LICENSED FAMILY CHILD CARE PROVIDERS TRAINING (LFCCP)

All our training for licensed providers is developed, reviewed and/or approved by our curriculum committee to make sure it supports our mission to be “relevant, respectful, and responsive”. Fellow providers teach most trainings, allowing them to uniquely relate to the material and participants.

 

Eligibility

Don’t forget! You must:

  •  Be a licensed family child care provider
  •  Care for at least one subsidized child
  •  Register ASAP! Registration is on a first come first serve basis.

OUR COURSES

Business Practices + $300 Bonus (2-Day Course)

Running an early learning program without management training can be challenging. The Department of Children Youth and Families and the Imagine Institute is offering you a free training to help you sharpen your business skills and keep your business thriving.

You will:

  • Earn 10 STARS, in-service hours
  • Connect with other child care professionals and business owners
  • Receive business management tools and resources

Classes are from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm. Attend both days and receive a $300 bonus. You may choose to attend multiple trainings but will receive one bonus per license, per fiscal year (July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020). Click here to register.

Caring for Children with Special Needs 1 + $300 Bonus (2-Day Course)

This two-day Special Needs 1 course is designed so that participants will gain an understanding of typical child development, recognizing red flags and how to engage families in initial conversations of support.

Classes are from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm. Attend both days and receive a $300 bonus. You may choose to attend multiple trainings but will receive one bonus per license, per fiscal year (July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020). Click here to register.

Caring for Children with Special Needs 2 + $300 Bonus (2-Day Course)

This two-day course is designed to offer early learning providers’ a foundational knowledge of common behaviors of children with special needs and basic observing and assessing skills in order to plan for the individual needs of children within the curriculum and the environment. Through games, hands-on activities, reflection and exploring prior knowledge, this training will connect best practice and techniques to develop skills in understanding the basics of working with children with special needs.

Classes are from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm. Attend both days and receive a $300 bonus. You may choose to attend multiple trainings but will receive one bonus per license, per fiscal year (July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020). Click here to register.

Guiding Behavior + $400 Bonus (3-Day Course)

This training is designed to help licensed child care providers find strategies to effectively care for children who exhibit challenging behavior like aggression, tantrums and defiance in order to reduce the rate of expulsion in Washington.

Classes are from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Attend all three days and receive a $400 bonus. You may choose to attend multiple trainings but will receive one bonus per license, per fiscal year (July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020). Click here to register.

Anti-Racist Early Childhood Education + $575 Bonus (3-Day Course)

This training series is a sample of our innovative PREPARE for Care program, which provides an anti-racist and trauma-informed framework for early childhood educators aimed at mitigating the impacts of racism on children and to increase kindergarten readiness. This series is three of PREPARE's 10 modules of anti-racist and trauma informed content designed specifically for an ECE audience.

Classes are from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Attend all three days and receive a $575 bonus. You may choose to attend multiple trainings but will receive one bonus per license, per fiscal year (July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020). Click here to register.

Coming to Terms: How to Effectively Use Contracts and Policies + $100 (1-Day Course)

Participants will learn how to establish effective contracts and policies and enforce their agreements with parents. Other topics include:

  • How to establish a business relationship with parents
  • The four key elements of a contract
  • How contracts and policies differ
  • How to resolve conflicts and enforce agreements
  • How to write a transportation policy that protects you and the children in your care

You may choose to attend multiple trainings but will receive one bonus per license, per fiscal year (July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020). Click here to register.

The Imagine Institute

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