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Jan 20 2021 NEW VIRTUAL Trauma-Informed Care: Translating Trauma-Informed Principles into Practice

Trauma is part of the human experience and working from a trauma-informed lens acknowledges the prevalence of trauma within the population.

Jan 21 2021 LIVE VIRTUAL Mental Health Awareness and Support

Mental health concerns will directly impact one in every five people. The remaining four will know a friend, family member, co-worker, or acquaintance that struggles with their mental health.

Jan 21 2021 Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Training

Imagine Institute for Learning is certified by the QPR Institute to provide suicide prevention training.

Jan 21 2021 Loose Parts Play

According to Innacci & Whitty (2009), "documentation invites teachers to carefully and deliberately gather the children's stories and their own; to offer expansive opportunities for expression of those stories; to follow the tracks children le

Jan 26 2021 LIVE VIRTUAL Leadership Development Learn, Grow, Achieve

Being an effective leader requires us to be thoughtful and intentional about what we do and how we do it – it takes time and requires work.

Jan 27 2021 LIVE VIRTUAL Eating Disorders: From Image to Illness

Eating disorders can range from problematic tendencies like excessive dieting to a mental health diagnosis such as anorexia or bulimia.

Jan 27 2021 Investigation & Inquiry: The Process of Discovery Learning with Young Children

According to Ogu & Schmidt (2009), "By listening carefully to children as they ask questions and talk together, teachers can incorporate children's questions into an inquiry-based curriculum that supports various type of learns." Come explore

Jan 30 2021 LIVE VIRTUAL Anxiety in Children and Youth: Practical Intervention Strategies

Childhood and adolescence are critical times for emotional and psychological development. During these stages, anxiety patterns can begin that continue into adulthood.

Feb 04 2021 LIVE VIRTUAL Vicarious Trauma: Strategies for Resilience

Helpers regularly encounter stories and symptoms of trauma in their roles. There is growing evidence that the impact of directly supporting others through experiences of trauma goes beyond burnout or fatigue.

Feb 05 2021 Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Training

Imagine Institute for Learning is certified by the QPR Institute to provide suicide prevention training.

Feb 06 2021 LIVE VIRTUAL Mental Health Concerns in Children and Youth

The ability to thrive and manage life’s difficulties is greatly influenced by our mental wellbeing from an early age.

Feb 09 2021 ARCQE 11th National Child Day Conference

Despite the reopening of child care programs over the late summer and early fall, we at ARCQE recognize the tremendous impact that the Covid-19 health pandemic has had on program restarts and the adjustments that early childhood educators have had

Feb 17 2021 LIVE VIRTUAL Play Therapy Tools for Helping Children and Youth

Children express themselves, learn about their world, and feel most at ease when playing. This workshop focuses on how to use play therapy strategies to help children and youth positively cope and work through stressful life experiences.

Feb 17 2021 NEW VIRTUAL Trauma-Informed Care: Translating Trauma-Informed Principles into Practice

Trauma is part of the human experience and working from a trauma-informed lens acknowledges the prevalence of trauma within the population.

Feb 18 2021 LIVE VIRTUAL Anxiety: Practical Intervention Strategies

Anxiety represents our body’s natural alarm system, signalling the possibility of danger. When this response arises too frequently or intensely and doesn’t match actual situations of danger, it can interfere with life and cause great distress.

Feb 19 2021 Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Training

Imagine Institute for Learning is certified by the QPR Institute to provide suicide prevention training.

Feb 20 2021 LIVE VIRTUAL Play Therapy: Tools for Helping Children and Youth

Children express themselves, learn about their world, and feel most at ease when playing. This workshop focuses on how to use play therapy strategies to help children and youth positively cope and work through stressful life experiences.

Feb 24 2021 LIVE VIRTUAL Wellness Strategies Stress, Compassion Fatigue, and Resilience

In many organizations it is common to find employees suffering from the adverse effects of stress.

Feb 24 2021 NEW VIRTUAL Responding to Trauma in Early Childhood

Trauma at any stage in life can have severe impacts on all aspects of a person’s health and well-being, but developmental trauma has its own unique impacts and effects.

Feb 24 2021 Meeting the Challenge, Part 1

This Canadian Child Care Federation workshop is divided into three sessions and recommended to be offered intermittently to enable participants an opportunity to internalize information and apply it to practice between sessions.

Feb 24 2021 We Are Warriors: Early Childhood Educator Webinar

In an age where we are inundated with research of how to build better brains and create smarter children, we may be forgetting that a child is much more than a cognitive system; they are a whole human being.

Feb 25 2021 LIVE VIRTUAL Managing Mental Health in the Workplace

Dealing with issues related to mental health in the workplace can be challenging and difficult to navigate.

Feb 25 2021 LIVE VIRTUAL Trauma: Strategies for Resolving the Impact of Post-Traumatic Stress

Trauma is a wound that injures us emotionally, psychologically, physically, and spiritually. As a result, the impact of trauma can be far-reaching and enduring.

