2020 Upcoming Scheduled Trainings

April 2020

Action Agenda Learning Community Session I: CANCELLED
April 09, 2020
Webinar
How to Set Up and Deliver Distance Learning via Zoom with Kristie Pretti-Frontczak: FULL
April 09, 2020
Webinar

This webinar, being hosted by the Northern Early Childhood Support Network, in collaboration with the Regional Early Childhood Support Network, will support anyone in the field of early childhood who wants to better understand how to engage in meaningful web-based meetings and trainings to: Gain skills in organizing communities of practice and delivering learning opportunities to adult learners through video/audio conferencing, online meetings, chat, and mobile collaboration Make connections... More

How to Set Up and Deliver Distance Learning via Zoom with Kristie Pretti-Frontczak: FULL
April 09, 2020
Webinar

This webinar, being hosted by the Eastern Early Childhood Support Network, in collaboration with the Regional Early Childhood Support Network, will support anyone in the field of early childhood who wants to better understand how to engage in meaningful web-based meetings and trainings to: Gain skills in organizing communities of practice and delivering learning opportunities to adult learners through video/audio conferencing, online meetings, chat, and mobile collaboration Make connections ... More

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Series - Module 2: Understanding Behavior: Reading Cues
April 13, 2020
Webinar

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Webinar Series (Social and Emotional Health) This is a Social and Emotional Webinar and Coaching Call Series Sponsored by Early On® & the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families. Facilitator: Mary Mackrain, IMH (IV)- Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Mentor- MDHHSMore about the Webinars:  This no-cost series offers 5 webinars on typical and atypical... More

How to Create a Community while Learning via Zoom with Kristie Pretti-Frontczak: FULL
April 15, 2020
Webinar

This webinar, being hosted by the Northern Early Childhood Support Network, in collaboration with the Regional Early Childhood Support Network, will support anyone in the field of early childhood who wants to better understand how to engage in meaningful web-based meetings and trainings to:  Understand what the concept of community means in a virtual space Learn the principles associated with helping people come together in community Understand the importance of creating agreement... More

How to Create a Community while Learning via Zoom with Kristie Pretti-Frontczak
April 15, 2020
Webinar

This webinar, being hosted by the Eastern Early Childhood Support Network, in collaboration with the Regional Early Childhood Support Network, will support anyone in the field of early childhood who wants to better understand how to engage in meaningful web-based meetings and trainings to:  Understand what the concept of community means in a virtual space Learn the principles associated with helping people come together in community Understand the importance of creating agreements... More

Early On & CMH Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Infants and Toddlers (DECA I/T) Training: CANCELLED
April 16, 2020
Ottawa Area ISD, Holland

Lunch will NOT be served.                 The DECA Infant Toddler Program is a strength-based assessment and planning system for children ages 4 weeks up to 36 months. Based on resilience theory, this comprehensive system is made up of a 5-step approach designed to support early childhood teachers, mental health professionals, home visitors and families in their goal of helping children develop healthy social/emotional skills and reduc... More

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training : CANCELLED
April 17, 2020
Livingston ESA, Howell

This training is designed to assist personnel in understanding the federal and state requirements regarding Child Outcomes and the associated SPP/APR Indicators for C-3 (ages 0-3) and B-7 (ages 3-5). Participants will be presented with information about the origins of the outcomes and the overarching goal as well as the three global outcomes.  Information and practice will also be provided regarding the skills and information needed to accurately collect and report outcome information to th... More

Devereux Infant Toddler (0-3) Assessment Training Webinar
April 20, 2020
Webinar

In this webinar, participants will: Describe the development and psychometrics of the tools Learn how to effectively administer and interpret the DECA Infant and Toddler results. Use the DECA 0-3 as a tool to guide professionals and families in developing strength-based and intentional plans to develop social and emotional well-being and to reduce risk in young children If you have any questions contact Mary Mackrain at 248/594-3250 or mackrainm@michigan.gov Webinar Connection: Connec... More

