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Safe and Healthy Sleep for Infants and Young Children, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Charlotte Hendricks, PhD
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Course: #31847Level: Introductory1 Hour
Safe sleep practices help reduce the risk of sudden unexpected infant deaths (SUIDs). Appropriate nap environments, sanitation, and routines help keep all young children safe and reduce the risk of infectious disease, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

Home Visiting Essentials, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Stacy Brown, BA
Video
Course: #31853Level: Introductory6 Hours
Learn about home visiting as an important component of the early childhood education system, building relationships with families, parent-child interaction, and promoting the development of the child and family, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

Health, Safety, and Nutrition during Home Visiting, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Stacy Brown, BA
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Course: #35064Level: Introductory1 Hour
Explore ways in which home visitors utilize health, safety, and nutrition topics to promote healthy development for children and families during home visits and socialization experiences, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

You Can Become a Biting Solution Expert!
Presented by Lisa Poelle, MA
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Course: #31794Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Learn about a proven, problem-solving approach to intervening more effectively in habitual biting situations. Learn how to prevent biting through making changes in your own behavior, the classroom environment, and your expectations of the children.

Safely Transporting Young Children, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Charlotte Hendricks, PhD
Video
Course: #31558Level: Introductory1 Hour
Early childhood programs often provide transportation to ensure that children receive essential and comprehensive services. This course will help you ensure young children are safe and minimize the potential for problems by providing information on developing and following transportation policy and procedures. This course is presented in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

Avoiding Exposure to Hazardous Materials in ECE Settings, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Charlotte Hendricks, PhD
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Course: #31557Level: Introductory1 Hour
Children are much more vulnerable than adults to exposures of hazardous materials; young children account for more than half of poison exposures reported every year. This course provides information for programs to help them follow policy and procedures for safe use, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials. This course is presented in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

Managing Food Allergies in ECE Settings, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Charlotte Hendricks, PhD
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Course: #31550Level: Introductory1 Hour
About six percent of young children have a food allergy, and reactions can be severe or even life-threatening. All staff are responsible for recognizing and helping avoid exposure to allergens. This course is presented in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

Administration of Medication in ECE Settings, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Charlotte Hendricks, PhD
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Course: #31542Level: Introductory1 Hour
Staff may be required to administer medication or treatment to a child in their care. Clear policies on giving medicines, both prescription or over-the-counter, can help staff meet children’s needs, communicate with families, and prevent mistakes. This course is presented in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

Disaster Preparedness for ECE Settings, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Charlotte Hendricks, PhD
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Course: #31541Level: Introductory1 Hour
A disaster or emergency situation can occur anytime and anywhere, often without warning. Through this training, participants will explore potential disaster/emergency situations in early childhood programs and appropriate responses to those situations. This course is presented in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

Green Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfecting: The Basics
Presented by Carol Westinghouse, BS
Video
Course: #31507Level: Introductory1 Hour
Attendees will learn about the hazards of conventional cleaning products and how to recognize safer alternatives for Early Childhood settings. The elements of a “green” cleaning program will be discussed.