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Building Trust and Relationships with Employees, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Deidre Harris, MEd, CPC
Course: #32389Level: Intermediate1 Hour
A positive workplace environment impacts child and family outcomes and it all begins with trust. Learn about trust and strategies to build trust in this course presented in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

Exploring Gravity and Balance with Young Children, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Diana Wehrell-Grabowski, PhD
Course: #32315Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Explore gravity, center of gravity, and balance as you learn strategies to introduce young children to these concepts using age-appropriate hands-on-minds-on explorations with children ages 4 – Kindergarten. Presented in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

Language Development in Non-Mainstream Cultures
Presented by Amy Hobek, PhD, CCC-SLP, Jennifer Horwitz, MEd
Course: #32305Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course describes differences in language practices and development with non-mainstream cultural populations, including multilingual and non-mainstream dialect-speaking children, to better inform assessment and classroom practices.

Brave Conversations – Developmentally Appropriate Conversations with Kids on Race, Gender, Identity, Difference, and Bias
Presented by Rebecca Slaby, MEd
Course: #32300Level: Introductory1 Hour
Examine how the tenets of Anti-Bias Education can support educators in navigating challenging conversations with young children on identity, difference, and bias. Teaching tips and tools are introduced to promote deep conversations with children that interrupt the development of bias, prejudice, and stereotypes.

Strengthening Engagement of Asian Families
Presented by Sarah-SoonLing Blackburn, EdD
Course: #32293Level: Introductory1 Hour
Kids and families with Asian ancestry have a diverse range of histories and experiences, and better understanding some of these stories can help us better support them. Learn some key factors affecting Asian families today and strategies to strengthen your engagement with them.

Loss and Grief in Early Childhood
Presented by Tami Micsky, DSW, MSSA, LSW, CT
Course: #32290Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Gain an understanding of loss and grief in early childhood, including developmental considerations. A practical, guided approach to helping children cope with grief is offered.

Oopsie Daisies! Plants and Safety in the Classroom
Presented by Charlotte Hendricks, PhD
Course: #32289Level: Introductory1 Hour
Plants in the early childhood setting provide beauty, shade, and food, as well as shelter for animals and insects. Help young children learn to appreciate and care for plants in a safe manner.

Collective Trauma and Building a Trauma-Informed Culture
Presented by Nadia Tourinho, MSW, LICSW, LCSW-C
Course: #32286Level: Advanced4 Hours
Gain information about building a trauma-informed culture in your program, including the necessary steps to prepare staff/professionals for processing trauma with children and their families. Learn essential techniques and strategies for use in the classroom and how to help staff who may have or are experiencing trauma.

Seizures and Seizure Management in Early Childhood
Presented by Nancy Nathenson, RRT
Course: #32281Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Gain knowledge about seizures and seizure management in young children, including recognizing types of seizures in children, causes, interventions, safety considerations, and family education for child care centers and home environments.

Cognitive Development Theories and the Early Childhood Classroom
Presented by Miriam Eckstein-Koas, MS, SpEd
Course: #32278Level: Introductory1 Hour
Learn about the cognitive development theories of Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky. How can these two theories apply to our work with young children?

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