2019 Upcoming Scheduled Trainings

November 2019

2019 Early On Pre-Conference: FULL
November 12, 2019
Grand Traverse Resort, Acme

Listen to experts share powerful knowledge on the latest information, strategies and resources related to early intervention. Topics vary across all (6) sessions, proving to offer something of interest to all! Mindfulness for Self-Care Presented by Rita Benn Supporting Attachment Between Parents & Infants/Young Children: Presented by June Hall Becoming A Successful Coach: Rationale, Implementation & Refinement Presented by Sarah N. Douglas Coaching Parents during Early Communicat... More

2019 Early On Conference: Learn Big, Care Boldly, Pass It On!: FULL
November 13-14, 2019
Grand Traverse Resort, Acme

Conference Registration is Closed We've reached our capacity! There are still openings for the 1 day Pre-Conference that has several wonderful sessions to choose from. This year's program, Learn Big, Care Boldly, Pass It On!, offers opportunities for early intervention personnel to consider evidence-based and best practices in many areas of early intervention. Topics include: building the capacity of parents to support positive social-emotional outcomes, using a coaching approach, support for ... More

Engaged & Extraordinary: Supporting Young Children with Autism & Other Developmental Disabilities - Kids Serve Too! - Webinar
November 14, 2019

Children experience the world differently, and those differences can be greater for children with autism and other developmental disabilities. Military life comes with its own set of unique challenges, which can impact how children experience the world. The understanding and support of early childhood professionals can strengthen the skills of children with autism and increase the capacity of their families.  In this 90-minute webinar, Tara Forth, Professional Development Manager with Sesam... More

Supporting Families During the Elementary School Years: An Overview of the Grow Parenting Programs - Webinar
November 19, 2019

Grow is the third program in the THRIVE Initiative and is available for parents of children ages 5 to 10 years old. Grow is a universal parenting program and is available in both an online format and a face-to-face format. Grow offers parents a practical approach for guiding a young child’s healthy development. The presenters will outline the online training modules that are available for parents and the training modules that are available for facilitators to offer Grow in a face-to-face f... More

NAEYC Annual Conference
November 20-23, 2019

This year's conference will be held in Nashville Tennessee at the Music City Center. To register and/or learn more about this conference, click here.

December 2019

Parent Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes (PICCOLO) Training
December 02, 2019
Wayne RESA, Wayne

We are offering PICCOLO Interventions on December 3, 2019.    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... More

Using the PICCOLO with families to guide interventions and treatment approaches
December 03, 2019
Wayne RESA, Wayne

Please note that this training starts at 8:30 am. There will be a PICCOLO Training on December 2, 2019 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 te... More

Welcome to the Group: Inclusion for Young Children with Autism - Webinar
December 04, 2019

Child care providers and preschool teachers need to use best-practices to successfully include young children with autism and related disorders in their programs. This webinar will discuss best practices for including all children (birth-5) in program activities. Presenters will define what is inclusion and the benefits of including young children with autism and related disorders in child care and preschool settings.  They will also discuss best practices professionals can use to include y... More

IDA Practicum - Module 2
December 10, 2019

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

Early On Data Webinar
December 12, 2019

This webinar will present the IDEA Data Center (IDC) Part C Indicator Data Display Wizard, an easy-to-use way to generate a variety of trend charts and other infographics for service area Indicators.  Most of the counts needed for the tool are in the Early On Data Profiles; the webinar will explain which counts to pull from the Profiles, where to enter them in the Wizard, and how to copy cool charts for your stakeholders. The basic IDC product is available at https:... More

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
December 13, 2019
Kentwood Public Schools - Administration Building, Grand Rapids

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