Check out these free webinars for child care providers for April 24-May 1, 2020!
COVID-19: Tips to Navigate Federal Relief Options for Family Child Care Providers
This webinar explains in detail how to fill out the application forms for the EIDL and PPP programs. It also explains that your state has received new federal dollars to assist family child care providers and how you can find out more. In addition, it explains the new federal program that makes family child care providers eligible for unemployment benefits of at least $600 per week.
Trauma Informed Family Engagement
Sessions Throughout May and June | Ohio Approval Pending
Hopewell Health Centers with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and ODJFS will begin the first of a series of Trauma Informed Family Engagement webinars on Thursday, April 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Additional webinars will be held throughout May and June. For more information about the webinar, upcoming dates and registration, click here.
Don’t Look Away: Embracing Anti-Bias Classrooms, presented by edWeb
Tuesday, April 28 | 2-3 p.m. | No Ohio Approved Credit
The goal of this edWebinar is to ensure that participants understand and embrace anti-bias and anti-racist teaching approaches by creating affirming culturally-rich classroom environments that protect children from psychological trauma and heals them from the inside out. Learn more and register here.
Addressing Abuse and Neglect During COVID-19, presented by ZERO TO THREE
Wednesday, April 29 | 1-2:15 p.m. | No Ohio Approved Credit
Social distancing and sheltering are stressful. With little outside social support or respite, children are at a greater risk for harsh disciplinary practices, abuse, and neglect. And for those responsible for children, the stressors are tenfold and directly felt by babies and young children. The April 29 webinar focuses on Early Childhood Educators’ Attending To Risks for Abuse and Neglect, providing resources and opportunities for reflective dialogue around trauma-informed practice and prevention efforts, vicarious traumatization risk, and promoting professional resilience. Register here.
Families and Educators Supporting Learning at Home, presented by NAEYC
Thursday, April 30 | 3-4 p.m. | No Ohio Approved Credit
You can support children’s social emotional growth and their learning of concepts and skills by partnering with their families. This support is even more important in difficult times. Join authors Karen Nemeth and Kelly Ramsey for a discussion of strategies and resources that will help you reach out to diverse families of young children and build great relationships that support young children. Register here.
because I said I would, presented by OAEYC
Thursday, April 30 | 7-8 p.m. | Ohio Approved
A promise is elemental to sustaining our humanity, even during a pandemic. Join Alex Sheen, the creator of the world-wide movement of “Because I Said I Would”, as he inspires early childhood professionals to explore the power of a promise and the power of self-improvement. Register here.