2019 Upcoming Scheduled Trainings

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

Early On Data Webinar
December 12, 2019
Webinar

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

January 2020

DECA-I/T & Clinical Virtual Booster Training
January 06, 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

Overview of the Inclusive Classroom Profile (ICP) A Tool for Promoting Quality Inclusion
January 17, 2020
Gratiot-Isabella RESD-Winding Brook Conf. Center, Shepherd

This overview focuses on understanding the research and importance of  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 Brookes Publishing.   The ICP outlines the 12 research-based items that correlate with effective inclusive practices. For advance information, participants may view the following module in advance of the tr... More

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Series - Module 1: Understanding Social & Emotional Development
January 20, 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

Personnel Preparation for Supervisors of Early Intervention Programs
January 21, 2020
Webinar

Early On Center for Higher Education Web Event Personnel Preparation for Supervisors of Early Intervention Programs by Denise A. Ludwig, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, FNAP, Professor, Assistant Department Chair, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Health Professions, Grand Valley State University Leaders of early intervention programs are required to understand a complex set of legislative, curricular, personnel, and assessment regulatory and best practice content. An ear... More

Using the ICP to Assess and Promote Inclusive Classrooms - Oakland Schools
January 21-23, 2020
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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
January 28, 2020
Early On - Lincoln Collaboration Campus, 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

Wayne County Early On Supervisor/Facilitator Community of Practice
January 29, 2020
Wayne RESA, Wayne

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
January 30, 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

February 2020

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
February 03, 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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
February 04, 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

Devereux Infant Toddler (0-3) Assessment Training Webinar
February 06, 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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
February 06, 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 2: Understanding Behavior: Reading Cues
February 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

Devereux Clinical (3-5) Training Webinar
February 26, 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

Using the ICP to Assess and Promote Inclusive Classrooms - Hillsdale County ISD
February 28, 2020 - March 01, 2020
Hillsdale ISD, Hillsdale

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

March 2020

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Series - Module 3: Forming and Sustaining Relationships with Young Children and Families
March 09, 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

DECA-I/T & Clinical Virtual Booster Training
March 24, 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

Wayne County Early On Supervisor/Facilitator Community of Practice
March 25, 2020
Wayne RESA, Wayne

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

Maternal Infant Health Summit
March 30-31, 2020
Lansing Center, Lansing

Working together to improve maternal and infant health in Michigan. The Mother-Infant Health and Equity Improvement Plan and the Maternal Infant Strategy Group are pleased to announce the 2020 Maternal Infant Health Summit. This conference seeks to create synergy and align priorities between public and private organizations as well as provide educational opportunities that will allow members to keep abreast of the latest developments in the field. Nurses, Physicians, Social Workers, Family Pra... More

April 2020

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

Early On & CMH Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Infants and Toddlers (DECA I/T) Training
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

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

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

May 2020

Parent Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes (PICCOLO) Training
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
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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
May 12, 2020
Early On - Lincoln Collaboration Campus, 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
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 5: A Relationship Based Approach to Addressing Challenging Behavior
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

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

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

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

Wayne County Early On Supervisor/Facilitator Community of Practice
May 27, 2020
Wayne RESA, Wayne

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 6: Access Criteria for and Facilitating Referrals to Community Mental Health Services
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

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

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

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

September 2020

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