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If training is not scheduled at a time or place convenient for you, consider an online workshop. Click on the online workshops link in the box on the right hand side of this website. Or, contact us for a session to be scheduled at your location at a time convenient for you.

Training sessions will be held at NSU Child and Family Network, 1800 Warrington Place, unless otherwise noted.

Pre-registration is required for all sessions. Workshops are $10 for Type I or II centers unless otherwise noted. Training for Type III centers is free. Payments cannot be accepted at the door.

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Upcoming Workshops

Oct. 20, 2018

I-4a Parents as Partners (CDA 4) (ADM 5)

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Discover ways to involve parents in your program and foster vital productive relationships with families. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Oct. 20, 2018

CPR/First Aid

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Classes are held at NSU - CFN 1800 Warrington Pl Must be pre-registered. Trainer: Ron Humphries NOTE: CPR/First Aid Price Change to $45
Oct. 20, 2018

E-8a Enriching Infant Activities (CDA 8)

Time: 
1:00pm — 4:00pm
Learn about brain research on how and why infants grow and learn to create a nurturing and enriching environment. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Oct. 22, 2018

CPR/First Aid

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Classes are held at NSU - CFN 1800 Warrington Pl Must be pre-registered. Trainer: Ron Humphries NOTE: CPR/First Aid Price Changed to $45
Oct. 22, 2018

I-1f Play is FUNdamental! (CDA 1)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Have you heard, “How can my child learn anything when all he does is play all day?” Learn how play is the foundation of learning and toys are the tools. The next time you’re questioned about play value you will have answers. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Oct. 22, 2018

I-3h Cultural Diversity in Your Learning Centers (CDA3)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Learn how to provide for and respond to children whose background may be different from yours. Leave with numerous ideas for enhancing your program. Trainer: Multicultural Center of the South
Oct. 22, 2018

E-1f *HEALTH: Children's Mental Health Matters (CDA 1)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
The basics of children’s good mental health are not always clear, but the fundamental rule is to know that children’s mental health matters. Trainer: Alicia Mingo
Oct. 27, 2018

I-1c *HEALTH: Nutrition across the Curriculum (CDA 1) (ADM 4)

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Good nutrition is essential to children’s growth and development. Learn nutrition tips for caregivers, ways to teach good food habits to children, and ways to incorporate healthy eating into your curriculum. Trainer: Alicia Mingo
Oct. 27, 2018

B-1d *HEALTH: Medication Administration (CDA 1) (ADM 1)

Time: 
1:00pm — 4:00pm
This session meets the medication and health training requirements! Learn procedures to follow for medication administration in child care facilities. Receive definitions, restrictions, and forms to use. Supported by the Bureau of Licensing and developed/governed by the Child Care Health Consultant Program. Trainer: Alicia Mingo
Oct. 29, 2018

E-8h Understanding Temperament (CDA 8)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Become aware of how your own temperaments, reactions to other’s temperaments, and the early learning environment can interact to support a child’s healthy development. Trainer: Jill Watkins
Oct. 29, 2018

B-1i *HEALTH: Serve Safe Module III (CDA 1) (ADM 4)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Learn how to provide a sanitary and safe food service program and avoid food-borne illnesses. This session is required of all food service employees. Modules I, II and III are offered and rotated to provide variety. Trainer: Janie Phillips
Oct. 29, 2018

B-5f Child Care 101 for New Staff: Starting Out the RIGHT Way (CDA 5) (ADM 1)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
An in-depth orientation for new employees or those needing to brush up on basics. Includes licensing, health, and fire regulations, supervision, professionalism, working with parents and coworkers, and responsibility to children and the center. Trainer: Mandy Burress
Nov. 03, 2018

E-3a Social Development (CDA 3)

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Social development is more than sharing and taking turns. What else do you need to do? Learn advanced ways to help children with social development. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Nov. 03, 2018

CPR/First Aid

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Classes are held at NSU - CFN 1800 Warrington Pl Must be pre-registered. Trainer: Ron Humphries NOTE: CPR/First Aid Price Change to $45
Nov. 03, 2018

E-2b Math Magic: How Young Chidren Learn Math (CDA 2)

Time: 
1:00pm — 4:00pm
Explore the strands of mathematics advocated by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics for early childhood. Learn how to help young children learn concepts such as numeration, graphing, sorting, and much more! Trainer: Mary Humphries
Nov. 05, 2018

B-5k Mandated Reporter of Child Abuse and Neglect: What YOU Need to Know (CDA 5)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
What are the signs of abuse and/or neglect? When, where, and how are you required to report any suspected abuse and neglect and what are the ramifications of not reporting? Trainer: Kim Duncan
Nov. 05, 2018

I-2d Let’s Get Movin’ with Activities to Support Physical Development (CDA 2)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Support physical development in all children, including coordination and motor control. Learn fun activities to promote their growth. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Nov. 05, 2018

