The Devereux Center for Resilient Children and the Region IV Head Start Association are collaborating to bring Head Start Programs high quality, convenient and, cost-effective professional development that focuses on promoting staff wellness and reducing challenging behaviors. Head Start Programs will find these online learning opportunities to be valuable tools to meet the new Performance Standards around both of these important areas.
“We cannot accomplish all that we need to do without working together.” – Bill Richardson
Webinars — Region IV Exclusive
- Building Your Bounce: Promoting Adult Resilience – August 3, 2017 from 1:00-2:00pm EST – View Recorded Webinar
- FLIP IT: Transforming Challenging Behavior – November 1, 2017 from 1:00-2:00pm EST – View Recorded Webinar
Building Your Bounce: Professional Development Learning Series
Join Dr. Nefertiti Bruce Poyner for the Building Your Bounce Professional Development Learning Series which consists of three 30 minute facilitated videos, handouts for participants, and a facilitator’s guide. The flexible format of this course allows programs to reach parents and teachers with this important information in group settings, including staff meetings, parent nights and more. This valuable resource will help programs provide teachers and parents with the resilience they need to give it their all when caring for children. This resource helps your program meet Head Start Performance Standard 1302.93.
This resource is meant for group viewing. It is typically $149.95, but use your Region IV coupon code for a 10% discount. Forgot your code? Please contact Frances Starr, M.Ed. at [email protected] or (770) 490-9198.
FLIP IT Online
Join Rachel Wagner for the FLIP IT course. FLIP IT® is a strategy that offers a simple, kind, strength-based, commonsense and effective four step process to address children’s day to day challenging behavior. The four steps are embodied in the FLIP IT mnemonic which stands for F – Feelings, L – Limits, I – Inquiries, and P – Prompts. FLIP IT is nothing new, but transforms best practice into a strategy that is easy to remember, applicable in a variety of challenging situations and portable. Teachers and parents can learn how to use this evidence-based strategy by taking this online course at any time and any pace! This resource helps your program meet Head Start Performance Standards 1302.45 and 1302.17. Learn more about FLIP IT Online!
This course is meant for individuals. It is typically $35 per person, but use your Region IV coupon code for a 10% discount. Forgot your code? Please contact Frances Starr, M.Ed. at [email protected] or (770) 490-9198.
DCRC Supports Region IV
Want to learn more about how DCRC supports Head Start Programs in meeting the social and emotional needs of children, families, and staff? Explore our full website, or watch this montage about the important of resilience.