Upcoming Training Courses

21
Jan
2021

Child Care Subsidy Program Orientation

1-21-2021 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Online
Free

This orientation session is recommended for individuals/programs interested in the VDSS Subsidy Vendor Program to learn about the application process, all program requirements, and resources available to assist you, such as Child Care Aware of Virginia’s technical assistance and training programs, in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS).  

Information will be provided on program eligibility, needed documentation, proper document storage, the background check process, TB Screening, required training such as the VDSS Virginia Pre-Service Training for Child Care Staff (10 hours), CPR/First Aid Training, the Virginia Health and Safety Update Annual Training (3 hours), Emergency Preparedness training, other professional development and child care business practices, and how to connect to your local Child Care Aware and Licensing offices for assistance.

23
Jan
2021

Strengthening Business Practices for Center-Based Programs

1-23-2021 9:00 am -2:00 pm
Online
Free

This training series is designed to support child care center owners and directors hone their administrative skills and offer strategies to encourage business growth. This business operations training series consists of modules which build upon one another to support sound business practices and help providers realize a profit while caring for and nurturing our future. Modules covered the first day include Budgets, Projections, and Planning, and Financial Reports and Internal Controls. Modules on the second day include Marketing and Recruiting and Retaining Staff. We will also discuss how to use the Business Administration Scale. This is the only time this year that this training will be offered. An 8-hour certificate will be given.

Please register for both modules 3 and 4.

Module 3 - 9:00am – 11:00am

Module 4 – 12:00pm – 2:00pm

23
Jan
2021

Strengthening Business Practices for Family Child Care Providers

1-23-2021 9:00 am -11:00 am
Online
Free

This training series is designed to support family day home owners hone their administrative skills and offer strategies to encourage business growth. This business operations training series consists of modules which build upon one another to support sound business practices and help providers realize a profit while caring for and nurturing our future. Modules covered the first day include Budgets, Projections, and Planning, and Financial Reports and Internal Controls. The Module covered on the second day includes Marketing and the Program Administration Scale. This is the only time this year that this training will be offered. A 6-hour certificate will be given.

Module 3 - 9:00am – 11:00am

 

26
Jan
2021

Online Director's Forum

1-26-2021 1:00 pm -2:30 pm
Online
Free

“You can’t pour from an empty cup” is something we often hear or are telling others. But what does that mean regarding our OWN self-care as childcare professionals? This is the time to discuss ways to change our view of stress and the methods of taking care of ourselves and understanding our own relationship with stress. Mary Braxton will share information on:

1. What stress is and what it is not.

2. 5 key reasons why it is important to start the practice of self-care.

3. What are resistance factors that increase stress and decrease self-care.

4. Strategies to make self-care part of our routines.

26
Jan
2021

Family Child Care Provider Forum

1-26-2021 7:00 pm -8:30 pm
Online
Free

“You can’t pour from an empty cup” is something we often hear or are telling others. But what does that mean regarding our OWN self-care as childcare professionals? This is the time to discuss ways to change our view of stress and the methods of taking care of ourselves and understanding our own relationship with stress. Mary Braxton will share information on:

  1. What stress is and what it is not.
  2. 5 key reasons why it is important to start the practice of self-care.
  3. What are resistance factors that increase stress and decrease self-care.
  4. Strategies to make self-care part of our routines.
 
11
Feb
2021

Emergency Preparedness for Child Care Providers

2-11-2021 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Online
Free

In this training, you will learn how emergencies affect your program, how to create and carry out an emergency plan, and how to support your business and the needs of the children in your care during and after an emergency.

13
Feb
2021

Child Care Subsidy Program Orientation

2-13-2021 9:00 am -11:00 am
Online
Free

This orientation session is recommended for individuals/programs interested in the VDSS Subsidy Vendor Program to learn about the application process, all program requirements, and resources available to assist you, such as Child Care Aware of Virginia’s technical assistance and training programs, in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS).  

Information will be provided on program eligibility, needed documentation, proper document storage, the background check process, TB Screening, required training such as the VDSS Virginia Pre-Service Training for Child Care Staff (10 hours), CPR/First Aid Training, the Virginia Health and Safety Update Annual Training (3 hours), Emergency Preparedness training, other professional development and child care business practices, and how to connect to your local Child Care Aware and Licensing offices for assistance.

17
Feb
2021

Trauma Informed Care - Part 1

2-17-2021 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Online
Free

In this training, you will learn: what trauma is, the risks associated with childhood trauma, and how to implement trauma-informed strategies in your child care program.

25
Feb
2021

Child Care Subsidy Program Orientation

2-25-2021 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Online
Free

This orientation session is recommended for individuals/programs interested in the VDSS Subsidy Vendor Program to learn about the application process, all program requirements, and resources available to assist you, such as Child Care Aware of Virginia’s technical assistance and training programs, in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS).  

Information will be provided on program eligibility, needed documentation, proper document storage, the background check process, TB Screening, required training such as the VDSS Virginia Pre-Service Training for Child Care Staff (10 hours), CPR/First Aid Training, the Virginia Health and Safety Update Annual Training (3 hours), Emergency Preparedness training, other professional development and child care business practices, and how to connect to your local Child Care Aware and Licensing offices for assistance.

25
Feb
2021

Trauma Informed Care - Part 2

2-25-2021 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Online
Free

In this training, you will learn: the complex needs of childhood and the effects trauma may have when basic needs are not met, how to recognize the effects of trauma on classroom interactions and behaviors, everyday caregiver practices that may trigger trauma-reactions in children, to identify techniques and strategies for addressing and redirecting trauma behaviors, and ways to manage the behaviors of children who have experienced trauma.


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