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Location: Brattleboro

Training Type: In Person

Total Hours: 6

Cost: Free

Scholarship: No

Contact Information:

Tonya Kangas
(802) 257-7852

Basic Specialized Care Sylvia Kennedy-Godin

Special Topics: Basic Specialized Care ,
Sponsor: Winston Prouty Center for Child and Family Development
Instructor: Tonya Kangas

This session is an introduction for early childhood providers who plan to support children and families who require additional support (as identified by the state of Vermont). It is required for all programs wishing to attain the "Basic Specialized Child Care Provider" status. Basic Specialized Services training is essential for serving children who have been victims of abuse or neglect. Topics covered include: typical child development, the impact of stress and abuse on development, red flags, working with families and the system, as well as mandated reporting responsibilities. Working with children with special needs is also touched upon.

Core Knowledge Area
  • Family & Community Partnerships
  • Professionalism & Ethical Practice
  • Infant/Toddler
  • Preschool/PreK
  • School-Age
  • Program Directors/Managers
Session Dates
Session Times
July 9, 2019
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
July 16, 2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Additional Information

This training is open first to new directors of Specialized Child Care Programs. After that it will be open to teachers and other professionals. The training is limited to 15 participants. Participants are required to take the Online Mandated Reporter Training before attending. The training will be held on the 4th floor of Holton Hall on the Winston Prouty Campus. Please contact Tonya regarding registration.