2024 Upcoming Scheduled Trainings

June 2024

DECA 0-6 Combined
June 17, 2024
Webinar

In this 180-minute virtual training, participants will: Describe the development and psychometrics of the assessment tools, Learn how to administer and interpret the assessments, including analysis and advanced interpretation, and Gain experience in using the assessments as tools to guide professionals and families in developing strength-based and intentional plans to reduce challenging behavior and increase social and emotional skills in young children effectively and r... More

Early On Data Webinar
June 20, 2024
Webinar

This Early On Data webinar will cover the following topics:  Numerical results from the Spring 2024 collection Information on how to use the to-be-sent targeted emails based on the Spring 2024 MSDS submission Potential wisdom for use of the End of Year "Reopen Window" Explanation of the Services sections in the Data Profiles Questions and Answers If you have problems connecting to the webinar please call (866) 334-5437. This webinar is being recorded and will be posted in "News an... More

DECA Booster Training (120-minute Virtual training)
June 25, 2024
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

July 2024

DECA Clinical Virtual Training: FULL
July 25, 2024
Webinar

In this live, 120-minute virtual training participants will: Describe the development and psychometrics of the DECA-C Learn how to effectively administer and interpret the DECA-C, including analysis and advanced interpretation Gain experience in using the DECA-C as a tool to guide professionals and families in developing strength-based and intentional plans to reduce challenging behavior and increase social and emotional skills in young children * For MDHHS DECA PIHPs/CMHSPs raters this ... More

August 2024

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
August 02, 2024
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 service area.  Communiti... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
August 05, 2024
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of Eastern and 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.  Communities of Practi... More

Electronic System Orientation for Administrators
August 05, 2024
Webinar

This 45 minute virtual training is for Community Mental Health administrators who supervise staff or contract staff who work with infants, young children, aged birth to 47 months in a variety of services/programs (Home-based Services, Infant Mental Health, Assessment, etc.) The training will guide administrators in using the web-based application to enter new users, run real-time reports to monitor the completion of DECA ratings, and pre-post outcomes. There will be time for&... More

Electronic System Orientation for Clinicians
August 05, 2024
Webinar

This 45 minute virtual training is for Community Mental Health administrators who supervise staff or contract staff who work with infants, young children, aged birth to 47 months in a variety of services/programs (Home-based Services, Infant Mental Health, Assessment, etc.) The training will guide administrators in using the web-based application to enter new users, run real-time reports to monitor the completion of DECA ratings, and pre-post outcomes. There will be time for&... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
August 06, 2024
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of South West and 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.  Communities of Pra... More

IDA Practicum-Module 2 Virtual
August 08, 2024
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.

DECA 0-6 Combined
August 13, 2024
Webinar

In this 180-minute virtual training, participants will: Describe the development and psychometrics of the assessment tools, Learn how to administer and interpret the assessments, including analysis and advanced interpretation, and Gain experience in using the assessments as tools to guide professionals and families in developing strength-based and intentional plans to reduce challenging behavior and increase social and emotional skills in young children effectively and r... More

In-depth Virtual DECA 0-6: FULL
August 27, 2024
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 resilience for infants, toddlers, and children aged 0-6. Learn how to administer, score, and summarize results of the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment. Discuss how these results can be used to s... More

September 2024

DECA Booster Training (120-minute Virtual training)
September 06, 2024
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

DECA 0-6 Combined
September 10, 2024
Webinar

In this 180-minute virtual training, participants will: Describe the development and psychometrics of the assessment tools, Learn how to administer and interpret the assessments, including analysis and advanced interpretation, and Gain experience in using the assessments as tools to guide professionals and families in developing strength-based and intentional plans to reduce challenging behavior and increase social and emotional skills in young children effectively and r... More

B-5 Child Find Meeting
September 12, 2024
Webinar

This meeting is designed specifically to support all personnel responsible for Child Find activities whose work includes identifying and evaluating children, birth through age five, with delays and or/disabilities and their families.  This discussion will provide the opportunity to learn from each other about what's happening in Child Find in your area (consider referral numbers, capacity to evaluate and provide services, etc.), what strategies you are using to address personnel shortages, ... More

DECA 0-6 Combined
September 24, 2024
Webinar

In this 180-minute virtual training, participants will: Describe the development and psychometrics of the assessment tools, Learn how to administer and interpret the assessments, including analysis and advanced interpretation, and Gain experience in using the assessments as tools to guide professionals and families in developing strength-based and intentional plans to reduce challenging behavior and increase social and emotional skills in young children effectively and r... More

Virtual Parent Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes (PICCOLO) Training: FULL
September 26, 2024
Webinar

We are offering PICCOLO Interventions on September 27, 2024. 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 PI... More

Virtual Using the PICCOLO with families to Guide Interventions and Treatment Approaches
September 27, 2024
Webinar

There will be a Virtual PICCOLO Training on September 26, 2024. 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 evaluate a... More

October 2024

IDA Practicum-Module 2 Virtual
October 15, 2024
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.