2020 Upcoming Scheduled Trainings

July 2020

Preschool Special Education Update
July 09, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19. 

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 - Virtual
July 28, 2020
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting was scheduled to be face to face at the Kent ISD. Due to COVID restrictions it will be now held virtually. This 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... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
July 30, 2020
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting was scheduled to be face to face in Munising. Due to the COVID restrictions, it is now being held virtually. This 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 a... More

August 2020

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
August 04, 2020
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting was scheduled to be a face to face meeting in Lapeer. Due to COVID restrictions, it will now be held virtually. This 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 topic... More

Preservice Home Visitor Preparation: Successes and Lessons Learned from Teaching an Undergraduate Home Visiting Course
August 04, 2020
Webinar

Early On Center for Higher Education Coursework Connections Webinar Preservice Home Visitor Preparation: Successes and Lessons Learned from Teaching an Undergraduate Home Visiting Course Kalli Decker, PhD, Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education & Child Services, Montana State University Join Kalli Decker, PhD, Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education & Child Services, Montana State University as she presents the Early On Center's Coursework Con... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
August 06, 2020
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting was scheduled to be face to face at Calhoun ISD. Due to COVID restrictions, it is now being held virtually. This meetings 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 a... 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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
August 18, 2020
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting was scheduled as a face to face meeting at the Clare-Gladwin ISD. Due to COVID restrictions, it is now being held virtually. This 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 ... 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

Let's Work Together: Building Relationships with Families to Support Positive Behavior - Webinar
September 29, 2020
Webinar

Building a positive relationship with a child's family that affirms their culture and identity is an important part of an early childhood practitioner's job.  This webinar will address ways practitioners can connect with and include families of young children with disabilities in identifying and implementing strategies to support positive behavior at school, childcare, and home.  Presenters will share tips for navigating difficult conversations with families regarding challenging behav... More

December 2020

Make New Friends: Promoting Friendship and Belonging - Webinar
December 01, 2020
Webinar

All children desire to have friends and experience a sense of belonging.  However, making friends may not come easy for young children.  This webinar will explore how early childhood practitioners can create a culture of friendship and belonging for all children.  Friendship skills and strategies to support their development in young children with and without disabilities in inclusive environments will be addressed.  Presenters will also share ways practitioners can partner w... More