TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

Use our listings below to find Training-of-Trainer and other trainer-specific professional development opportunities happening in the state.

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CHILD DEVELOPMENT: UNDERSTANDING HOW GENES AND ENVIRONMENT INTERACT
Title: Child Development: Understanding How Genes and Environment Interact
DEVELOP Course ID: 142277
Course Date(s): Mondays - June 10, 17, 24, and July 1, 2019
Course Time: 7:00 - 7:45 p.m.
Course Format: ETL/Online
Cost: $125
Course Instructor: Hope Doerner
TOT Application Deadline: Sunday, May 19, 2019
Notification Date: Friday, May 24, 2019
Maximum Capacity: Minimum 10/Maximum 15
Short Description:
  • After successfully completing this Training of Trainers, individuals will be qualified to train the 8-hour course Child Development: Understanding How Genes and Environment Interact.
  • Course description: This 8-hour course will explore the topics of biologic inheritance – the transmission of traits that are genetically passed from one generation to the next and epigenetics – the study of how genes and the environment interact to influence development. Included will be information on topics such as prenatal development and risk factors leading to impaired development, the impact of a child’s experience on development and the impact of toxic stress on development, and “trauma-informed care - how to set up the environment and think about interpersonal interactions that can help reduce negative impacts of toxic stress on the child’s ability to cope within the child care environment.
  • Curriculum is developed by the Department of Human Services.
Trainer Qualifications Criteria:  Trainer Level

  • Trainer II, Master, Higher Ed

Experience working in programs with:

  • Milestones
  • Ages and Stages
  • Multi age groups

Educational Experience (Coursework, Professional Development, TOTs)
Additional PD on:

  • Children and stress
  • Trauma
TOT: AUTHENTIC OBSERVATION
Title: TOT: Authentic Observation
DEVELOP Course ID: 126576
Course Date(s): Thursdays - June 13 and 20, 2019
Course Time: 7:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Course Format: ETL/Online
Cost: $75
Course Instructor: Dea Anderson
TOT Application Deadline: Sunday, May 19, 2019
Notification Date: Friday, May 24, 2019
Maximum Capacity: Minimum 10/Maximum 15
Short Description:
  • After successfully completing this Training of Trainers, individuals will be qualified to train the 2-hour course: Authentic Observation.
  • Course description: This course now qualifies for an additional Parent Aware Indicator according to the new Knowledge and Competency Frameworks taking effect July 1, 2016. The one-time update ensures all trainings are consistently aligned with best practices in the field. If you would like more information about the MN Knowledge and Competency Frameworks, please visit http://education.state.mn.us/MDE/EdExc/EarlyChildRes/. Questions? Contact support@mncpd.org.
  • Curriculum is developed by the Department of Human Services.
Trainer Qualifications Criteria: Trainer Level:

  • Trainer II, Master, Higher Ed

Experience working in programs with:

  • Milestones
  • Ages and Stages
  • Multi age groups

Educational Experience (Coursework, Professional Development, TOTs)

Additional PD on:

  • Assessment and observation methods