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In-Person Training: Toddler CLASS™ Observer Reliability Training

September 5, 2018
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
University of Minnesota St. Paul campus, St. Paul Student Center, Room 202, 2017 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108

Two-day training: September 5-6, 2018  |  16 clock hours  |  Register by August 29, 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™.

Read more and register.

 

3-week online course: Intro to Reflective Supervision/Consultation Using the RIOS™ Framework

September 10, 2018
Online

September 10 to October 1, 2018  |  10 clock hours  |  Register by September 3

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.

 

In-Person Training: Pre-K Observer Reliability Training

September 12, 2018
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Hampton Inn & Suites, 145 - 37th Avenue North, St. Cloud, MN, 56303

Two-day training: September 12-13, 2018  |  16 clock hours  |  Register by August 29, 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™.

Read more and register.

 

13-week Online Course: Understanding Early Social Emotional Development Using an Infant Mental Health Lens

September 17, 2018
Online

September 17 to December 17, 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.

 

In-Person Training: Infant CLASS™ Observer Reliability Training

September 19, 2018
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
University of Minnesota St. Paul campus, St. Paul Student Center, Room 202, 2017 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108

Two-day training: September 19-20, 2018  |  12 clock hours  |  Register by August 29

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™.

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.

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In-Person Training: K-3 CLASS™ Observer Reliability Training

September 26, 2018
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
University of Minnesota West Bank Campus, Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 – 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN, 55455

Two-day training: September 26-27, 2018  |  16 clock hours  |  Register by September 5

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™.

Read more and register.

 

6-week online course: Advanced Reflective Supervision/Consultation: Building Skills Using the RIOS™ framework

October 8, 2018
Online

October 8 to November 19, 2018  |  28 clock hours  |  Register by October 1

Using the Reflective Interaction Observation Scale (RIOS™) as a framework, you’ll learn about the process of beginning and maintaining a reflective alliance with individuals and groups to help professionals build skills and increase self-efficacy.

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

October 10, 2018
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
University of Minnesota St. Paul campus, St. Paul Student Center, Room 202, 2017 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108

Two-day training: October 10-11, 2018  |  16 clock hours  |  Register by September 19, 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™.

Read more and register.

 

In-Person Training: Introduction to the Minnesota Executive Function Scale (MEFS™)

October 11, 2018
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus, St. Paul Student Center, Room 110, 2017 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, MN, 55108

2.5 clock hours  |  Register by October 4, 2018

The MEFS is a game-like app that early educators can use to measure executive function and early learning readiness in children. It's the only early learning readiness assessment measuring executive function that can be used with children as young as two years old.

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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

CEED, along with partner organizations Minnesota Association for Children's Mental Health-Infant Early Childhood Division (MACMH-IEC) and the UMN Extension Youth Children, Family Consortium (CYFC), will offer the 1st annual  Minnesota Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Multidisciplinary Conference. 

What to expect
Registrants may elect to attend all or some of the conference.
 
Day 1
CYFC Lessons from the Field, via live web stream to communities throughout Minnesota. A keynote address by Katie Lingras, PhD, LP, on challenging behaviors in children and using a two-generation approach, followed by a panel discussion featuring community organizations. 
 
Day 2
Learn about Reflective Supervision/Consultation (RS/C). Content will be applicable to practitioners who are new to the RS/C field, as well as those experienced in providing supervision. 
 
Who should attend
All practitioners working with children aged 0-5 and their families
 
 
 
 

In-Person Training: Reviewing the CLASS™: Minnesota Pre-K and K-3 CLASS™ Recertification Refresher

November 1, 2018
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus, St. Paul Student Center, Room 110, 2017 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, MN, 55108

4 clock hours  |  Register by October 25, 2018

This refresher training is designed to support reliable CLASS™ observers as they prepare for their annual reliability recertification test.

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In-Person Training: CLASS™ and Coaching: Putting CLASS™ Into Practice

November 15, 2018
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
University of Minnesota St. Paul campus, St. Paul Student Center, Room 110, 2017 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108

Two-day training: November 15-16, 2018  |  14 clock hours  | Register by November 8, 2018

This two-day training prepares participants to work with adults on Pre-K and K-3 Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS™) concepts and practices.

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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.

 

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

March 11, 2019
Online

March 11 to June 10, 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.

 

9-week online course: Bridging Education and Mental Health

March 18, 2019
Online

March 18 to May 20, 2019  |  42 clock hours  |  Register by March 11

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.

Read more and register.