At this time all scheduled trainings are interactive webinars – you will need a device with a camera, microphone and speakers to participate.

The Family Child Care (FCC) Scholarship can be used to pay for any of our set 2 or 3 training including home study modules. You can find the online application at PSU – OCCD. The FCC scholarship is on hold at this time, I will post on here when OCCD begins accepting applications again. There are also reimbursement funds for CPR and first aid training you can learn more at WOU. At this time we are offering a very discounted rate for additional participants from the same setting.

We are working with several participants to help them reach their training goals. If you need assistance in reaching your goals please text 503.949.5439 or email faye@zepedalearning.org. If you down load your ORO report that can assist in making a training plan.

June 17 & 24, 2021 6 pm to 9 pm – Diversity Exploration – Genealogy with Children and Families – Let’s explore diversity – what makes us different and alike? We will explore our cultural, ethnic and ancestral identity. Explore and discuss several genealogy activities that you can do with the families who attend your program. Are we all cousins? We will examine DNA and family trees. To prepare for the training research your family including geographical, culture and ethnicity. Set Two; CKC D 3 hours & FCS 3 hours; total of 6 hours; Infant/Toddler, Preschool. School age. $120, additional staff from same program site $30.00 each. (max 2 discounted participants per site, max 6 discounted participants per class) Trainer Faye Zepeda

June 21, 2021 6 pm to 9 pm – Using Timed Sampling Observations and Checklists as Methods to Document Children’s Behavior. Come explore two observation methods, timed sampling and observation checklists. Practice and examine the techniques of timed observation and checklists. Participants will explore how to apply what is learned in the observation, in their own setting. 3 hours; Set 2; OA, no age Cost: $60, additional staff from same program site $10.00 each. (max 2 discounted participants per site, max 6 discounted participants per class) Trainer Joyce McCoy

June 22 & 29, 2021 6 pm to 9 pm Trauma Related Dissociation in Childhood – This class will examine dissociative disorders seen in children. This is a complex mental health disorder thought to be a response to early childhood trauma. There are currently 4 recognized forms of Dissociative Disorder we will discuss each of them. This class will explore mental health interventions and how to access mental health resources for the child and family if they are not already in place. We will explore partnering with families because it is critical to support a child with this disability who is being served in early childhood care settings. Set 2, CKC Special Needs, 6 hours. $120, additional staff from same program site $30.00 each. (max 2 discounted participants per site, max 6 discounted participants per class) Trainer Joyce McCoy

June 23, 2021 6:00 pm CPR – AED – First Aid – This class covers adult, child and infant CPR. Interactive webinar you will need a device with a camera, speaker and microphone. This webinar includes hands on skills assessment, you don’t need to do anything else to complete class. Cards will be texted/ picture and originals will be mailed. Register text 503.949.5439 I need name as you want it on your card home address, phone # and email address. Cost $50. Trainer Faye

June 26, 2021 9 am to noon – Science Fun Strategies For All Ages – Participants will explore science experiments that promote development and learning. We will examine how teaching fun science experiments, develops children’s development and learning. Science strategies teach math skills, cause and effect, cognitive development, language arts, vocabulary, teamwork, and social skills. We will explore how to adapt science experiments for children of all ages.   Set Two; 3 hour training, CKC LEC. Cost $60, additional staff from same program site $10.00 each. (max 2 discounted participants per site, max 6 discounted participants per class) Trainer Faye Zepeda

June 27, 2021 9:00 am CPR – AED – First Aid – This class covers adult, child and infant CPR. Interactive webinar you will need a device with a camera, speaker and microphone. This webinar includes hands on skills assessment, you don’t need to do anything else to complete class. Cards will be texted/ picture and originals will be mailed. Register text 503.949.5439 I need name as you want it on your card home address, phone # and email address. Cost $50. Trainer Faye

June 28 & 30, 2021 6 pm to 9 pm – Working with Children Who Have Bipolar disorder and Related Disorders Come to this class to explore a range of complex childhood mental health disorders including bipolar disorder. Participants will have the chance to examine how bipolar disorder presents in childhood and the other names used for it. We will explore systems to communicate in positive ways with families. 3 hours, Special Needs, Cost: $120, additional staff from same program site $30.00 each. (max 2 discounted participants per site, max 6 discounted participants per class) Trainer Joyce McCoy

July 1, 2021 6:00 pm CPR – AED – First Aid – This class covers adult, child and infant CPR. Interactive webinar you will need a device with a camera, speaker and microphone. This webinar includes hands on skills assessment, you don’t need to do anything else to complete class. Cards will be texted/ picture and originals will be mailed. Register text 503.949.5439 I need name as you want it on your card home address, phone # and email address. Cost $50. Trainer Faye

