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Child Care Links

Resource & Referral Agency

of Harford & Cecil Counties

Fall 2013 Training Calendar Oct-Dec Training Registration: 443-512-0462 2105 Laurel Bush Road, Suite 105 Bel Air, MD 21015 Main Office Phone 443-512-0461 www.hcchildcarelinksinc.org

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Early Bird Save on your training classes by registering early! Register for any of the following classes by Friday, November 1st, and pay only $15 a class! Hurry up, after this date, all classes go back to the regular price!

Working With Mixed Ages - November 4th, 6:30 - 9:30pm (COK - 3CU) Note: This training is a requirement for all first year family providers.

Helping Children Deal With Grief - November 11th, 6- 9pm (COK - 3CO) Autism - Unlocking the Puzzle - November 13th, 6-9pm (COK - 3SN) Working With Temperament - November 18th, 6:30-9:30pm (COK - 3CD) Special prices not valid with membership discount

All classes will be held at Child Care Links in Bel Air, MD. To register, please call us at 443-512-0462!


Look through our calendar! Child Care Links is introducing: For every one of the following classes you register for (and successfully attend), You will be entered to win a door prize! One winner per training will be selected. Kindergarten Readiness - October 7th, 6:30-9:30pm (Cecil County) Play is a Child’s Work - October 28th, 6:30-9:30 pm (Harford County) Winter Wonders - November 20th, 7-9pm (Harford County) Asthma & Allergies- December 4th, 6-9pm (Harford County) The door prize will be ONE of these exciting items: Free training class (Up to $25) Resource Room Bundle Gift Card Free 1 year membership to Child Care Links

All of our trainings eligible for door prizes will be marked with a present!


******Attention Directors******

Child Care Links would like to offer the 45 Hour School Age Series starting this fall. If there is a center that has staff that needs this training, or you would be willing to host this training at your center, please call us at 443-512-0462. The class is $300 per person (book included), with a $100 non-refundable deposit (included) needed to register. The remainder of the balance will need to be paid off before the end of the series in order to receive your certificate.

This course is designed to satisfy the 45 hour coursework in curriculum for school age care; as documented in OCC training requirement for School-Age teachers and Directors. The course provides students with in-depth information regarding school age curriculum, as well as practical strategies, activities, and resources for school age curriculum


Child Care Links is pleased to be offering:

Child Care Links will be offering the 45 HR Infant/Toddler 15 Module Series in Harford County this fall. The class will be $250 per person, with a $75 non-refundable deposit (included) needed to register. The remainder of the balance will need to be paid off before the end of the series in order to receive your certificate. If you are interested in taking the 15 Module Series, please call us at 443-512-0462. Where: The Goddard School in Forest Hill, MD. When: Starting October 8, 2013 (Tuesdays & Thursdays, ends Dec 3rd) Time: 6:30pm-9:30pm For child care center staff, this class serves as half of the 90-clock hour Infant/Toddler Certificate. For family providers, This class satisfies the 45 clock hours of approved training that must be completed to care for more than 2 infants under 2 years old. This publication was produced as a work for hire for the benefit of, and with funds from, the Maryland State

Child Care Links of Harford and Cecil Counties 2105 Laurel Bush Road, Suite 105 Bel Air, Maryland, 21015 443-512-0461 - fax 443-512-0185 - www.hcchildcarelinksinc.org


New Family Child Care Applicants 6 Pre-Service Modules @ 4 hours each for a total of 24 hours

Workshop Title

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Pre-Service Module 1: Child Development

Class Information

Date Completed

Date: _________ Time: ________

(4 hours) Pre-Service Module 2: Curriculum

Date: _________ Time: ________

(4 hours) Pre-Service Module 3: Health, Safety & Nutrition Date: _________ Time: ________ (4 hours) Pre-Service Module 4: Special Needs

Date: _________ Time: ________

(4 hours) Pre-Service Module 5: Professionalism

Date: _________ Time: ________

(4 hours) Pre-Service Module 6: Community

Date: _________ Time: ________

(4 hours)

Completed List = 24 hours Emergency and Disaster Preparedness (6 hours) Completion Date: ___________ *For Infant Care ONLY: SIDS Completion Date: _________ First Aid & CPR Completion Date: ____________

