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CEED and U of M Closed: Holiday

December 23, 2019
12:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

CEED and the University of Minnesota will be closed Monday, December 23. through Wednesday, December 25 for the holiday break.

 

CEED and U of M Closed: Holiday

December 24, 2019
12:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

CEED and the University of Minnesota will be closed Monday, December 23. through Wednesday, December 25 for the holiday break.

 

CEED and U of M Closed: Holiday

December 25, 2019
12:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

CEED and the University of Minnesota will be closed Monday, December 23. through Wednesday, December 25 for the holiday break.

 

CEED and U of M Closed: Holiday

January 1, 2020
12:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

CEED and the University of Minnesota will be closed on Wednesday, January 1, for the New Year holiday.

In-Person Training: Motivational Interviewing

January 2, 2020
9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Holiday Inn & Suites St. Cloud, 75 South 37th Avenue, St. Cloud, MN 56301. Meeting room: Twins Room

$75 per person. Note: This training is free for Parent Aware Coaches and Professional Development Advisors. Choose Participant type “Parent Aware Coach or PD Advisor” when registering. | 4 clock hours

Motivational interviewing is a technique used to guide early education and child care providers toward improvement while also empowering them to change. Motivational interviewing coaches focus on curiosity instead of judgment. They use specific strategies to align themselves with the provider and to promote reflection.

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

February 3, 2020
12:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Online

February 3 to April 6, 2020  |  84 clock hours  |  Register by January 27

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.

Note: Take this course as a stand-alone course or apply it to the Supporting Early Social and Emotional Development Credential.

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

February 10, 2020
12:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Online

February 10 to March 2, 2020 |  Online  |  10 clock hours  |  Register by February 3

Reflective Supervision/Consultation (RS/C) is a form of ongoing professional development that supports infant and 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.

This course is a prerequisite for the online course Advanced Reflective Supervision/Consultation: Building Skills Using the RIOS™ Framework, intended for those currently providing or preparing to provide RS/C.

Please note: Take this course as a stand-alone course or apply it to the Supporting Early Social and Emotional Development Credential.

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9-week online course: Introduction to Infant Mental Health

February 17, 2020
12:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Online

February 17 to April 20, 2020  |  42 clock hours  |  Register by February 10

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.

Note: Take this course as a stand-alone course or apply it to the Supporting Early Social and Emotional Development Credential.

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

February 17, 2020
12:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Online

February 17 to April 20, 2020  |  42 clock hours  |  Register by February 10

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.

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9-week online course: Infant Toddler Movement and Brain Development--Understanding the Critical Connection

March 2, 2020
12:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Online

March 2 to May 4, 2020  |  42 clock hours  |  Register by February 24

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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9-week online course: Preschool Movement and Brain Development

March 2, 2020
12:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Online

March 2 to May 4, 2020  |  42 clock hours  |  Register by February 24

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. With this course, you’ll be able to facilitate physical activities that are fun for preschoolers and set a tone for a healthy lifestyle.

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6-week online course: Advanced Reflective Supervision/Consultation

March 9, 2020
12:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Online

March 9 to April 20, 2020  |  28 clock hours  |  Register by March 2

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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13-week online course: Understanding Early Social and Emotional Development

March 9, 2020
12:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Online

March 9 to June 8, 2020 | 84 clock hours  |  Register by March 2

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.

Note: Take this course as a stand-alone course or apply it to the Supporting Early Social and Emotional Development Credential.

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9-week online course: Challenging Behavior in Early Childhood

March 16, 2020
12:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Online

March 16 to May 18, 2020  |  42 clock hours  |  Register by March 9

(Formerly entitled Bridging Education and Mental Health)

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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2020 Minnesota Early Intervention Summer Institute

June 16, 2020
12:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
St. John's University, Collegeville, MN

June 16-17, 2020 | St. John's University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville, MN 56321

During the Summer Institute:

  • Gain new insights and develop new skills for your work.
  • Interact with other professionals who support infants, toddlers, and young children and their families.
  • Attend plenaries with your peers on Tuesday and Wednesday before your selected session.
  • Enjoy networking and community-building activities like a lunchtime barbecue, an evening dessert reception, and St. John’s all-you-can-eat ice cream and Johnny Bread!

View keynotes from the 2019 Summer Institute and read the blog series highlighting last year's sessions on our website.

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