmente. En esta capacitación, los participantes pasarán por el proceso de aprendizaje de elementos más específicos de Apoyo Pedagógico de la herramienta CLASS de Pre-K, aprenderán qué es exactamente el desarrollo de conceptos y por qué es tan importante en el aula. Finalmente, los participantes podrán ver cómo se ve el desarrollo de conceptos a…

Be the Difference: Trauma-Informed Care in the Classroom - Part 1

This is the first session in a two-part training series. Part 2 is on Thursday, 12/16/2021. Participants have to register for and attend both sessions in order to receive a certificate of participation with in-service hours. This presentation focuses on the impact of childhood trauma on the brain (as well as brain regulation), the signs and symptoms of traumatic stress in the infant, toddler, pre-kindergarten and kindergarten age-groups, and…

Trauma Informed Reflective Practice with Teams - Session A

This reflective consultant space will provide educators and teachers with the opportunity to reflect on behavioral interactions with students, parents and colleagues to better understand how to use elements of the relationship as vehicle for change. Presenter: Dr. Harleen Hutchinson, IMH-E After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting on Zoom.

Trauma Informed Reflective Practice with Teams - Session B

This reflective consultant space will provide educators and teachers with the opportunity to reflect on behavioral interactions with students, parents and colleagues to better understand how to use elements of the relationship as vehicle for change. Presenter: Dr. Harleen Hutchinson, IMH-E After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting on Zoom.

Be the Difference: Trauma-Informed Care in the Classroom - Part 2

This is the second session in a two-part training series. Participants have to register for and attend both sessions in order to receive a certificate of participation with in-service hours. This presentation focuses on the impact of childhood trauma on the brain (as well as brain regulation), the signs and symptoms of traumatic stress in the infant, toddler, pre-kindergarten and kindergarten age-groups, and the impact of trauma on learning and…

Vicarious Trauma & Self-Care

Stress, burnout, and vicarious trauma among child and family service providers is a significant public health concern today. The impact is often diminished quality of life, depression, anxiety, immune disorders, addiction, and even suicidal ideation. Exposure to traumatic and uncertain world events, natural disasters, and epidemics, (such as the current stressor COVID-19) intensifies the problem, and leaves family welfare professionals more…