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July 2018

Online Child Care and Early Education Training

July 1, 2018 @ 10:24 pm - July 1, 2021 @ 10:24 pm

The Family Conservancy offers online training opportunities to support you in your career development. You can get your CDA online.

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Director’s Leadership Academy

July 26 @ 9:00 am - November 15 @ 3:30 pm
Central United Methodist Church, 5144 Oak St
Kansas City, MO 64114
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The Director Leadership Academy is a five-part training series that provides leadership skills training and focuses on ways administrators can become more effective leaders — to meet the needs of the program, as well as of the staff, children and families entrusted in their care.

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August 2018

Child Care Aware of Missouri: Promoting Wellness

August 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lee’s Summit Medical Center – Arbor Room, 2100 SE Blue Parkway
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063 United States
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Children are endless energy and exploration. If they do not have the right physical opportunities and nutrition, your job becomes harder!  Learn to channel children’s energy and enthusiasm by recognizing the role nutrition and physical fitness play in promoting wellness within children. We will help you identify strategies for including nutrition during daily routines. Click Here for the Flyer Register Online Now

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September 2018

Child Care Aware of Missouri: Supervision of Children

September 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Excelsior Springs Hospital – Community Room, 1700 Rainbow Boulevard
Excelsior Springs, MO 64024 United States
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This training reviews the current State of Missouri licensing requirements for staff to child ratio in various child care settings.  Active supervision is reviewed, and techniques are presented to assist the early learning professional in providing active supervision at all times.  The Six strategies for Active Supervision are reviewed along with a section on child elopement.  This course is suitable for family child care, as well as programs or centers. View the Registration Form Register Online Now

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Child Care Aware of Missouri: Social and Emotional Teaching Strategies

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Willow Woods Learning Center, 14215 MO-92
Platte City, MO 64079 United States
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Are you looking for new techniques to build responsibility, confidence and problem-solving skills with children in your child care and early learning program? In this session, we will discuss the importance of providing opportunities for children to understand their own, and others' emotions. You will receive tools to enhance your child care and early learning program while helping children understand and control a wide range of emotions. View the Registration Flyer Register Online Now

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Child Care Aware of Missouri: Interactions with Children

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Holy Cross Lutheran Early Childhood Center, 2003 NE Englewood Road
Kansas City, MO 64117 United States
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Building relationships with children is not a one-size-fits-all process. Learn how to communicate trust and concern for all children through the power of positive interactions. Discover how to interact with children in ways that make every moment count.  Learn the benefits children receive through positive relationships, and all the ways nonverbal children develop a trusting and caring relationship with adults. View the Registration Flyer Register Online Now

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Child Care Aware of Missouri: What Infants and Toddlers are Telling Us

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lee’s Summit Medical Center – Bayberry/Cyprus Room, 2100 SE Blue Parkway
Lee's Summit, MO 64063 United States
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What have the infants or toddlers you work with told you today? Did you know that infants “talk” through crying and other non-verbal communications? While infants and toddlers cannot speak with words, they do communicate in many other ways. Learn how these cues form the foundation of language development. Learn how temperament, challenging behaviors and cultural traditions can shape how an infant or toddler will communicate. This session will also share how to discover the communication and meaning of behaviors…

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October 2018

Early Childhood Fall Symposium

October 6 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
University of Kansas BEST Conference Center, 12600 S Quivira Road
Overland Park, 66213
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The Family Conservancy’s annual Early Childhood Fall Symposium provides practical tools and valuable information from exceptional speakers and specialists in the early childhood field. The 2018 keynote speaker will be Jill Molli.

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Child Care Aware of Missouri: Helping Parents and Providers Understand Temperament

October 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
North Kansas City Hospital Pavilion – Burlington Room, 2800 Clay Edwards Drive
North Kansas City, MO 64116 United States
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A child’s temperament influences not only his or her style of interaction but the very way in which he or she understands and experiences the world.  This unit provides child care professionals with an introduction to the concept of temperament and to key developmental traits. View the Registration Flyer Register Online Now

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November 2018

Child Care Aware of Missouri: Guiding Children’s Behavior

November 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Springing Up Child Development Center, 501 Johnston Parkway
Raymore, MO 64083 United States
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Ever wonder why children misbehave?  Discover the causes of and techniques to reduce the behavior problems in your classroom or family child care. Learn how to make group management an interactive process, rather than a chore, by promoting social and emotional development, while building responsibility in young children. We will help you learn to introduce children to choices that you and they can live with. Learn effective tools for calming the child who is MAD! View the Registration Flyer Register…

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