How to Ensure Interaction and Engagement When Learning via Zoom with Kristie Pretti-Frontczak: FULL
April 23, 2020
Webinar

This webinar, being hosted by the Northern Early Childhood Support Network, in collaboration with the Regional Early Childhood Support Network, will support anyone in the field of early childhood who wants to better understand how to engage in meaningful web-based meetings and trainings to: Gain skills in facilitating individual reflection and group discussions Learn how they can best support a wide variety of participants by pulling from universal design for learning principles Expres... More

How to Ensure Interaction and Engagement When Learning via Zoom with Kristie Pretti-Frontczak
April 23, 2020
Webinar

This webinar, being hosted by the Eastern Early Childhood Support Network, in collaboration with the Regional Early Childhood Support Network, will support anyone in the field of early childhood who wants to better understand how to engage in meaningful web-based meetings and trainings to: Gain skills in facilitating individual reflection and group discussions Learn how they can best support a wide variety of participants by pulling from universal design for learning principles Express... More

IDA Practicum - Module 2
April 28, 2020
St. Clair County RESA, Marysville

The Infant-Toddler Developmental Assessment (IDA) is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, family-centered, infant-toddler evaluation process, which has been approved by Michigan Department of Education and may be used to determine eligibility for Early On® Michigan and on-going assessment. The IDA is intended for use by professionals from various disciplines who are responsible for assessing the development of infants and toddlers. The IDA Training is offered in three mod... More

Infant Safe Sleep: Recommendations and Resources
April 29, 2020
Webinar

This session will provide an overview of the problem of sleep-related infant death in Michigan, including what makes an infant at higher risk. The session will also provide an overview of the 2016 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines for a safe infant sleeping environment that was issued to reduce these deaths. Participants will also learn available resources to help keep babies sleeping safely. This webinar is being recorded and will be posted in "News and Notes" for those unable to... More

May 2020

Parent Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes (PICCOLO) Training: CANCELLED
May 07, 2020
Bethany Christian Services, Holland

We are offering PICCOLO Interventions on May 8, 2020.    We have found it helpful for staff to attend both trainings but it is not mandatory to attend both to use the PICCOLO Assessment. Lunch will NOT be servedThe PICCOLO is a checklist of 29 observable behaviors in 4 domains.  It is reliable, valid, easy to learn and practical to use. The PICCOLO is a tool that can be used to assess strengths, reveal needs, and monitor change.  In this training participants will learn abou... More

Using the PICCOLO with families to guide interventions and treatment approaches: CANCELLED
May 08, 2020
Bethany Christian Services, Holland

Please note that this training starts at 8:30 am. There will be a PICCOLO Training on May 7, 2020 that you can attend to prepare you for this training. This training takes the use of the PICCOLO to that next level as we will discuss how to enhance your use of the PICCOLO with families. Training will include: how to introduce use of the PICCOLO with families ways to process PICCOLO feedback with families developing intervention strategies using PICCOLO results through the Bridging techniq... More

System Updates/Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
May 12, 2020
Kent ISD, Grand Rapids

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Community of Practice provides discussion and understanding of current topics and their impact for service areas while providing Coordinators an opportunity to learn from each other.  Topic areas t... More

Community Conditions and Children’s Well-being Webinar
May 14, 2020
Webinar

A family’s economic security and access to societal resources is important to support the development of a growing child’s brain and body. Economic security can be defined in a variety of ways and differ based on the program a family is trying to access.  What does employment and income look like in Michigan? What’s the significance of 100% vs 180% of the federal poverty level? How else can we support families—and who are they? All those answers and more will be cov... More

System Update/Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
May 14, 2020
Marquette-Alger RESA, Marquette

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Community of Practice provides discussion and understanding of current topics and their impact for service areas while providing Coordinators an opportunity to learn from each other.  Topic areas t... More

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Series - Module 3: Forming and Sustaining Relationships with Young Children and Families
May 18, 2020
Webinar

