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November 4, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 2:45 pm$55
4½ hours of training all in one place!
Registration $55 per person. Light Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.
Workshops will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.
[ 8:30 – 9:15 – Registration & Light Breakfast ]
Workshop #1A 9:30-11:00am
The Development of Gender Identity: Creating Safe & Affirming Spaces for All Children
Educators from Planned Parenthood will discuss creating safe & affirming spaces for transgender and gender non-conforming children and share specific tools to make your classroom and youth space safe and affirming for all children.
OCFS Topics 1,2,4
Workshop #1B 9:30-11:00am
Hands On Activities to Keep Kids Engaged and Learning
Deborah Fitzgerald from Cub Care Children’s Center, Vestal, NY will share activity ideas that allow children to explore new materials, encourage problem solving skills and develop persistence.
OCFS Topics 1,3
Creating a Culture of Inclusion and Kindness: Preventing & Responding to Unkind Behavior
Celia Clement from the Ithaca City School District will share resources and strategies to support at-risk students, increase kind behaviors & respond to hurtful ones in an informed and compassionate manner.
Workshop #2B 11:10-12:40pm
Discipline and the School Age Child
Deborah Fitzgerald from Cub Care Children’s Center, Vestal, NY will focus on Six Steps to improve your effectiveness in changing from a “Reactionary Discipline” approach to using “Positive Guidance Techniques” and helping children become part of the solution.
OCFS Topics 1, 2, 3
[ 12:40-1:15pm Lunch ]
Workshop #3A 1:15-2:45pm
Identification and Prevention of Child Abuse and Maltreatment
Kristi Taylor from the Advocacy Center, Ithaca, NY will discuss identifying and reporting child abuse in a child care setting.
OCFS Topics 6,8
Workshop #3B 1:15-2:45pm
What Kids Need to Be Successful and Happy
Nancy Dickerson LCSW, Cortland, NY will discuss what helps and what hinders a child’s chance of adult success in education, work and relationships.
OCFS Topics 1,2
Call (607) 273-0259 to register