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Online Training: Parent Aware Classroom Observation Tool--An Introduction for DIrectors and Administrators

May 12, 2021
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Online

Three-part series: May 12, 19, and 26, 10:00 am to 11:00 am | 3 clock hours | Register by May 10  |  This training is free.

Explore what the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®) tool is and how it is used in Minnesota’s Quality Rating and Improvement System, Parent Aware. This training is intended for directors, program administrators, education coordinators, principals, or any other program leadership staff. Participants practice reviewing a Parent Aware CLASS® feedback report and learn about observation and scoring procedures. Participants learn how to support the connection between CLASS® and professional development for educators. This is an online training.

This training is limited to administrators, center directors/assistant directors, and program leadership.

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Online Course: RIOS™ 1 — Using the RIOS™ Framework for Reflective Supervision

May 24, 2021
Online

Three-week course: May 24 to June 14, 2021  |  10 clock hours  |  Register by May 17

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.

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Online course: Challenging Behavior in Early Childhood--Bridging Educational Health Strategies for Child-Specific Interventions

June 14, 2021
Online

Nine-week course - June 14 to August 16, 2021  | Register by June 7 |  42 clock hours

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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Online Course: Introduction to Infant Mental Health

June 14, 2021
Online

Nine-week course: June 14 to August 16, 2021  |  42 clock hours  |  Register by June 7

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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Online Course: RIOS™ 1 — Using the RIOS™ Framework for Reflective Supervision

June 14, 2021
Online

Three-week course: June 14 to July 6, 2021  |  10 clock hours  |  Register by June 7

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.

 

Online Course: Working with Parents — Using Infant Mental Health Principles to Support Special Populations

June 14, 2021
Online

Nine-week session: June 14 to August 16, 2021  |  84 clock hours  |  Register by June 7

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.

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2021 Minnesota Early Intervention Summer Institute

June 22, 2021
Online

Evidence-based Practice for Working with Young Children and Their Families

This institute is being offered virtually via Zoom.

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 and Thursday, June 24  | 10 general or administrative clock hours

At this year’s virtual Summer Institute, experience:

  • Leading experts as session presenters
  • Guided yoga stretches every 45 minutes during scheduled session breaks
  • One-hour lunch break
  • Optional, free technology orientation
  • Interactive activities
  • Virtual exhibition hall
  • Numerous opportunities to connect with your peers
  • Drawings for door prizes throughout both days

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Online Course: RIOS™ 2 - Advanced Reflective Supervision Using the RIOS™ Framework

July 12, 2021
Online

Six-week course: July 12 to August 23, 2021  |  28 clock hours  |  Register by July 5

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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