2019 Upcoming Scheduled Trainings

June 2019

Using the ICP to Assess and Promote Inclusive Classrooms - Oakland County Only
June 03-05, 2019
Oakland Schools, Waterford

This training focuses on effectively using the Inclusive Classroom Profile (ICP) to assess and promote effective inclusive practices within the general education PreK setting.  The ICP was developed by Elena P. Soukakou and is now available through Brooks Publishing. This training is available to those involved in the Inclusion Stakeholder Group and others who have expressed interest in being trained and promoting improved practices within their area. Participants will take part in a two-a... More

30-Minute Advanced User Orientation to Data reports and site maintenance (all users): CANCELLED
June 04, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

Parent Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes (PICCOLO) Training: FULL
June 10, 2019
Wayne RESA, Wayne

We are offering PICCOLO Interventions on June 11, 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 ab... More

Using the PICCOLO with families to guide interventions and treatment approaches
June 11, 2019
Wayne RESA, Wayne

There will be a PICCOLO Training on June 10, 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 technique using the PICCOLO to evaluate and document tr... More

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Early On SSIP Administrators and Supervisors only
June 12, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Community Mental Health Administrators and Supervisors
June 17, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Community Mental Health Clinicians
June 17, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

EO Center Webinar - Competencies for Practitioners Working with Babies with Delays and Disabilities and their Families – the KiDS-WITS Framework
June 18, 2019
Webinar

SAVE THE DATE Early On Center for Higher Education Webinar Competencies for Practitioners Working with Babies with Delays and Disabilities and their Families – the KiDS-WITS Framework for Defining and Measuring Professional Learning Outcomes 1/18/19 from 1:00 - 2:00 pm EST   Participants will learn about a framework for preparing the early intervention workforce, including the knowledge, dispositions, and skills needed. This framework can be used to align course and trai... More

60-Minute Office Hours for Questions and Troubleshooting (all users)
June 19, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

GSRP Technical Assistance Day for ISD Business Managers and Early Childhood Contacts
June 24, 2019
Clinton County RESA, St. Johns

Please join us for a day of learning around the Great Start Readiness Program fiscal requirements and expectations.

July 2019

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Community Mental Health Administrators and Supervisors
July 15, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Community Mental Health Clinicians
July 15, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

August 2019

Annual 2019 Michigan Home Visiting Conference
August 06-08, 2019
Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites, Kalamazoo

Save the Date: Annual 2019 Michigan Home Visiting Conference. This year’s conference will be held on August 6 – 8, 2018 at the Radisson Plaza Hotel at Kalamazoo Center, Michigan. The Michigan Home Visiting Initiative (MHVI) 2019 Conference Goal is to build the community from within by bringing experts together to promote innovation, provide useful tools and inspire new ideas. The conference is an opportunity to provide connection and understanding of the work done for fami... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
August 06, 2019
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

EO Center - Coursework Connections Webinar
August 06, 2019
Webinar

Save the date Early On Center for Higher Education Coursework Connections Webinar Webinar event information coming soon! This webinar is being recorded and will be posted on the EO Center website at a later date.

Massie Campbell Scale of Mother-Infant Attachment Indicators During Stress
August 09, 2019
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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
August 16, 2019
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

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Community Mental Health Administrators and Supervisors
August 19, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Community Mental Health Clinicians
August 19, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

Parent Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes (PICCOLO) Training
August 19, 2019
Wexford-Missaukee ISD - General Education Building, Cadillac

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 about the 4 domains of the PICCOLO and how to score the domains.  Participants will learn how to identify how each parent shows their strengths and strategies and techniques to support positive par... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
August 20, 2019
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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
August 22, 2019
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

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Hillsdale ISD
August 26, 2019
Hillsdale ISD, Hillsdale

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

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Kalamazoo RESA
August 27, 2019
Kalamazoo RESA West Campus, Kalamazoo

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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
August 29, 2019
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

September 2019

30-Minute Advanced User Orientation to Data reports and site maintenance (all users)
September 03, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

Using the ICP to Assess and Promote Inclusive Classrooms - Ottawa Area ISD Only
September 09-11, 2019
Ottawa Area ISD, Holland

This training focuses on effectively using the Inclusive Classroom Profile (ICP) to assess and promote effective inclusive practices within the general education PreK setting.  The ICP was developed by Elena P. Soukakou and is now available through Brooks Publishing. This training is available to those involved in the Inclusion Stakeholder Group and others who have expressed interest in being trained and promoting improved practices within their area. Participants will take part in a two-a... More

Early On & CMH Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Infants and Toddlers (DECA I/T) Training
September 16, 2019
Washtenaw ISD, Ann Arbor

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 reduce challenging behaviors. Central to the DECA I/T Program is the DECA, a stan... More

60-Minute Office Hours for Questions and Troubleshooting (all users)
September 18, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

IDA Practicum - Module 2
September 18, 2019
CCRESA OIP / EOT&TA, DeWitt

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

November 2019

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

Stay tuned for more details.

2019 Early On Conference
November 13-14, 2019
Grand Traverse Resort, Acme

Stay tuned for more details.

December 2019

IDA Practicum - Module 2
December 10, 2019
CCRESA OIP / EOT&TA, DeWitt

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