2022 Upcoming Scheduled Trainings

December 2022

IDA Practicum-Module 2 Virtual
December 06, 2022
Webinar

IDA Practicum Module 2: Module two is offered in a five hour interactive Zoom training and will focus on the application of knowledge gained in section one of the Module 1 on-line training. It is required to have completed the on-line prerequisite material before registering for Module 2 IDA Practicum.  Once registered for the Practicum participants will receive an email with materials to support this training/module.

In-depth Virtual DECA Infant and Toddlers : FULL
December 08, 2022
Webinar

This more in-depth virtual training is geared to clinicians and practitioners who are new to assessment processes or who want a deeper dive into the theory and application of this tool. In this training participants will: Learn about resilience theory and protective factors central to supporting infant and toddler resilience, Learn how to administer, score, and summarize results of the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for infants and toddlers. Discuss how these results can be used to su... More

On-site Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Marquette-Alger Personnel Only
December 09, 2022
Marquette-Alger RESA, Marquette

This on-site training is designed to assist personnel in understanding the federal and state requirements regarding Child Outcomes and the associated SPP/APR Indicators for C-3 (ages 0-3) and B-7 (ages 3-5).   Participants will be presented with information about the origins of the outcomes and the overarching goal as well as the three global outcomes. Information and practice will also be provided regarding the skills and information needed to accurately collect a... More

Early Intervention Faculty Community of Practice (CoP)
December 13, 2022
Webinar

Early Intervention Faculty Community of Practice (CoP)  This meeting is designed specifically to support faculty in the development of students in diverse disciplines whose future work will be with infants and toddlers, birth to age three, with delays and/or disabilities, and their families. The CoP consists of faculty, Early On Coordinators, parents, and other stakeholders that share a common interest related to supporting faculty in preparation of birth-three earl... More

Connect and Collaborate for Birth-3 Early Interventionists
December 16, 2022
Webinar

Connect and Collaborate for Birth-3 Early Interventionists: This meeting is designed specifically to support early interventionists in Michigan whose work is with infants and toddlers with delays and/or disabilities and their families. We will share experiences, ideas, tools, and resources helpful in the field of Early Intervention.  The topic for this meeting will be "Routines Based Practices in Early Intervention". 

Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Open Enrollment
December 16, 2022
Webinar

This virtual training is designed to assist personnel in understanding the federal and state requirements regarding Child Outcomes and the associated SPP/APR Indicators for C-3 (ages 0-3) and B-7 (ages 3-5).   Participants will be presented with information about the origins of the outcomes and the overarching goal as well as the three global outcomes. Information and practice will also be provided regarding the skills and information needed to accurately collect a... More

January 2023

All Things Early On: Early On Basics, Gratiot Isabella RESD personnel only
January 17, 2023
Gratiot-Isabella RESD-Winding Brook Conf. Center, Shepherd

This on-site training will provide an informative overview of the foundational aspects of Early On.  A detailed definition of Early On will be presented as well as an in-depth discussion of the Part C of IDEA requirements for early intervention.     This is an in-person training for Gratiot Isabella RESD personnel.   

All Things Early On: Early On Basics, Jackson ISD personnel only
January 23, 2023
Kratz Educational Center, Jackson

This on-site training will provide an informative overview of the foundational aspects of Early On.  A detailed definition of Early On will be presented as well as an in-depth discussion of the Part C of IDEA requirements for early intervention.     This is an in-person training for Jackson ISD personnel.   

In-depth Virtual DECA Infant and Toddlers
January 26, 2023
Webinar

This more in-depth virtual training is geared to clinicians and practitioners who are new to assessment processes or who want a deeper dive into the theory and application of this tool. In this training participants will: Learn about resilience theory and protective factors central to supporting infant and toddler resilience, Learn how to administer, score, and summarize results of the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for infants and toddlers. Discuss how these results can be used to su... More

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
January 30, 2023
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance and system updates from the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). Early On and Preschool Special Education will be presenting together during this session.

Virtual Learning and practicing observation of attachment behaviors using the Massie Campbell ADS
January 31, 2023
Webinar

The Massie Campbell ADS is an observational tool that is scored by the clinician after a “brief” observation during a home visit.  The Massie Campbell ADS is a scale using 6 basic attachment modalities that provides indicators of mother/father/caregiver attachment.  The scale helps to screens for conditions as diverse as lack of infant responsiveness in autism or parental avoidance in child neglect.   The scale is designed for infants and toddlers (birth to 18 mon... More

February 2023

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
February 06, 2023
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan, however, you may sign up for any CoP date that best fits your schedule.   This meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for the implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA se... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
February 07, 2023
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of South Central, however, you may sign up for any CoP date that best fits your schedule.   This meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for the implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Commun... More

All Things Early On: Eligibility Determination, Jackson ISD personnel only
February 09, 2023
Webinar

This online training will provide rich discussion around the Early On evaluation process and determining eligibility for Early On.  The Part C of IDEA requirements for eligibility for Early On will be presented, which include the requirements for Michigan Mandatory Special Education (MMSE) eligibility determination.  An in-depth overview of the MMSE guidance documents will also be included.   This training is for Jackson ISD Personnel. 

