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Culturally Sustaining Coaching Approaches

Tue May 24th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT

Free

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About This Webinar:

The second session in the Going Virtual series introduces six early intervention adult learning principles that service providers can use to support caregiver learning during visits with families. The connection between culturally sustaining practices and coaching practices that support learning for caregivers and children during family routines and activities is discussed. Strategies for implementing these principles and practices during virtual visits are also highlighted.

*Note: Attendance at previous sessions is not necessary. Live sessions are recorded and archived for later viewing.

Presenters

Dana Childress, Ph.D. is an Early Intervention Professional Development Consultant with the Partnership for People with Disabilities at Virginia Commonwealth University. She has worked in the field of early intervention (EI) for more than 26 years as an educator, service coordinator, supervisor, trainer, author, and consultant. She currently works on Virginia’s EI professional development team developing resources and conducting web-based and in-person training.

Megan Schumaker-Murphy, Ed.D. is an assistant professor at Salem State University with experience as an early childhood special education teacher, early intervention provider, and teacher coach. Dr. Schumaker-Murphy’s research is focused on how early childhood educators can engage in equitable practices.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit

Continuing Education

This OneOp Early Intervention webinar series:

  • Offers CE credits through the Early Intervention Training Program (EITP) at the University of Illinois.
  • Is a Gateways to Opportunity Registry-approved Training for early care and education professionals in Illinois.
  • Has been approved for 1.5 Continuing Education Credits for the Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) program through the National Council on Family Relations.
  • Offers 1.5 State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) for providers in Michigan.
  • The following states have agreed to recognize the EI CE credits we offer: Arizona, Georgia, Louisiana, Maine, Ohio, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Washington.

The Early Intervention team is actively seeking CE credits.  Please check back frequently for updates.

For questions about CE opportunities not addressed in the information above, email the Early Intervention team at OneOpEarlyIntervention@gmail.com

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Going Virtual | Series

This four-part webinar series discusses equitable, culturally sustaining early intervention (EI) and early childhood (EC) care and education strategies and their application in a virtual, or telehealth, environment.  These webinars address family coaching practices, aspects of the transition process in various contexts, and common challenges often experienced by families and practitioners in the virtual setting. Webinars occur live, but are recorded and available for later viewing. Attend/View as many as you are able.

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