Workplace Preparation Training

Type
Course
Date of Publication
July 21, 2023
Price
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Overview

This course is intended for facilitators working with learners with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This course is designed to help facilitators prepare their learners for employment.

Course Information

This course is intended for facilitators working with learners with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This course is designed to help facilitators prepare their learners for employment. This course is eligible for 3 hours of continuing professional education (CPE) credits from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) for Texas EC-12 teachers.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Use effective teaching techniques to convey information related to resiliency, feelings, anxiety reduction, teamwork, resumes, professionalism, and interviews
  • Present practical skills to learners to allow them to apply this information in real life situations
  • Assess learner progress on information retention and practical skill development

This training was created in conjunction with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities.

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  • Course

    Many parents work nontraditional hours, meaning their children need access to early care and education programs outside typical operating hours. In the absence of qualified early care and education programs that offer nighttime care, these families may have to make challenging and precarious choices, choosing between maintaining their employment and leaving their children without the appropriate care.

    The purpose of this 2-hour course is to support early childhood program owners and directors through the process of incorporating extended hours of care, including overnight care, to support the needs of many families across Texas.

  • Course

    Health and safety of children in care is the #1 priority for all early childhood professionals. Home-based child care has specific requirements that must be addressed to ensure health and safety practices are properly integrated into a home-based child care.

    This 2-hour course is for prospective home-based child care business owners and will introduce some of the health and safety standards, best practices, and ways to properly implement these in your home-based child care.

  • Course

    Starting a new home-based child care business involves making a number of decisions including the type of home-based child care to operate and how to incorporate best practices.

  • Course

    Starting a new home-based child care business involves making a number of decisions about how best to operate the program and meet the needs of children and families. Fortunately, several statewide programs offer training, resources, and guidance to assist you in navigating the process.

    This 1-hour course for prospective home-based child care business owners will introduce some key support systems and the tools and services they provide.

  • Course

    Infants’ experiences early in life literally influence the physical structures of the brain, opening the way for patterns of thought and behavior for the rest of a child’s life. This 1-hour course addresses critical topics related to caring for the youngest and most vulnerable population of children, infants and toddlers.

  • Course

    Early childhood educators strive to establish warm and secure relationships with children in their care. Unfold strategies for building strong relationships with families while supporting social and emotional development. Recognize the importance of responsive interactions, positive guidance, exploration, and play.