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
February 09, 2023
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of West Michigan, however, you may sign up for any CoP date that best fits your schedule.   This meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for the implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Commun... More

DECA Booster Training (120-minute Virtual training)
February 10, 2023
Webinar

This is a live, 2 hour virtual training that provides a combined DECA-I/T and DECA Clinical refresher for those implementing one or both of these tools in their day to day practices. Main elements of the tool and new case studies are used to help participants dialogue and reflect to ensure DECA tools are being implemented with fidelity. Participants are required to have been trained in the DECA I/T and/or DECA Clinical by a certified trainer (MI’s Julie Helmer or Mary Mackrain or a Devereu... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
February 10, 2023
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of Eastern Michigan, however, you may sign up for any CoP date that best fits your schedule.   This meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for the implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Com... More

Early On Data Webinar
February 13, 2023
Webinar

  If you have problems connecting to the webinar please call (866) 334-5437. This webinar is being recorded and will be posted in "News and Notes" at a later date. The PowerPoint will be emailed prior to the webinar to registered participants.

All Things Early On: Eligibility Determination, Gratiot Isabella RESD personnel only
February 21, 2023
Webinar

This online training will provide rich discussion around the Early On evaluation process and determining eligibility for Early On.  The Part C of IDEA requirements for eligibility for Early On will be presented, which include the requirements for Michigan Mandatory Special Education (MMSE) eligibility determination.  An in-depth overview of the MMSE guidance documents will also be included.   This training is for Gratiot Isabella RESD Personnel. 

Connect and Collaborate for Birth-3 Early Interventionists
February 24, 2023
Webinar

Connect and Collaborate for Birth-3 Early Interventionists: This meeting is designed specifically to support early interventionists in Michigan whose  work is with infants and toddlers, birth to age three, with delays and/or disabilities, and their families.  We will share experiences, ideas, tools, and resources helpful in the field of Early Intervention.  The topic of this session will be Social Emotional Practices in Early Intervention.

On-site Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Jackson County ISD Personnel Only
February 24, 2023
Kratz Education Center , Jackson

This on-site training is designed to assist personnel in understanding the federal and state requirements regarding Child Outcomes and the associated SPP/APR Indicators for C-3 (ages 0-3) and B-7 (ages 3-5).   Participants will be presented with information about the origins of the outcomes and the overarching goal as well as the three global outcomes. Information and practice will also be provided regarding the skills and information needed to accurately collect a... More

March 2023

All Things Early On: Gathering Information, Jackson ISD personnel only
March 09, 2023
Webinar

This online training will focus on gathering routines-based information from the child's family in order to create a meaningful IFSP.  We will discuss assessment tools that target child/family routines as well as how to integrate the federal child outcomes into the IFSP process.  We will also talk about the importance of determining the child's level of engagement, independence and social interaction within each routine.   This training is for Jackson ISD Personnel. 

Virtual Parent Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes (PICCOLO) Training
March 09, 2023
Webinar

We are offering PICCOLO Interventions on March 17, 2023. We have found it helpful for staff to attend both trainings but it is not mandatory to attend both to use the PICCOLO Assessment. The PICCOLO is a checklist of 29 observable behaviors in 4 domains.  It is reliable, valid, easy to learn and practical to use. The PICCOLO is a tool that can be used to assess strengths, reveal needs, and monitor change.  In this training participants will learn about the 4 domains of the PICCOL... More

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
March 13, 2023
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance and system updates from the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). Early On and Preschool Special Education will be presenting together during this session.

Virtual Using the PICCOLO with families to guide interventions and treatment approaches
March 17, 2023
Webinar

There will be a Virtual PICCOLO Training on March 9, 2023 that you can attend to prepare you for this training. This training takes the use of the PICCOLO to that next level as we will discuss how to enhance your use of the PICCOLO with families. Training will include: how to introduce use of the PICCOLO with families ways to process PICCOLO feedback with families developing intervention strategies using PICCOLO results through the Bridging technique using the PICCOLO to evalua... More

All Things Early On: Gathering Information, Gratiot Isabella RESD personnel only
March 21, 2023
Webinar

This online training will focus on gathering routines-based information from the child's family in order to create a meaningful IFSP.  We will discuss assessment tools that target child/family routines as well as how to integrate the federal child outcomes into the IFSP process.  We will also talk about the importance of determining the child's level of engagement, independence and social interaction within each routine.   This training is for Gratiot Isabella RESD Personnel... More

