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June 2019

Roundtable: Unlocking the Potential of Your Business

June 17 @ 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. Note: This event was originally scheduled for…

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Film Showing and Discussion: The Raising of America, Episode 3, Are We Crazy About our Kids?

June 20 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Cornell Cooperative Extension – Tompkins Co., 615 Willow Ave
Ithaca, 14850 United States
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No cost to attend.

A growing number of economists are worried about our investments in early childhood. Not because we’re spending too much but because we’re spending too little where it matters most.   Nobel laureate economist James Heckman, former Federal Reserve vice president Arthur Rolnick and others walk viewers through the Perry Preschool, Abecedarian and other classic studies which showed how investing in high-quality early care and education yields huge individual and social benefits, and even pays for itself many times over.  …

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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. Click to register 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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Registration required, 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
No charge. Offered by NYS Office of Children and Family Services.

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 To register by mail or fax:…

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Intro to Nature Play and Playwork (Cancelled)

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

Intro to Nature Play and the Playwork Philosophy - CANCELLED due to low registration If you are interested in this event being rescheduled, please let us know - Click to send an email. 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…

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August 2019

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

August 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Child Development Council, 609 West Clinton Street
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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No charge 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 Tuesday, August 13, 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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Pediatric and Adult CPR, First Aid & AED Renewal Course – CLASS FULL

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cortland Office, 100 Grange Place
Cortland, NY 13045 United States
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$45

Pediatric and Adult CPR, First Aid and AED Renewal Course Julie Henry, CPR/First Aid Trainer Training is open to child care providers and any other community members renewing their certification. Certificate valid for 2 years. All materials will be provided. Attendees must pre-register – no walk-ins, no refunds. REGISTRATION CLOSED - Class is full OCFS Topics: 2, 4 CDA Topics: 1

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Pediatric and Adult CPR, First Aid and AED Training – CLASS FULL

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$45

Pediatric and Adult CPR, First Aid and AED Training Julie Henry, CPR/First Aid Trainer, National Safety Council Saturday, August 24, 2019 9:00 AM-4:30 PM Child Development Council, Cortland Office 100 Grange Place, Room 203, Cortland, NY $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…

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Identifying & Responding to Child Abuse & Maltreatment + Shaken Baby – CANCELLED

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$25

Identifying & Responding to Child Abuse & Maltreatment + Shaken Baby - CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF ENROLLMENT Wednesday, August 28, 6-8 pm Advocacy Center Staff Child Development Council 609 W.Clinton St., Ithaca $25 (For Presenter and materials) 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…

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