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Note: All trainings may be used toward Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) annual in-service training hour requirements and toward the professional development requirements required for renewal of Professional Educator Licensure (PEL) through the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) unless otherwise noted.

 

 

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April 29, 2017
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Carbondale, Illinois
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Presented by: Tina Carpenter
Families are central to the lives of children and youth. It is essential that all school-age and youth programs be “family friendly” and inviting so that families feel welcomed and valued. Using the National Afterschool Association (NAA) Standards, this session will explore ways to partner with families to enhance the experience of children and youth.
April 29, 2017
12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Carbondale, Illinois
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Presented by: Tina Carpenter
This module will focus on how the personal and professional development of school-age and youth providers profoundly impacts the children, youth, families and colleges they work with. National Afterschool Association (NAA) Standards in human relationships and administration will be discussed.
April 29, 2017
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Evanston, Illinois
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Presented by: Alba Pizarro
Si usted es responsable de proporcionar un bocadillo rápido o una comida bien balanceada, entender las necesidades dietéticas de los niños crea niños más sanos y felices. Aprenda los conceptos básicos de una buena nutrición, seguridad alimentaria y diversas prácticas relacionadas con la nutrición a través de esta clase que ofrece actividades prácticas y discusiones prácticas que harán que la ciencia y la buena nutrición sean fáciles de entender.
April 29, 2017
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Evanston, Illinois
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Presented by: Alba Pizarro
La seguridad de un niño es la preocupación número uno para los padres y proveedores de cuidado de niños por igual. En esta clase, usted identificará consejos para la creación de un entorno más seguro de cuidado en grupo, afrontará el tema de los abusos y el abandono, y aprenderá más acerca de la preparación para emergencias y primeros auxilios.
April 29, 2017
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Salem, Illinois
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Presented by: Courtney Hatcher
This training provides information on caring for children with special needs in typical child care settings. The training helps increase the knowledge and comfort level of participants to enhance their ability to care for young children with disabilities in early childhood environments. Adaptations and modifications that will assist all children to participate in activities will be discussed. This meets the DCFS requirement for early childhood providers in special care inclusion training.
April 29, 2017
to May 29, 2017
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Peoria, Illinois
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Presented by: Barbara Doyle
"Healthy Minds, Healthy Lives: Promoting and Protecting the Mental Health of Children with Disabilities or other Special Needs. This workshop is designed to help participants learn how to protect and promote the mental health of children with autism, intellectual/developmental disabilities, or other special needs. Topics in the workshop will include identification of qualities that lead to mental health; how to promote mental health during everyday life activities; strategies to avoid harming the mental health of children with disabilities; recognizing the impact of trauma; using Positive Affirmations for mentally healthy thinking; and the role of Self-Knowledge, Self-Awareness, and Self Advocacy in lifelong mental health.
April 29, 2017
to June 10, 2017
09:30 AM - 03:00 PM
Springfield, Illinois
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This training will focus on what language and interactions should look like in a high quality family child care program through the lens of the Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale-Revised (FCCERS-R) and exploration of teaching strategies to help providers support multi-age language and social emotional development. Providers will have the opportunity to engage in discussion with other providers on how to support and sustain best practices in their programs.
April 29, 2017
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Lisle, Illinois
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Annual statewide conference for professionals who work with children and youth in out-of-school time.