Family Connections Workshop starts February 13

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, February 13, 2018.

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?

WHEN

Tuesdays: February 13 and 27, March 13, April 10,and May 22, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 WHERE

Racine County Ives Grove Offices, 14200 Washington Ave, Sturtevant, WI  

 WHO

For staff of child care and early education programs

COST

$50 (materials provided) includes 15 hours of Registry Credits and a Tier 3 training opportunity!

Deadline to register: 2/8/2018

Family Connections Flyer 2018

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