Racine County UW-Extension’s Touchpoints Project will be offering a Family Connections workshop series for early care and education professionals. This is a unique opportunity that includes 15 credits of Tier 3 continuing education. The series starts on Tuesday, January 31, 2017.
The Family Connections curriculum and materials were developed for early care and education staff to gain information, have learning opportunities and discover the critical ways “programs can better understand and respond to the needs of children and families.” The Family Connections training modules were created to promote skills needed in the early care and education field of self-reflection, self-care, and perspective taking.
The Topics that will be covered in this series:
Module 1—The Benefits and Challenges of Engaging Parents & Perspective Taking
Module 2—The Program Climate and You & Accentuate the Positive
Module 3—Supporting Social Emotional Growth & Strategies for Talking with Children about Difficult Issues & Getting the Most Out of Circle Time
Module 4—Better Communication & Developing a Resource and Referral Process
Module 5—What is Depression?
Tuesdays: January 31, February 21, March 14, April 4 and 25, 2017 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Racine County Ives Grove Offices, 14200 Washington Ave, Sturtevant, WI
For staff of child care and early education programs
$50 (materials provided) includes 15 hours of Registry Credits and a Tier 3 training opportunity!
Deadline to register: 1/27/2017