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Introduction to Registered Family Child Care Part Two


with Massie

Calendar Next available session starts May 22, 2023 at 2 pm

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There are two parts to the Introduction to Registered Family Child Care (IRF). You can register for Part 2 after you have completed the IRF Part One online class located at  This must be completed first! The Introduction to Registered Family Child Care Part Two is the required in-person training you must attend after completing the online IRF Part One to become a provider. This free class provides you with a rule book, resources to help you be successful in your new business, information about the role of Child Care Resource & Referral, what quality child care looks like and much more. You must pre-register. Set One in PM

Creating a Sensory Smart Space: Nurturing Sensory and Motor Development


with S. Neill, MA, OTR/L & R. Brown

Calendar Next available session starts May 23, 2023 at 6 pm

A session chalk- full of tips for understanding basic sensory-motor foundational skills from a Pediatric Occupational Therapist. Learn why these skills are important for success for children with special needs and all children. Leave with tons of strategies to start using to implement a more inclusive early learning program. The training includes ideas for behaviors, motor skills, regulation, feeding and more. Set Two in SN & HGD

Authentic Assessment is All About Me The Art of Learning to Really See Each Individual Child's Abilities, Strengths & Possibilities


with Kelley Lawson

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 13, 2023 at 6 pm

How can we plan curriculum targeted to meet each child's individual needs? Authentic assessment is an ongoing process we use to learn about each individual child and their capabilities, in this class participants will apply tools and strategies to help them see the "whole story" of a child in their observations. Set Two in OA

Developing a Professional Development Plan


with Haworth

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 21, 2023 at 6 pm

In this training participants will explore why professional development plans are important, tips and tricks on creating effective plans, as well as begin to develop their plan. Set Two in PPLD

Child and Family Well- Being Protective Factor: Nurturing and Attachment


with Aoife Magee

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 26, 2023 at 6 pm

Child and family well being starts with promoting protective factors. Participants in this workshop will examine how affection, nurturing and consistency in childhood leads to healthier social and emotional behaviors, physical development and better success in school and adult life. Set Two in UGB

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