Professional Development - Early Intervention Technical Assistance Online Learning Portal
About Autism in Toddlers

About Autism in Toddlers is a free web-based course for professionals, families and others interested in learning about autism in young children. This course, developed by Florida State University, is part of a network of courses and resources in the Autism Navigator. Early detection, family perspectives, and the importance of early intervention and routines based supports are highlighted. Print materials are available to support application of learning. You can review the entire course without enrolling here. However, to receive a Certificate of Completion for 3 clock hours, you must finish the About Autism in Toddlers course and also successfully complete the required quiz and reflection activity for this course. If you are interested in acquiring 3 PQAS hours for the course, you must first register for the About Autism in Toddlers course on the PD registry. You will be instructed to return to this site to complete your registration and move into the course activities. Please keep in mind that regardless of how you take the course, you will be directed to the Autism Navigator webpage to access the course.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this course. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Annual Training Series for Infant Toddler EI Professionals 2018-19

This training series is no longer available to be taken for credit.  If you need to obtain you certificate, click on the get started button to login to your account. From there, you can access your certificate on the training series page.

Registration: CLOSED

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Annual Training Series for Infant Toddler EI Professionals 2019-20

This series is a compilation of three job aids covering annual training requirements for infant/toddler Early Intervention professionals. These include culturally competency, transition and procedural safeguards. Upon completion of all 3 job aids, you will receive a certificate for 1 clock hour of infant/toddler credit.

Registration:  Additional login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button below, you will be redirected to our Moodle site. If you already have a username and password, you will be able to login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will be able to create one.

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Assistive Technology for Access and Participation in Typical Early Childhood Settings

This online course provides a sequenced training on using assistive technology (AT) with young children birth to age five in order to increase their participation in typical early childhood settings. Topics covered include types of AT, evaluating functional use of AT, using AT for communication and emergent literacy and making adaptations.

Registration: This course is available by registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month. Note: Course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date. You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month.

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Building Resiliency in Young Children

This job aid offers tools and strategies to support building resilience in young children. Reference is made to supporting children who are deaf or hard of hearing and with disabilities, but information is applicable to ALL children.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Collaborating for Inclusive Classroom Practices in Early Childhood: Building Relationships to Support All Children

This course focuses on establishing, building, and maintaining positive relationships to support children in inclusive classroom settings. The course is divided into two main segments: 1) working in partnership which looks at the protective urges of all caregivers and 2) exploring the principles of partnership, which provides you with opportunities to explore and demonstrate how the principles work together to support children, families and one another.

Registration: This course is available by registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month. Note: Course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date. You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month.

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Collaborating for Inclusive Classroom Practices in Early Childhood: Individualizing for Meaningful Inclusion

The framework for this course is CARA’s Kit: Creating Adaptations for Routines and Activities. You will be provided with information, tools and resources to guide you through the process of making adaptations to the classroom environment, routines and/or activities that support individuals or groups of children who are experiencing challenges. You will conduct assessments, prioritize needs and implement adaptations in the early childhood environment, that support the full inclusion of a child and/or children in your care. Guidance for working with both toddlers and preschool-age children is provided. As you explore various classroom situations, you will find them linked to Pennsylvania’s Early Learning Standards for Toddlers and Pre-Kindergarten.

Registration: This course is available by registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month. Note: Course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date. You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month.

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Collaborating for Inclusive Classroom Practices in Early Childhood: Universal Design for Learning in Early Childhood Settings

This course provides you with information, insights, and opportunities for practice related to the implementation of universal design and universal design for learning across all early childhood settings. The course provides you with the opportunity to apply and assess the use of universal design in both the curriculum and the classroom environment. The course provides strategies for using UDL guidelines and principles in the instructional design of both the curriculum and the early childhood setting.

Registration: This course is available by registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month. Note: Course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date. You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month.

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Collaborating for Inclusive Classroom Practices in Early Childhood: Working Together

This course provides a framework for successful collaboration to provide quality inclusive opportunities for every child. Included segments of this course are: a guided self-reflection about collaboration with colleagues and others working in the early childhood setting; the defining features of inclusion, access, participation and supports, a comparison of how laws, regulations, policies and guidance related to inclusive practices are similar and different across Pennsylvania’s early childhood education programs; and exploration of the perspectives and use of disability language.

Registration: This course is available by registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month. Note: Course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date. You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month.