(Certifications are good for 2 Years)

*This is only a guide. Child Care Links is not responsible for errors or omissions. It is up to each provider to verify their specific requirements needed with OCC. *For additional information, please contact OCC at (410) 569-2879


First Year of Registration for Family Child Care Providers (Registered on or after January 1, 2008) 4 Core of Knowledge areas @ 3 hours each, plus 6 elective hours for a total of 18 hours Requirement

= 1 Hour

Date Completed/Notes

Child Development (3 hours) Working with Mixed Age Groups (3 hours) Health, Safety & Nutrition (3 hours) Professionalism (3 hours) Elective Subjects or other approved Training (6 hours) Checked Boxes = 18 hours

Is it time to renew your CPR or First Aid Certifications?

Family Child Care Providers on continuing Status 12 Clock hours per year: 6 Core of Knowledge & 6 Elective Requirement

= 1 hour

Date Completed/Notes

(6 hours) Any combination of the areas listed below: 1.

Child Development

2.

Curriculum

3.

Health, Safety & Nutrition

4.

Specials Needs

5.

Professionalism

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Community

Elective Subjects or other approved Training (6 hours) Checked boxes = 12 hours

Is it time to renew your CPR or First Aid Certifications?


Child Care Links, Inc. Harford & Cecil County Resource and Referral Center Workshop Registration Form Type of Provider:

Family

Center Staff

Center Director

Name: Address & Zip Code: Daytime Phone: Method of Payment: Please Check one:

Visa

Credit Card #:

Expiration Date:

Training Title

Date

Child Care Links Membership - $25 Family Providers

Center Director

Center Staff (Good for 1 year) Please circle type of provider and submit completed form w/payment.

Master Card

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Location

Company Check

Money Order

Signature: Time

Total Cost: $

Cost


Workshop Registration Information

Workshops are approved for training credit by the MSDE Office of Child Care Credentialing Branch

Registration. All workshop participants must pre-register –NO EXCEPTIONS. Participants are required to register and pay for workshops in advance. Registration is accepted by phone, mail or in person. The training line for phone-in registration is operational from 8:30am-3:30pm, Monday-Friday. Visa or MasterCard required for all registrations done by phone. Mail registration form to Child Care Links of Harford/Cecil Counties 2105 Laurel Bush Rd., Suite 105, Bel Air, MD 21015. Child Care Links does not accept personal checks. Fees Paid are NON-REFUNDABLE. Should you miss a workshop, credit or transfer to another workshop may be given if Child Care Links is notified at least 24 hours prior to the workshop. If after hours, please leave a message on Child Care Links’ answering service. No credit or refunds are issued for “no shows”. Call 443-512-0462 with any questions or concerns about our refund or credit policies. Any credits issued are good for one year from the date of issue. Late Arrivals. Workshops begin at stated time. Our instructors reserve the right to refuse admittance to any workshop for any participant arriving 15 minutes or more past the start of the workshop. Credit or transfer will be issued at the discretion of the Child Care Links staff for any participant turned away from training for lateness. Cancellation or change policy. Child Care Links may need to cancel a workshop due to lack of enrollment; in this event, a CCL staff member will contact you at the phone number or address you provided upon registration. If we need to cancel a workshop and you do not wish to be transferred to another training, you will be issued credit good for one year or refunded fees paid for the canceled workshop. If you are phoning in your registration please verify that we have the correct contact information, including more than one telephone number where you can be reached. Rude and/or disrespectful behavior during workshop will not be tolerated. Please remember to exercise good judgment and respect for both the trainer and other participants in your session. It is okay to disagree with facts or opinions presented by the trainer or other participants but please remember to remain professional. Should you violate this policy, the instructor may ask you to leave the workshop and you will not be re-admitted, nor will you receive a refund for the class. Certificates. Core of Knowledge certificates will be issued at the conclusion of the training session for all participants who successfully complete all requirements set forth for the course. Child care is not provided during workshops. Workshops provided by Child Care Links are intended for adults only. Please make other arrangements for care of your children during workshop hours. Workshop locations. Child Care Links has two locations where we offer trainings. One location is at our main office on 2105 Laurel Bush Rd. Suite 105 Bel Air, MD 21015. The second location is at the YMCA of Elkton on 25 YMCA Blvd. Elkton, Md. 21921. If you need directions to either locations please let us know upon registering for the trainings. Inclement Weather - Please note that the training department of Child Care Links follows Harford & Cecil Counties Public School Weather Policy for closings and delayed openings. If you are scheduled for a workshop and Harford or Cecil County Schools close for inclement weather, our workshop will be canceled. During the weekend our workshops will be canceled if Parks and Rec cancels school activities. If, for any reason, this changes, a CCL staff member will contact you. Attempts will be made to reschedule any canceled workshop.


