Strengthening Families and the Five Protective Factors
This training will include a history of the Strengthening Families Approach, risk and protective factors, strategies to support families, and the early childhood educator self- assessment. Course participants will learn how to access and navigate the Strengthening Families tool, and will create an action plan for their programs based on the results of a self-assessment using the tool. In this on-line course, participants will have two weeks to complete course assignments on their own schedule. The course includes pre-recorded PowerPoints, assignments, downloadable/printable handouts, the Strengthening Families Self-Assessment, contact with an instructor if needed, resources and a CEU certificate upon successful completion.
As a result of completing this training, participants should be able to:
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IEPD has master instructors who provide training, coaching and mentoring services. Each of the IEPD instructors receives training on adult learning principles, training design and delivery, and evaluation. All of the IEPD instructors have worked in the field of early childhood education, bringing their own experiences and "lessons learned" to the training.
Our trainings are fun, engaging, and are filled with important information and resources. We want to work with you, hear your stories, successes and challenges, and provide assistance to help you in your work.