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Webinar Series (Social and Emotional Health) This is a Social and Emotional Webinar and Coaching Call Series Sponsored by Early On® & the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families. Facilitator: Mary Mackrain, IMH (IV)- Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Mentor- MDHHSMore about the Webinars:  This no-cost series offers 5 webinars on typical and atypical... More

System Update/Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
May 19, 2020
Lapeer ISD, Lapeer

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Community of Practice provides discussion and understanding of current topics and their impact for service areas while providing Coordinators an opportunity to learn from each other.  Topic areas t... More

System Update/Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
May 20, 2020
Calhoun ISD, Marshall

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Community of Practice provides discussion and understanding of current topics and their impact for service areas while providing Coordinators an opportunity to learn from each other.  Topic areas t... More

System Update/Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
May 21, 2020
Clare-Gladwin RESD, Clare

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Community of Practice provides discussion and understanding of current topics and their impact for service areas while providing Coordinators an opportunity to learn from each other.  Topic areas t... More

June 2020

Devereux Infant Toddler (0-3) Assessment Training Webinar
June 01, 2020
Webinar

In this webinar, participants will: Describe the development and psychometrics of the tools Learn how to effectively administer and interpret the DECA Infant and Toddler results. Use the DECA 0-3 as a tool to guide professionals and families in developing strength-based and intentional plans to develop social and emotional well-being and to reduce risk in young children If you have any questions contact Mary Mackrain at 248/594-3250 or mackrainm@michigan.gov Webinar Connection: Connec... More

Devereux Clinical (3-5) Training Webinar
June 08, 2020
Webinar

In this webinar, participants will: Describe the development and psychometrics of the DECA-C Effectively administer and interpret the DECA-C, including analysis and advanced interpretation Use the DECA-C as a tool to guide professionals and families in developing strength-based and intentional plans to reduce challenging behavior and increase social and emotional skills in young children If you have any questions contact Mary Mackrain at 248/594-3250 or mackrainm@michigan.gov Webi... More

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Series - Module 4: Creating a Positive Social and Emotional Caregiving Climate that Promotes Play Skills
June 15, 2020
Webinar

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Webinar Series (Social and Emotional Health) This is a Social and Emotional Webinar and Coaching Call Series Sponsored by Early On® & the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families. Facilitator: Mary Mackrain, IMH (IV)- Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Mentor- MDHHSMore about the Webinars:  This no-cost series offers 5 webinars on typical and atypical... More

Creating Space: Arranging Environments to Promote Positive Behavior- Webinar
June 16, 2020
Webinar

The environmental arrangement of a classroom, child care center, or family home can impact behavior.  This webinar will provide practical strategies and resources early childhood practitioners can easily implement in their work.  Useful tools for navigating transitions, routines, and communicating expectations and rules will be shared.  Presenters will suggest ways to arrange learning centers, toys, and other objects to promote positive behavior for children with and without disab... More

Early On & CMH Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Infants and Toddlers (DECA I/T) Training
June 16, 2020
Cross in the Woods Visitor Center , Indian River

Lunch will NOT be served.                 The DECA Infant Toddler Program is a strength-based assessment and planning system for children ages 4 weeks up to 36 months. Based on resilience theory, this comprehensive system is made up of a 5-step approach designed to support early childhood teachers, mental health professionals, home visitors and families in their goal of helping children develop healthy social/emotional skills and reduc... More

July 2020

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Series - Module 5: A Relationship Based Approach to Addressing Challenging Behavior
July 13, 2020
Webinar

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Webinar Series (Social and Emotional Health) This is a Social and Emotional Webinar and Coaching Call Series Sponsored by Early On® & the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families. Facilitator: Mary Mackrain, IMH (IV)- Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Mentor- MDHHSMore about the Webinars:  This no-cost series offers 5 webinars on typical and atypical... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
July 28, 2020
Kent ISD, Grand Rapids

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Community of Practice provides discussion and understanding of current topics and their impact for service areas while providing Coordinators an opportunity to learn from each other.  Topic areas t... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
July 30, 2020
Central Community Center, Munising

