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FCCPC/CDA National Credential Course (Instructor-Led Training)

120 hours (12 CEUs) of face-to-face training plus 24 hours (2.4 CEUs) of field work to complete the FCCPC/CDA National requirements.  Classes are held on every Tuesday and Thursday beginning on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 and ending on October 26, 2017. 

Broward Location: Family Central, Inc., 1415 W. Cypress Creek Rd, Suite 103, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays

July 11, 2017 - October 26, 2018

Times: 6:00 PM - 9:45 PM

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FCCPC/CDA National Credential Training Course (Online)
100% online, self-paced, and accessible 24/7!  120 hours (12 CEUs) of birth through five curriculum training (specializations in infant/toddler, preschool, and family child care) plus 24 hours (2.4 CEUs) of field work. Registrations are being accepted now.  With our flexible payment options, there will be no need to wait!

Classes online will launch on May 1, 2017 with continuous registration; register at anytime. 

Find more information on this course here.

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Home Visitor CDA Credential Course (Instructor-Led Training)

120 hours (12 CEUs) of face-to-face training to complete the Home Visitor CDA National requirements.  Check with your employer if these new educational requirements apply to you.

          Who can benefit from the Home Visitors CDA Credential:

  • Early Head Start Home Visitors

  • Parent Educators

Broward Location: Family Central, Inc., 1415 W. Cypress Creek Rd, Suite 103, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

Date: Saturdays, September 9, 2017 - April 21, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Tuition Costs: CLICK HERE

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Miami-Dade Location: Family Central, Inc., 10800 Biscayne Blvd, Suite 440, Miami, FL 33161

Date: Mondays, September 18, 2017 - June 4, 2018

Time: 6:00 PM - 9:45 PM

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Ages & Stages Questionnaires®, Third Edition (ASQ-3™) Training

 

This 3 hour workshop will give an practical and in depth view on how to use the Ages & Stages Questionnaires® (ASQ) to screen infants and young children for delays during the crucial first 5 years of life. The features of ASQ-3™  will be explained, and you'll be shown how this monitoring and screening tool will enhance the lives of young children.  This workshop is conducted in English.  CEUs: 0.3

Location: Sunrise Village Civic Center, 6800 Sunset Strip, Sunrise, FL 33313

Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Cost: FREE

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  How to Become a Quality Child Care Center Lunch & Learn

For most parents, quality child care is very important to their every day lives and their child’s development.  This FREE 2-hour Lunch & Learn will explore how to achieve an accredited, educational, and healthy environment as one in which their families' culture and their child's abilities are respected. 

This workshop will also discuss the financial aspects of business ownership: leasing property, paying employees, and budgeting.

The facilitators are experts in Early Childhood Development, successful child care facility owners, Attorney, Advocate of children with disabilities, and the list goes on!  This duo will inspire and enlighten you!

Lunch will be served at 12:00 pm.  Register now; spaces are limited!

This workshop is conducted in English.  In-Service Hours: 2 hours

Location: Sunrise Village Civic Center, 6800 Sunset Strip, Sunrise, FL 33313

Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Time: 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Cost: FREE

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Mindfulness for the Workplace Workshop

Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present. When you're mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance, without judging them good or bad. Instead of letting your life pass you by, mindfulness means living in the moment and awakening to experience.

This 2-hour workshop Mindfulness training will help participants use the principles of this philosophy in the workplace to deal with every day stress in a productive way.  Child care workers, business owners, and corporate level executives will benefit from these practices.  This workshop is conducted in English.  CEUs: 0.2

Location: Sunrise Village Civic Center, 6800 Sunset Strip, Sunrise, FL 33313

Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017

Time: 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Cost: FREE

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Mindfulness for the Home Workshop

Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present. When you're mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance, without judging them good or bad. Instead of letting your life pass you by, mindfulness means living in the moment and awakening to experience.

