Join Us For Another Popular Virtual Event

LIVE Coach-the-Coach E.I. Practice with Stacey Landberg, M.S., CCC-SLP

Friday, November 13, 2020 | 12:30pm - 1:30pm | Register Today
Friday, December 4, 2020 | 12:30pm - 1:30pm | Register Today
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This event will feature LIVE coach-the-coach practice with multiple home visitors and families. Together we will practice EI coaching strategies (e.g. problem-solving, reflection, observation, feedback, etc.) while we watch segments from recent coaching home-visits. This is a unique opportunity to support EI colleagues as we coach them live through this video self-modeling process. Video modeling is an evidence-based way to learn from our peers and strengthen our own coaching and routines-based-intervention skills. Please join our Community of Practice for this third coaching event in a series of ongoing monthly coaching/RBI live zoom events.

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Saturday Morning Listen

Saturday, October 24 | 9:30 am - 10:30 am | ZOOM Meeting | Register Today
Saturday, November 21 | 9:30 am - 10:30 am | ZOOM Meeting | Register Today
Saturday, December 19 | 9:30 am - 10:30 am | ZOOM Meeting | Register Today

IDA-Members Only Event

Wake up with Infant Development Association. Join us this fall with your favorite morning drink and treat on the fourth Saturday of the month to connect on issues of interest to our early intervention community. IDA wants this to be an opportunity for you to talk about your insights, ideas, and adaptations made personally and professionally.
A relationship-based approach is critical to our children and families. All of us need to develop relationships, and IDA Saturday Morning LISTEN is for all our early intervention professionals and caregivers. Join us – we look forward to meeting you.
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Managing Stress and Building Resilience in Challenging Times

Diane Simon Smith, MPH, MA, MFT, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Monday, November 9, 2020 | 1:00 - 2:30 pm

Please join us in a conversation with Diane around managing stress, building resilience and fostering hope during challenging times.

During this conversational-style event, participants will have the opportunity to reflect on supporting resilience building strategies. This event is designed to be relevant to anyone in and around the early intervention community including parents and early child educators.

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Mom and ChildTrauma-Informed Practice: Perspectives for Early Intervention

Anita Osborn, M.A., P.P.S., L.E.P.

Tuesday November 17, 2020  | 12:00pm - 3:00pm | Zoom Event

Trauma-Informed Practice: Perspectives for Early Intervention
Over the past years much has been learned through neuroscience about the brain and the developmental impact on its growth and function in the presence of adversity. This workshop will expose participants to the Four R’s of trauma-informed care: Realize the widespread impact of trauma; Recognize the signs of being trauma-triggered; Respond with policies and procedures that support optimal functioning; and Resist Re-traumatization in order to break the cycle and foster resilience.

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Announcements from Department of Developmental Services

Alternative Nonresidential Services and the Methodology for Calculating Monthly Payment Rates
On October 14, the Department of Developmental Services shared information on Alternative Nonresidential Services and the Methodology for Calculating Monthly Payment rates. Materials from the training can be found here under the “Alternative Services” tab. The recording will be posted tomorrow. Live stream video is available on the DDS YouTube channel here:

Prior to sharing rates with providers Regional Centers have an opportunity to meet with DDS and Representatives from Burns & Associates during the week of October 19th. Stay tuned for your appointment with your Regional Center for a discussion of your program rates - Alternative.

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Input Requested

The DDS Early Start Workgroup put the attached survey Early Start Re-Entry together. Please complete the survey.

Directives (Extensions) Released by Department of Developmental Services

New Extension dates on all COVID-19 related Directives have been distributed by the Department of Developmental Services. Please look them over - more information

Directive 01-061520- Extension of Early Start Services - waves Early Start Services ending at age 3 till November 12, 2020.

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