2022 Upcoming Scheduled Trainings

January 2022

DECA Booster Training (120-minute Virtual training): FULL
January 25, 2022
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

Virtual Learning and practicing observation of attachment behaviors using the Massie Campbell ADS: FULL
January 31, 2022
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 2022

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
February 03, 2022
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

Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
February 04, 2022
Webinar

This virtual Child Outcomes training is open to individuals in all service areas and 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 rega... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
February 08, 2022
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
February 10, 2022
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

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
February 11, 2022
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.

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
February 14, 2022
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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
February 16, 2022
Webinar

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

In-depth Virtual DECA Infant and Toddlers : FULL
February 16, 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

Livingston ESA - Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
February 25, 2022
Webinar

This virtual Child Outcomes training is open to individuals in all service areas and 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 rega... More

Unpacking the Pyramid Model - Segment 5: Understanding & Preventing Challenging Behavior: FULL
February 25, 2022
Webinar

Based on the newly released book, Unpacking the Pyramid Model: A Practical Guide for Preschool Teachers, this course of five individual segments focuses on crucial topics associated with effectively using Pyramid Model practices with children ages 2-5. The five crucial topics include 1) Classroom Environments, 2) Emotional Literacy, 3) Friendship Skills, 4) Problem-solving Skills, and 5) Challenging Behavior. Participants are encouraged to register for all five segm... More

March 2022

Virtual Parent Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes (PICCOLO) Training: FULL
March 08, 2022
Webinar

We are offering PICCOLO Interventions on March 14, 2022. 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

Virtual Using the PICCOLO with families to guide interventions and treatment approaches
March 14, 2022
Webinar

There will be a Virtual PICCOLO Training on March 08, 2022 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 do... More

Early Intervention Faculty Community of Practice (CoP)
March 22, 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

April 2022

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
April 08, 2022
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.

Cognitive Coaching Training at CCRESA: CANCELLED
April 28-29, 2022
Clinton County RESA, St. Johns

Cognitive Coaching SM creates self-directed persons with the cognitive capacity for excellence both independently and as members of a community. Research indicates that teaching is a complex intellectual activity and that teachers who think at higher levels produce students who are higher achieving, more cooperative, and better problem solvers. The invisible skills of teaching - the thinking processes that underlie instructional decisions - produce superior instruction. Cognitive Coaching is a r... More

May 2022

Cognitive Coaching Training at EUPISD: CANCELLED
May 03-04, 2022
Eastern Upper Peninsula ISD, Sault Ste. Marie

Cognitive Coaching SM creates self-directed persons with the cognitive capacity for excellence both independently and as members of a community. Research indicates that teaching is a complex intellectual activity and that teachers who think at higher levels produce students who are higher achieving, more cooperative, and better problem solvers. The invisible skills of teaching - the thinking processes that underlie instructional decisions - produce superior instruction. Cognitive Coaching is a r... More

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
May 13, 2022
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.

In-depth Virtual DECA Infant and Toddlers
May 19, 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

DECA-Clinical Virtual Training
May 24, 2022
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

Cognitive Coaching Training at EUPISD: CANCELLED
May 25-26, 2022
Eastern Upper Peninsula ISD, Sault Ste. Marie

Cognitive Coaching SM creates self-directed persons with the cognitive capacity for excellence both independently and as members of a community. Research indicates that teaching is a complex intellectual activity and that teachers who think at higher levels produce students who are higher achieving, more cooperative, and better problem solvers. The invisible skills of teaching - the thinking processes that underlie instructional decisions - produce superior instruction. Cognitive Coaching is a r... More

June 2022

Cognitive Coaching Training at CCRESA: CANCELLED
June 06-07, 2022
Clinton County RESA, St. Johns

Cognitive Coaching SM creates self-directed persons with the cognitive capacity for excellence both independently and as members of a community. Research indicates that teaching is a complex intellectual activity and that teachers who think at higher levels produce students who are higher achieving, more cooperative, and better problem solvers. The invisible skills of teaching - the thinking processes that underlie instructional decisions - produce superior instruction. Cognitive Coaching is a r... More

Early Intervention Faculty Community of Practice (CoP)
June 14, 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

Virtual Parent Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes (PICCOLO) Training
June 14, 2022
Webinar

We are offering PICCOLO Interventions on June 20, 2022. 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 20, 2022
Webinar

There will be a Virtual PICCOLO Training on June 14, 2022 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 doc... More

August 2022

Virtual Learning and practicing observation of attachment behaviors using the Massie Campbell ADS
August 23, 2022
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

DECA Infant Toddler Assessment Training (120-minute virtual)
August 25, 2022
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

September 2022

Virtual Parent Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes (PICCOLO) Training
September 13, 2022
Webinar

We are offering PICCOLO Interventions on September 15, 2022. 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 15, 2022
Webinar

There will be a Virtual PICCOLO Training on September 13, 2022 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 an... More

Early Intervention Faculty Community of Practice (CoP)
September 20, 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

In-depth Virtual DECA Infant and Toddlers
September 27, 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