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September 26, 2017
Supporting Breastfeeding in Child Care

$5.00

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Participants will understand regulations that support breastfeeding and best practices for programs to support families in regards to breastfeeding. This class meets the Maryland Child Care Administration training requirements for child care facilities and family child care providers who care for infants and toddlers. PARTICIPANTS WILL NOT RECEIVE CORE OF...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
September 26, 2017
Including All Children and the American’s With Disabilities Act (ADA) 

$25.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the requirements for ADA and inclusionary practices. Participants will leave with a better understanding of best practices and available resources. This training will meet the 3 hour training requirement for MSDE. Core of Knowledge Area: Special Needs (3 hours); Level: Beginning...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
October 03, 2017
Understanding Temperament: Implications for Working with Young Children

$25.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


In this training, participants will learn the definition of temperament and its nine traits, the three main types of temperament and the term, ‘goodness of fit.’  Through partner discussions, chart activities and case scenarios, participants will actively investigate the best ways to create an environment that will allow for differences...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
October 12, 2017
SIDS: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 

$25.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


SIDS is the sudden, unexplained death of a healthy infant under 12 months. The cause of SIDS is unknown, but there are ways to make babies in your care safer. A SIDS class is required for family child care applicants and for any family provider seeking to become licensed for...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
October 23, 2017
On Track: All Aboard for Developmental Progress 

$30.00

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Join us for an overview of the developmental screening tools and the benefits of using one. A review of the MSDE/OCC regulation, effective communication with families, and the referral process will be addressed. Discuss how to choose a developmental screening tool, appropriate collection of information regarding children, and the on-going...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
October 26, 2017
Basic Health and Safety

$25.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This workshop provides basic information about critical health and safety topics for all child care providers to meet the requirement of the proposed licensing regulation regarding training in basic health and safety areas. Key topics include: establishing and maintaining safe and healthy environments; safe practices to prevent and reduce injuries,...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
November 01, 2017
Supporting Breastfeeding in Child Care

$5.00

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Participants will understand regulations that support breastfeeding and best practices for programs to support families in regards to breastfeeding. This class meets the Maryland Child Care Administration training requirements for child care facilities and family child care providers who care for infants and toddlers. PARTICIPANTS WILL NOT RECEIVE CORE OF...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
November 01, 2017
Including All Children and the American’s With Disabilities Act (ADA) 

$25.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the requirements for ADA and inclusionary practices. Participants will leave with a better understanding of best practices and available resources. This training will meet the 3 hour training requirement for MSDE. Core of Knowledge Area: Special Needs (3 hours); Level: Beginning...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
November 14, 2017
Basic Health and Safety

$25.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This workshop provides basic information about critical health and safety topics for all child care providers to meet the requirement of the proposed licensing regulation regarding training in basic health and safety areas. Key topics include: establishing and maintaining safe and healthy environments; safe practices to prevent and reduce injuries,...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
November 20, 2017
Helping Children Cope: Recognizing and Responding to Childhood Trauma

$25.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


When a disaster or traumatic event occurs, such as a natural disaster or violent act, whether accidental or intentional, it can be stressful for people of all ages. Children tend to react to disaster and traumatic events based on their past experiences and what they know of the current situation....

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
November 28, 2017
Sense of Place: Human Geography in the Early Childhood Classroom

$20.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Developing a sense of place through geographic experiences helps build the social and emotional foundation children need and will one day use as adults. Core of Knowledge Area: Curriculum (2 hours) 

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
December 04, 2017
Infant and Toddler Workgroup: Growing Healthy Brains

$0.00

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


We will determine our role in the development of the young brain and how the magic of our everyday moments encourage this growth.  Join a group of providers who care for our little ones! We will meet 4 times a year and... Examine common infant and toddler concerns Explore new...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
December 14, 2017
Express Yourself!

$20.00

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Discovering How to Extend Children’s Natural Forms of Self Expression to Promote Early Literacy Skills  In this highly interactive training, participants will learn more about extending children's natural forms of self expression in three main areas; music and movement, artwork and storytelling.  In each of these three areas, the literacy...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
December 18, 2017
Understanding Learning Disabilities 

$25.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


During this training, participants will gain knowledge of different types of learning disabilities. Through simulations and video clips, participants will explore the challenges of having a learning disability and how frustrating it can be for a child.  This presentation will highlight some of the red flags in young children that...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009