For grownups who care about kids
Parents, child care providers, grandparents, educators and other caregivers.

Provider Events

Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention

Attend this training to learn about the dangers of shaking a young child forcibly. Learn alternatives to cope with an infant’s crying. Techniques learned can reduce the incidence of the syndrome. CEU’s are available for purchase.

 

SIDS: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

There are things that parents and caregivers can do to reduce the risk of a SIDS death. During this training, you will learn more about SIDS and how to prevent it. CEU’s are available for purchase.

 

Orientation – Child Care Certification

If you are interested in becoming a County Certified Child Care Professional, you will need to attend one of these sessions in addition to a session of Shaken Baby Syndrome and SIDS. At the orientation you will have the opportunity to ask questions and receive the application packet to apply for certification.

 

CPR/AED Training

American Heart Association Heartsaver Adult, Child and Infant CPR/AED class. Participation is limited to the first 8 paid registrants. Payment must be received before your registration is confirmed. The fee is non-refundable. Class length may vary due to the number of participants.

Very Early Literacy

Literacy for infants and toddlers is about building stronger relationships by enjoying books together and developing language through meaningful conversations. Learn practical strategies to use in daily practice and create a print-rich environment for even the youngest children in your care!

Ages & Stages Questionaire (ASQ)

What is the purpose of developmental screening? Do you know how to share information with your families about their child’s development? Ages and Stages (ASQ) identifies areas where a child’s development differs from same-age norms. Learn how to use ASQ correctly and efficiently and help your families understand the next steps of child development by using this developmental screening tool.

Strengthening Families

This training is an innovative, research based, and cost-effective strategy to prevent child abuse and neglect. The strategies involve ways to strengthen your relationship with families and, at the same time, help parents recognize you as a professional. You will learn the five protective factors that prevent child abuse and neglect, ways to implement this in your program and how to recognize and respond to suspected child maltreatment.