Training Calendar

Curricula Concepts Inc. is offering the following trainings online via Zoom for families and educators.
Pre-registration is required. If the participant must cancel for any reason, please let us know as soon as possible. Spots are limited and there may be a waiting list. Training is provided at no cost to the participants and PDR credit is available.

Information to consider:

  • Credit for the training cannot be guaranteed for late arrivals or for participants who leave early.
  • This is an online training and the expectation is that participants will have the capabilities to interact and participate using video as well as audio.

Parenting with Purpose: Responsive Caregiving

Nov 19  /  2-3:30 pm

Participants will learn the definition of responsive caregiving. Participants will explore how to read children’s unique cues.

Instructor: Deborah Blackburn

deborah@curriculaconcepts.com 

Cost: Free

Parent Cafe: Communication and Relationships

Nov 19  /  6-7:30 pm

This cafe is an opportunity for families to connect with each other and discuss healthy communication. Participants will also discuss aspects of healthy relationships.

Instructor: Sarah Paul

sarah@curriculaconcepts.com

Cost: Free

REACHing Parents: Lesson 3

Nov 23  /  6-7:30 pm

REACHing Parents is a series of 6 sessions targeted for families of young children. Learn strategies teach children to express their feelings with words and to understand others have feelings too. Learn a specific set of steps to walk children through problem solving while activating thinking skills (executive functioning).

*This series is a companion to REACH Teacher Training.

Instructor: Sarah Paul

sarah@curriculaconcepts.com

Cost: Free

Parenting with Purpose: Self-Control

Nov 24  /  6-7:30 pm

This session defines what self-control is, why it is important to a child’s development, and strategies to support the development of self-control in children.

Instructor: Sarah Paul

sarah@curriculaconcepts.com

Cost: Free

REACHing Parents: Lesson 4

Nov 30  /  6-7:30 pm

REACHing Parents is a series of 6 sessions targeted for families of young children. It includes materials for home practice and a guide for agency staff. Gain understanding how to provide appropriate and useful positive attention to young children. Learn and use techniques shown by research to provide positive attention and reduce problem behaviors effectively.

*This series is a companion to REACH Teacher Training.

Instructor: Sarah Paul

sarah@curriculaconcepts.com

Cost: Free

Move It! Yoga in the Classroom

Dec 3  /  5:30-7 pm

In this course, participants will key components of yoga and what research says about the benefits of yoga for young children. We will discuss strategies and activities for implementing yoga in the classroom and how to share these ideas with families.

Instructor: Amy Routt

amy@curriculaconcepts.com

Cost: Free

Webinar: How Children Learn through Play

Dec 4  /  12-12:45 pm

Have you ever watched a young child at play and wondered what must be going on inside their brain? This webinar introduces parents and childcare providers to PLAY as a means for learning and brain development in young children. Participants will learn how to support and interact with children during play and how to create optimal spaces for play in their homes and centers.

Instructor: Sarah Paul

sarah@curriculaconcepts.com

Cost: Free

REACHing Parents: Lesson 5

Dec 7  /  6-7:30 pm

REACHing Parents is a series of 6 sessions targeted for families of young children. It includes materials for home practice and a guide for agency staff. The curriculum is based on the “Pyramid Model for Supporting Social-Emotional and Reducing Challenging Behaviors”.

Goals:

Provide background information and concrete strategies to support children’s social-emotional development

Increase parent-teacher partnerships in teaching and scaffolding social-emotional skills for school and life success. This series is a companion to REACH Teacher Training

Use family values to create consistent rules. Provide children appropriate choices that build good behavior, self-esteem, and self-regulation.

Instructor: Sarah Paul

sarah@curriculaconcepts.com

Cost: Free

Caring Conversations Cafe: What I Should Know About Temperament

Dec 9  /  3-4 pm

Caring Conversations Cafes provide a safe environment, based on mutual respect and trust, where families can build relationships with other families and with child care providers through meaningful, reflective conversations.  Cafes use the Strengthening Families Protective and Promotive Factors to help families, and child care providers, see where they are strong, and where they might need some support. 

What I Should Know About Temperament is a Café where families and early educators will discuss how each person is born with different ways of interacting with the world and our own and others’ temperament traits as a way of understanding ourselves and others.

Instructor: Deborah Blackburn

deborah@curriculaconcepts.com

Cost: Free

Move It! Yoga in the Classroom

Dec 10  /  6-7:30 pm

In this course, participants will key components of yoga and what research says about the benefits of yoga for young children. We will discuss strategies and activities for implementing yoga in the classroom and how to share these ideas with families.

Instructor: Sarah Paul

sarah@curriculaconcepts.com

Cost: Free

Webinar: Taking Care of Yourself During a Crisis

Dec 16  /  12-12:30 pm

In this webinar, you will learn the different areas of self care and understand where you need the most support. We will discuss the importance of prioritizing yourself and you will leave with a plan to get started on practicing self-care.

Instructor: Sarah Paul

sarah@curriculaconcepts.com

Cost: Free

Parenting with Purpose: Responsive Caregiving

Dec 17  /  6-7:30 pm

Are you the parent/caregiver of an infant? This course is for you. Join us as we explore the concept of responsive caregiving and how you can learn to read and respond to your child’s unique cues.

Instructor: Sarah Paul

sarah@curriculaconcepts.com

Cost: Free

REACHing Parents: Lesson 6

Dec 21  /  6-7:30 pm

REACHing Parents is a series of 6 sessions targeted for families of young children. It includes materials for home practice and a guide for agency staff. The curriculum is based on the “Pyramid Model for Supporting Social-Emotional and Reducing Challenging Behaviors”.

Goals:

Provide background information and concrete strategies to support children’s social-emotional development

Increase parent-teacher partnerships in teaching and scaffolding social-emotional skills for school and life success. This series is a companion to REACH Teacher Training

Lesson 6 Objectives:

Understand the underlying causes of problem behavior, how to make changes using the ABC approach within a parent-teacher partnership. Understand when and how to reach out for resources and extra help when needed.

Instructor: Sarah Paul

sarah@curriculaconcepts.com

Cost: Free

Parent Cafe: Planning for the Future

Dec 22  /  6-7 pm

Parent Cafes are designed as a way for families to connect with each other and build relationships. In this cafe, we will discuss what things are important to you family and what you see for yourself moving into 2021!

Instructor: Sarah Paul

sarah@curriculaconcepts.com

Cost: Free

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