2021 Upcoming Scheduled Trainings

April 2021

Eastern Region Lunch and Learn Session
April 14, 2021
Webinar

Topic to be determined. Bring your questions and wonderings for this interactive conversation.

Strategies for Supporting Caregiver-Child Interactions That Enhance Development - Webinar
April 14, 2021
Webinar

Triadic strategies focus on the interactions between three individuals: the child, caregiver, and EI/EC professional. These strategies help us think about what we do, what caregivers do, and what we do together. Triadic strategies recognize and strengthen caregiver and child competence, confidence, and mutual enjoyment. Part 1 of this two-part series will provide an overview of the triadic strategies which include: arranging the environment to increase the probabilit... More

Wayne County Early On Supervisor/Facilitator Community of Practice
April 14, 2021
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Community of Practice provides discussion and understanding of current topics and their impact for service areas while providing Coordinators an opportunity to learn from each other.  Topic areas t... More

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Ottawa Only - AM Session
April 16, 2021
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 and... More

DECA Clinical Assessment Training (120-minute virtual) : FULL
April 16, 2021
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

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
April 19, 2021
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19. Early On and Preschool Special Education will be presenting together during this session.

Eastern Region Resource Center (RC) Quarterly meeting
April 22, 2021
Webinar

This meeting is for the Central Resource Center and the Eastern Resource Center staff. The professional learning for this meeting will be on coaching, mentoring, and leadership. Please join for information, networking, and ideas.

DECA Infant Toddler Assessment Training (120-minute virtual) (rescheduled from April 9): FULL
April 23, 2021
Webinar

The DECA Infant Toddler Program is a strength-based assessment and planning system for children ages 4 weeks up to 36 months. Based on resilience theory, this comprehensive system is made up of a 5-step approach designed to support early childhood teachers, mental health professionals, home visitors and families in their goal of helping children develop healthy social/emotional skills and reduce challenging behaviors. Central to the DECA I/T Program is the DECA, a standardized, strength-based as... More

Traverse Bay Area ISD - Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
April 29, 2021
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

May 2021

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
May 03, 2021
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of East 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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
May 05, 2021
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of the Upper Peninsula, 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.  ... More

Early On Center for Higher Education Community of Practice (CoP)
May 06, 2021
Webinar

Early On Center for Higher Education Community of Practice (CoP)  More information coming soon.....

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
May 06, 2021
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of Northern Lower 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.&nb... More

In-depth Virtual DECA Infant and Toddlers
May 10, 2021
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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
May 11, 2021
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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
May 12, 2021
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of South Central 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.&nbs... More

Eastern Region Lunch and Learn Session
May 12, 2021
Webinar

Topic to be determined. Bring your questions and wonderings for this interactive conversation.

Adult-focused Child Abuse Prevention Program: Darkness to Light Stewards of Children Curriculum
May 14, 2021
Webinar

Let's Protect Initiative of Wayne County is offering an evidence-informed, adult-focused child abuse prevention program using the Darkness to Light Stewards of Children curriculum*, provided by Authorized Facilitators, Lacea Zavala, LMSW and Sabrina Oviatt, MA.  This effective, two and a half -hour course teaches adults simple actions that can have far-reaching, positive effects for children and is proven to increase knowledge and change behavior.     Course objectives... More

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Kent Only - PM Session
May 14, 2021
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 and... More

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
May 17, 2021
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19. Early On and Preschool Special Education will be presenting together during this session.

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Kent Only - AM Session
May 21, 2021
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 and... More

Eastern Region RC Director, GSC Director, Parent Liaison Quarterly Meeting
May 25, 2021
Webinar

This call is for Resource Center Directors, GSC Directors/Coordinators and Parent Liaisons.  

June 2021

Virtual Parent Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes (PICCOLO) Training
June 07, 2021
Webinar

We are offering PICCOLO Interventions on June 8, 2020. 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 PICCOLO ... More

Virtual Using the PICCOLO with families to guide interventions and treatment approaches
June 08, 2021
Webinar

There will be a Virtual PICCOLO Training on June 7, 2021 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 and docu... More

Eastern Region Lunch and Learn Session
June 09, 2021
Webinar

Topic to be determined. Bring your questions and wonderings for this interactive conversation.

Statewide Great Start Collaboratives/Parent Coalitions Orientation, Module 1
June 09, 2021
Webinar

Module One focuses on an overview of the Great Start Initiative and includes a look at the document "Great Start, Great Investment, Great Future" Plan.  It also focuses on the 32P Section Grants.  It will provide a "big picture" of Great Start.

