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Suite 101, 13025 St Albert Trail
Edmonton, AB T5L 4H5 Canada
780 428 9465 www.ecdss.ca

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January 2019

Group Facilitation

January 24, 2019
ECDSS, Suite 101, 13025 St Albert Trail
Edmonton, AB T5L 4H5 Canada
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DESCRIPTION This full day session focuses on research, tips and strategies to create an engaging parent group and make learning fun. Based on adult learning principles, this training takes your facilitation skills to the next level by incorporating learning styles, group dynamics and interactive engagement. Participants will learn how to incorporate back door learning into their agendas to make learning a meaningful experience for attending parents. Come prepared to practice your facilitation skills! Course Objectives: Introduce the principles of adult…

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February 2019

Kids Have Stress Too! Parent Group Facilitator Training

February 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ECDSS, Suite 101, 13025 St Albert Trail
Edmonton, AB T5L 4H5 Canada
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ECDSS facilitators are certified by The Psychology Foundation of Canada to provide the Kids Have Stress Too!®  Preschool Age Learning Resource. This session is designed to help practitioners promote effective social-emotional development and stress management techniques for young children. The material is grounded in the science of early childhood and brain development and is sensitive to the day-to-day realities of early learning and care settings. This workshop provides early childhood professionals with practical strategies to help them better understand, prevent…

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Ages and Stages Questionnaires Training

February 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ECDSS, Suite 101, 13025 St Albert Trail
Edmonton, AB T5L 4H5 Canada
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Description ECDSS facilitators are certified by Brookes Publishing to provide the Ages and Stages and Ages and Stages Social-Emotional Questionnaires training. Part of the job of the Early Childhood Educator is to screen young children along their developmental journey. Developed by Jane Squires and Diane Bricker, the ASQ and ASQ:SE systems are simple, non-judgmental tools that allow parents and educators to observe and document a child’s progression through development. Using observations and daily interactions the ASQ and ASQ:SE provide a…

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Trauma-Informed Care: Translating Trauma-Informed Principles into Practice

February 28, 2019 - March 1, 2019
ECDSS, Suite 101, 13025 St Albert Trail
Edmonton, AB T5L 4H5 Canada
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This two day training acknowledges the prevalence and significant impact of trauma in an individual’s life and aims to inform service providers how to apply a trauma-informed lens to their current practice. This workshop will define and describe the six main trauma-informed principles outlined in the literature and will focus on how to translate these principles into practice.   REGISTER HERE:

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March 2019

Responding to Trauma in Early Childhood

March 6, 2019
ECDSS, Suite 101, 13025 St Albert Trail
Edmonton, AB T5L 4H5 Canada
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Due to pioneering research such as the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study, the ramifications of developmental trauma are finally being recognized. Trauma at any stage in life has severe impacts on all aspects of a person’s health and well-being, but developmental trauma has it’s own unique impacts and effects. This is due to the influence trauma has on a child’s still developing brain and body as well as the fact that developmental trauma often occurs within a child’s primary care-giving system.…

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Understanding Loss & Supporting Individuals Through Grief

March 14, 2019
ECDSS, Suite 101, 13025 St Albert Trail
Edmonton, AB T5L 4H5 Canada
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his training will address the third pillar of knowledge and practice identified in the Foundations of Caregiver Support – Loss and Grief.  Practitioners will focus on identifying the various forms of loss people experience and the variability of grief responses across the human experience.  We will explore the role “meaning making” plays in the individual’s ability to actualize future goals and relationship.  Participants will also walk away with strategies to use for supporting children and adults through the grief process…

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Adverse Childhood Experiences: Implications for Relationship Based Practice

March 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
ECDSS, Suite 101, 13025 St Albert Trail
Edmonton, AB T5L 4H5 Canada
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This three-hour workshop will cover the Adverse Childhood Experiences study by the Kaiser Permenante Institute along with the CDC and highlight some of the key findings. We will explore the implications for our work and how to use the ACE questionnaire to gain a better understanding of the clients we are working with. We will talk briefly about the impact of ACES on brain architecture and how ACEs can show up in adulthood as negative health outcomes. To end off,…

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