Connecting with the Child Inside

This training is a comprehensive look at the need to meet needs rather than simply managing behavior when working with youth. The roles of youth and adult private logic and methods to connect with adult wary youth are examined. This 2-hour training includes: • The importance of meeting needs rather than simply managing behavior •[…]


Working with youth may be greatly aided by the understanding of the youth’s brain development beginning at conception. Knowledge and recognition of both positive and adverse experiences during the youth’s growth allow caregivers to structure, plan and implement targeted interventions. Included in this training: • An overview of brain structure, function and development • An[…]

Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Childcare

According to the Centers for Disease Control, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the leading cause of death among infants aged 1-12 months. Prevention of SIDS relies on the knowledge of the caregiver around how infants are placed in sleeping arrangements. This 1-hour training includes: • A definition of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) •[…]

Peer to Peer Abuse

Peer to Peer abuse takes many forms and crosses cultures and age groups. Developing an understanding of what encompasses peer to peer abuse is crucial in its prevention. This training will expose participants to information about this type of abuse and its prevalence and will present prevention and intervention techniques. This training contains: • A[…]