October 2013 Course Descriptions 7 - Playground Safety (HSN) 6:30pm-9:30pm - $25 - Learn the basics of creating and maintaining a safe playground/outdoor learning area for young children in child care. Training is based on The Maryland State Department of Education’s Playground and Water Safety Guidelines document from the Division of Early Childhood Development/OCC. 7 - Kindergarten Readiness (CD, CU) 6:30pm-9:30pm - $15 - This course is designed to supply participants with knowledge in reading, writing and math skills that will equip children for a smooth transition into kindergarten. Participants will engage in a variety of activities to reinforce alphabet, color, and number recognition, phonemic awareness, phonics instruction, comprehension and vocabulary instruction. 9 - Understanding Learning Disabilities (SN) 6:30pm-9:30pm - $25 - This workshop will cover typical milestones of development, assessment tools, strategies when working with the children, resources to contact, documentation and how to communicate concerns with parents. Include basic information surrounding inclusive child care setting, ADA requirements in health, behavioral and developmental issues and concerns. 11 - SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) 9:30am-11:30pm - $20 - In this workshop you will learn about safe sleep environments to help reduce the risk for SIDS and other infant death.

17 - Managing your Child’s Misbehavior (CD) 6:30pm-9:30pm - $15 This workshop is designed to help providers gain knowledge on promoting good behavior as well as taking a look at how to promote good behavior with a positive approach. 19 - Medication Administration (HSN) 9am-3pm - $60 - Newly approved Office of Child Care training teaches all aspects of giving medication safely in your center to all ages of children. This includes liquids, pills, capsules, topical, epi-pens and also general information on inhalers. You will even learn how to properly wash your hands. ( Location of training is 11 Calvert Rd, Intersection of Biggs Hwy and Calvert Rd) 21 - First Aid 6pm-9pm - $35 - This workshop is designed for providers and parents of young children. Meets Office of Child Care guidelines. First Aid Certificate expires in 2 yrs from date of issue. 21 - Effective Discipline Solutions (CD) 6:30pm-9:30pm - $15 Model and discuss specific techniques that can be used in guiding behaviors exhibited by strong spirited children. Prevention is a critical element in any discipline strategy. Specific techniques will be presented that will help to guide strong spirited children.

24 - School Age Activities (CU) 7pm-9pm - $20 - Learn strategies and activities to smoothly integrate school aged children into your program. They have been in school all day and need to be stimulated without being overwhelmed. Discuss their developmental/scheduling needs. 26 - Emergency and Disaster Preparedness (HSN,P) 9am-3pm - $30 - This class is designed for caregivers to become familiar with COMAR regulations regarding emergency and disaster preparedness for child care programs. Participants will complete a written emergency and disaster plan for their child care programs; gain an understanding of disasters that are not likely to occur in Maryland and know why their programs should prepare for emergencies and disasters. This workshop meets the 6 hour COMAR requirement for child care centers, family providers, and family child care applicants. ( Location of training is 11 Calvert Rd, Intersection of Biggs Hwy and Calvert Rd) 28 - Play is a Child’s Work (CD) 6:30pm-9:30pm - $25 - This workshop addresses the value and benefits of play, explores the various stages of play, and provides participants with practical strategies to best support children through play. 29 - Science~ Explore Your World (CU) 6:30pm-9:30pm - $15 - Everyday activities that offer opportunities to learn about science will be shared in this workshop. Your budding scientists will be captivated as they experience science and the role it plays in our everyday lives.