July 7, 2021 6 PM – 9 PM – How to Implement an Inclusive Environment to Serve Children with ADHD – In this class we will explore modifications to teaching styles, schedules, and environments to allow for the inclusion of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in its 3 currently identified presentations. The class will also examine current understanding of brain differences, learning style differences, and best practices. Set 2, Special Needs, 3 hours. All ages Cost: $60, additional staff from same program site $10.00 each. (max 2 discounted participants per site, max 6 discounted participants per class) Trainer Joyce McCoy

July 14 & 21, 2021 6 pm to 9 pm – Childhood Anxiety Disorders Anxiety disorders are the most frequent mental health diagnosis in America. One in ten children may be affected. Come to this training to explore the complexity of the disorders and develop strategies for helping children who have anxiety. Learn where to find resources and how to communicate with parents. 6 hours Set 2; (CKC) Special Needs; Ages NOT APPLICABLE Cost: $120, additional staff from same program site $30.00 each. (max 2 discounted participants per site, max 6 discounted participants per class) Trainer Joyce McCoy

July 15, 2021 6:00 pm CPR – AED – First Aid – This class covers adult, child and infant CPR. Interactive webinar you will need a device with a camera, speaker and microphone. This webinar includes hands on skills assessment, you don’t need to do anything else to complete class. Cards will be texted/ picture and originals will be mailed. Register text 503.949.5439 I need name as you want it on your card home address, phone # and email address. Cost $50. Trainer Faye

July 17, 2021 9:00 am CPR – AED – First Aid – This class covers adult, child and infant CPR. Interactive webinar you will need a device with a camera, speaker and microphone. This webinar includes hands on skills assessment, you don’t need to do anything else to complete class. Cards will be texted/ picture and originals will be mailed. Register text 503.949.5439 I need name as you want it on your card home address, phone # and email address. Cost $50. Trainer Faye

July 19 & 26, 2021 6 pm to 9 pm – Mindfulness for young Children Join this class to explore ways to add mindfulness activities to your program. We will practice mindfulness activities for young children of all ages.  Explore strategies to add mindfulness exercises into your daily routine. 6 hours; set 2; LEC; Cost: $120, additional staff from same program site $30.00 each. (max 2 discounted participants per site, max 6 discounted participants per class) Trainr Joyce McCoy

July 20, 2021 6:00 pm CPR – AED – First Aid – This class covers adult, child and infant CPR. Interactive webinar you will need a device with a camera, speaker and microphone. This webinar includes hands on skills assessment, you don’t need to do anything else to complete class. Cards will be texted/ picture and originals will be mailed. Register text 503.949.5439 I need name as you want it on your card home address, phone # and email address. Cost $50. Trainer Faye

July 22 & 29, 2021 6 pm to 9 pm – Don’t Drink the Kool-Aid : How you can have a play based program in today’s world – It is time to stand up and educate parents and policy makers about play based developmentally appropriate childhood programs. We will look at theories around designing, implementing and critically evaluating child directed play environments. Don’t drink the Kool-Aid design your program the way you want it and become articulate and advocate on why it is appropriate for kids. Set Three; 6 hours total; CKC 3 hours FCS and 3 hours LEC. Cost: $120, additional staff from same program site $30.00 each. (max 2 discounted participants per site, max 6 discounted participants per class) Trainer Faye Zepeda

July 24, 2021 9:00 am CPR – AED – First Aid – This class covers adult, child and infant CPR. Interactive webinar you will need a device with a camera, speaker and microphone. This webinar includes hands on skills assessment, you don’t need to do anything else to complete class. Cards will be texted/ picture and originals will be mailed. Register text 503.949.5439 I need name as you want it on your card home address, phone # and email address. Cost $50. Trainer Faye

July 27, 2021 6:00 pm CPR – AED – First Aid – This class covers adult, child and infant CPR. Interactive webinar you will need a device with a camera, speaker and microphone. This webinar includes hands on skills assessment, you don’t need to do anything else to complete class. Cards will be texted/ picture and originals will be mailed. Register text 503.949.5439 I need name as you want it on your card home address, phone # and email address. Cost $50. Trainer Faye

July 28, 2021 6 pm to 9 pm – Smoothing Transitions. Transitions can be the most difficult times for young children. In this class we will explore transitions and transition systems and practice transition activities. Participants will have the opportunity to create and bring home a transition tool and develop their own a transition activity to use in their program.  3-6 hours Set 2 (CKC) Learning Environments & Curriculum, Ages ALL. Cost: $60, additional staff from same program site $10.00 each. (max 2 discounted participants per site, max 6 discounted participants per class) Trainer Joyce McCoy

