This course focuses on understanding family systems and development, managing an effective home visitor program, maintaining a commitment to professionalism, and working across the child welfare continuum. This course is one of five parts that together comprise a 45-hour package of CDA renewal coursework specific and relevant for the Home Visitor. Each part includes 9 hours of content. Parts belonging to this package are labeled “CDA Renewal - Home Visitor, Part A” through “CDA Renewal - Home Visitor, Part E” and may be completed in any order.
Course created on March 13, 2021
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/9.0; AL/9.0; AR PDR/9.0; AZ Registry/9.0; CA Registry/9.0; CO/9.0; CT/9.0; DC PDIS/9.0 Child Growth And Development, Observing Documenting And Assessing To Support Young Children And Families, Health Safety And Nutrition, Building Family And Community Relationships, Program Management: Operation And Evaluation, Professionalism And Advocacy; DE/9.0; FL/9.0; GaPDS-ASO/9.0; HI/9.0; IA Registry/9.0; IACET/0.9; ID Stars/9.0; IL Gateways/9.0 B345755; IN/9.0; KS/9.0; MA/9.0; ME/9.0; MI Registry/9.0; MN/9.0; MO Open/9.0; MSDE/9.0 CKO-157185; NE/9.0; NH/9.0; NJCCIS/9.0; NV Registry/9.0; NY/9.0; OH/9.0; OK Registry/9.0; OR/9.0; PA Keys/9.0; SD/9.0; TX/9.0; UT/9.0; VA/9.0; VT NLCCV/9.0; WA STARS/9.0; WI Registry/9.0; WY Stars/9.0
- After this course, participants will be able to describe situations that would demonstrate home visitor competencies, including safety and relationships.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the importance of wellness in educators and explain stress, including symptoms, impacts, and trauma.
- After this course, participants will be able to use skills and knowledge to monitor the overall development of a child and make referrals if necessary.
|0-60 Minutes||Introduction to Home Visiting, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association, Stacy Brown, BA|
|60-120 Minutes||Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) - Impact on Children and Families, Dan Dubovsky, MSW|
|120-180 Minutes||Kids Haven't Changed but Parents Have: Tips and Strategies for Connecting with Millennial Parents, Karen Deerwester, EdS|
|180-240 Minutes||Home Visiting 101, Chris Watkins, MA, MBA|
|240-300 Minutes||Developmental Monitoring and Screening, Liz Moore, MEd|
|300-360 Minutes||Home Visiting Safety, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association, Stacy Brown, BA|
|360-420 Minutes||Health Behavior Change: Start Simply, But Simply Start, Marilyn Massey-Stokes, EdD, CHES, CHWC|
|420-480 Minutes||Stress, Trauma and Mindfulness: Self-Care for Educators, Nicole Steward, MSW, RYT|
|480-540 Minutes||Child Abuse and Neglect: An Overview, Marilyn Massey-Stokes, EdD, CHES, CHWC|
Stacy Brown received her Bachelor of Arts degree in US History and Education from the University of California at Riverside in 1996. She has completed Master's degree coursework in Curriculum and Instruction and Maternal and Child Health. She has worked in the early childhood field for 25 years. In addition to working for private preschools and Head Start, she was a Kindergarten Teacher in California for six years. She has worked for the Family Support Hawaii Early Head Start program for the past 13 years. For the past eight years, she has served as the Program Director.
Dan has worked for over 40 years in the field of behavioral health. He has worked as a child care worker in residential treatment and as a therapist in residential treatment, inpatient, outpatient, and community settings. Dan has been involved in the field of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) for over 25 years, serving as the FASD Specialist for the SAMHSA FASD Center for Excellence for 14 years. He has presented regionally, nationally and internationally on FASD focusing on interventions and prevention for children, adolescents and adults. For this work, his son Bill, who was diagnosed with fetal alcohol syndrome at age 19, has been his mentor and best teacher. In addition to FASD, Dan has developed curricula and provided training and technical assistance for families and professionals working in many related fields. He currently works as a consultant, providing training and technical assistance to agencies, communities, states, grant programs, and provinces.
Owner of Family Time, Inc.
Karen Deerwester is the owner of Family Time Coaching & Consulting, the director at Family Time classes at B’nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton and the host of the weekly podcast See Me Hear Me Love Me. Karen is the author of three parenting books: The Entitlement-Free Child (Sourcebooks 2009), The Playskool Guide to Potty Training (Sourcebooks 2008), and The Potty Training Answer Book (Sourcebooks 2007) which won the 2008 NAPPA Gold Award for parenting resources. Karen has also appeared on numerous TV and radio programs including MSNBC, NBC, and NPR, as well as contributed parenting/early childhood advice to Parents Magazine, Parenting Magazine, Real Simple, Women’s Day, and Essence Magazine.
Liz Moore, M.Ed, works as a Program Coordinator with the Oklahoma Autism Center and the University of Oklahoma's Health Science Center. Ms. Moore is the project coordinator of Early Foundations, a training site and an inclusive school for toddlers with autism. She has over 13 years teaching experience that includes public school experience in an early childhood special education classroom. Ms. Moore is certified in Early Childhood Education, Special Education and has completed her administration coursework. Ms. Moore has extensive experience and training in autism spectrum disorders and inclusive educational practices. She provides ongoing training and technical assistance to the public school and early intervention professionals.
EdD CHES, CHWC
Dr. Massey-Stokes is Associate Professor and Associate Director of Undergraduate Academic Programs in the School of Health Promotion and Kinesiology at Texas Woman's University. She has approximately 30 years of experience teaching health at the university level and has actively engaged in scholarship related to health education and health promotion, including child and adolescent health. Dr. Massey-Stokes is also a Certified Health Education Specialist and Certified Health and Wellness Coach. Her passion is promoting health and wellness across the lifespan, and she particularly enjoys working with adult learners.
Nicole Steward is a social worker and registered yoga teacher (RYT) with a focus on community engagement, public education, foster youth advocacy, and trauma-informed yoga. With more than a decade of social work practice in non-profits and K-12 education, Nicole has noticed the need for radical self-care to discharge toxic stress we absorb through our work. This awareness drives her to study trauma as well as the ways yoga and mindfulness affect our brains and bodies, keeping us engaged and renewed. Nicole teaches yoga, mindfulness, and offers self-care workshops and retreats. Nicole believes self-care is a way of being we must adopt if we are to sustain ourselves as service providers, educators and human beings.
Dan Dubovsky: Financial: Dan Dubovsky was paid an honorarium for this course by continued.com. He is an independent consultant, providing training and technical assistance to agencies and states as requested. Non-financial disclosures: He is on the expert planning committee for the 2018 Vancouver FASD conference.
Karen Deerwester: Financial: The presenter, Karen Deerwester, is receiving an honorarium for presenting this course. Karen Deerwester offers information and products of interest to Early Childhood Educators on her website, familytimeinc.com, including several books on related topics. There are no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Chris Watkins: Financial: Chris Watkins was paid an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: There are no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Liz Moore: Financial: Liz Moore was paid an honorarium for this course by continued.com. Non-financial: There are no relevant non-financial disclosures.
Marilyn Massey-Stokes: Financial: Marilyn Massey-Stokes was paid an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: There are no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Nicole Steward: Financial: Nicole Steward was paid an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-Financial: There are no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: Parts of this course are presented in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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