Distance Learning


This 4-part series is based on the book Social & Emotional Development (Connecting Science And Practice In Early Childhood Settings) by Dave Riley, Robert R. San Juan, Joan Klinkner and Anne Ramminger. Training content is aligned with New York State Child Care regulations.
Series Requirements: Participants MUST have access to the internet for research and e-mail (for a free e-mail account, try google.com, hotmail.com, or yahoo.com.) 30 days will be given to complete each workshop. Series must be taken in sequence. Participants will receive a copy of the book upon registering for part 1. Series Presenter: Arlene Schmidt

Contact Arlene Schmidt for more information. 518 426-7181 Ext.343, or email aschmidt@cdcccc.org

Session 1: Why We Hold a Crying Baby

Date/time: It’s up to you!

Training hours: 3, CEU: .3, Regulation areas: 1, 3, 4, 7

Cost: $55 (includes textbook fee and postage)

Attachment is the emotional glue that bonds children to the important people in their lives. These relationships bring safety, comfort and pleasure to the child’s world and set the stage for relationships with others throughout life. Discover the different types of attachment, why it is important, and how it affects learning.

 

Session 2: Why We Talk About How the Bunny Feels

Date/time: It’s up to you!

Training hours: 3, CEU: .3, Regulation areas: 1, 3, 4, 7

Cost: $36 ($46 non-member)

This course explores friendships and prosocial behavior among young children. Topics include peer relationships, socialization, and the caregiver’s role in supporting and promoting relationships among children. The socio-cultural developmental theory of Lev Vygotsky is outlined.

 

Session 3: Why We Play Simon Says

Date/time: It’s up to you!
Training hours: 3, CEU: .3, Regulation areas: 1, 3, 4, 7
Cost: $36 ($46 non-member)
“Simon Says” and “Red Light-Green Light” are common activities in an early childhood setting. What are the benefits experienced by a child when he or she participates in games like these? Self regulation is an important skill for each child to develop. Discover ways to help children practice their self regulation skills. Learn what self regulation really means, and why it is important. Course topics include impulse control, cognitive and emotional self-regulation, and the caregiver’s role in supporting children’s development.

 

Session 4: Why We Keep a Pot of Coffee

Date/time: It’s up to you!
Training hours: 3, CEU: .3, Regulation areas: 1, 3, 4, 7
Cost: $36 ($46 non-member)

This course is about building relationships with families and creating
a family-friendly classroom. Topics include overcoming barriers
to family-centered practice, fathers’ involvement, fostering
better communication between parents and providers.

 

Contact the Capital District Child Care Council with any questions by calling 518.426.7181, or emailing Lynn Siebert.

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