Training & Conferences

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Child Care Partners

ccp@cgcc.edu, (541) 506-6131

Training (in English y Español) & Conferences

Here at Child Care Partners we provide quality training opportunities that will support your professional development needs.

Register: Contact Student Services to register and pay by phone. Call either number (541) 506-6011 option 2 or (541) 308-8211.

Delivery Methods:

  • Online Live - You will need to access it from your home as it features a single trainer and multiple sites are connected at the same time. You will receive an email on the day of the training session with instructions on how to log into the training. When registering, please provide an active email address.

Questions? Call Child Care Partners at (541) 506-6131 for more information.

Training (in English)

Diving Deeper into the Vestibular System … How it Connects the Auditory & Visual Processing System

Wednesday, April 21st, 6pm-8pm 

  • Location: Online Live
  • Description: This workshop will take the vestibular system and break it down from a neurological perspective and understand how it sets the tone for higher level processing of the auditory and visual system. Activities and environmental supports that we can bring into the learning environment to enhance this outcome. 
  • Core Knowledge Category: Human Growth & Development (HGD)
  • Set: 2 (pending)
  • Instructor:  M. Chauthani 
  • Cost: $20.00

Exploring Resources for Children and Family Needs

Thursday, April 29th 6pm – 9pm

  • Location: Online Live
  • Description: Families often struggle to meet their children's needs and provide necessities for the household. We will explore resources families
    may be able to access to get support with housing, nutrition, and parenting skills. We will also look at how regions support families
    with connections to other resources
  • Core Knowledge Category: Family Community Systems (FCS)
  • Set: 2 (pending)
  • Instructor: D. Stamm-Thomas
  • Cost: $20.00

Watching, Listening, Recording: Capturing the Whole Child

Thursday, May 6th, 6pm-9pm 

  • Location: Online Live
  • Description: Oregon has established Early Childhood Foundations (ECF) for children 0-5. We will examine these foundations and explore and apply techniques and methods of responsible observation and assessment. We will plan to develop communication systems for sharing this information with families and others. 
  • Core Knowledge Category: Observation & Assessment (OA)
  • Set: 
  • Instructor: M. Wurst
  • Cost: $20.00

Getting In The Way: Interrupting Systems of Oppression

Tuesday, May 11th, 6pm-9pm 

  • Location: Online Live
  • Description: In this training we will develop strategies to interrupt systems of oppression.
  • Core Knowledge Category: Diversity (DIV) 
  • Set: 
  • Instructor: K. Lawson
  • Cost: $20.00

Mindfulness for Early Educators Build a Daily Mindfulness Practice (Trainer Training Session) 

Monday, May 17th, 6pm-9pm 

  • Location: Online Live
  • Description: This interactive training allows early educators to examine mindfulness-based approaches and specific mindfulness techniques. Participants explore the neurobiology of the developing brain, ways mindfulness can positively influence trauma-based behaviors, and how to apply daily mindfulness practices into individual and group settings. Participants practice and apply inclusive mindfulness techniques used to support kids, families, and professionals.
  • Core Knowledge Category: Health, Safety & Nutrition (HSN)
  • Set: 
  • Instructor: T. Dawn Grimes
  • Cost: $20.00

Developing Early Childhood Education Settings to Support Students with Autism and Other Developmental Delays

Saturday, May 22nd, 9am-4pm

  • Location: Online Live
  • Description: This training provides early childhood education staff with the knowledge to develop classrooms that support children with autism through the implementation of research-based strategies. Topics include examining learning characteristics of autism, positive behavioral strategies and techniques to promote social and language skills. This workshop provides examples of evidence -based practices that can be immediately implemented in classrooms. 
  • Core Knowledge Category: Special Needs (SN) & Understanding & Guiding Behavior (UGB)
  • Set: 
  • Instructor: A. Balfrey & W. Franzke
  • Cost: $20.00

Implementing the Environment Rating Scales: Language, Literacy, and Books

Thursday, May 27th,  6pm-8pm

  • Location: Online Live
  • Description: This training provides early childhood education staff with the knowledge to develop classrooms that support children with autism through the implementation of research-based strategies. Topics include examining learning characteristics of autism, positive behavioral strategies and techniques to promote social and language skills. This workshop provides examples of evidence -based practices that can be immediately implemented in classrooms. 
  • Core Knowledge Category: Learning Environment and Curriculum (LEC) 
  • Set: 
  • Instructor: C. Scott
  • Cost: FREE

Creating a Sensory Enriched Environments to Optimize Learning Outcomes

Tuesday, June 1st, 6pm-8pm

  • Location: Online Live
  • Description: Learn how to incorporate the five main senses into your environment to create a safe and welcoming learning pod. This workshop will bring to life each of the foundational sensory systems and create natural boundaries are opportunities for children to engage in self- regulation, creativity, as well as, optimizing development.
  • Core Knowledge Category: Learning Environments & Curriculum (LEC) 
  • Set: 2 (pending)
  • Instructor: M. Chauthani
  • Cost: $20.00