This 2-hour workshop Mindfulness training will help participants use the principles of this philosophy in the home and the community to deal with every day stress in a productive way.  Child care workers, business owners, and corporate level executives will benefit from these practices. This workshop is conducted in English.  CEUs: 0.2

Location: Sunrise Village Civic Center, 6800 Sunset Strip, Sunrise, FL 33313

Date: Saturday, June 3, 2017

Time: 12:30 PM-2:30 pm

Cost: FREE

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Building a Healthy Social Emotional Environment Workshop 

(Introduction to the CLASS Observation Tool)

The CLASS tool assists teachers and educational leaders make informed decisions about their programs by measuring teacher-child interactions with observing and coding classrooms.

This 2-hour workshop will provide an overview of the Infant/Toddler CLASS observation tool and give helpful strategies on using it effectively in your classroom setting.

This workshop is conducted in English.  CEUs: 0.2

Location: Sunrise Village Civic Center, 6800 Sunset Strip, Sunrise, FL 33313

Date: Thursday, June 1, 2017

Time: 6:30 PM-8:30 pm

Cost: FREE

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Disciplining With A Conscious Approach Workshop

This 2-Hour workshop will give an overview on what it means to integrate social-emotional learning, discipline and self-regulation so you spend less time policing behaviors and more time teaching vital life skills. 

Conscious Discipline is an evidence-based approach named a national model for character education by the Florida state Legislature.

This workshop is conducted in English.  CEUs: 0.2

Location: Sunrise Village Civic Center, 6800 Sunset Strip, Sunrise, FL 33313

Date: Saturday, June 3, 2017

Time: 9:00 AM-11:00 AM

Cost: FREE

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Putting the Pieces Together: A TSG GOLD® Overview Workshop

This 2-Hour workshop will give an overview on how to use Teaching Strategies GOLD® (TSG) to assess Kindergarten Readiness and track growth and development in Pre-kindergarten students. The features TSG will be explained, and you'll be shown how use the tools in this program.

Participants are encouraged to bring their laptops or tablets to have a hands-on experience. 

This workshop is conducted in English.  CEUs: 0.2

Location: Sunrise Village Civic Center, 6800 Sunset Strip, Sunrise, FL 33313

Date: Saturday, June 17, 2017

Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cost: FREE

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  • Establishing house rules, structure and consistent routines
  • Learning to praise appropriate behaviors (praising good behavior at least five times as often as criticizing bad behavior) and ignoring mild inappropriate behaviors (choosing your battles)
  • Using appropriate commands
  • - See more at: http://www.chadd.org/Understanding-ADHD/For-Parents-Caregivers/Treatment-Overview/Psychosocial-Treatments/Parent-Training-and-Education.aspx#sthash.nzKOZTmi.dpuf

 

  • Establishing house rules, structure and consistent routines
  • Learning to praise appropriate behaviors (praising good behavior at least five times as often as criticizing bad behavior) and ignoring mild inappropriate behaviors (choosing your battles)
  • Using appropriate commands
  • - See more at: http://www.chadd.org/Understanding-ADHD/For-Parents-Caregivers/Treatment-Overview/Psychosocial-Treatments/Parent-Training-and-Education.aspx#sthash.nzKOZTmi.dpuf

Pediatric CPR, AED, & First Aid Training (Instructor-Led Training)

American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) Pediatric CPR, AED, and First Aid is an ideal training solution for schools, child care providers,youth sports coaches, and others required to learn how to respond to medical emergencies involving children.* This versatile program is based upon the 2015 CPR and First Aid Guidelines,Caring for Our Children, 3rd Ed, and other evidence-based treatment recommendations. (Date: TBD) in Broward County. 

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FCCPC/CDA National Credential Renewal Course (Instructor-Led Training)
45 hours (4.5 CEUs) of face-to-face training. 
Sign-up now if you are interested in being added to the wait list.


Director Credential Renewal Course (Instructor-Led Training)
45 hours (4.5 CEUs)  of
face-to-face training to complete the Director Credential renewal requirements.  Sign-up now if you are interested in being added to the wait list.


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Training on a variety of topics designed for early childhood and social service professionals are available. These classes can be conducted at your location with a minimum of 15 participants. Adult seating must be provided and training room must comply with Family Central’s appropriate learning environment requirements.

 


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