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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
VideoAudio
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
VideoAudio
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
VideoAudio
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
VideoAudio
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.

ADHD 101: Bringing Focus to the Confusion
Presented by Alison Peak, LCSW
VideoAudio
Course: #31427Level: Introductory1 Hour
Behavior is frequently the first sign of underlying emotional difficulties in early childhood. Many times these early symptoms are signs of diagnoses such as ADHD. This course will provide information regarding ADHD, the common manifestations of ADHD symptoms, the neurological impact of ADHD, common interventions for ADHD and potential differential diagnosis.

Indoor Rainy Day, Snowy Day Fun
Presented by Amy Schlessman, BS, MPT, DPT, DHS
VideoAudio
Course: #31424Level: Introductory1 Hour
Is it a rainy or snowy day? Do not let that get in your way! The forecast is a day of shining, high energy indoor fun! Get empowered to easily implement creative, practical indoor physical activities into a variety of early childhood settings.

Reducing the Stigma of HIV/AIDS
Presented by Sara Pullen, DPT, MPH
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Course: #31399Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course covers stigma associated with HIV and AIDS, and how this specifically manifests in educational settings. Participants will learn strategies to reduce HIV-related stigma in the school, daycare or childcare learning environment.

Outdoor Safety for Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers
Presented by Heather Olsen, EdD
Video
Course: #31400Level: Introductory3 Hours
This course will identify the benefits of outdoor play for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, specifically addressing ideas for playtime outside that support children’s development. Participants will learn how to recognize safety hazards, and consider the health and safety issues related to taking children outdoors.