Using Adult Learning Strategies to Support Caregivers during EI Visits
FACILITATOR: Dana Childress, Ph.D.
INTENDED AUDIENCE: EI practitioners who are currently working with families
WHEN: Tuesdays (May 21st - June 25th, 2019) from 3:30-5:00pm
HOW: Participants will meet weekly for 1.5 hours online and by phone.
PD HOURS: Successful completion of this course will result in a certificate for 12 hours.
REGISTRATION: Email Dana Childress to register or request more information. REGISTRATION IS FULL
Description: Join us for this 6-week online training course to build your knowledge of adult learning principles and how to apply them in your work with families. Training sessions will include interactive webinars and support sessions designed for you to share your successes and challenges with applying what you learn while receiving support from the trainer and your colleagues. You'll apply what you learn in your visits with families and receive support and feedback during the course on your use of EI adult learning practices. This course will deepen your knowledge and strengthen your practices for supporting caregivers during visits.
Kaleidoscope Service Coordination Training
Kaleidoscope, New Perspectives in Service Coordination is an introductory level training program for new early intervention (EI) service coordinators. The training program includes completion of three components:
- The Many Facets of Service Coordination online module
- Kaleidoscope Training – one face-to-face training day
- Kaleidoscope Community of Practice – four monthly web-based meetings with the cohort who attended the training day to support implementation of the concepts learned from the module and training
Upcoming Kaleidoscope Trainings
The next Kaleidoscope training will be held this fall in the Valley region. More information will be available when registration is live.
Talks on Tuesdays Webinar Series
June Talks on Tuesdays Webinar
Title: Neurotypical Brain Development: "How Different Is It from Autism, ADHD, Language Delay, etc.?"
Date: June 4, 2019
Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m. EST
Description: What is the typical developmental of the human brain like and how does that differ in children subsequently diagnosed with autism. Can understanding this development better provide us with clues into strategies that we can provide to support families of children with autism and possibly improve the overall developmental trajectory.