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In-Person Training: Reflective Practice

April 26, 2018
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Pier 55 Senior Center, 240 Harrison Street, Suite 2, Red Wing, MN, 56303

This training is free for Parent Aware Coaches and Professional Development Advisors. Use code “PAware” when registering.

This training will integrate theory and practice strategies in reflective consultation. The training is geared toward Parent Aware Quality Coaching but is open to other early childhood professionals.

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In-Person Training: Motivational Interviewing

April 27, 2018
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Pier 55 Senior Center, 240 Harrison Street, Suite 2, Red Wing, MN, 56303

This training is free for Parent Aware Coaches and Professional Development Advisors. Use code "PAware" when registering.

Our 4-hour, introductory workshop will educate participants about motivational interviewing principles. It also will give coaches the ability to experience and practice skills.

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In-Person: Classroom Organization for Teachers--Putting CLASS™ Into Practice

May 3, 2018
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
U of M St. Paul Campus, May 3: Room 145 Peters Hall, May 10: Room 155 Peters Hall, 1404 Gortner Avenue, St. Paul, MN, 55108

This training takes place on two days: May 3 and May 10, 2018. Participation in both days is required.

This workshop will place classroom organization in the overall context of the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS™) tool and analyze the dimensions of behavior management, productivity, and instructional learning formats.

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In-Person Training: Classroom Organization for Coaches

May 24, 2018
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus, Learning & Environmental Sciences Building, 1954 Buford Avenue, Suite 425, CEED Blue Room, St. Paul, MN, 55108

This training is free for Parent Aware Coaches and Professional Development Advisors. When registering, choose Participant Type "Parent Aware Coach or PD Advisor."

Get an in-depth understanding of coaching considerations when providing feedback to teachers.

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9-week Online Course: Introduction to Infant Mental Health

June 4, 2018
Online

June 4 to August 13, 2018  |  42 clock hours  |  Register by May 28

Learn about the role of infant mental health specialists and the use of relationship and reflective practice in your work with families. This is not a clinical class.

Read more and register.

 

In-Person Training: Pre-K CLASS™ Observer Reliability

June 11, 2018
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Comfort Suites Canal Park, 408 Canal Park Drive, Duluth, MN, 55802

Two-day training: June 11-12, 2018

Participate and learn how to become a reliable observer from certified Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS™) trainers. We offer training for the Infant, Toddler, Pre-K, and K-3 versions of CLASS™.

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9-week online course: Premature Babies and Their Parents--Information and Insights for Early Intervention Personnel

June 18, 2018
Online

June 18 to August 20, 2018  | 84 clock hours  |  Register by June 13

Many families of premature infants are referred to early intervention soon after they’re discharged from the hospital, some even before. With this course, gain the skills you need to best support families and offer individualized recommendations that promote a preterm infant’s development.

 
 

9-week Online Course: Working with Parents--Using Infant Mental Health Principles to Support Special Populations

June 18, 2018
Online

June 18 to August 20, 2018  |  84 clock hours  |  Register by February 26

Strong relationships set the stage for healthy development. In this course, examine childhood mental health principles and learn strategies for working with parents of young children.

Read more and register.

 

6-week online course: Infant/Toddler Movement & Brain Development

June 25, 2018
Online

June 25 to August 6, 2018  |  42 clock hours  |  Register by June 18

Movement is essential for laying a strong foundation for brain development. In this course, explore how physical activity influences learning, cognitive, and social-emotional development in infancy and toddlerhood.

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6-week online course: Preschooler Movement & Brain Development

June 25, 2018
Online

June 25 to August 6, 2018  |  42 clock hours  |  Register by June 18

Explore how physical activity impacts a preschooler’s physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development. Learn what influences teachers and parents when it comes to children’s play and physical activity. 

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9-week online course: Helping Parents Nurture Healthy Development in the Earliest Months

July 2, 2018
Online

July 2 to September 3, 2018   |  84 clock hours  |  Register by June 25

Learn how to best communicate with new parents and equip them with the information they need to support healthy development.

Read more and register.

 

3-week online course: Introduction to Reflective Supervision/Consultation

July 9, 2018
Online

July 9 to July 30, 2018  |  10 clock hours  |  Register by July 2

In this two-week online course, get an introduction to the principles and core competencies of RS/C. Develop a foundation of knowledge about Reflective Supervision/Consultation based in infant mental health theory and practice.

