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TRAINING CALENDAR

 frequently for current conferences, webinars and other professional development opportunities provided both by the VEIPD Center as well as other agencies and organizations. 

 

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WHAT WE ARE CURRENTLY TALKING ABOUT

  

Are you keeping up with our blog, Early Intervention Strategies for Success? 

 

Check it out!

 

FEATURED TOPIC, FEATURED BLOGS

 

How does our blog tie to our topic of the month? 

 

Take a look:

 

 

Do's and Don'ts for Managing an Unclean Environment

  

 

The Parent says "You're the expert. You tell me." - What Do You Do?

  
resources EARLY INTERVENTION INSTITUTE

  

 

 

WATCH FOR EXCITING DETAILS ABOUT THE EARLY INTERVENTION INSTITUTE COMING IN FALL 2014!

 
WE NEED PICTURES OF EARLY INTERVENTION IN ACTION!

 

We are collecting photos of intervention visits that show service providers interacting with children and families. We'd love to capture a variety of natural environments too. If you have photos that you can share or are willing to let us tag along on a visit, please contact Cori Hill.
 
 
APRIL 2014

The Integrated Training Collaborative (ITC) coordinates Virginia's Comprehensive System of Personnel Development (CSPD) which is the professional development system for early interventionists who provide supports and services to eligible children and families under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). 

featureMONTHLY FEATURED TOPIC -
Recognizing Child Abuse & Neglect

 

Did you know that, in Virginia, a child is abused or neglected every 75 minutes? According to one study, children with disabilities are 1.5 times more likely to experience abuse (Sedlick et al., 2010). These statistics are startling. All early intervention practitioners are mandated reporters, meaning that we all have a responsibility to report suspected child abuse or neglect. Recognizing the signs and being familiar with your local procedures for reporting are important aspects of your job!

 

To learn more about how to recognize and report abuse and neglect, check out these resources:

 kaleidoscopeKALEIDOSCOPE TRAINING:
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Kaleidoscope: New Perspectives in Service Coordination, Levels I and II are required professional development trainings for all new service coordinators (although all are invited!) Trainings are held twice per year in cadres (KI and KII occurring in same location, one month apart) so that service coordinators have the opportunity to learn with each other for both Kaleidoscope sessions. Spring Kaleidoscope sessions take place in the Valley region during March (KI)/April (KII). Fall Kaleidoscope sessions are scheduled in the Richmond region during September (KI)/ October (KII).

 

FALL 2014

The fall 2014 KI and KII trainings will be held in the Richmond area. Check back for details as they become available.


tot TALKS ON TUESDAYS

Talks on Tuesdays (ToTs) are one-hour webinars designed to provide free online training opportunities related to important topics in early intervention. Topics chosen for the Talks on Tuesdays webinar series are based on feedback from EI practitioners about what they need to know more about! ToTs are held on the first Tuesday of the month from 12:00-1:00PM.

 

FEATURED TOPIC, FEATURED WEBINARS

Check out this archived Talks on Tuesday webinar about recognizing child abuse and neglect:

Knowing How to Connect the Dots:
Recognizing & Responding to Abuse & Neglect
 

 
Plan to join us on Tuesday, May 6th for our next ToT, "Casting a Wide Net to Support Young Children Experiencing Homelessness," featuring Dr. Patricia Popp, State Coordinator for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth, Project HOPE - Virginia.  
 
 

PLEASE NOTE:

Registration slots for our ToTs frequently fill quickly HOWEVER far fewer people join the actual webinar. We'd like to request that you register only if you plan to attend so that all who are interested are able to login. Additionally, if you participate as a group, each individual does not need to register. One person can register for the group and can then share the access to the survey allowing each individual to obtain a certificate of participation. As a reminder, all ToTs are archived for your ease of access at times convenient to you. Thank you in advance for helping.
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