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March 2019

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

 

Strengthening Families is a research-informed approach to increase family strengths, enhance child development and reduce the likelihood of child abuse and neglect. It is based on engaging families, programs, and communities in building five protective factors: Parental Resilience; Social Connections, Knowledge of parenting and child development; Concrete support in times of need; and Social and Emotional competence of children.

8:30 a.m. check-in.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, February 22
NOTE: There will be no meals served at this training, only light snacks, coffee, tea, and water, please plan accordingly.

Questions: Call Marissa Frias at 925-942-5331 or email at mfrias@cccoe.k12.ca.us

Training host: First 5 Contra Costa
6 hours

Registration: https://sfam0302.eventbrite.com


March 9 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

 

This screening tool looks at children’s language, fine & gross motor, cognitive, and personal-social development. ASQ-3 can help identify a child’s strengths as well as any areas where the child may need support.

At this introductory training, participants will:

  • Become familiar with how to use the ASQ-3, including how to administer, score, interpret and make referral decisions based on the results
  • Learn to effectively communicate with parents about screening and support parents to complete the ASQ-3
  • Learn how to effectively conduct follow-up and resource connection utilizing the Help Me Grow system

8:30 a.m. check-in.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, March 6
NOTE: It is First 5 Contra Costa policy that late registrations and walk-ins will NOT be accepted or allowed into the training.

Questions: Call Elida Treanor at 925-771-7319 or email at etreanor@first5coco.org

Training host: First 5 Contra Costa
5 hours

Registration: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=gdhwoacab&oeidk=a07efl2stcgeec9c051


March 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

“Hope Perseveres”

*Registration is NOW open!

Join your local state legislators, local elected officials, business leaders, early childhood educators, families, and the community in a dialogue about the current movement to elevate the quality of Early Care and Education services for all children and promote increased compensation.

8:30 a.m. check-in, continental breakfast and light lunch will be provided.

Register here:  https://aycif2019.eventbrite.com

Questions: 925-942-5313 (CCCOE)

Coordinated by: Contra Costa County Office of Education
3.5 hours

Registration: https://aycif2019.eventbrite.com


March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Presented by Tandem Partners in Early Learning

Explore how to build students’ literacy skills all day long, not just during story time. We will share and practice a variety of word games, rhyming songs, and hands-on activities geared specifically towards developing the Six Skills of Early Literacy.

 

6:30 p.m. check-in.

Questions: Call Kimberly Nguyen at 925-265-6454 or email at kimberly.nguyen@cocokids.org

Training host: CocoKids
2 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/building-literacy-rich-environments-east-antioch-area/


March 23 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

 

ASQ: SE-2 is a set of questionnaires that screen behavior and social-emotional development in young children. There are 9 questionnaires for different ages used to screen children from 1 month to 6 years old. ASQ-SE:2 can identify your child’s social-emotional strengths and areas in which your child may need support.

At this introductory training, participants will:

  • Become familiar with how to use the ASQ-SE2, including how to administer, score, interpret and make referral decisions based on the results
  • Learn to effectively communicate with parents about screening and support parents to complete the ASQ-SE2
  • Learn how to effectively conduct follow-up and resource connection utilizing the Help Me Grow system

PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE ALREADY COMPLETED ASQ-3 TRAINING

8:30 a.m. check-in.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, March 20
NOTE: It is First 5 Contra Costa policy that late registrations and walk-ins will NOT be accepted or allowed into the training.

Questions: Call Elida Treanor at 925-771-7319 or email at etreanor@first5coco.org

Training host: First 5 Contra Costa
4 hours

Registration: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=gdhwoacab&oeidk=a07efl2w55s68a08b82


March 23 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Presented by U.C. Davis Extension

This course encourages participants to examine ways to provide a rich math environment for children. Participants will learn strategies and activities that build developmentally appropriate math knowledge and skills in the preschool years.

Do not forget:

  • Adults Only
  • Please bring a lunch or see menu below for onsite café.
  • Microwave and refrigerator available for use.
  • GN Café onsite, please review menu at https://gncafe.com/menu/

DOES NOT QUALIFY FOR CCIP

8:30 a.m. check-in.

Questions: Call Kimberly Nguyen at 925-265-6454 or email at kimberly.nguyen@cocokids.org

Training host: CocoKids
5 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/uc-davis-building-numeracy-skills-and-beyond/


March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Presented by Tandem Partners in Learning

Educators will deepen their understanding of early childhood brain development as it relates to literacy. We will review the latest research on the subject and practice specific interactive classroom Read Aloud strategies that support early language acquisition and development.

6:00 p.m. check-in
NOTE: There will be no meals served at this training, only light snacks, coffee, tea, and water, please plan accordingly.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Questions: Call Marissa Frias at 925-942-5331 or email at mfrias@cccoe.k12.ca.us

Training host: Tandem Partners in Learning
1.5 hours

Registration: https://elgb326.eventbrite.com


April 2019

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Presentada por Kimberly Nguyen, Quality Improvement Facilitator

SIDS es una de las causas principales de muerte de infantes menores de un año. Es muy importante para proveedores de cuidado infantil el estar informado de los riesgos, causas y maneras de prevenir esta trágica muerte. Este taller se enfocará en el Síndrome de Muerte Infantil Súbita y hablaremos un poco de el Síndrome de Niño Maltratado (Shaken Baby Syndrome).

6:30 p.m. check-in.

Questions: Call Kimberly Nguyen at 925-265-6454 or email at kimberly.nguyen@cocokids.org

Training host: CocoKids
2 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/sindrome-de-muerte-infantil-subita-sids-2/


May 2019

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Presented by U.C. Davis Extension

Participants will take a preventative approach to challenging behavior and plan activities that promote pro-social skills. Participants will learn specific strategies, using the environment and adult-child interaction, to facilitate friendship and build community.

8:30 a.m. check-in
NOTE: There will be no meals served at this training, only light snacks, coffee, tea, and water, please plan accordingly.

Registration deadline: Friday, April 20, 2019

Questions: Call Marissa Frias at 925-942-5331 or email at mfrias@cccoe.k12.ca.us

Training host: UC Davis
5 hours

Registration: https://socom0504.eventbrite.com


May 18 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Presented by U.C. Davis Extension

This course encourages participants to examine ways to provide a rich science environment for children. Participants will explore everyday science and practice principles of inquiry and documentation to enhance discovery and scientific learning.

Do not forget:

  • Adults Only
  • Please bring a lunch or see menu below for onsite café.
  • Microwave and refrigerator available for use.
  • GN Café onsite, please review menu at https://gncafe.com/menu/

DOES NOT QUALIFY FOR CCIP

8:30 a.m. check-in.

Questions: Call Kimberly Nguyen at 925-265-6454 or email at kimberly.nguyen@cocokids.org

Training host: CocoKids
5 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/uc-davis-scientific-inquiry-for-young-children/


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