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Growing Kids: Red Flags and Green Lights

 This is a course designed for daycare providers.

Course Description:

Children are our focus! As childcare providers, you are committed to each and every child in your care. You watch these children grow and provide them with an environment to grow and flourish.

  • What is normal development?
  • What if they aren’t meeting developmental milestones?
  • How do I share this information with parents in a caring and supportive way?
  • What can I do to help this child in my care grow?

This series will address these questions by age group and provide you with skills to apply immediately with the children and families you are caring for!

There are three dates in the series – register for all 3! *Each night is a stand-alone course, feel free to attend one, two, or all three nights.

Click on a date to register!

Course Objectives:

  • To provide a brief overview of typical child development, “Green Lights”
  • Identify “Red Flags” or areas of concern in the following:
    • Social/emotional development
    • Language and communication skills
    • Cognitive development
    • Movement and physical development
  • Identify general strategies to promote growth and development in children with “red flags”
  • Identify when and how to refer children to Physical, Speech, and/or Occupational Therapy

Agenda:

  • 6:00-6:30 Registration and check in; cookies, coffee, water provided
  • 6:30-6:50 Green Lights: typical development
  • 6:50-7:30 Red Flags
  • 7:30-8:00 Promoting growth and development
  • 8:00-8:10 How to get help
  • 8:10-8:30 Question and Answer Forum
  • 8:30 Dismiss, certificates of class completion

Class size is limited. Minimum of 10 registrants. Full refund will be made if the course is cancelled.

Cancellation Policy: Any no show or cancellation after September 15, 2018 will forfeit the registration fee.

Intended Audience:  Daycare providers, both home and center-based

Contact Hours:  2.0                                                      Course Fee:  $10 per session

 

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