August 2 & 9, 2021 6pm to 9 pm – Family Composition As An Aspect of Diversity The definition of family has been rapidly evolving. Come explore the wealth of family compositions and examine your feelings around them. Examine how your own feelings around families influence you as a provider and your program. Develop strategies for improving your program and creating an inclusive environment for children and families. 6 hours Set 2 (CKC) Diversity, Ages NOT APPLICABLE. Cost: $120, additional staff from same program site $30.00 each. (max 2 discounted participants per site, max 6 discounted participants per class) Trainer Joyce McCoy

August 3 & 10, 2021 6 pm to 9 pm – Attachment theories and the child care provider’s role This class will examine theories of how children develop attachment and the child care provider’s role in strengthening attachment. The role attachment plays in resiliency in children will be explored. The cycle of healthy attachment and the potential outcomes of attachment not developing or inadequately developed attachment will be examined. 6 hours Set 2 (CKC) HG&D, Ages ALL. Cost: $120, additional staff from same program site $30.00 each. (max 2 discounted participants per site, max 6 discounted participants per class) Trainer Joyce McCoy

August 4, 2021 6:00 pm CPR – AED – First Aid – This class covers adult, child and infant CPR. Interactive webinar you will need a device with a camera, speaker and microphone. This webinar includes hands on skills assessment, you don’t need to do anything else to complete class. Cards will be texted/ picture and originals will be mailed. Register text 503.949.5439 I need name as you want it on your card home address, phone # and email address. Cost $50. Trainer Faye

August 6 & 13, 2021 6 pm to 9 pm – The Effects of Stress, Violence, Trauma, and Abuse on Child Development Develop new knowledge about current research on the effects of stress, violence, trauma, and abuse on brain development. Develop strategies to support the development of children who have experienced stressful conditions, and strategies to minimize the exposure of children to stress and trauma.    Set Two; CKC HSN; 6 hours; Infant/Toddler, Preschool. Cost: $120, additional staff from same program site $30.00 each. (max 2 discounted participants per site, max 6 discounted participants per class) Trainer Faye Zepeda

August 8, 2021 9:00 am CPR – AED – First Aid – This class covers adult, child and infant CPR. Interactive webinar you will need a device with a camera, speaker and microphone. This webinar includes hands on skills assessment, you don’t need to do anything else to complete class. Cards will be texted/ picture and originals will be mailed. Register text 503.949.5439 I need name as you want it on your card home address, phone # and email address. Cost $50. Trainer Faye

August 12, 2021 6:00 pm CPR – AED – First Aid – This class covers adult, child and infant CPR. Interactive webinar you will need a device with a camera, speaker and microphone. This webinar includes hands on skills assessment, you don’t need to do anything else to complete class. Cards will be texted/ picture and originals will be mailed. Register text 503.949.5439 I need name as you want it on your card home address, phone # and email address. Cost $50. Trainer Faye

August 16, 2021 6 pm to 9 pm – Examining Typical and Atypical Child Development This class will celebrate the differences in every child.  With a focus on children birth to eight years old, we will use developmental milestone charts to examine and discuss typical and atypical development.  We will discuss what factors influence developmental stages. 3 Hours Set 2 (CKC) Human Growth & Development, Ages ALL. Cost: $60, additional staff from same program site $10.00 each. (max 2 discounted participants per site, max 6 discounted participants per class) Trainer Joyce McCoy

August 17 & 24, 2021 6 pm to 9 pm – Strategies to Promote Successful Inclusion of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder We will examine Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) characteristics. We will explore strategies to support young children with ASD in typical child care settings. We will explore resources and activities for children with ASD in child care settings.  No Age; 6 hours; Set 2; SN; Cost: $120, additional staff from same program site $30.00 each. (max 2 discounted participants per site, max 6 discounted participants per class) Trainer Joyce McCoy

August 20, 2021 6:00 pm CPR – AED – First Aid – This class covers adult, child and infant CPR. Interactive webinar you will need a device with a camera, speaker and microphone. This webinar includes hands on skills assessment, you don’t need to do anything else to complete class. Cards will be texted/ picture and originals will be mailed. Register text 503.949.5439 I need name as you want it on your card home address, phone # and email address. Cost $50. Trainer Faye

