Trainings & Conferences

IDA Members receive discounts to attend all of our trainings and conferences!
One of the goals of IDA is to provide educational opportunities for your professional and personal development. IDA provides a variety of training formats: workshops, professional networking gatherings, webinars, and multi-day conferences.

Check the site frequently as new events are planned within each of our chapters and committees.

Past Events
A Holistic Family-Centered Approach to Feeding 
Babies Brains on Books Versus Screens
Being a Welcome Guest in Prismatic Homes: Understanding and Supporting LGBTQ+ and Other Marginalized Families
Best Practices in Serving Toddlers in Dual Language
Building Relationships With Your Elected Official
Can We Coach? Yes We Can!
Caregiver Coaching and Routines Based Intervention
Chaos and Instability in the Lives of Children
Coach2CoachCoach2CoachReflection and Connection
Coaching Families Raising Young Children With Signs of Autism: Naturalistic Approaches
Cortical Visual Impairment and Routines-Based Strategies
Creating Adaptations: Increasing Access and Participation in Everyday Activities  for Young Children
Early Intervention, Advocacy and the California Budget May Revise
Ensuring the Development of a Complete Visual System
Emergent Literacy, It's Never Too Early To Start: Meaningful Ideas for Children with Multi-sensory Needs
Emergent Feeding Strategies: Equity in Feeding Approaches for Early Intervention
Elevating Our Client Services Through Inter-Professional Collaborations (CAAEYC | IDA | OTAC)
Evidence-based Intervention Practices for Young Children
Family-Centered Approach for Cultural and Linguistic Diversity: Considerations for Early Intervention
Going Deeper on Coaching and Routines Based Practices With Stacey Landberg
Growing Development through Relationships: An Introduction to the DIR-FCD Model
Guidelines for Safe Early Intervention: Supporting Families and Providers During Face-to-face Services
Hope and Healing
How to Manage the Intensity of Early Intervention Work
I have to go outside? Sensory Processing
IDA 7th Annual Policy 2022 Update
IDA 8th Annual Policy 2023 Update
IDA Policy Series
Impact of Poverty on Brain Development
Implementing Neurodiversity-Affirming Care for the 0-3 Population ~ 2 Day Event
Intro Sensory Processing Part 1
Intro Sensory Processing Part 2
Leadership Conversation Series
Managing Stress and Building Resilience in Challenging Times
Mom, Interrupted: Evaluating and Supporting Postpartum Trauma and Mood Disruption
Now What? Reviewing Current Public Health Guidelines for Early Care
Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders
Pediatric Sleep Intervention for 0-3 
Policy 2021 Update
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports for EI Providers 
Public Health Guidelines 
Ready for Re-Entry?
Saturday Morning Listen
Setting the STAGE for Feeding and Nutrition
Sleep Intervention: Advanced Information
Special Event | Post Covid World
Special Invitation to Directors, Administrators and other Interested Persons
Summer Book Club
Supporting Parents who are Supporting a Toddler’s Behavior
Supporting Relationships in Early Intervention Using an Infant Mental Health Model
Tele-Intervention: A Conversation About Current Trends, Research and Strategies
Tele-Intervention: Current Trends and Research and Some Views From the Field
The Importance of Parent/Child Attachment in the Latino Community
Tips for Supporting Yourself, Your Program and the Families You Serve
Trauma Crossroads: Where Trauma and Disability Meet in Young Children with Disabilities and Their Families
Trauma-Informed Practice: Perspectives for Early Intervention
Vivian Weinstein Event 2021
Vivian Weinstein Event 2022
Upcoming Events