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April 2020

Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
CCCC Siler City Campus Community Room 230, 400 Progress Blvd.
Siler City, NC 27344 United States
Free

The Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care training explores attitudes, beliefs, and myths around breastfeeding and provides specific procedures and techniques for how child care programs can provide a breastfeeding supportive environment for families and staff. The training will include information on: The importance of exclusive breastfeeding including the benefits for child, mother, and the family; Recognizing and responding appropriately to infant feeding cues; How to use and when to update the infant feeding plan; The proper storage, labeling and preparation of…

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Child Nutrition Education

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Chatham County Partnership for Children 220 Chatham Business Drive Pittsboro, NC, 220 Chatham Business Dr.
Pittsboro, 27312 United States
Free

Most teachers want to help children make healthy food choices but face many obstacles such as picky eaters, children who have not been exposed to a wide variety of foods, or children who are afraid to try new things. How do you overcome these challenges? Come to this training and find out. You will learn how to use educational strategies as well as visual and social cues to help children make better food choices and improve other nutrition related behaviors.…

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May 2020

Mitigating the Spread of Covid19 in the Child Care Environment -webinar

May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

We know we have been sending you a lot of new information over the past few months and so we’d like to check-in with you all in a more personal way to provide the latest updates, offer ideas for following the latest guidance, provide information about how to get resources you may need and answer any questions or concerns you have. Presenters: Dorothy, Meredith, Lisa Morgan and/or Kristin Lee, Janet Edwards Date: Thursday May 21, 2020         …

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Online Zoom Training – Leading the Way: Implementing High Quality Infant Toddler Care

May 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

No matter what our role is in child care, we share a common goal: to provide quality group care for infants and toddlers.  But what does that look like? In this training, we will discuss evidence-based practices and policies that support the high-quality infant-toddler care we strive to provide.  As we discuss quality infant-toddler care practices and how different programs approach implementing these practices, we'll reveal the benefits for children and their caregivers.  We will look at six essential program…

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June 2020

How are You? How am I?

June 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$5.00

Most preschool teachers are diligent about introducing their students to a large variety of literature and pre-literacy activities. But emotional literacy – the ability to identify, understand and respond to emotions in yourself and others in a healthy manner – is even more basic to school readiness. We’ll examine the many benefits to children who gain a strong foundation in emotional literacy, explore simple ways in which you can foster emotional literacy in your classroom, and share some excellent resources…

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July 2020

CANCELLED Online Zoom Training- Grief and Loss in Young Children: Helping Young Children Cope

July 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$5.00

Death and loss is a part of life that affects young children. The emotional pain of a child who has lost a loved one makes it tempting to avoid the subject or to try to distract the child. When a loss is not addressed appropriately by adults it may leave the child feeling confused or promote a feeling of distrust. While we would all like to shield children from grief, the reality is that they will all experience it at…

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Online Zoom Training: Active Reading

July 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Active reading is a way to read with your children rather than to children that builds their early reading skills.  Active reading encourages kids to think about the book, teaches them new words, and connects books to their world.  Attend this virtual training to learn these skills as well as the ABC's of active reading: asking questions, building vocabulary, and connecting to their world.  The first 15 people to register will receive four free books from Chatham Reads.  You will…

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Online Zoom Training – Leading the Way: Implementing High Quality Infant Toddler Care

July 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$5.00

No matter what our role is in child care, we share a common goal: to provide quality group care for infants and toddlers.  But what does that look like? In this training, we will discuss evidence-based practices and policies that support the high-quality infant-toddler care we strive to provide.  As we discuss quality infant-toddler care practices and how different programs approach implementing these practices, we'll reveal the benefits for children and their caregivers.  We will look at six essential program…

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August 2020

Online Zoom Training- Toxic Stress and Its Impact on Children

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$5.00

Stress is a fact of life, no matter your age. Some stress is good for us – it keeps us attentive, sharp, productive, and learning. But Toxic Stress affects brain development and learning in young children, and can have long-lasting effects. This session will help participants define stress responses and understand the difference between “tolerable” and “toxic” stress. We’ll look at the long term effects of Toxic Stress and investigate practices for mitigating those effects and promoting resilience in young…

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September 2020

Online Zoom Training: What Caregivers and Teachers Need to know about Child Sexual Abuse

September 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$5.00

It's never too early to teach children that their bodies belong to themselves and to give them some basic tools to protect themselves.  Best estimates show that less than 5% of children who are victims of sexual abuse will disclose the abuse.  Teaching children some basic things at an early age can help to change this startling statistic.  The purpose of this training is to raise awareness about the prevalence of child sexual abuse and to give attendees some basic…

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