23 - CPR 6pm-9pm– $35 - This workshop is designed for providers and 14 - Introduction to MD EXCELS 7pm-9pm - $FREE$ - What have YOU heard about parents of young children. Meets Office of Child Care guidelines. CPR 30 - Late Again! Working with Parents (P) 6pm-9pm - $25 - The most MD EXCELS? Please join us to learn more about Maryland’s new Tiered Quality Rating certificate expires in 2 yrs from date of issue. effective child care programs are those that actively promote and and Improvement System and how participation can benefit your child care program. 16 - Bridging the Gap Between Home and School (CO) 6:30pm-9:30pm - $25 - This class is designed to help participants understand the concept of building partnerships with families, discuss barriers to forming partnerships, and identify strategies for overcoming barriers and creating effective partnerships.

encourage parent participation. When staff work together with parents as a team, they can share and discuss information to meet children’s needs. This is a key component to the success of any programs. This class is designed to foster a better staff/parent relationship and address common issues that staff face when working with children.

Core of Knowledge Areas: (HSN) Health, Safety Nutrition (CD) Child Development (CU) Curriculum (P) Professionalism (CO) Community (SN) Special Needs *Unless otherwise noted, classes listed have been given an “All” training level rating.


October 2013 Office hours Monday - Friday 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (Closed daily for lunch from 12pm-1pm) Phone in Registration with a Visa or Master Card (required) 443-512-0462. Mail registration form to Child Care Links, 2105 Laurel Bush Road, Suite 105, Bel Air, MD 21015 (cash, money order or company check, NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED)

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7 Playground Safety (3HSN) 6:30pm-9:30pm $25 H. Cole CCL ~ Ste 105 ________________________________ Kindergarten Readiness (1CD, 2CU) 6:30pm-9:30pm $15 M. Knaub YMCA ~Elkton, MD

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Introduction to MD EXCELS $FREE$ 7pm-9pm M. Kilczewski CCL ~ STE 105

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B. Strama CCL ~ Ste 105

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First Aid 6pm-9pm $35 Paramedical Personnel CCL - Ste 105 ______________________________ Effective Discipline Solutions (3CD) 6:30pm-9:30pm $15 M. Knaub YMCA ~ Elkton, MD

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SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) 9:30am-11:30am $20 J. Edwards CCL ~ Ste 105 ______________________________ Harford County Directors Meeting 12:30pm-3pm

$25

*Light Refreshments will be served* *Seating is limited to 25 people*

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**Understanding Learning Disabilities (3SN) 6:30pm-9:30pm

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Bridging the Gap Between Home and School (3CO) 6:30pm-9:30pm $25 A. Ernst CCL ~ Ste 105

Managing Your Child’s Misbehavior (3CD) 6:30pm-9:30pm $15 M. Weston YMCA ~ Elkton, MD

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CPR 6pm-9pm $35 Paramedical Personnel CCL –Ste 105

School Age-Activities (2Cu) 7pm-9pm $20 P. Scroggins CCL ~ Ste 105

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Play is a Child’s Work (3CD) 6:30pm-9:30pm $25 N. Young CCL ~ STE 105

Science Explore Your World (3CU) 6:30pm-9:30pm $15 M. Weston YMCA ~ Elkton, MD

Late Again! Working with Parents (3P) 6pm-9pm $25 L. Harris CCL ~ Ste 105

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Happy Halloween

**PARENTS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND OUR WORKSHOPS. THERE IS NO FEE CHARGED UNLESS IT’S A MATERIAL FEE. NO CERTIFICATE WILL BE ISSUED! PLEASE HAVE PARENTS CALL IF THEY ARE INTERESTED IN ANY OF OUR CLASSES MARKED WITH AN ASTERISK.**

Administration (6HSN) 9am-3pm $60 D. Boyce *LIMIT 10* Greenhurst Daycare ~ Rising Sun, MD *Please see note on the bottom of calendar in reference to the Medication class.

Emergency and Disaster Preparedness (3HSN, 3P) 9am-3pm $30 M. Knaub Greenhurst Daycare ~ Rising Sun, MD. NOTE: Due to the limited space in this workshop, all fees paid are NON-REFUNDABLE! If you do not show up, then you must pay to attend the workshop on another date.