CPR/First Aid

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Classes are held at NSU - CFN 1800 Warrington Pl Must be pre-registered. Trainer: Ron Humphries NOTE: CPR/First Aid Price Change to $45
Nov. 13, 2018

B-1m *HEALTH: Preparing Child Care Programs for Pandemic Influenza (CDA 1)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
What can you do to avoid being infected and what strategies can be used in early learning settings to prevent or control the spread of influenza. Trainer: Janie Phillips
Nov. 13 - 06, 2018

B-3a Top 10 Ways to Support Children’s Social and Emotional Development (CDA 3)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Discuss how to foster children’s social/emotional development, self-esteem, and independence to create a cooperative learning environment. Trainer: Jill Watkins
Nov. 13, 2018

B-1k Two Bits, Four Bits, Six Bits a Dollar (CDA 1)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Teachers are always on a tight budget and many affordable, developmentally appropriate activities are available by purchasing $1 items and using them in creative ways. Stock your learning centers with great and inexpensive ideas. Trainer: Mandy Burress
Nov. 17, 2018

E-3c Holiday Activities to Promote Multiculturalism (CDA 3)

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Do your children celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa? Your class likely includes students from various cultural backgrounds who observe these events. December offers great opportunities for teaching about our multicultural world. Trainer: MCCS Staff Note: This session will be held at the Multicultural Center of the South. Address: Downtown Shreveport, 520 N Spring St, 71101
Nov. 27, 2018

E-8d The Whole Child (CDA 8)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Explore the impact of proper social development on other types of growth such as physical and cognitive. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Nov. 27, 2018

E-4a What Do I Do Now? Community Resources for Parents (CDA 4) (ADM 5)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Parents count on us to be a reliable source of information. Learn how you can help parents through your knowledge of community resources. Trainer: Beonica Frazier
Nov. 27, 2018

CPR/First Aid

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Classes are held at NSU - CFN 1800 Warrington Pl Must be pre-registered. Trainer: Ron Humphries NOTE: CPR/First Aid Price Change to $45
Nov. 27, 2018

B-2d What is D. A. P.? (CDA 2)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Learn what is meant by age-appropriate and individually appropriate practices, we call Developmentally Appropriate Practice. Trainer: Jill Watkins
Dec. 01, 2018

CPR/First Aid

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Classes are held at NSU - CFN 1800 Warrington Pl Must be pre-registered. Trainer: Ron Humphries NOTE: CPR/First Aid Price Change to $45
Dec. 01, 2018

B-5d Putting It All Together: Program Management for Teaching Staff (CDA 5) (ADM 3)

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Learn to organize materials and processes to balance child care responsibilities, curriculum, and keep up with paperwork to get everything done. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Dec. 01, 2018

B-2b Music Throughout the Day (CDA 2)

Time: 
1:00pm — 4:00pm
Look at how incorporating music into your everyday activities can help more productive days. Make a musical instrument to use in your classroom. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Dec. 04, 2018

I-2k Science for Young Thinkers (CDA 2)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Discover science basics, activity ideas, and the scientific method. Learn how you can offer hands - on science exploration every day. Trainer: Annetta Osborne
Dec. 04, 2018

E-4c Supportive Responses to Troubled Parent-Child Interactions (CDA 4)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Help parents strengthen the connection with parent-child interactions. Offers strategies for both positive and troubled parent-child interactions. Trainer: Jill Watkins
Dec. 06, 2018

E-7e Engaging Children and Improving your CLASS Scores (CDA 7)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Learn how to engage chiildren in classroom routines in a new and meaningful way. By promoting autonomy using classroom helpers, you can improve student teacher interactions and improve your CLASS scores. Trainer: Mandy Burress
Dec. 06, 2018

B-1d *HEALTH: Medication Administration (CDA 1) (ADM 1)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
This session meets the medication and health training requirements! Learn procedures to follow on medication administration in child care facilities. Receive definitions, restrictions, and forms to use. Supported by the Bureau of Licensing and developed/governed by the Child Care Health Consultant Program. Trainer: Alicia Mingo
Dec. 06, 2018

I-3g My Many Colored Days (CDA3)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Based on the popular book by Dr. Seuss, this workshop gives you insight into the social and emotional development of young children and their difficulty understanding and expressing their feelings appropriately. Trainer: Jill Watkins
Dec. 11, 2018

B-1e *HEALTH: Evaluate Your Indoor Environment (CDA 1) (ADM 1)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
All children need a safe environment that contributes to learning. Discuss room arrangement, equipment and conditions that foster safety. Trainer: Alicia Mingo
Dec. 11, 2018

CPR/First Aid

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Classes are held at NSU - CFN 1800 Warrington Pl Must be pre-registered. Trainer: Ron Humphries NOTE: CPR/First Aid Price Change to $45
Dec. 11, 2018

B-6b Tie a Knot in the Rope and Hang On! (CDA 6) (ADM 6)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Working with children all day can make you feel that you are at the end of your rope. Learn how to meet your own needs so that you can take care of those that you serve. Trainer: Mary Humphries