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August 2017

Getting Along: Teaching Social Skills to Children and Youth

August 28 @ 1:00 pm - December 6 @ 3:00 pm
Stay and Play, 102 W. Rose Tree Road
Media, PA 19063 United States
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$21.00

A primary role of the school-age practitioner is to teach social skills. We will discuss the whys and needs of teaching social skills. Social skills will be broken down into seven skill clusters (The Seven Cs) - confidence, control, coping, curiosity, communications, community building, and conflict resolution. Participants will examine ways to support the development of each skill cluster. Discussion about teaching social skills will focus on direct, integrated and situational teaching of social skills. Discussion will be informed by…

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Links to Learning Curriculum -Physical Activity and Healthy Living

August 30 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
MELC Kindergarten Center, 230 Haverford Ave.
Penn Wynne, PA 19096 United States
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$7.00

This session supports practitioner understanding of the role of afterschool in providing complementary supports to ensure developmental progress of children. Participants learn how to guide curriculum planning in afterschool and how to link activities to physical activity and healthy living learning standards and quality standards. Content will support meeting Keystone STARS Standard SQ. 3.4.1

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Playground Safety and Child Supervision

August 30 @ 10:45 am - 12:45 pm
MELC Kindergarten Center, 230 Haverford Ave.
Penn Wynne, PA 19096 United States
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This session is presented by or under the guidance of a Certified Playground Safety Inspector through the National Recreation and Park Association and the National Playground Safety Institute. In this session participants learn: strategies for playground supervision and safety in the following focus areas: Active Observation; Rule Setting; Documentation (Inspection & Maintenance and Emergency Response); General Playground Safety; Fun Activities. Participants develop a plan of action to inform playground supervision and safety in their perspective programs. Content will support meeting…

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September 2017

Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect: Social Emotional Development of Infants, Toddlers and Their Parents

September 5 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Kids Corner, 196 Woodbine Ave
Narberth, PA 19072 United States
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$14.00

Healthy social-emotional development begins at birth when meaningful relationships are developed with parents and caregivers. Based on the Zero to Three Training Curriculum focusing on partnering with parents, this module assists practitioners in identifying children whose social-emotional development needs more in-depth observation and support. Content will support meeting Keystone STARS Standard SQ.3.4.4, SQ.3.4.5, and SQ.3.4.9.4 hours PQAS or Act 48. Break will be given for lunch.

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Pennsylvania School-Age Professional Credential

September 7, 2017 @ 9:30 am - June 14, 2018 @ 12:30 pm
West Philadelphia Community Center, 3512 Haverford Ave.
Philaldelaphia, PA 19426 United States
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$95.00

A competency based program modeled after the Child Development Associate (CDA) that provides individuals working in school-age programs the opportunity to examine their work in relation to the Pennsylvania School-Age Competency Standards. Participants completing this credential may be eligible for the Education and Retention Award. Six college credits through Montgomery County Community College to students completing credential and matriculating in the Education in the Early Years program. Classes run every Thursday except on major holidays. Coaching will be provided to…

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Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect: Helping Parents and Providers Understand Temperament

September 18 @ 9:30 am - September 20 @ 11:30 am
Mercy Neighborhood Ministries, 1939 Venango St
Philadelphia, PA 19140 United States
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$14.00

Based on the Zero to Three Training Curriculum focusing on partnering with parents, this session introduces the three primary temperament types: flexible, fearful and feisty. There will be an emphasis on strategies child care providers use to individualize their approach with children of each temperament type, as well as a discussion of attachment and its importance to children’s healthy development.Content will support meeting Keystone STARS Standard SQ.3.4.4, SQ.3.4.5, and SQ.3.4.9. 4 hours PQAS or Act 48. Participants must attend both…

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