Child Care That Works Events

09/01/2015- Better Kid Care - Keeping Children Healthy & Safe
This program is designed for child care providers both in centers and in home environments. Learn how to prevent germs and to know if play equipment is safe. This two hour training provides 2 CEU's. Please register online through the DHS at https://ccmis.dhs.state.ia.us/TrainingRegistry/ or call our office.

09/02/2015- Healthy in a Hurry
Processed foods are commonly used and consumed because of their convenience. Healthy in a Hurry demonstrates appropriate infant and child nutrition focusing on MyPyramid. Quick and easy snacks and menu planning are discussed, demonstrated, and sampled. This training is CACFP approved.

09/03/2015- SPANISH Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale Training
Training for Spanish-speaking family child care providers on the use of the Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale (FCCERS) for self-assessment.

09/03/2015- Red Flags and Referrals: Reading the Signs of Autism
A workshop that will highlight developmental milestones and red flags for atypical child development. It includes information on early signs of autism, resources, and tips for sharing concerns with families. Register using the Iowa DHS Training Registry.

09/03/2015- Red Flags and Referrals: Reading the Signs of Autism
A workshop that will highlight developmental milestones and red flags for atypical child development. It includes information on early signs of autism, resources, and tips for sharing concerns with families. Register using the Iowa DHS Training Registry.

09/08/2015- Move for Thought Pre-K
Demonstrate the Move for Thought Pre-K kit, which includes physical activities (large motor) in integration with pre-academic concepts, self-regulation skills, books, and music during typical routines in Early Childhood classrooms (transitions, large/small groups, outside play).

09/09/2015- Linking Literacy with Food
Early reading and language development helps kids be "school ready" and greatly increases their chance for academic success. A great way to introduce literacy is to link reading to food! This class will share well-loved children's books and food related activities to use with children. Learn new ways to connect with children as we ex

09/09/2015- Linking Literacy with Food
Early reading and language development helps kids be "school ready" and greatly increases their chance for academic success. A great way to introduce literacy is to link reading to food! This class will share well-loved children's books and food related activities to use with children. Learn new ways to connect with children as we ex

09/09/2015- ECERS
Environment Rating Scales Training for Center Based Child care professionals.

09/10/2015- HeartSaver First Aid and CPR
This training has a 2 year certification in CPR and First Aid. Please call Judi Van Hulzen at 641-828-2238 to request a book and test in advance. Read book and take test, bring both to class with you. Pay $50 at the door.