Infant and Toddler Non-Verbal Cues: What Your Infant and Toddlers are Trying to Communicate

Tuesday, June 8th, 6pm-9pm 

  • Location: Online Live
  • Description: From the moment a baby is born they are in communication with their caregivers. But what are they trying to tell us exactly? This training will examine these nonverbal cues and distinguish what the child is communicating, and develop a system to respond to these cues.
  • Core Knowledge Category: Human Growth & Development (HGD)
  • Set: 2 (pending)
  • Instructor: C. Bowen
  • Cost: $20.00

 

Entrenamiento (en Español)

Construyendo un Negocio 3.1 Planificación de su espacio de cuidado infantil

Martes, 20 de Abril, 6:00 – 8:30pm

  • Ubicación: Vivo En Línea
  • Descripción: Su planificacion del espacio sentara las bases para el aprendizaje de los ninos al mismo tiempo que cubrira las necesidades de su personal, su familia y usted mismo. Explorara la relacion entre los entornos de su programa y lafilosofia de su programa. Desarrollara algunas pautas para preservar una atmosfera hogarena en su hogar de cuidado infantil familiar mientras protege el espacio privado para su familia.
  • La Categoría de Conocimiento Central: Ambientes de Aprendizaje y Currículo (LEC) 
  • Nivel: 2 (pendiente)
  • Instructor: H. Flores
  • Costo: $20.00

Técnicas y Consejos para Apoyar a los Niños con TDAH (ADHD)

Lunes, 26 de Abril, 6pm-9pm 

  • Ubicación: Vivo En Línea
  • Descripción: TDAH (ADHD) puede ser un diagnóstico desafiante que puede tener un impacto en la relaciones, autoestima, y el aprendizaje. Mediante discusiones y estudios de casos particulares, exploraremos técnicas para apoyar a los niños con TDAH en los entornos de programas para promover experiencias positivas para todos.
  • La Categoría de Conocimiento Central: Necesidades Especiales (SN)
  • Nivel: 2 
  • Instructor: R. Baker
  • Costo: $20.00

Entendiendo y Apoyando a las Diferentes Familias

Sábado, 22 de Mayo, 9am-12pm 

  • Ubicación: Vivo En Línea
  • Descripción: Vamos a aumentar nuestra comprensión de lo que se adaptar a nuestra identidad familiar y por qué la identidad familiar es importante. Podremos aprender acerca del cuidado de los niños que responde otras las necesidades culturales. Vamos a Identificar oportunidades y estrategias para respetar, apoyar y capacitar a las familias individuales.
  • La Categoría de Conocimiento Central: Diversidad (DIV) y Sistemas Comunitarios y Familiares (FCS)
  • Nivel: 2 
  • Instructor: A. Sullivan y N. León 
  • Costo: $20.00

Desarrollando Ambientes del Aprendizaje Temprano que Ayuden a Todos los Niños

Miércoles, 26 de Mayo, 5:30pm-9:30pm 

  • Ubicación: Vivo En Línea
  • Descripción: El ambiente del aula puede ser de ayuda o una barrera para apoyar el desarrollo y el aprendizaje del niño. Exploraremos los apoyos del ambiente y adaptaciones del salón de clases que pueden facilitar el aprendizaje para todos los niños, especialmente aquellos que experimentan grandes necesidades/ trauma. También examinaremos los desafíos de ambientes comunes y sus efectos en el comportamiento de los niños. 
  • La Categoría de Conocimiento Central:  Ambientes de Aprendizaje y Currículo (LEC) y Necesidades Especiales (SN) 
  • Nivel: 2 
  • Instructor: G. Morales
  • Costo: $20.00

Ayudando a los Niños a Hacer Frente a Eventos Traumáticos

Jueves, 10 de Junio, 6:00pm-9:00pm 

  • Ubicación: Vivo En Línea
  • Descripción: El trauma puede tener efectos duraderos en niños y adultos. En este taller usted examinará diferentes tipos de traumas. Usted explorará el efecto del trauma en el cerebro y en el cuerpo. Usted explorará métodos sensibles del cuidado infantil que son apropiados para el desarrollo y culturalmente apropiados. 
  • La Categoría de Conocimiento Central:  Salud, Seguridad y Nutrición (HSN) 
  • Nivel: 2 
  • Instructor: K. Ramírez
  • Costo: $20.00

 

 

Conferences

Our field is always changing and so is our understanding on how children learn and grow! Attend local and statewide conferences to keep up to date on new research and practices in the Early Childhood and Education field. 

Follow the links below to learn more about what is being offered for your professional growth!

Journey to the Stars

Columbia Gorge Community College

The Dalles, OR

 POSTPONED - New Date To Be Determined

Keynote: Melinda Benson