November 2013 Course Descriptions 1 - Pre-Service Mod #1 - From Baby to Bigger Steps: What Makes a Child Grow (CD) 8:30am-12:30pm - $35 -Covers basic child development concepts including stages of child growth and development, overview of the leading child theorists and of learning differences . Sign up for all 6 modules for $180.

13 - Positive Behavior Supports (SN) 6:30pm-9:30pm - $15 Join us for an informative session to discuss possible causes of children’s behavior and how to use appropriate positive supports to reduce behavioral challenges and improve social relationships.

1 - Pre-Service Mod #2 - Planning for Success (CU) 1pm-5pm - $35 Will give a better understanding of the components of a family child care curriculum, how to create a developmentally appropriate curriculum and how to plan and design a family child care center.

15 - Pre-Service Mod # 3 Keeping Kids Fit & Safe (HSN) 8:30am-12:30pm - $35 -Specific focus of this class is centered upon components of emergency preparedness, menu planning, and health & safety concerns of young children.

4 - Working with Mixed Ages (CU) 6:30pm-9:30pm - $25 - This workshop is designed to help caregivers identify and address the challenges of working with mixed age groups of children. Strategies for meeting and understanding the needs of all individuals in the group will be offered.

15 - Pre-Service Mod #4 Making it Work for All-Exploring Special Needs (SN) 1pm-5pm - $35 - This class will include basic information surrounding inclusive child care settings, ADA requirements in health, behavioral and developmental issues and concerns.

5 - Divorce and Children (P, CO, CD) 6:30pm-9:30pm - $15 - This class will help participants to better understand what children and families experience as they go through divorce. We will discuss ways to be supportive of the children in our programs as well as ways to embrace the extended family. 6 - Savoring the Season~Fun Foods for the Holidays (CU/HSN) 6:30pm9:30pm - $25 - This Make and Take will make your mouth happy! Come help us celebrate the winter holidays and appreciate our differences with treats and snacks. Gather ideas (and foods) to bring home and share during this festive season. 9 - Medication Administration (HSN) 9am-3:00pm - $60 - Newly approved Office of Child Care training teaches all aspects of giving medication safely in your center to all ages of children. This includes liquids, pills, capsules, topical, epi-pens and also general information on inhalers. You will even learn how to properly wash your hands. 11 - Helping Children Deal with Grief (CD) 6pm-9pm - $25 - This course is designed to help child care providers identify the grief process in children from infancy through adolescence and recognize the role that caregivers play in helping children to cope. Covers stages of grief, development behavior when faced with loss at different stages of childhood, and how to help. 11 - Cooking with Kids (HSN) 6:30pm-9:30pm - $15 - This class will have your children helping in the kitchen from an early age! Prepare tasty and nutritious snacks and meals that only require a few ingredients. This class is designed to teach children the basics about cooking, kitchen safety and nutrition while offering recipes for letter pancakes, pirate boats, popcorn balls, multi-colored crayons, edible play dough and more! 13 - Autism - Unlocking the Puzzle (SN) 6pm-9pm - $25 - Autism is one of the most interesting conditions. We will break it down and try to understand why an individual approach to these children is best. You will come away with a broad knowledge base and appreciation for the uniqueness and challenges of autistic children.

16 - Emergency and Disaster Preparedness (HSN,P) 9am-3pm $30 - This class is designed for caregivers to become familiar with COMAR regulations regarding emergency and disaster preparedness for child care programs. Participants will complete a written emergency and disaster plan for their child care programs; gain an understanding of disasters that are not likely to occur in Maryland and know why their programs should prepare for emergencies and disasters. This workshop meets the 6 hour COMAR requirement for child care centers, family providers, and family child care applicants 18 - Working with Temperament (CD) 6:30pm-9:30pm - $25 Right from the start, babies are different. Each has a unique style of showing feelings and of responding to the world. This workshop will enable providers to understand the temperament traits and styles of infants and toddlers, examine the influences of differences on relationships, and explore strategies to support the temperamental styles of each child in care. 19 - Cultural Diversity in your Program (CO) 6:30pm-9:30pm $15 - Positive interaction and understanding of the abilities, cultures, generations and differences of others helps to develop effective working relationships. 20 - Winter Wonders (CU) 7pm-9pm - $20 - We will discover hands-on learning experiences for all ages. Participants will learn new activities, as well as how to use interactive games and experiences to promote language development, problem-solving, reasoning skills and motor development.

