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.

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

September 17, 2021 6:00 pm CPR – AED – First Aid – This class covers adult, child and infant CPR. This class meets all child care licensing requirements. 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 mailing address, phone # and email address. Cost $50. Trainer Faye

September 19, 2021 9:00 am CPR – AED – First Aid – This class covers adult, child and infant CPR. This class meets all child care licensing requirements. 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 mailing address, phone # and email address. Cost $50. Trainer Faye

September 23, 2021 6:00 pm CPR – AED – First Aid – This class covers adult, child and infant CPR. This class meets all child care licensing requirements. 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 mailing address, phone # and email address. Cost $50. Trainer Faye

September 27, 2021 6 pm – 9 pmFetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Children This training will examine Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. We will examine new research and known distinctions of the disability. The class will cover strategies for child care providers to assist with inclusion of children with FASD in typical child care settings.3 hours Set 2 (CKC) Special Needs, 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

September 28 & October 4, 2021 6 pm – 9 pm, Using Anecdotal Records as a Strategy for Observing Young Children – This training focuses on using the strategy of keeping anecdotal records on children to help guide the provider in developmental assessment and planning. How to keep anecdotal records and then how to use anecdotal records will be discussed. Sharing information with parents during conferences and meetings will be practiced. Set Two Standards; 6 hours; Observation & Assessment; No Age-Related Content 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 29 & October 5, 2021 6 pm – 9 pm – Positive Communication with Parents During Stressful Situations Child care providers are often placed in difficult situations with families. This training will explore methods to maintain positive communication with parents even when discussing difficult things as well as how the provider can be supportive to parents and manage conflicts with families when they arise. Set Two: 6 hours (CKC) Families and Community Systems, 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

September 30, 2021 6:00 pm CPR – AED – First Aid – This class covers adult, child and infant CPR. This class meets all child care licensing requirements. 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 mailing address, phone # and email address. Cost $50. Trainer Faye

October 2, 2021 6:00 pm CPR – AED – First Aid – This class covers adult, child and infant CPR. This class meets all child care licensing requirements. 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 mailing address, phone # and email address. Cost $50. Trainer Faye

October 6, 2021 6:00 pm CPR – AED – First Aid – This class covers adult, child and infant CPR. This class meets all child care licensing requirements. 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 mailing address, phone # and email address. Cost $50. Trainer Faye

October 11, 2021 6 pm – 9 pm, The Changing Face of Diversity in Oregon Child Care Participants will examine the ethnic and racial makeup of families in child care today and the anticipated change in the next ten years. What changes if any will child care programs need to consider? Participants will evaluate their programs and develop a plan for a more diverse child care program.  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

October 12 & 19, 2021 6 pm – 9 pm – Managing bullying in young children This course will explore bullying in preschool and school age years as well as partnering with parents to prevent and rectify bullying. This training will also explore the role of the teacher bully and how you can assess yourself and the teachers who work with you to prevent bullying. 6 hours Set 2 (CKC) UGB, Ages 3-12 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

October 13, 2021 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Worksheet free! Integrating Mathematics into the Early Childhood Environment Children investigate and develop cognitive skills by touching, handling, doing and exploring. Examine ways to throw out the worksheets and create a math rich environment where children can explore and learn mathematical concepts naturally. During this training participants will explore ways to bring math activities seamlessly into the early childhood environment. 3 hours Set 2 (CKC) Learning Environments and Curriculum, Ages Birth-5, 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

October 14, 2021 6:00 pm CPR – AED – First Aid – This class covers adult, child and infant CPR. This class meets all child care licensing requirements. 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 mailing address, phone # and email address. Cost $50. Trainer Faye

October 18, 2021 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Adapting activities and materials for inclusion of children with disabilities. Participants will explore ways to encourage inclusion by adapting the activities that are commonplace in most child care programs. Participants will also have the opportunity to practice creating some adapted materials and take some examples home with them. This is hands-on learning for adults! 3 hours Set 2 (CKC) SN 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

October 20 & 26, 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 SN, 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

October 25, 2021 6 pm to 9 pm Autism, Play, and Child Care: Increasing the availability of Fun for children with autism in child care settings This course will explore why children with autism need assistance and adaptation to allow play to be as successful as possible. I will discuss what is play and why it is necessary for typical development. We will review different areas of play, activities, toys and adaptations providers can use. 3 hours Set 2 (CKC) SN 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

October 27, 2021 6 pm to 9 pm Science Center Essentials This class will explore what are the essential elements to include in the science center of early childhood programs. 1-3 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

November 1, 2021 6 pm – 9 pm Bipolar disorder 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, SN, 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

November 8, 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

November 9 & 16, 2021 6 pm – 9 pm Childhood Care and the Inclusion of Children with Conduct and Behavioral Disorders Examination of several specific behavior disorders, exploring the common links and differences between them. Participants will practice strategies for the implementation of crisis plans, behavior plans, and behavior analysis.6 hours Set 2 (CKC) 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

November 15, 2021 6 pm – 9 pmAdapting activities and materials for inclusion of children with disabilities. Participants will explore ways to encourage inclusion by adapting the activities that are commonplace in most child care programs. Participants will also have the opportunity to practice creating some adapted materials and take some examples home with them. This is hands-on learning for adults! 3 hours Set 2 (CKC) SN    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

November 17, 2021 6 pm – 9 pm Using cooperative games to foster the development of cooperative play In this training, participants will explore the theory of cooperative play, examine and practice a variety of cooperative games appropriate for use with young children, learn strategies to enhance teamwork and inclusion, learn to develop and implement games of their own. 3 hours Set 2 (CKC) Learning Environments & Curriculum 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

November 30 & December 7, 2021 6 pm – 9 pm Using Functional Behavioral Assessments as a Strategy to Support Young Children with Difficult Behaviors – This class will examine assessing the behavior of young children who are exhibiting difficult behaviors by using the Functional Behavioral Assessment Model. Participants will have the opportunity to practice taking data for FBA’s and using the information to develop a plan to support the child. Partnering with parents and experts will also be explored.
Set Two Standards; 6 hours; Observation & Assessment; No Age-Related Content. 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

December 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; 3 hours; Diversity; Infant/Toddler, Preschool, School 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

December 13, 2021 6 pm – 9 pm – Opening the Door to Outside Exploration for Children with Disabilities Explore techniques and ideas for enhancing outdoor explorations for children with disabilities. Explore obstacles to implementation of outdoor play. Examine modifications to playgrounds and other outdoor environments. Bring ideas and concerns for discussion. 3 hours Set 2 CKC SN, 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

December 14, 2021 6 pm – 9 pm Folk Games and Toys of Early America Come to this class to explore some of the traditional games and toys of the early American settlers. Practice a few games and explore the handmade toys of colonial and pioneer America. Examine ways to enhance children’s understanding of history, culture, and the diversity of the American population. 3 hours Set 2 (CKC) LEC, 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

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