August 21, 9 am to noon & 27, 6 pm to 9 pm, 2021- Nature and the Arts : Designing and Evaluating Art Experiences – Lets get together and design some fun art experiences out in nature and using nature as our inspiration. As we design the experiences we will discuss the evaluation of the experiences, how they fit into your program philosophy, how they can be adapted for all ages. Lets not forget educating parents and community members about these art experiences. Set Three; All Ages; CKC- LEC; 6 hours. Cost: $120, additional staff from same program site $30.00 each. (max 2 discounted participants per site, max 6 discounted participants per class) Trainer Faye Zepeda

August 23, 2021 6 pm to 9 pm Religious Diversity in Child Care Settings This class covers serving children of diverse religious backgrounds in a child care setting. Come examine a variety of religions and explore ways to provide accommodation and acceptance of children’s unique spiritual culture. 3 hours Set 2 (CKC) Diversity, Ages ALL Cost: $60, additional staff from same program site $10.00 each. (max 2 discounted participants per site, max 6 discounted participants per class) Trainer Joyce McCoy

August 25, 2021 6pm to 9 pm – Cultural Explorations in Child Care Settings This class will explore a variety of activities, at all age ranges, to assist providers in developing a   multicultural child care environment. Providers will examine ways to incorporate multiculturalism  seamlessly into the child care environment. Bring your ideas to share. 3 hours Set 2 (CKC) Diversity, Ages ALL. Cost: $60, additional staff from same program site $10.00 each. (max 2 discounted participants per site, max 6 discounted participants per class) Trainer Joyce McCoy

August 30, 2021 6:00 pm CPR – AED – First Aid – This class covers adult, child and infant CPR. Interactive webinar you will need a device with a camera, speaker and microphone. This webinar includes hands on skills assessment, you don’t need to do anything else to complete class. Cards will be texted/ picture and originals will be mailed. Register text 503.949.5439 I need name as you want it on your card home address, phone # and email address. Cost $50. Trainer Faye

September 4, 2021 9:00 am CPR – AED – First Aid – This class covers adult, child and infant CPR. Interactive webinar you will need a device with a camera, speaker and microphone. This webinar includes hands on skills assessment, you don’t need to do anything else to complete class. Cards will be texted/ picture and originals will be mailed. Register text 503.949.5439 I need name as you want it on your card home address, phone # and email address. Cost $50. Trainer Faye

September 8, 2021 6 pm to 9 pm – Cooking International Foods with and for Children in Child Care Settings – In this class providers will explore using international foods as a part of an anti-bias environment. Providers will examine new recipes to cook with and for children and strategize methods to incorporate foods from other countries into the child care setting.
Set Two Standards; 6 hours; Diversity; Infant/Toddler, Preschool, School Age. Cost: $120, additional staff from same program site $30.00 each. (max 2 discounted participants per site, max 6 discounted participants per class) Trainer Joyce McCoy

September 9, 2021 6:00 pm CPR – AED – First Aid – This class covers adult, child and infant CPR. Interactive webinar you will need a device with a camera, speaker and microphone. This webinar includes hands on skills assessment, you don’t need to do anything else to complete class. Cards will be texted/ picture and originals will be mailed. Register text 503.949.5439 I need name as you want it on your card home address, phone # and email address. Cost $50. Trainer Faye

September 13 & 20, 2021 6 pm to 9 pm – Writing Policies and Procedures – Come to this class to delve into writing comprehensive policies and procedures. We will explore the differences between the two and delve into the legal and ethical issues around policies and procedures. We also will discuss the policy needs for providers participating in the SPARK program. Set 2, CKC Program Management, 6 hours. Cost: $120, additional staff from same program site $30.00 each. (max 2 discounted participants per site, max 6 discounted participants per class) Trainer Joyce McCoy

September 14 & 21, 2021 6 pm to 9 m – Strategies to Support Children with Sensory Processing Disorders – Examine sensory processing disorder (SPD) and explore strategies to enhance the development of children who have SPD. This class will include exploring activities child care providers can include in their curriculum to enhance sensory development at all ages. We will examine materials to support children with sensory processing disorder in typical child care settings. Set 2, SN, All ages, 6 hours. Cost: $120, additional staff from same program site $30.00 each. (max 2 discounted participants per site, max 6 discounted participants per class) Trainer Joyce McCoy

September 15, 2021 6 pm – 9 pm Gizmos and Gadgets to Enhance Your Business – This training will explore strategies using gizmos and gadgets to enhance communication with families, staff and the community. Participants will also examine the application of accepted business practices using modern gadgets. Set Two; 3 hours; CKC PM, Cost: $60, additional staff from same program site $10.00 each. (max 2 discounted participants per site, max 6 discounted participants per class) Trainer Faye Zepeda

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