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Vocabulary Development for Infants, Toddlers, Preschoolers, and Adults Too!
Presented by Connie Jo Smith, EdD
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Course: #31315Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Building vocabulary for children and adults is important for success in school and life. Explore effective strategies and generate ideas to increase the number of words used by children, parents, and yourself.

Hiring Right: Steps to Help Recruit and Hire the People You Need
Presented by Becky Bennett, EdD
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Course: #31319Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course is designed to introduce and/or revisit the steps in the hiring process and to explain the importance of reviewing the requirements of the job prior to advertising and hiring. It will also provide resources to assist both a new supervisor, as well as those with human resources experience, to be successful in recruiting employees that fit both the job and the organization.

Taking Infants Outdoors
Presented by Heather Olsen, EdD
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Course: #31375Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will identify the benefits of outdoor play for infants, specifically addressing ideas for playtime outside. Participants will learn how to recognize six tips to safely introduce infants to the outdoors. Discussion will also include different outdoor temperatures and strategies for weather conditions.

Child Abuse and Neglect: An Overview
Presented by Marilyn Massey-Stokes, EdD, CHES, CHWC
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Course: #31373Level: Introductory1 Hour
The presenter will provide an overview of the four main types of child abuse, including signs of possible abuse. Reporting suspected child abuse and prevention activities will also be addressed.

Outdoor Play: Health and Safety for Toddlers
Presented by Heather Olsen, EdD
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Course: #31372Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course describes the different types of toddler outdoor play experiences, specifically addressing how to maximize toddler outdoor time through developmentally appropriate practice. Participants will learn how to identify the four common safety hazards and concerns for outdoor play spaces.

Reduced Risk Pest Management
Presented by Phil Boise, BA
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Course: #31371Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course describes how to approach pest management without the use of hazardous pesticides, and shows practical solutions to common problems.

Supporting Young Children's Social-Emotional Literacy
Presented by Pamelazita Buschbacher, EdD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #31369Level: Intermediate2 Hours
A large and complex feeling vocabulary is a prerequisite skill to emotional regulation and successful interpersonal interactions for children and adults. This course will provide information on the value, as well as evidence-based strategies, in resolving and preventing challenging behaviors in young children (ages 18 months through 7 years of age) by recognizing, acknowledging, and supporting children’s development of social-emotional literacy.

Families As Partners - Making Family Engagement Truly Meaningful & Authentic
Presented by Luis Hernandez, MA
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Course: #31358Level: Introductory1 Hour
At the heart of our profession is the power of meaningful and positive relationships with each family. We understand and know that all learning begins with families and home life.

Assessment of Communication of Toddlers: Birth to Two Years
Presented by Gina Blume, MA, CCC-SLP
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Course: #31354Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course outlines the framework of assessing communication in infants and children through age 24 months. Normal development, formal and informal assessment, red flags for other disorders and communication acquisition charts will be reviewed.

Supporting Young Children's Social-Emotional Literacy - Part 2
Presented by Pamelazita Buschbacher, EdD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #31350Level: Intermediate1 Hour
A large and complex feeling vocabulary is a prerequisite skill to emotional regulation and successful interpersonal interactions for children and adults. This presentation, the second in a two-part series, will provide further information and specific evidence-based strategies for early childhood educators to utilize as they support babies and young children’s development of social-emotional literacy.