Training Schedule

Communicating Concerns to Families

Training for Early Years Professionals

Description:
A ninety minute interactive workshop to plan how to approach families when having concerns about their child. The objective is to give participants strategies on how to have meaningful and constructive conversations with families. The following will be discussed: preparing for the meeting, conveying the information, exploring the stages of grief, providing families with resources and planning the next steps.

Two locations to choose from:

WEST
Thursday, February 22nd 2018 from 10:00 – 11:30 am
By: Suzanne Roy-Spencer, RECE, BA, B.Ed, Resource Consultant
Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre
2 MacNeil Court, Kanata, ON

EAST
Friday, March 2nd 2018 from 10:00 – 11:30 am
By: Pina Giovannitti, RECE, BA Psych, BST, Resource Consultant
Andrew Fleck Children’s Services
700 Industrial Avenue, Unit 600, Ottawa, ON

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Let Your Hands Do The Talking – Level I

Many children in child care programs are being taught to use sign language as a way to build their communication skills.

Parents/guardians, educators and providers, come enhance your skills by learning the basics of signed English in this 6 week course. Preschool signs and topics covered include: language, routines, food, clothing, songs, stories and more.

East

Dates and Time
Thursdays, March 22nd to April 26th, 2018.
From 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Location
Andrew Fleck Children’s Services
700 Industrial Avenue, unit 600

Presenter
Bronwen Jones, Retired Speech-Language Pathologist

Fee  $60.00

Registration Deadline
Thursday, March 15th 2018, 4:00 pm

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West

Dates and Time
Thursdays, April 26th to May 31st, 2018.
From 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Location
Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre
2 MacNeil Court, Kanata, ON

Presenter
Jacquie Ballantine, Retired Speech-Language Pathologist

Fee  $60.00

Registration Deadline
Thursday, April 19th 2018, 4:00 pm

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Sign Language Classes

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REGISTRATION

For further information or to register by phone or e-mail, please contact the Training and Resource Coordinator at 613-736-1913 ext. 284 or by email: ciss-sije@afchildrensservices.ca.

Participants to all sessions must ensure that they have received a confirmation from the Training & Resource Coordinator. Please note that all sessions are subject to change and cancellations based on registration.

Thank you for your collaboration!