22 - Pre-Service Mod # 5 Keeping it Real! Professional Practices for a Successful Program (P) 8:30am-12:30pm - $35 - This workshop will give providers the opportunity to explore and understand the importance of specific concepts and practices that may lay foundation for a successful program including supervision , marketing, abuse and neglect, contracts, appropriate guidance policies and procedures, record keeping and handbooks. 22 - Pre-Service Mod #6 Planting the Seed-Developing Connections with the World Around Us (CO) 1pm-5pm - $35 - This workshop will provide an overview and focus of the importance of developing and maintaining relationships with children’s families and the larger community. 23 - First Aid & CPR 8:30am-5pm - $60 both/$35 CPR/$35 First Aid This workshop is designed for providers and parents of young children. Meets Office of Child Care guidelines. First Aid Certificate expires in 2 yrs from date of issue. CPR certificate expires in 2 yrs from date of issue. 25 - Encouraging Language and Literacy from the Dollar Store (CU) 6:30pm-9:30pm - $15 -Do you love shopping at the Dollar Store? If you answered YES, then this workshop is for you. You will learn how to use items found at the dollar store to engage children in activities to enhance language and literacy in your program. 26 - Language in a Multicultural Setting ( P, CO) 6:30pm-9:30pm - $25 In this class, participants will explore the challenges of meeting the needs of infants and toddlers in a culturally and linguistically-diverse child care setting. Participants will examine their own care giving practices and attitudes in relation to caring for children from homes where mainstream English is not spoken.

Core of Knowledge Areas: (HSN) Health, Safety Nutrition (CD) Child Development (CU) Curriculum (P) Professionalism (CO) Community (SN) Special Needs *Unless otherwise note, classes listed have been given an “All” training level rating.


November 2013 Office hours Monday - Friday 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (Closed daily for lunch from 12pm-1pm) Phone in Registration with a Visa or Master Card (required) 443-512-0462. Mail registration form to Child Care Links, 2105 Laurel Bush Road, Suite 105, Bel Air, MD 21015 (cash, money order or company check, NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED) Sun

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***PARENTS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND OUR WORKSHOPS. THERE IS NO FEE CHARGED UNLESS IT’S A MATERIAL FEE. NO CERTIFICATE WILL BE ISSUED! PLEASE HAVE PARENTS CALL IF THEY ARE INTERESTED IN ANY OF OUR CLASSES MARKED WITH AN ASTERISK.***

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Working with Mixed Ages (3CU) 6:30pm-9:30pm $25 H. Cole CCL ~ Ste 105

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Note: Core of Knowledge is listed with class topics in parenthesis: (HSN) Health, Safety, Nutrition (CD) Child Development (CU) Curriculum (P) Professionalism (CO) Community (SN) Special Needs

NOTE for Medication Administration NOTE: Due to the limited space in this workshop, all fees paid are NONREFUNDABLE! If you do not show up, then you must pay to attend the workshop on another date.

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Divorce & Children (1P, 1CO, 1CD) 6:30pm-9:30pm $15 M. Weston YMCA ~ Elkton, MD

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with Grief (3CO) 6pm-9pm $25 L. Harris CCL ~ STE 105 ______________________________________ Cooking with Kids (3HSN) 6:30pm-9:30pm $15 M. Knaub YMCA ~ Elkton, MD

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Working with Temperament (3CD) 6:30pm-9:30pm $25 A. Ernst CCL ~ Ste 105

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Encouraging Language & Literacy from the Dollar Store (3CU) 6:30pm-9:30pm $15 M. Knaub YMCA ~ Elkton, MD

Savoring the Season ~ Fun Foods for the Holidays (1CU/1HSN) 6:30pm-8:30pm $25 S. Hamer & C. Coyne CCL ~ Ste 105

Cultural Diversity (3CO) 6:30pm-9:30pm $15 M. Weston YMCA ~ Elkton, MD

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Language in a Multicultural Setting (Infants/Toddler) (1.5P, 1.5CO) 6:30pm-9:30pm $25 R. Ihedigbo-Franklin CCL ~ Ste 105