Early Intervention Faculty Community of Practice (CoP)
March 21, 2023
Webinar

Early Intervention Faculty Community of Practice (CoP)  This meeting is designed specifically to support faculty in the development of students in diverse disciplines whose future work will be with infants and toddlers, birth to age three, with delays and/or disabilities, and their families. The CoP consists of faculty, Early On Coordinators, parents, and other stakeholders that share a common interest related to supporting faculty in preparation of birth-three earl... More

April 2023

All Things Early On: Writing Meaningful IFSP Outcomes, Jackson ISD personnel only
April 06, 2023
Webinar

This online training will provide information about writing meaningful IFSP outcomes which are directly tied to the routines based information gathered in the assessment.  We will learn, step-by-step, how to write routines-based child level IFSP outcomes.  Time for practice writing IFSP outcomes will be given.  This training is for Jackson ISD Personnel. 

Virtual Learning and practicing observation of attachment behaviors using the Massie Campbell ADS
April 13, 2023
Webinar

The Massie Campbell ADS is an observational tool that is scored by the clinician after a “brief” observation during a home visit.  The Massie Campbell ADS is a scale using 6 basic attachment modalities that provides indicators of mother/father/caregiver attachment.  The scale helps to screens for conditions as diverse as lack of infant responsiveness in autism or parental avoidance in child neglect.   The scale is designed for infants and toddlers (birth to 18 mon... More

All Things Early On: Writing Meaningful IFSP Outcomes, Gratiot Isabella ISD personnel only
April 18, 2023
Webinar

This online training will provide information about writing meaningful IFSP outcomes which are directly tied to the routines based information gathered in the assessment.  We will learn, step-by-step, how to write routines-based child level IFSP outcomes.  Time for practice writing IFSP outcomes will be given.  This training is for Gratiot Isabella RESD Personnel. 

Connect and Collaborate for Birth-3 Early Interventionists
April 21, 2023
Webinar

Connect and Collaborate for Birth-3 Early Interventionists: This meeting is designed specifically to support early interventionists in Michigan whose  work is with infants and toddlers, birth to age three, with delays and/or disabilities, and their families.  We will share experiences, ideas, tools, and resources helpful in the field of Early Intervention.  The topic of this session will be Transition Processes in Early Intervention.

In-depth Virtual DECA Infant and Toddlers
April 25, 2023
Webinar

This more in-depth virtual training is geared to clinicians and practitioners who are new to assessment processes or who want a deeper dive into the theory and application of this tool. In this training participants will: Learn about resilience theory and protective factors central to supporting infant and toddler resilience, Learn how to administer, score, and summarize results of the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for infants and toddlers. Discuss how these results can be used to su... More

May 2023

All Things Early On: Caregiver Coaching, Gratiot Isabella RESD personnel only
May 23, 2023
Gratiot-Isabella RESD-Winding Brook Conf. Center, Shepherd

This on-site training will provide an informative overview of caregiver coaching in early intervention.  Research supporting caregiver coaching will be presented.  The five characteristics of caregiver coaching, promoting parent participation and incorporating the interests of the child in home visits will also be included in this training.  This is an in-person training for Gratiot Isabella RESD personnel.   

June 2023

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
June 05, 2023
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance and system updates from the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). Early On and Preschool Special Education will be presenting together during this session.

DECA Booster Training (120-minute Virtual training)
June 07, 2023
Webinar

This is a live, 2 hour virtual training that provides a combined DECA-I/T and DECA Clinical refresher for those implementing one or both of these tools in their day to day practices. Main elements of the tool and new case studies are used to help participants dialogue and reflect to ensure DECA tools are being implemented with fidelity. Participants are required to have been trained in the DECA I/T and/or DECA Clinical by a certified trainer (MI’s Julie Helmer or Mary Mackrain or a Devereu... More

Early Intervention Faculty Community of Practice (CoP)
June 13, 2023
Webinar

Early Intervention Faculty Community of Practice (CoP)  This meeting is designed specifically to support faculty in the development of students in diverse disciplines whose future work will be with infants and toddlers, birth to age three, with delays and/or disabilities, and their families. The CoP consists of faculty, Early On Coordinators, parents, and other stakeholders that share a common interest related to supporting faculty in preparation of birth-three earl... More

September 2023

Early Intervention Faculty Community of Practice (CoP)
September 19, 2023
Webinar

Early Intervention Faculty Community of Practice (CoP)  This meeting is designed specifically to support faculty in the development of students in diverse disciplines whose future work will be with infants and toddlers, birth to age three, with delays and/or disabilities, and their families. The CoP consists of faculty, Early On Coordinators, parents, and other stakeholders that share a common interest related to supporting faculty in preparation of birth-three earl... More