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Oct
21
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Child Development, Health, and Safety Basics
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of development, developmental domains, and the role of nutrition in development. In addition, health and safety issues will address supporting the growth of healthy children – from the basics such as hand washing to more in-depth practices surrounding healthy procedures and disease prevention. Participants will learn more about emergency planning/preparedness and first aid as well as identify tips for     maintaining safe indoor/outdoor environments.

Hours: 4   CDA Area: 1 & 8       Presenter:  Corie Davis

***Participants must take Part 2 on it’s next assigned day if taken on Monday.

 

Oct
26
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An Introduction to the Environment Rating Scales
Oct 26 @ 11:30 am – 3:30 pm

This training is for center-based programs and family child care providers and offers an overview of the Environment Rating Scales. The Environment Rating Scales are user-friendly assessment tools that measure the quality of the learning              environment for infants through school age children. After completing this training, participants will be able to use the tool(s) for program self-assessment and improvement planning.

Hours: 2         CDA Area: 2 & 8              Presenter:  Tonya Glaze

 

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The Psychology of Eating: A Mind, Body, and Nutrition Approach
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Psychology of Eating: A Mind, Body, and Nutrition Approach

Participants will learn easy-to-practice techniques to transform their relationship with food and energize their metabolism. This will be an inspiring time together where they’ll discover the nutritionist within and learn to nourish their body in a whole new way.

Hours: 2                CDA Area: 1, 8                 Presenter:  Erika Quezada

 

Oct
30
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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS/SUID/AAP and Safe Sleep)
Oct 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS/SUID/AAP and Safe Sleep)

This training discusses Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS/SUID/AAP Safe Sleep), including behaviors that increase the risk of SIDS, safe sleep habits, licensing standards, and resources for further information. The successful completion of this course meets DCFS pre-service licensing requirements for home care providers. Licensed providers will also receive training hours for license renewal.

**Meets DCFS requirement for all providers**

Hours:  1.5       CDA Area: 1           Presenter: Connie Crawford

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Shaken Baby Syndrome and Traumatic Brain Injury
Oct 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Shaken Baby Syndrome and Traumatic Brain Injury

This training discusses the signs, symptoms, causes, triggers, prevention, and long-term effects of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Traumatic Brain Injury. The successful completion of this course meets DCFS pre-service licensing requirements for home care providers. Licensed providers will also receive training hours for license renewal.

**Meets DCFS requirement for all providers**

Hours:  1.5          CDA Area: 1       Presenter: Connie Crawford

Nov
4
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What is CCAP?
Nov 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
What is CCAP?

“What is CCAP?” reviews the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP). The Illinois Department of Human Services Child Care Assistance Program – helps pay for child care expenses for income-eligible families who work or participate in an approved school or training or TANF approved activity. This training reviews the application processes and key features child care providers should be familiar with regarding the CCAP program. This training is Gateways Registry approved and helps meet provider training requirements to receive Child Care Assistance Program payments.

Hours: 2       CDA Area: 5         Presenter:  Corie Davis

 

Nov
6
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Community Organizing 101
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Training for Mandated Reporters
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Training for Mandated     Reporters

The purpose of this in-person training is to help all Illinois Mandated Reporters understand their critical role in protecting children by recognizing and reporting child abuse. Everyone who suspects child abuse or neglect should call the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services Child Abuse Hotline to make a report, but Mandated Reporters are required by law to do so.

Hours: 2       CDA Area:  1   Presenter: Yashira Melendez

Nov
13
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Impact of Lead Exposure and Mitigation Plans
Nov 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Impact of Lead Exposure and Mitigation Plans

Attend this lead in water workshop to understand how you can protect children from lead poisoning. Attendees will learn how providers can comply with new Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) requirements  regarding lead in water. The workshop will cover the new licensing standards, impact of lead exposure on health, how to test for lead in water, and how to create a mitigation plan.

Hours: 2                     CDA Area: 1                                          Presenter:  Caroline Pakenham

Nov
16
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Introduction to Developmental Screening Tools
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Introduction to Developmental Screening Tools

The process of developmental screening in the early childhood setting is introduced to practitioners. A review of several commercial screening tools is discussed to provide child care practitioners options in monitoring a child’s typical development.

Hours: 3                            CDA Area: 7                                  Presenter: Daisy Viyuoh