“Including parents in the screening process tells parents from the start that you value their observations, questions and concerns. And the cliché is true-parents in most cases are the best source of reliable and valid information about a child’s development.”

– Elizabeth Twombley

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EPS Region 6 is sponsoring a Foundations of the CSEFEL Pyramid Model Course!

This training focuses on young children's social emotional development and the effects of interactions with teachers and caregivers on children's learning. Through instruction in theory, the specific uses of implementation strategies and the use of reflection, participants are introduced to evidence-based Pyramid Model practices that promote social emotional growth, while preventing and addressing challenging behaviors in children birth-six years.
The course will meet a total of 6 sessions. The 15 hour course (12 hours training; 3 hours field assignment) requires full participation for CEUs. 6 hour mentoring component will be scheduled through trainer and participants.  1.5 CEUs will be provided upon successful completion of entire course.

QRIS Standard Alignment: Category 1: Curriculum and Learning
Core Competency Area: 1: Understanding Growth and Development of Children and Youth.

Date: Wednesdays, May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 6 & 11, 2014
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Location: Crispus Attucks Children's Center, 105 Crawford St, Dorchester, MA 02121

Registration OPEN for IN-TIME Training in Infant Mental Health

The Early Intervention Training Center and the Connected Beginnings Training Institute, Inc. would like to invite you to attend an exciting and comprehensive training in Infant Mental Health practice in Milford, Massachusetts! The IN-TIME Training in Infant Mental Health is designed for experienced Early Intervention practitioners and early childhood educators from a wide range of educational backgrounds and disciplines. The training is designed to support practitioners integrate a mental health perspective into assessments and interventions with infants, toddlers, and their families.

Registration will close April 4, 2014! Please click here to register for the course and for other training information.

Certificate in Early Childhood Mental Health Recruiting Second Cohort

Wheelock College’s specialized graduate certificate program in early childhood mental health, now entering its second year, is currently receiving applicants. The Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Mental Health prepares clinicians to provide mental health services to very young children and their families. The program also prepares mental health professionals to provide consultation and form productive, collaborative relationships with parents, teachers, and other adults who play important roles in the lives of young children.

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