2020 Other Training Opportunities

EOT&TA is pleased to provide information about the following training opportunities offered by Early On® system partners and other entities. If you would like your training listed here, please e-mail eotweb@edzone.net.

March 2020

Behavior Basics: Laying the Groundwork for Positive Change - Webinar
March 24, 2020

Professionals working with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers are likely to encounter challenging behavior.  This webinar reviews the ABCs of behavior (antecedent, behavior, consequence) and helps professionals identify the function of behavior.  Dr. Hardy explains the ways in which multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) can be utilized to manage challenging behavior for all children, but especially children with disabilities or who have experienced trauma.  The use of tally shee... More

Maternal Infant Health Summit - POSTPONED
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

Offering Parent Coaching through Telehealth - Webinar
April 03, 2020

With the current COVID-19 pandemic, many providers are having to shift their in-person services to telehealth.  Our research and clinical experience show that parent coaching can be delivered very successfully over telehealth. This free webinar will provide important information to help providers transition in-person services to parent coaching using a telehealth model. This webinar will be hosted by the Project ImPACT co-developers: Anna Dvortcsak, M... More

June 2020

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

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

September 2020

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

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

November 2020

Supporting Young Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
November 13, 2020

This workshop will be held over two half-day sessions on November 13, 2020, and January 15, 2021. Young children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH) have unique learning needs. Attend this two-part virtual workshop to learn about tools and resources to help identify the needs of children, birth through preschool, who are DHH. Gain knowledge of language and communication approach options, evidence-based practices, and resources for ongoing learning and networking in your ro... More

December 2020

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

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