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May 2019

Paperwork & Regulations Pertaining to Child Abuse & Maltreatment Including Shaken Baby Syndrome

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cortland Office, 100 Grange Place
Cortland, NY 13045 United States
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FREE

 presented by Lisa Potter from Child Care Solutions This training will focus on the paperwork and regulations connected to child abuse and maltreatment. Participants will walk through the process of properly documenting and reporting suspected child abuse as well as information on the identification and prevention of shaken baby syndrome.  OCFS categories 5,8, 9

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Wounded Places – The Raising of America Film Series, Episode 4

May 16 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Cornell Cooperative Extension – Tompkins Co., 615 Willow Ave
Ithaca, 14850 United States
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Wounded Places: Confronting Childhood PTSD in America's Shell-Shocked Cities asks: Why do so many children in America from poor, urban neighborhoods exhibit signs of PTSD? How can we help them? How can we improve community conditions? PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) isn’t just about combat-scarred soldiers. Too many of our children, especially children of color in neighborhoods of concentrated poverty, are showing the effects of unrelenting structural racism, street violence and domestic instability. And their symptoms look a lot like PTSD.…

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Pediatric and Adult CPR, First Aid and AED Training

May 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Child Development Council, 609 West Clinton Street
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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$45

Pediatric and Adult CPR, First Aid and AED Training Julie Henry, CPR/First Aid Trainer, National Safety Council Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:00-4:00 PM Child Development Council, 609 West Clinton Street, 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…

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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 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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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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