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Community of Practice provides discussion and understanding of current topics and their impact for service areas while providing Coordinators an opportunity to learn from each other.  Topic areas t... More

August 2020

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
August 04, 2020
Lapeer ISD, Lapeer

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Community of Practice provides discussion and understanding of current topics and their impact for service areas while providing Coordinators an opportunity to learn from each other.  Topic areas t... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
August 06, 2020
Calhoun ISD, Marshall

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Community of Practice provides discussion and understanding of current topics and their impact for service areas while providing Coordinators an opportunity to learn from each other.  Topic areas t... More

Learning and practicing observation of attachment behaviors using the Massie Campbell ADS
August 06, 2020
Ingham ISD Early Childhood Services, Lansing

Lunch will NOT be servedThe Massie Campbell ADS is an observational tool that is scored by the clinician after a “brief” observation during a home visit.  The Massie Campbell ADS is a scale using 6 basic attachment modalities that provides indicators of mother/father/caregiver attachment.  The scale helps to screens for conditions as diverse as lack of infant responsiveness in autism or parental avoidance in child neglect.   The scale is designed for infants and t... More

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Series - Module 6: Access Criteria for and Facilitating Referrals to Community Mental Health Services
August 17, 2020
Webinar

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Webinar Series (Social and Emotional Health) This is a Social and Emotional Webinar and Coaching Call Series Sponsored by Early On® & the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families. Facilitator: Mary Mackrain, IMH (IV)- Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Mentor- MDHHSMore about the Webinars:  This no-cost series offers 5 webinars on typical and atypical... More

Parent Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes (PICCOLO) Training
August 31, 2020
Bethany Christian Services, Holland

We are offering PICCOLO Interventions on September 1, 2020.    We have found it helpful for staff to attend both trainings but it is not mandatory to attend both to use the PICCOLO Assessment. Lunch will NOT be servedThe PICCOLO is a checklist of 29 observable behaviors in 4 domains.  It is reliable, valid, easy to learn and practical to use. The PICCOLO is a tool that can be used to assess strengths, reveal needs, and monitor change.  In this training participants will lear... More

September 2020

Using the PICCOLO with families to guide interventions and treatment approaches
September 01, 2020
Bethany Christian Services, Holland

Please note that this training starts at 8:30 am. There will be a PICCOLO Training on August 31, 2020 that you can attend to prepare you for this training. This training takes the use of the PICCOLO to that next level as we will discuss how to enhance your use of the PICCOLO with families. Training will include: how to introduce use of the PICCOLO with families ways to process PICCOLO feedback with families developing intervention strategies using PICCOLO results through the Bridging tec... More

Early On & CMH Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Infants and Toddlers (DECA I/T) Training
September 11, 2020
Ottawa Area ISD, Holland

Lunch will NOT be served.                 The DECA Infant Toddler Program is a strength-based assessment and planning system for children ages 4 weeks up to 36 months. Based on resilience theory, this comprehensive system is made up of a 5-step approach designed to support early childhood teachers, mental health professionals, home visitors and families in their goal of helping children develop healthy social/emotional skills and reduc... More

Early On & CMH Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Infants and Toddlers (DECA I/T) Training
September 14, 2020
The Guidance Center, Southgate

Lunch will NOT be served.                 The DECA Infant Toddler Program is a strength-based assessment and planning system for children ages 4 weeks up to 36 months. Based on resilience theory, this comprehensive system is made up of a 5-step approach designed to support early childhood teachers, mental health professionals, home visitors and families in their goal of helping children develop healthy social/emotional skills and reduc... More

DECA-I/T & Clinical Virtual Booster Training
September 28, 2020
Webinar

This is a live, 90-minute virtual training that provides a combined DECA-I/T and DECA Clinical refresher for those implementing one or both of these tools in their day to day practices. Main elements of the tool and new case studies are used to help participants dialogue and reflect to ensure DECA tools are being implemented with fidelity. Participants are required to have been trained in the DECA I/T and/or DECA Clinical by a certified trainer (MI’s Julie Helmer or Mary Mackrain or a Deve... More