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Center for Training Services (CTS) Menu of Services

 

For Mental Health Clinicians

DC:0-3R-Practitioner Preparation Training

Preparing mental health clinicians to use DC:0-3R in diagnosing very young children’s mental health and developmental disorders

This training workshop prepares mental health clinicians to use Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood: Revised Edition (ZERO TO THREE, 2005). Participants gain knowledge in core principles of infant mental health and take part in an in- depth, interactive exploration and application of the multi-axial diagnostic classification system.

What: 2-day training

Who: Mental health clinicians qualified to diagnose mental health disorder Training Fee: $6,000

Other Costs:  Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood: Revised Edition (ZERO TO THREE, 2005) for each participant, photocopying of handout materials, trainer’s travel expenses.

 

For Trainers

Training of Trainers - Promoting Responsive Relationships using the PCAN Curriculum

Engaging early childhood education providers in supporting families to help decrease risk of child maltreatment

Trainers learn how to help providers build responsive relationships with families that encourage nurturing parent-child relationships. Trainers learn the varied uses of the ZERO TO THREE Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect: Parent-Provider Partnerships in Child Care (PCAN) training curriculum. Designed for child care providers, PCAN has been implemented in diverse settings serving very young children and their families. The emphasis of this training and the curriculum is on building

effective partnerships between providers and parents, increasing support to families and strengthening factors that promote healthy parent-child relationships. In addition to receiving a user-friendly curriculum and with related training materials, participants get the chance to deepen their training skills, increase understanding of the importance of prevention with very young children, and practice in implementing relationship-based and reflective training approaches.

What: 3-day training with 1-day follow-up workshop

Who: Trainers working with early care and education providers

Fee: $25,000, includes training materials, training fee, typical travel costs

Other costs: A copy of Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect: Parent Provider Relationships in Child Care Curriculum and Handout Set for each participant; meeting space, recruitment and registration of participants.

**Option of a two-day PCAN TOT is available

Learn More - http://www.zerotothree.org/pcan.html

 

Training of Trainers - Cradling Literacy: Building Teachers Skills to Nurture Early Language and Literacy From Birth to Five

Understanding and supporting early language and literacy development in the context of early social-emotional development, family and culture

Trainers participate in an interactive, in-depth training on helping others to nurture early language and literacy development using the Cradling Literacy curriculum. The training uses a reflective and relationship- based approach to understanding key issues of culture, family and dual language learning and provides opportunity to deepen understanding of early development and apply practical strategies for teaching others about early language and literacy.

What: 3 day training workshop Who: Early childhood trainers

Fee: $25,000, includes training materials, training fee, typical travel costs. Other costs: Purchase of Cradling Literacy: Building Teachers’ Skills to Nurture Early Language and Literacy for each participant; training space, recruiting and registering participants.

Note: Costs are subject to change.

 

For Supervisors

Helping Staff to Look, Listen and Learn from Their Work: Relationship- Based and Reflective Practice

Relationships impact other relationships. This simple statement offers a powerful tool for program leaders seeking to handle the array of questions, surprises, and dilemmas that arise in a single day of working with very young children and their families. Creating relationships within which staff are supported to do their best thinking helps them to do the same with families. Parents receiving this kind of help from staff are better equipped to build nurturing relationships with their babies and toddlers. Participants identify the characteristics of relationship- based workplaces and practical strategies for bringing them to life in their programs.

What: 1-day workshop

Who: Program supervisors, directors, managers, coordinators Fee: $3,000

Other potential costs: Purchase of ZTT resources to supplement training content for each participant; photocopying handouts, trainers’ travel expenses; meeting space, recruitment and registration of participants.

Not what you have in mind? Want us to tailor an existing workshop to meet your needs? Contact us for further information:

Fill out the CTS Contact form:

http://zerotothree.org/cts-contact

Note: Costs are subject to change.

 

For Consultants, Coaches, Mentors and Technical Assistance Providers

Reflective Relationships That Get the Work Done

You know the “what” and the “why” of your one-on-one work with professionals and providers working with very young children and their families. This workshop explores the “how” of building relationships through which providers’ motivation for learning, growth and change is supported. Workshop participants identify skills and practice strategies for building effective professional relationships, promoting reflective thinking, and encouraging implementation of new knowledge and skills.

What: 1-2 day

Who: Coaches, mentors, technical assistance providers, consultants Fee: $3,000-$6,000

Other potential costs: Purchase of ZTT resources to supplement training content for each participant; photocopying handouts, trainers’ travel expenses; meeting space, recruitment and registration of participants.