Autism ~ Unlocking the Puzzle (3SN) 6pm-9pm $25 K. Trafton-Keruly CCL ~ Ste 105 ___________________________________ Positive Behavior Support (3SN) 6:30pm-9:30pm $15 B. Strama YMCA ~ Elkton, MD

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Pre-Service Mod #1 (CD) 8:30am-12:30pm $35 _______________________________ Pre-Service Mod #2 (CU) 1pm-5pm $35 M. Woodall CCL ~ STE 105

Harford County Directors Meeting 12:30pm-3pm

Administration (6HSN) 9am-3pm $60 K. Rowland *LIMIT 10* CCL ~ STE 105 *Please see note at the top of calendar in reference to the Medication class.

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Winter Wonders (2CU) 7pm-9pm $20 P. Scroggins CCL ~ Ste 105

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Pre-Service Mod #3(HSN) 8:30am-12:30pm $35 _______________________________ Pre-Service Mod #4 (SN) 1pm-5pm $35 M. Woodall CCL ~ STE 105

Pre-Service Mod #5(P) 8:30am-12:30pm $35 _______________________________ Pre-Service Mod #6 (CO) 1pm-5pm $35 M. Woodall CCL ~ STE 105

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Emergency and Disaster Preparedness (3HSN, 3P) 9am-3pm $30 M. Woodall CCL ~ STE 105

8:30am-5pm $60 Both $35 First Aid only (8:30am-12:30pm) $35 CPR only(1pm-5pm) Paramedical Personnel CCL ~Ste 105


December 2013 Course Descriptions 2 - Contracts & Policies (P) 7pm-9pm - $20 - This class will define

the elements of effective contracts and policies for your family child care business. Discussion will include defining the various types of contracts, what types of fees to charge, checking references, and how to say “no” to clients. 2 - Ants in their Pants (CU) 6:30pm-9:30pm - $15 - Sun up to sundown, “extra-busy” children have an endless supply of energy and remain on the move throughout the day. This workshop offers tried and true techniques to help you provide the best support to active learners. 4 - Asthma & Allergies (HSN) 6pm-9pm - $25 - Participants will gain an understanding of asthma and allergies, common symptoms and treatment goals associated with the care of children with asthma and asthma in child care. 7 - Medication Administration (HSN) 9am-3pm - $60 - *Limit 10 * Newly approved Office of Child Care training teaches all aspects of giving medication safely in your center to all ages of children. This includes liquids, pills, capsules, topicals, epi-pens and also general information on inhalers. You will even learn how to properly wash your hands. 9 - I’ve Got Rhythm (2CU) - 6:30pm-8:30pm -$20 - Learn how to add simple songs and rhythm activities into all areas of your daily curriculum, including literacy and math. Participants will also create homemade instruments.

10 - Sharing (CD) 6:30pm-9:30pm - $15 - This session is designed to help parents and care givers understand normal development of sharing and ways to promote sharing within their setting.

18 - CPR 6pm-9pm– $35 – This workshop is designed for providers and parents of young children. Meets Office of Child Care guidelines. CPR certificate expires in 2 yrs from date of issue.

11 - MSDE Orientation for Accreditation (P) 6pm-8pm - $10 This orientation is designed for Center Based Child Care and Head Start programs that are interested in the MSDE Early Childhood Accreditation Project. Participants will gain an understanding of the steps involved to becoming a Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Accredited.

19 - How to Talk to Your Children about Danger Prevention (HSN) 6:30pm-9:30pm - $15 - This workshop will discuss specific techniques that can be used in educating children on danger prevention. Participants will have an opportunity to discuss safety concerns, and issues preventing discussion of danger, and receive feedback regarding concerns. Participants will gain insight to dangers in our society . Participants will gain applicable strategies to use to educate children on danger prevention, from a variety of sources and experiences.

13 - SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) 9:30am-11:30pm - $20 - In this workshop you will learn about safe sleep environments to help reduce the risk for SIDS and other infant death.