Ideas for Implementing Triadic Strategies: Putting it into Action! - Webinar
June 10, 2021
Webinar

Triadic strategies focus on the interactions between three individuals: the child, caregiver, and EI/EC professional. In this webinar we explore ideas and resources for implementing the triadic strategies, introduced in Part 1 of this two-part series. Our primary focus is on the use of triadic strategies to share developmental informationwith families of infants, toddlers and preschoolers in a meaningful and engaging way.   https://militaryfamilieslearningnetwork.org/event/... More

Statewide training: Understanding, Using and Communicating Your Local Data
June 10, 2021
Webinar

In this hands-on training with Kids Count, you'll gain familiarity with relevant data trends and data best practices. As you consider your action agenda and work plan, this timely workshop will cover how to effectively use quantitative data in the FY20 Great Start data. There will be time to collaborate with others in your region to identify key indicators and discuss strategies to address your goals and objectives for the next year. You'll need access to a computer and the data set for this tra... More

In-depth Virtual DECA Infant and Toddlers
June 14, 2021
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

Great Start Collaboratives/Parent Coalitions Orientation, Module 2
June 16, 2021
Webinar

This module covers the purposes of Great Start Collaboratives and Parent Coalitions as well as their roles and responsibilities.  Key relationships in the work are also highlighted. 

Great Start Collaboratives/Parent Coalitions Orientation, Module 3
June 23, 2021
Webinar

This module gives an overview of key guiding documents to be aware of related to your position.  Great Start To Quality is reviewed and next steps to training and technical assistance are covered.

July 2021

Eastern Region Lunch and Learn Session
July 14, 2021
Webinar

Topic to be determined. Bring your questions and wonderings for this interactive conversation.

Virtual Learning and practicing observation of attachment behaviors using the Massie Campbell ADS
July 19, 2021
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

Eastern Region Resource Center (RC) Quarterly meeting
July 22, 2021
Webinar

This meeting is for the Central Resource Center and the Eastern Resource Center staff. The professional learning for this meeting will be on Learning Communities and Communities of Practice. Please join for information, networking, and ideas.

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
July 26, 2021
Webinar

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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
July 27, 2021
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of the Upper Peninsula, 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.  ... More

VanBuren ISD - Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
July 28, 2021
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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
July 29, 2021
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of South Central 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.&nbs... More

August 2021

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
August 03, 2021
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of East 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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
August 04, 2021
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of Northern Lower 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.&nb... More

Eastern Region Lunch and Learn Session
August 11, 2021
Webinar

Topic to be determined. Bring your questions and wonderings for this interactive conversation.

Adult-focused Child Abuse Prevention Program: Darkness to Light Stewards of Children Curriculum
August 20, 2021
Webinar

Let's Protect Initiative of Wayne County is offering an evidence-informed, adult-focused child abuse prevention program using the Darkness to Light Stewards of Children curriculum*, provided by Authorized Facilitators, Lacea Zavala, LMSW and Sabrina Oviatt, MA.  This effective, two and a half -hour course teaches adults simple actions that can have far-reaching, positive effects for children and is proven to increase knowledge and change behavior.     Course objectives... More

DECA-Clinical Virtual Training
August 24, 2021
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

Eastern Region RC Director, GSC Director, Parent Liaison Quarterly Meeting
August 26, 2021
Webinar

This call is for Resource Center Directors, GSC Directors/Coordinators and Parent Liaisons.  

September 2021

Eastern Region Lunch and Learn Session
September 08, 2021
Webinar

Topic to be determined. Bring your questions and wonderings for this interactive conversation.

Eastern Region GSC Directors & Parent Liaison Call
September 09, 2021
Webinar

This meeting, for GSC Directors, Coordinators, and Parent Liaisons will focus on "Member Engagement of the GSCs and PCs" to both the Great Start Collaboratives and Parent Coalitions.  Please join for information, networking, and ideas.

In-depth Virtual DECA Infant and Toddlers
September 14, 2021
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

Great Start Collaboratives/Parent Coalitions Orientation, Module 1
September 21, 2021
Webinar

Module One focuses on an overview of the Great Start Initiative and includes a look at the document "Great Start, Great Investment, Great Future" Plan.  It also focuses on the 32P Section Grants.  It will provide a "big picture" of Great Start.

Great Start Collaboratives/Parent Coalitions Orientation, Module 2
September 23, 2021
Webinar

This module covers the purposes of Great Start Collaboratives and Parent Coalitions as well as their roles and responsibilities.  Key relationships in the work are also highlighted. 

Statewide Great Start Collaboratives/Parent Coalitions Orientation, Module 3
September 28, 2021
Webinar

This module gives an overview of key guiding documents to be aware of related to your position.  Great Start To Quality is reviewed and next steps to training and technical assistance are covered.

October 2021

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
October 04, 2021
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of the Upper Peninsula, 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.  ... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
October 05, 2021
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of East 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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
October 13, 2021
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of South Central 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.&nbs... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
October 14, 2021
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of Northern Lower 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.&nb... More

November 2021

Adult-focused Child Abuse Prevention Program: Darkness to Light Stewards of Children Curriculum
November 05, 2021
Webinar

Let's Protect Initiative of Wayne County is offering an evidence-informed, adult-focused child abuse prevention program using the Darkness to Light Stewards of Children curriculum*, provided by Authorized Facilitators, Lacea Zavala, LMSW and Sabrina Oviatt, MA.  This effective, two and a half -hour course teaches adults simple actions that can have far-reaching, positive effects for children and is proven to increase knowledge and change behavior.     Course objectives... More