Not what you have in mind? Want us to tailor an existing workshop to meet your needs? Contact us for further information:

Fill out the CTS Contact form:

http://zerotothree.org/cts-contact

Note: Costs are subject to change.

 

For Professionals Working with Military and Veteran Families

Workshops, audio-conferences and webinars on a range topics. Examples include:

  • Coming Together Around Military Families: Supporting Young Children Through Challenging Times
    This full-day workshop examines the social emotional needs of babies and toddlers; the impact of stress on early childhood brain development; and the implications of complicated deployments, parental injury, and parental loss for very young children. Participants will gain an understanding of how to “come together” as a community to foster resilience in military families and their babies and toddlers impacted by combat deployments.
  • Coming Together Around Military Families: What Babies Need
    This interactive training focuses on highlighting the basic needs of babies and toddlers, focusing on attachment, the importance of early relationships, and early brain development.
  • Coming Together Around Military Families: Trauma, Grief & Loss for Infants and Toddlers
    Many adults are surprised to learn that babies and toddlers can be deeply affected by trauma, grief and loss. This workshop explores how babies and toddlers experience loss, as well as protective factors that professionals can foster for optimal development.
  • Coming Together Around Military Families: Coping with Separation and Maintaining Connections
    How can we help parents keep connections strong with their very young children? This workshop presents ideas on promoting strong connections and strategies to help infants and toddlers cope with parental separation associated with military deployment.
  • Coming Together Around Military Families: Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Young Children
    This workshop will address the social and emotional needs of infants and toddlers, as well as explore strategies to promote resiliency.
  • Coming Together Around Military Families: Reintegration and Reunion from a Child’s Perspective
    Homecoming is another change for infants and toddlers. This workshop will help participants understand this transition from the perspective of the very young child, as well as explore ways to support family reintegration.

When a Parent Comes Home Changed: Supporting Young Children Whose Military Parent has been Injured

Cost: Varies; full day workshop training fee is $3,000. Webinar costs vary according to length and preparation time required.

Other costs may include:materials, photocopying, shipping, travel expenses if applicable

Don’t see what you have in mind? Want us to tailor an existing workshop to meet your needs? Contact us for further information:

Fill out the CTS Contact form:

http://zerotothree.org/cts-contact

Note: Costs are subject to change.

 

 For Professionals Working with Maltreated Infants, Toddlers and their Families

Workshops, audio-conferences and webinars on a range topics. Examples include:

  • Core Components of Safe Babies Court Teams, including Parent-Child Contact, Concurrent Planning
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Pre/Post Removal Conferences
  • Addressing the Root Causes of Parental Substance Abuse, Depression, and Domestic Violence
  • Historical Trauma and White Privilege
  • Technical assistance (regular interactions with ZTT staff and consultants for brainstorming, problem solving, strategic planning).
  • Tours of ZTT Safe Babies Court Team sites by community delegations.
  • Data collection and analysis using the Safe Babies Court Team Database.

Full Safe Babies Court Team implementation including a ZTT Community Coordinator with frequent ongoing supervision and support from the full Safe Babies Court Teams Project team

Cost: Varies; full day workshop training fee is $3,000. Webinar costs vary according to length and preparation time required.

Other costs may include:materials, photocopying, shipping, travel expenses if applicable

Don’t see what you have in mind? Want us to tailor an existing workshop to meet your needs? Contact us for further information:

Fill out the CTS Contact form:

http://zerotothree.org/cts-contact

Note: Costs are subject to change.

 

For Professionals Working with Infants, Toddlers and their Families

Workshops, audio-conferences and webinars on a range of infant, toddler and family topics. Examples include:

  • Supporting Early Brain Development
  • Language and Literacy Development for Young Dual Language Learners
  • Building Collaborative Partnerships with Parents
  • Responding to Challenges in Very Young Children’s Behavior
  • Understanding Temperament
  • The Effect of Maltreatment and Foster Care on Attachment Relationships
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
  • Historical Trauma

Cost: Varies; full day workshop training fee is $3,000. Webinar costs vary according to length and preparation time required.

Other costs may include: materials, photocopying, shipping, travel expenses if applicable

Don’t see what you have in mind? Want us to tailor an existing workshop to meet your needs? Contact us for further information:

Fill out the CTS Contact form:

http://zerotothree.org/cts-contact

Note: Costs are subject to change.


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