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  Center For Inclusive Child Care E-News

CICC E-News, Issue #20. January February 2011


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7th Annual Inclusion Institute Saturday, June 25, 2011 at Concordia University

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Save the Date. On Saturday, June 25, 2011, the Center for Inclusive Child Care (CICC) is holding the seventh annual Inclusion Institute: Together We Can! on the campus of Concordia University. The Inclusion Institute is designed for professionals working in inclusive settings such as child care, early childhood special education, and Head Start, as well as for parents of young children with special needs.

Upcoming Workshops in the Area

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The Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health (MACMH) is offering 14 timely and relevant training sessions for mental health professionals, educators, parents and other care givers who work with infants, children, and adolescents with mental health disorders.
“Stop Hitting and Biting? I Don’t Understand What You Are Saying!” The Effects of Trauma and The Hidden Role of Language Skills in Children with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
            January 12, 2011
Experiential Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
            January 12, 2011
Creating Change, Moving from Problems to Solutions: Narrative & Collaborative Approaches for Helping Adolescents Create Preferred Lives
            February 9, 2011
ADHD: A Clinician’s Toolbox for Developing Effective Treatment Plans
            January 18, 2011 & February 1, 2011
Help Children and Adolescents Control Their Emotions to Become More Effective Learners: Using Mindfulness to Promote Social Emotional Learning
            January 20, 2011
Mindfulness to Impact Sensory Processing Issues and Behavioral Outcomes for Children with Autism Spectrum and Attention Deficit Disorders
            February 24, 2011
Expanding Our Toolbox: Sharing Social Skills Strategies that Work For Young People with Emotional-Behavioral Issues and Attention Concerns
            January 25, 2011 & February 17, 2011
Beyond Behavioral Basics: Practical Strategies for Improving Behavior and Coping Skills in Autism Spectrum and Other Challenging Disorders
            January 31, 2011 & February 15, 2011
Rapid Identification for Patients at Greatest Risk for Psychosis: Early Identification and Treatment in the Prodromal Phase of Schizophrenia
            February 3, 2011
Decrease Acting Out Behaviors and Aggression by Fostering Self Regulation
and Social Emotional Competence: MindUP Education Training
            February 10 & 22, 2011

For location and registration information, follow the link below.
http://www.macmh.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/16winter1110.pdf

The CICC is now on Twitter

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You can now gain access to news, resources, updates, and learning opportunities from the CICC on Twitter. To follow us on Twitter, follow the link below.
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Need CEUs or College Credit?

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The CICC offers a variety of options for obtaining CEUs and college credit through Concordia University. The following are CEU opportunities through the CICC:

Coming Soon to the CICC—Tip Sheets

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The CICC will soon be debuting tip sheets. They will be available for free download on the website and can be used as handouts for training and consultation or with parents and professionals. Topics will range from program confidentiality to red flags and referral.


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Funding for these grant activities is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education. The source of the funds are from federal award, Grants to States – Special Education, Preschool grants, CFDA 84.173A of P.L. 108-466 IDEA and amendment thereto.”