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Location: Hartford

Training Type: Online Real Time

Total Hours: 6

Cost: $ 25.00

Scholarship: No

Conference: Yes

Contact Information:

Tammie Hazlett
(802) 785-2732
tammieabh@gmail.com

Supporting Families Facing Addiction Deb Norris

Special Topics: Advanced Specialized Care ,
Sponsor: Early Childhood Professional Network: Hartford
Instructor: April Zajko, M.Ed. & Claudia Marieb

Spend a full day learning how to better support families who are facing addiction. Hear first hand accounts of how families have been impacted by addiction and build your toolbox of how to create safe and nurturing child care environments for children who are facing adversities at home. Participants will also learn how to identify the signs of compassion fatigue to ensure personal wellness as a care provider. Learning Objectives: Participants will explore how to create safe, nurturing child care environments that support children who are facing adversities at home. Participants will learn about family systems and strength based approaches for childcare providers. Participants will explore effective communication skills and boundary setting with families Participants will learn how to identify the signs of compassion fatigue to ensure personal wellness as a care provider. Participants will hear first hand accounts of the impact of addiction on children and families who have lived experiences with substance abuse.

Core Knowledge Area
  • Child Development
  • Families & Communities
  • Healthy Environment & Nutrition
  • Professionalism
Focus
  • Infant/Toddler
  • Preschool/PreK
  • School-Age
Session Dates
Session Times
October 17, 2020
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Additional Information

A ZOOM meeting link will automatically be e-mailed to you upon successfully completing the on line registration form. You must attend the full day meeting in order to receive 6 hours of professional development. ***April Zajko, M.Ed. -April has been leading professional development for early childhood educators In Vermont for the last ten years. She is on faculty at the Community College of Vermont and currently teaches preschool. April is eager to share her strength based approach with us as we dive into the topic of supporting families who face addiction. ***Claudia Marieb -Substance Abuse Prevention Consultant Vermont Department of Health