**Unless noted, all training to occur at

Child Care Choices, 4817 State Route 202, Tipp City, OH 45371

 


HEALTH & SAFETY TRAININGS 2018

The following trainings will be held at Edison Community College (1973 Edison Dr, Piqua OH 45356).

First Aid (initial & renewal) - 3 hours

Monday, January 8, 2018 (6-9pm). Cost $35.  Both initial and renewal are covered on one night.  Instructor is Rachel Reynolds.  Register online at https://goo.gl/forms/4KKphl7PAd9Vymhi1 or call Susie Staley at (937) 778-7984.  This training is held at Edison Community College.

Communicable Disease Recognition & Prevention Initial - 6 hour

Wednesday, January 10 AND Thursday, January 11, 2018 (6-9pm).  Cost $35.   Instructor is Rachel Reynolds.  Register online at https://goo.gl/forms/4KKphl7PAd9Vymhi1 or call Susie Staley at (937) 778-7984.  This training is held at Edison Community College.

Communicable Disease Recognition & Prevention Renewal - 3 hour

Thursday, January 11, 2018 (6-9pm).  Cost $20.  This is the 3-hour renewal training.  Instructor is Rachel Reynolds.  Register online at https://goo.gl/forms/4KKphl7PAd9Vymhi1 or call Susie Staley at (937) 778-7984.  This training is held at Edison Community College.

The following Health & Safety workshops will be held at CCC.  You must register for the class at www.occrra.org.  Fees are payable online using the PayPal button at the bottom of this page or by cash/check the evening of the training.

The following trainings will be held at Child Care Choices (4817 State Route 202, Tipp City)

Child Abuse Recognition & Prevention Initial - 6 hour

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 (6:00p,-9:00pm).  Cost $35.  This training focuses on the recognition and prevention of child abuse in home and child care center settings. This training is required for all certified home care providers and child care center personnel. Attendance at both sessions is REQUIRED to obtain credit.  The instructor is Amy Waters.  Please register at www.occrra.org. (ST10065375)

Child Abuse Recognition & Prevention Review - 3 hour

Thursday, January 25, 2018 (6:00pm-9:00pm). Cost $20.  This training is a required review of the recognition and prevention of child abuse in the home and child care center settings. This training is required for all certified home care providers and child care center personnel. The instructor is Amy Waters.  Please register at www.occrra.org. (ST10065377)

Workshops

 

 

CHILD DEVELOPMENT TRAININGS 2018

Challenging Behaviors Workshop Series - FREE (Ohio Approved)

Please note change of dates.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018.  6:30-9:00pm – Responding Appropriately to Challenging Behaviors

Wednesday, January 31, 2018. 6:30-9:00pm. – Interventions for Challenging Behaviors

Incorporating Nursery Rhymes into the Preschool Curriculum - 2 hours (Ohio Approved)

Tuesday, January 9, 2018.  6:30pm-8:30pm.  $20.  In addition to research about the benefits of using nursery rhymes, activities will be presented about how to use nursery rhymes in a classroom, all linked to Ohio Learning Standards and preschool developmental domains.  The instructor is Marcia Olivarez.  Register at www.occrra.org. (ST 10063478)

Child Dev.

Making Reading Irresistible: Hands-On Fun with Literacy in Preschool - 2 hours (Ohio Approved)

Tuesday, January 16, 2018.  6:30pm-8:30pm.  $35.  Children learn best though hands-on activities. Learn about studies that support this idea and ways to inform parents. Included are specific hands-on ideas to teach children letter recognition, letter/sound relationships, rhyming words, and building vocabulary. This training is presented in collaboration with ThinkTV.  The instructor is Tina Spaulding.  Please register at www.occrra.org. (ST10064054)

ORTL-1 Sensory Science Fun - Exploring Matter - 2 hours (Ohio Approved)

Thursday, February 8, 2018.  6:30pm-8:30pm.  FREE.  Using a variety of teaching strategies and Ohio’s Early Learning & Development Standards as a guide, this workshop will focus on helping participants understand how to support the development of young children’s scientific inquiry skills as they explore the different states of matter through their senses.  This training is presented in collaboration with Think TV.  The instructor is Elizabeth Studebaker.  Please register at www.occrra.org.  (ST10063021)

Assessment 101 - 5 hours (Ohio Approved)

Saturday, February 17, 2018. (9:00am-2:30pm).  $25.  For assessment information to be useful for programming purposes, the process should be grounded in best practices. This training will explore the differences of screening and assessment, outline the strategies for conducting assessments, and review the guidelines for sharing results with a view to ethical practice. Participants will have a chance to explore many of the popular assessment tools on the market. Linkage to state standards and curriculum will be discussed. This session is part of the Curriculum & Assessment Series. It is recommended that participants take Before Assessment: Observation first.  This training is presented in collaboration with 4C for Children.  The instructor is Christina Hayslip.  Please register at www.occrra.org. (ST10064764)

ORTL-2 Out of This World Science - 2 hours (Ohio Approved)

Thursday, February 22, 2018.  6:30pm-8:30pm.  FREE.  This workshop will focus on supporting scientific inquiry skills in young children as they explore familiar elements in nature such as the sun and moon, night and day, and light and show.   This training is presented in collaboration with ThinkTV.  The instructor is Elizabeth Studebaker.  Please register at www.occrra.org.  (ST10063629)

ORTL-3 Wild About Exploring our Living World - 2 hours (Ohio Approved)

Thursday, March 8, 2018.  6:30pm-8:30pm.  FREE.  This workshop will focus on supporting scientific inquiry skills in young children as they explore the physical characteristics and behaviors of living things.   This training is presented in collaboration with ThinkTV.  The instructor is Elizabeth Studebaker.  Register at www.occrra.org.  (ST10064053)

Challenging Behaviors 4-Part Series - (Ohio Approved) FREE

As an early learning professional, family member or other professional working with children 0-5 it is hard to avoid encountering challenging behavior.  This series of 4 sessions will discuss a common definition of challenging behavior.  We will explore the contrast between developmentally appropriate behavior with deviations from typical development.   Factors contributing to challenging behaviors will be explored.  Elements of prevention, intervention and a development of tools for supporting and communicating with families and early childhood professionals through the intervention process will be discussed. At the completion of this 4 part series, participants will be able to identify, prevent, intervene and develop a behavior plan to address challenging behaviors in children.  The instructor is Colleen Wallace.  Please register at www.occrra.org.

March 7, 2018. 6:15pm-8:45pm.                                                                                                              Overview of Challenging Behavior Part 1  (ST 10064946)

March 14, 2018. 6:15pm-8:45pm.                                                                                                        Preventing Challenging Behaviors Part 2 (ST 10064947)

April 4, 2018. 6:15pm-8:45pm                                                                                                            Responding Appropriately to Challenging Behavior Part 3 (ST 10064948)

April 18, 2018.  6:15pm-8:45pm                                                                                                       Interventions for Challenging Behavior Part 4 (ST 100464950)

Where the Boys Are Version 2.0 - 3 hours (Ohio Approved)

Friday, March 16, 2018.  9:00am-12:00pm.  FREE.  This training explores the possibility that boys have different needs in the classroom than girls.  Many of those differences can be related to the way that the different genders are socialized, as well as, differences in brain structure.  Based on these differences and the fact that boys seem to be falling behind girls, academically, teachers are asked to examine current teaching methods and explore new methods that might be more engaging to males.   This training is presented in collaboration with Consolidated Care.  The instructor is Colleen Wallace.  Please register at www.occrra.org. (ST10064722)

Coming next spring:

Administrator Rules Review Training (April)

Directors Forum (date TBD)

 

 

 

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