Read more and register.

 

9-week online course: Understanding Early Social Emotional Development Using an Infant Mental Health Lens

September 17, 2018
Online

September 17 to November 19, 2018  |  84 clock hours  |  Register by September 10

Using an infant mental health framework deepens our understanding of the social and emotional development of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers within their circles of care. In this course, learn how early experiences – positive, stressful, and traumatic – may impact social and emotional development at different ages and over time. Learn to use an infant mental health framework in observations and your professional work with young children and families.

Read more and register.

 

9-week online course: Introduction to Infant Mental Health

September 24, 2018
Online

September 24 to November 26, 2018  |  42 clock hours  |  Register by September 17

Learn about the role of infant mental health specialists and the use of relationship and reflective practice in your work with families. This is not a clinical class.

Read more and register.

 

3-week online course: Introduction to Reflective Supervision/Consultation

October 8, 2018
Online

October 8 to October 29, 2018  |  10 clock hours  |  Register by October 1

Reflective Supervision/Consultation (RS/C) is a form of ongoing professional development that supports early childhood practitioners in their work and guides them in providing services focused on children’s needs. In this three-week online course, get an introduction to the principles and core competencies of RS/C. Develop a foundation of knowledge about Reflective Supervision/Consultation based in infant mental health theory and practice.

Read more and register.

 

9-week online course: Bridging Education and Mental Health

October 15, 2018
Online

October 15 to December 17, 2018  |  42 clock hours  |  Register by October 8

Find the common ground between behavioral and therapeutic approaches to help professionals support the healthy social-emotional development of children while addressing challenging behaviors. Course material expands upon both functional behavioral assessments and relationship-based teaching. It explores the causes of maladaptive behavioral patterns in children’s actions and interactions and provides strategies to address them.

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Minnesota Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Multidisciplinary Conference

October 29, 2018
Bunker Hills Event Center, 12800 Bunder Prairie Road, Coon Rapids, MN, 55448

October 29-30, 2018

Save the Date!

Hosted by Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health – Infant and Early Childhood Division (MACMH-IEC), Center for Early Education and Development (CEED), and Children, Youth, and Family Consortium (CYFC).

More information will be made available on the Minnesota Association for Children's Mental Health (MACMH) website in the coming weeks.

Print a flyer.

 

9-week online course: Working with Parents--Using Infant Mental Health Principles to Support Special Populations

February 4, 2019
Online

February 4 to April 8, 2019  |  84 clock hours  |  Register by January 28

Strong relationships set the stage for healthy development. In this course, examine childhood mental health principles and learn strategies for working with parents of young children.

Read more and register.

 

 

3-week online course: Introduction to Reflective Supervision/Consultation

February 11, 2019
Online

February 11 to March 4, 2019  |  10 clock hours  |  Register by February 4

Reflective Supervision/Consultation (RS/C) is a form of ongoing professional development that supports early childhood practitioners in their work and guides them in providing services focused on children’s needs. In this three-week online course, get an introduction to the principles and core competencies of RS/C. Develop a foundation of knowledge about Reflective Supervision/Consultation based in infant mental health theory and practice.

Read more and register.

 

9-week online course: Relationship-based Teaching--Supporting Stressed Young Children

February 18, 2019
Online

February 18 to April 22, 2019  |  42 clock hours  |  Register by February 11

Relationships with caring adults provide context for the growth and learning of young children. In this course, gain an understanding of how to support challenging children and their peers in preschool, child care, and early intervention settings.

Read more and register.

 

9-week online course: Helping Parents Nurture Healthy Development in the Earliest Months

February 25, 2019
Online

February 25 to April 29, 2019  |  84 clock hours  |  Register by February 18

Learn how to best communicate with new parents and equip them with the information they need to support healthy development.

Read more and register.

 

9-week online course: Understanding Early Social Emotional Development Using an Infant Mental Health Lens

March 11, 2019
Online

March 11 to May 13, 2019  |  84 clock hours  |  Register by March 4

Using an infant mental health framework deepens our understanding of the social and emotional development of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers within their circles of care. In this course, learn how early experiences – positive, stressful, and traumatic – may impact social and emotional development at different ages and over time. Learn to use an infant mental health framework in observations and your professional work with young children and families.

Read more and register.