21 - Emergency and Disaster Preparedness (HSN,P) 9am-3pm - $30 This class is designed for caregivers to become familiar with COMAR regulations regarding emergency and disaster preparedness for child care programs. Participants will complete a written emergency and disaster plan for their child care programs; gain an understanding of 16 - Amazing Art (CU,CD) 6:30pm-9:30pm - $25 - This course is designed disasters that are not likely to occur in Maryland and know why their programs should prepare for emergencies and disasters. This workshop to develop an understanding of the stages in drawing, creating an meets the 6 hour COMAR requirement for child care centers, family environment for art, and talking with children about their art. Participants will be engaged in making a variety of art projects including a providers, and family child care applicants. ( Location of training is 11 torn-paper collage after looking at books illustrated by Leo Lionni. We Calvert Rd, Intersection of Biggs Hwy and Calvert Rd) will also make play dough, Oobleck (a substance from a Dr. Seuss book), gak, and flubber. 16 - First Aid 6pm-9pm - $35 - This workshop is designed for providers and parents of young children. Meets Office of Child Care guidelines. First Aid Certificate expires in 2 yrs from date of issue

Core of Knowledge Areas: (HSN) Health, Safety Nutrition (CD) Child Development (CU) Curriculum (P) Professionalism (CO) Community (SN) Special Needs *Unless otherwise note, classes listed have been given an “All” training level rating.


December 2013 Office hours Monday - Friday 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (Closed daily for lunch from 12pm-1pm) Phone in Registration with a Visa or Master Card (required) 443-512-0462. Mail registration form to Child Care Links, 2105 Laurel Bush Road, Suite 105, Bel Air, MD 21015 (cash, money order or company check, NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED)

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**Asthma & Allergies (3HSN) 6pm-9pm $25 K. Trafton-Keruly CCL ~ STE 105

Contracts & Policies (2P) 7pm-9pm $20 M. Woodall CCL ~ STE 105 ** 2hr Training** __________________________________________ Ants in their Pants (3CU) 6:30pm-9:30pm $15 M. Knaub YMCA ~ Elkton, MD

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I’ve Got Rhythm (2CU) 6:30pm-8:30pm $20 B. Strama CCL ~ STE 105 **2hr Training**

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Sharing (3CD) 6:30pm-9:30pm $15 M. Weston YMCA ~ Elkton, MD

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Christmas Eve

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Harford County Directors Meeting 12:30pm-3pm

Medication Administration (6HSN) 9am-3pm $60 K. Rowland *LIMIT 10* CCL ~ STE 105 *Please see note at the top of calendar in reference to the Medication class.

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MSDE Orientation for Accreditation (2P) 6:30pm-8:30pm $10 CCL ~ Ste 105

How to Talk to Your CPR Children about Danger 6pm-9pm (3HSN) $35 6:30pm-9:30pm Paramedical Personnel $15 CCL –Ste 105 M. Weston YMCA ~ Elkton, MD

First Aid 6pm-9pm $35 Paramedical Personnel CCL - Ste 105 ___________________________________________ Amazing Art (1.5CU, 1.5CD) 6:30pm-9:30pm $15 M. Knaub YMCA ~ Elkton, MD

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Christmas Day

SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) 9:30am-11:30am $20 J. Edwards CCL ~ Ste 105

Emergency and Disaster Preparedness (3HSN, 3P) 9am-3pm $30 M. Knaub Greenhurst Daycare ~ Rising Sun, MD.

Child Care Links Closed

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Note: Core of Knowledge is listed with class topics in parenthesis: (HSN) Health, Safety, Nutrition (CD) Child Development (CU) Curriculum (P) Professionalism (CO) Community (SN) Special Needs

***PARENTS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND OUR WORKSHOPS. THERE IS NO FEE CHARGED UNLESS IT’S A MATERIAL FEE. NO CERTIFICATE WILL BE ISSUED! PLEASE HAVE PARENTS CALL IF THEY ARE INTERESTED IN ANY OF OUR CLASSES MARKED WITH AN ASTERISK.***

NOTE: Due to the limited space in this workshop, all fees paid are NON-REFUNDABLE! If you do not show up, then you must pay to attend the workshop on another date.


Child Care Links Inc. Resource and Referral Center for Harford and Cecil Counties 2105 Laurel Bush Rd, Ste 105 Bel Air, Md. 21015

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