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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). 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. 

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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

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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™) Overview for Child Care Providers

This 2 hour workshop will give an overview 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: 0.2

Location: Tree of Life Christian Academy, 1250 SW 160 Avenue, Sunrise, FL 33326

Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Cost: FREE

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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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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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  Behavior Modification

This 2-hours training you will learn behavior modification and implement an effective program with children.  Topics like establishing rules, structure and consistent routines, learning how to praise and ignore inappropriate behavior, and using appropriate commands, just to name a few.  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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  • 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 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.  Sign-up now if you are interested in being added to the wait list.


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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