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Head Start Region 9 Courses for Early Childhood Educators

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Understanding Challenging Behaviors and Building Social-Emotional Skills in Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Jess Bernal, MA, LMFT
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Course: #32219Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will increase understanding of brain development and help guide early childhood professionals to use the best interventions to increase brain development and competency in the areas of self-regulation and social-emotional growth while reducing challenging behaviors. This course is presented in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

Pregnancy 101: A Comprehensive Look at the Mother and Child
Presented by Tina Pennington, MNSc, RNC-NIC, Delia Vicente, MA, Patty Velasco, MA, LMFT
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Course: #32215Level: Intermediate6 Hours
This course is designed for non-medical learners to improve their baseline knowledge of fetal development and the birth process.

Pregnancy 101: Fetal Drug Exposure and Its Consequences Throughout the Lifespan
Presented by Tina Pennington, MNSc, RNC-NIC
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Course: #32200Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course is designed for non-medical learners to improve their knowledge about fetal drug exposure and its lasting effects. Learn about various drugs, both legal and illegal, so you can assist families affected by drug exposure.

Pregnancy 101: Nutrition for a Successful Pregnancy
Presented by Tina Pennington, MNSc, RNC-NIC
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Course: #32192Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Learn key elements of nutritional knowledge and the importance of exercise for expectant mothers. Participants will also be introduced to resources available for expectant mothers that facilitate nutritional counseling.

Pregnancy 101: Community Collaborations
Presented by Delia Vicente, MA
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Course: #32193Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Learn about collaboration of care across various disciplines to assist pregnant mothers. Collaboration of care across disciplines in healthcare, mental health, and community resources will be discussed, as well as elements for effective collaboration and common barriers.

Pregnancy 101: Mental Health During Pregnancy
Presented by Delia Vicente, MA, Patty Velasco, MA, LMFT
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Course: #32177Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course provides a general overview of mental health during pregnancy. Learn warning signs of depression and what professionals can do to help.

Pregnancy 101: Fetal Development and Birth
Presented by Tina Pennington, MNSc, RNC-NIC
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Course: #32172Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course is designed for non-medical learners to improve their baseline knowledge of fetal development and the birth process. Developmental milestones by trimester, basic terms of pregnancy and birth, the importance of prenatal care, and common birth defects are discussed.

Pregnancy 101: An Introduction to Common Complications
Presented by Tina Pennington, MNSc, RNC-NIC
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Course: #32169Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course is designed for non-medical learners to improve their baseline knowledge of common complications of pregnancy. Learn common diseases of pregnancy as well as behaviors of expectant women that can negatively impact the infant.

Introduction to Pregnancy - The Earliest Child Development, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Delia Vicente, MA
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Course: #32005Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course provides home visitors and others working with new and pregnant mothers an overview of pregnancy topics that are important for a healthy pregnancy and pre-natal development, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

Home Visiting Safety, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Stacy Brown, BA
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Course: #31998Level: Introductory1 Hour
Learn about the importance of safety in home visiting, including actions you can take to prepare for safety before, during, and after visits. Also, learn about safety concerns which may arise during the home visiting process.