Free Online Webinars
Good Beginnings Preschool Nutrition Program Good Beginnings is a free professional development opportunity for Ontario child care profressionals. Providing interesting, relevant and up-to-date information on nutrition for young children, there's something for everyone--from educators, cooks and program administrators to Early Childhood Education professors and students in Ontario college and university programs. Completing this online course will help you develop age-appropriate feeding strategies and positively influence the eating and lifestyle habits of the young children in your care. To access this course, please visit:http://www.goodbeginnings.caDomestic Violence Risk Assessment & Management TrainingADCO is pleased to assist the University of Western Ontario's Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children in letting educators know about this important resource. This six-hour online training has been developed with funding from the Ontario Women's Directorate and is based on recommendations by the Ontario Domestic Violence Death Review Committee. It covers risk assessment, risk management, contextual considerations, information sharing and collaboration. It is designed to meet the needs of professionals in the social service, education, health and family law sectors. To access the course, please visit: http://www.onlinetraining.learningtoendabuse.caWorking with Newcomer FamiliesCMAS Canada was founded in 2000 and funded through Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC). The organization monitors and supports programs that provide care for newcomer children in the settlement community. The organization offers a variety of free online webinars of interest to ECEs, informal caregivers and licensed child care owner/operators. Some of the topics covered include: anaphylaxis; child abuse prevention and intervention; separation anxiety and culture shock; and working with newcomer families.