Feb 25 2021 Environment as the 3rd Teacher

According to Loris Malaguzzi, founder of the Reggio Emilia approach, "There are three teachers of children: adults, other children, and their physical environment." Come learn how to thoughtfully creating responsive environments that continue to i

Feb 27 2021 An Introduction to the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ-3)

The parent-completed Ages & Stages Questionnaires, Third Edition is a family-friendly way to screen children for developmental delays between one month and 5 1/2 years.

Feb 27 2021 An Introduction to the Ages and Stages Questionnaire: Social-emotional (ASQ:SE-2)

ASQ:SE-2 Early identification of social-emotional problems is crucial, as more and more children are experiencing poverty and other risk factors for depression, anxiety, and antisocial behavior.

Mar 03 2021 NEW VIRTUAL Trauma-Informed Care: Translating Trauma-Informed Principles into Practice

Trauma is part of the human experience and working from a trauma-informed lens acknowledges the prevalence of trauma within the population.

Mar 03 2021 Meeting the Challenge, Part 2

This Canadian Child Care Federation workshop is divided into three sessions and recommended to be offered intermittently to enable participants an opportunity to internalize information and apply it to practice between sessions.

Mar 05 2021 Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Training

Imagine Institute for Learning is certified by the QPR Institute to provide suicide prevention training.

Mar 09 2021 NEW VIRTUAL Trauma-Informed Care: Translating Trauma-Informed Principles into Practice

Trauma is part of the human experience and working from a trauma-informed lens acknowledges the prevalence of trauma within the population.

Mar 09 2021 CMHA Working Stronger Virtual Conference

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Alberta Division is hosting our virtual workplace mental health conference on March 9 & 10, 2021. Alberta’s w

Mar 10 2021 Meeting the Challenge, Part 3

This Canadian Child Care Federation workshop is divided into three sessions and recommended to be offered intermittently to enable participants an opportunity to internalize information and apply it to practice between sessions.

Mar 11 2021 Rough and Tumble Play

Join us for a session about types of play, the use of an emergent curriculum in early learning settings, and documenting learning using the process of pedagogical documentation.

Mar 13 2021 Grant Writing: Discover New Dollars to Support Your Early Childhood Program Through Covid-19 and Beyond

Have Covid-19 challenges sent you looking for new sources of revenue? Will additional financial support keep high quality experiences in your early childhood program?

Mar 15 2021 Early Years: Infusing Literacy Joy

You know you've done it right when they don't even know they're learning! Literacy in the Early Year's Classroom should be a joyful, engaging experience for children where they learn through play in a stimulating environment.

Mar 15 2021 Early Years: Infusing Literacy Joy

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Early Learning Teachers

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Mar 17 2021 LIVE VIRTUAL Stress Management

In many organizations it is common to find employees suffering from the adverse effects of stress. Left unmanaged, stress can lead to unproductive patterns and result in loss of focus, motivation, and productivity.

Mar 18 2021 Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Training

Imagine Institute for Learning is certified by the QPR Institute to provide suicide prevention training.

Mar 20 2021 An Introduction to the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ-3)

The parent-completed Ages & Stages Questionnaires, Third Edition is a family-friendly way to screen children for developmental delays between one month and 5 1/2 years.

Mar 20 2021 An Introduction to the Ages and Stages Questionnaire: Social-emotional (ASQ:SE-2)

ASQ:SE-2 Early identification of social-emotional problems is crucial, as more and more children are experiencing poverty and other risk factors for depression, anxiety, and antisocial behavior.

Mar 23 2021 LIVE VIRTUAL Narrative Therapy Tools for Exploring Stories

We are all influenced by stories. In some of these stories, we are active players; other stories are thrust upon us. When problems occur (as they inevitably do), “problem stories” have a tendency to overshadow other stories.

Mar 27 2021 LIVE VIRTUAL Anxiety in Children and Youth Practical Intervention Strategies

Childhood and adolescence are critical times for emotional and psychological development. During these stages, anxiety patterns can begin that continue into adulthood.

Mar 27 2021 Listening to Children: Honouring Children's Voices in their Fullness

Listening to children is an integral part of understanding what they are feeling and what it is they need from their early years experience.

Mar 30 2021 NEW VIRTUAL Kids Have Stress Too!® Facilitator Training

Even the most nurturing home and school environments include a range of stressors that can both challenge and motivate children.

Apr 07 2021 LIVE VIRTUAL Diversity and Culture Strategies for Working with Differences

When diversity and cultural differences lead to misunderstandings or distrust, they are often viewed as challenges to manage within our work environments. However, they are better viewed as valuable assets to organizational health.

Apr 09 2021 LIVE VIRTUAL Mental Health Awareness and Support

Mental health concerns will directly impact one in every five people. The remaining four will know a friend, family member, co-worker, or acquaintance that struggles with their mental health.

Apr 13 2021 LIVE VIRTUAL Social Emotional Learning A Whole School Approach

Social and emotional skills form the basis for wellness in all areas of a person’s life.