CHILD CARE SUPPORT NETWORK Observation and Assessment Trainings

Below are the training titles and descriptions for each CCSN Observation and Assessment training. After you have determined which trainings you are interested in ordering, select the number of tests and answer keys you will need for each. Only one answer key is needed for each training per facility. Each test includes a certificate of completion per child care staff.

 

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Volume 1, No. 11 Training & Certificate

 

SIDS & Shaken Baby Syndrome: Prevention and other Advice

This training describes measures that parents, child care providers, and other caregivers can take to help reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS). Key points include advice on areas such as: choking; sleeping preference; and symptoms.

Age Group: Infant, Toddler

Core Knowledge Area: Health & Safety

0111CESV
$3.50
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Volume 1, No. 11 Answer Key

0111CEAV
$1.50
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Volume 2, No. 1 Training & Certificate

 

Meeting the Special Needs of Children

Special needs range from mild to severe, but most children respond well to treatment and special services. Key points discussed include: the importance of early identification; "red flags" that educators and parents should be on the lookout for; the importance of observation and documentation; and suggestions when meeting with parents about possible special needs issues.

Age Group: Infant, Toddler, Preschool

Core Knowledge Area: Special Needs

0201CESV
$3.50
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Volume 2, No. 1 Answer Key

0201CEAV
$1.50
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Volume 2, No. 5 Training & Certificate

 

Infant & Toddler Development: Conferencing and Problem Solving are Crucial

This training provides some ideas to enhance learning and problem-solving skills, and it offers advice about communicating developmental progress with parents. Key points discussed include: explaining the different roles that formal and informal conferences play in communicating with parents; and tips on helping toddlers become problem solvers.

Age Group: Preschool, School-age

Core Knowledge Area: Family Relationships

0205CESV
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Volume 2, No. 5 Answer Key

0205CEAV
$1.50
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Volume 3, No. 5 Training & Certificate

 

Recognizing & Managing Autism

Children do not "outgrow" autism. The outlook depends on the severity of the autism and the level of therapy the child receives. Key points addressed include: symptoms; the importance of early intervention; and tips for communicating effectively with parents.

Age Group: Infant, Toddler, Preschool

Core Knowledge Area: Social & Emotional Development, Special Needs

0305CESV
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Volume 3, No. 5 Answer Key

0305CEAV
$1.50
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Volume 3, No. 7 Training & Certificate

 

Recognizing & Managing Attention Deficit Disorder

Identifying special needs in preschool-age children is tricky – it's important not to diagnose a child too soon – however, it's important not to wait too long either. This training strives to juggle understanding and management of ADD. Key points addressed include: observation tips; diagnosis and documentation advice; and coping with ADD in the classroom.

Age Group: Preschool, School-age

Core Knowledge Area: Special Needs, Child Growth & Development

0307CESV
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Volume 3, No. 7 Answer Key

0307CEAV
$1.50
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Volume 4, No. 2 Training & Certificate

 

Rest Time and Naptime: Tips on What Works and What Doesn't

Sleep is something that even many adults struggle with from time to time, so it should come as no surprise that sleep and napping can be a difficult area for a child care center to address. Key points discussed include: establishing effective rest time habits; and more rest time recommendations and suggestions.

Age Group: Infant, Toddler, Preschool

Core Knowledge Area: Health & Safety

0402CESV
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Volume 4, No. 2 Answer Key

0402CEAV
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Volume 4, No. 9 Training & Certificate

 

Dyslexia: Warning Signs, Myths & Strategies

Dyslexia is the most common of the learning disorders, which are conditions that interfere with a child's ability to acquire speech, reading, or other cognitive skills. Key points addressed include: separating dyslexia myths from facts; identifying and diagnosing dyslexia; and outlining strategies for teachers with dyslexic children.

Age Group: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, School-age

Core Knowledge Area: Special Needs; Child Growth & Development

0409CESV
$3.50
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Volume 4, No. 9 Answer Key

0409CEAV
$1.50
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Volume 5, No. 8 Training & Certificate

 

ADD and IEPs

It's understandable that diagnosing and treating young children for ADD is controversial. However, it remains crucial to identify signs that are reliable predictors of a future, if not current, diagnosis of ADD. By delaying intervention, problems will only get worse and undesirable behaviors will be harder to correct – even into adulthood.

Age Group: Toddler, Preschool, School-age

Core Knowledge Area: Special Needs; Observation & Assessment

0508CESV
$3.50
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Volume 5, No. 8 Answer Key

0508CEAV
$1.50
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Volume 5, No. 12 Training & Certificate

 

Eight Different Ways Kids Learn

What does it mean to be "smart"? Do we know, or do we just think we do? This training explains the eight different ways that kids learn, and suggests ways for building on those strengths.

Age Group: Toddler, Preschool, School-age

Core Knowledge Area: Child Growth & Development

0512CESV
$3.50
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Volume 5, No. 12 Answer Key

0512CEAV
$1.50
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Volume 6, No. 4 Training & Certificate

 

Addressing Child Sexual Abuse

This training explains the risk factors of abuse, how to recognize physical and sexual abuse, how to report suspected abuse and neglect, and recommendations are presented for addressing sexual abuse issues in a child care setting.

Age Group: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, School-age

Core Knowledge Area: Child Abuse; Health & Safety; Observation & Assessment

0604CESV
$3.50
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Volume 6, No. 4 Answer Key

0604CEAV
$1.50
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Volume 7, No. 9 Training & Certificate

 

Classroom Design: Effective Environments = Quality Learning

Early childhood professionals may find that they need to make compromises, but by developing a comprehensive design they will be able come up with a plan that makes the best use of the space they DO have. Since the physical environment affects children's learning and development in many ways, the effort is worth it.

Age Group: Infant, Toddler, Preschool

Core Knowledge Area: Learning Environment & Curriculum; Program Management

0709CESV
$3.50
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Volume 7, No. 9 Answer Key

0709CEAV
$1.50
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