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May 2019

Cavity Free Kids – Training of Trainers

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cortland Office, 100 Grange Place
Cortland, NY 13045 United States
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Are your kids excited about brushing their teeth, eating tooth-healthy foods, drinking water, and visiting the dentist? Kids in the Cavity Free Kids program are! Thanks to a grant from the Health Foundation for Western and Central NY, trainers across Central NY are being trained to teach the Cavity Free Kids curriculum. These trainers are bringing Cavity Free Kids to Head Starts, Centers and Family Child Care, and also reaching out to the community with CFK information. Kids love learning…

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June 2019

Interested in a Career in Child Care? Become a Home-based Child Care Provider!

June 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Child Development Council, 609 West Clinton Street
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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No cost to attend.

Interested in a Career in Child Care? Become a Home-based Child Care Provider! Presented by Jude Rose, Child Care Planner/Developer, Child Development Council Monday, June 3, 2019 3:00-4:30pm Child Development Council, 609 W Clinton St., Ithaca Do you enjoy working with children? Are you interested in staying home with your own young children but need to work? Now is the time to become your own boss! Families in your area are looking for child care. As a small business owner…

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Roundtable: Unlocking the Potential of Your Business

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ithaca Office, 609 W. Clinton St.
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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No cost to attend.

Following best business practices provides a solid foundation for high-quality service and care. This roundtable will focus on communication with parents and how your business records help to minimize challenges and maximize your earnings. Come with questions, ready to participate and share! Presented by: Jude Rose, Child Care Planner/Developer and Molly McGriff, Child Care Resource & Referral Director OCFS Topics 4, 5, 7 No charge to attend. Networking opportunity provided by the Council.  

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SOS! Help with Challenging Behaviors

June 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Child Development Council, 609 West Clinton Street
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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$25

SOS! Help with Challenging Behaviors with Edna Brown, MSW, Cooperative Extension Parent Educator, Therapeutic Crisis in Schools trainer and prior Foster Parent Wednesday, June 26, 2019 6-8pm Child Development Council 609 W. Clinton St., Ithaca, NY 14850 $25 (for trainer and materials) In this workshop, we'll discuss the most challenging behaviors kids bring to us, brainstorming interventions that work, and identifying preventive strategies. OCFS Topics:  1, 3, 4            CDA Topics: 3

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July 2019

Interested in a Career in Child Care? Become a Home-based Child Care Provider!

July 10 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Child Development Council, 609 West Clinton Street
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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No cost to attend.

Interested in a Career in Child Care? Become a Home-based Child Care Provider! Presented by Jude Rose, Child Care Planner/Developer, Child Development Council Wednesday, July 10, 2019 9:30-11:00am Child Development Council, 609 W Clinton St., Ithaca Do you enjoy working with children? Are you interested in staying home with your own young children but need to work? Now is the time to become your own boss! Families in your area are looking for child care. As a small business owner…

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Webcast: Safety throughout the Year

July 16 @ 6:45 pm - 9:15 pm
Cortland and Ithaca Offices
FREE

Your number one priority is the safety of children in your care. That’s why it’s vital to regularly assess the safety and security of your program by knowing, following, and revising emergency plans and conducting routine safety checks of indoor and outdoor environments. During this webcast, experts will share seasonal guidelines to keep children safe in your program year-round.   To register for ECETP Webcast Trainings, and find the location nearest you visit: https://www.ecetp.pdp.albany.edu/signup.aspx   OCFS Topics: 2. Nutrition and…

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Intro to Nature Play and Playwork

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Ithaca Children’s Garden
$25

Intro to Nature Play and the Playwork Philosophy Leigh MacDonald-Rizzo, Education Director Mara NewRoots, Preschool Educator Saturday, July 27 at the Ithaca Children's Garden, 121 Turtle Lane, Ithaca Inclement weather location: Just Be Cause Center, 1013 W State St., Ithaca 9:00-11:00 am Time outdoors is not only a requirement, but an important component of your daily schedule. Come discuss benefits and barriers to nature play and learn about how to incorporate the Playwork Philosophy into your program. What does the…

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August 2019

Identifying & Responding to Child Abuse & Maltreatment + Shaken Baby

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Identifying & Responding to Child Abuse & Maltreatment + Shaken Baby Wednesday, August 28, 6-8 pm Child Development Council 609 W.Clinton St., Ithaca $25 Advocacy Center Staff Explore the various forms of abuse children may experience, the physical and behavioral signs that may indicate abuse and identification and prevention of shaken baby syndrome. NYS Mandated Reporting Responsibilities for child care providers and strategies for responding to disclosures of abuse will also be reviewed. Topic Areas: 6, 8, 9     …

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October 2019

CPR/First Aid/AED

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Child Development Council, 609 West Clinton Street
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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$45

Julie Henry, CPR/First Aid Trainer, National Safety Council Saturday, October 5, 2019 9am-4pm Child Development Council 609 W. Clinton St., Ithaca, NY 14850 $45 (for trainer and materials) This course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants and meets OCFS requirements for child care providers. Participants must successfully demonstrate all skills required for certification. Certificate is valid for 2 years. Course is open to child…

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November 2019

Webcast: Town Hall Meeting-Child Abuse and Maltreatment

November 6 @ 6:45 pm - 9:15 pm
Cortland and Ithaca Offices
FREE

As a Mandated Reporter you are required, by law, to report cases of suspected child abuse or maltreatment to the Statewide Central Register. When acting in your professional capacity, you must report situations you encounter both in and outside your program. But knowing when to make that call can be a difficult decision. Uncertainty about what happens next may only make it seem more intimidating. During this webcast, you’ll join experts in the field to analyze dramatized case studies. Panelists…

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