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Collaborating for Inclusive Classroom Practices in Early Childhood: Focus on Attitudes & Beliefs

This course looks at how our actions are shaped by our attitudes and beliefs, and how societal attitudes and beliefs have shaped service systems.You will have opportunities to explore the benefits of inclusion for all children and all adults, reflect on how ndividual attitudes and beliefs are developed, and how they impact your practice, your colleagues and the service system. You will identify strategies you can use to create a sense of belonging for all children in the classroom, explore perceptions about disability and reflect on how attitudes and beliefs impact early education practices.

Registration: This course is available by registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month. Note: Course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date. You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month.

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Confidentiality

This job aid discusses the requirements for confidentiality for persons collecting or using personally identifiable information in Early Intervention. Information is shared on how to protect the confidentiality of children and families.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Cultural Diversity Podcast Series

This Podcast Series explores ways individual beliefs, traditional values and culture impacts working with children, families and colleagues.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Developmental Assessment of Young Children, 2nd Edition

This job aid provides a general overview of the Developmental Assessment of Young Children, 2nd Edition (DAYC-2), which is an evaluation tool used in early intervention. This job aid is not meant to serve as a complete training for individuals wishing to learn how to administer the tool. It can be used in conjunction with in-person assessment training. Please do not attempt to administer this tests for the purposes of determining early intervention eligibility unless you meet all examiner qualifications, receive additional comprehensive training, and can demonstrate competency in administering the test with accuracy and fluency. Check with your supervisor about how to access additional training supports.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Diagnosed Physical or Mental Conditions with High Probability of Delay

This job aid covers the requirements and documentation needed to determine an infant/toddler eligible for Early Intervention using the criteria of a diagnosed condition with a high probability of delay.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Early Childhood Outcomes (ECO) 101 (certificate version)

This job aid is intended for audiences who are new to Early Childhood Outcomes and provides information on the rationales for gathering ECO data, procedures and timelines and steps in the process. You will need to complete the quiz at the end of this job aid with a score of 80% or above to receive a certificate of completion for one hour of training.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Early Childhood Outcomes (ECO) Decision Tree

The job aid is a tool to help determine ratings on the Early Childhood Outcome indicators. The ECO Decision Tree walks through all the steps of the decision making process.

Registration: This is an open resource. No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Early Intervention Eligibility in Pennsylvania

This job aid covers general eligibility requirements for infant/toddler and preschool Early Intervention in Pennsylvania. The focus is on understanding the comprehensive information gathered as part of the process.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Early Intervention Orientation (Open Enrollment with Certificate version)

This online course provides an overview of Early Intervention including legal foundations, rationale and service delivery. Current trends, practices and processes are described. Emphases also include the importance of family participation and community systems and resources. This course is recommended for newly hired Early Intervention personnel as part of their pre-service training but is not mandatory.

Registration: Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Early Intervention Orientation (Pre-Registration for official credit version)

This online course provides an overview of Early Intervention including legal foundations, rationale and service delivery. Current trends, practices and processes are described. Emphases also include the importance of family participation and community systems and resources. This course is recommended for newly hired Early Intervention personnel as part of their pre-service training but is not mandatory.

Registration: This course is available by registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month. Note: Course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date. You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month.

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Early Intervention Transition at Three

This job aid focuses on promoting a successful process for families whose children are transitioning from the Infant/Toddler EI program to the Preschool EI program or other community settings. It will emphasize the importance of family participation and critical information to share, discuss and document during the planning process and strategies to support the child for a successful transition.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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ECO 201: Effective Strategies to Ensure High Quality Data (Open Enrollment with Certificate)

This online course is designed for all Early Intervention staff who are regularly involved in collecting child outcome data. The training will focus on effective strategies to ensure the highest quality and greatest reliability of ECO data. Topics covered will include: strategies to increase the effectiveness of measuring child performance on an authentic assessment tool, involving families in collecting ECO data, strategies for gathering functional child performance, and using the decision tree to make reliable ECO ratings. Participants will have an opportunity to use case studies to enhance their skills in collect ECO data.

Registration: Additional login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our Moodle site. If you already have a username and password, you will be able to login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will be able to create one.

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ECO 201: Effective Strategies to Ensure High Quality Data (Pre-Registration for official credit version)

This online course is designed for all Early Intervention staff who are regularly involved in collecting child outcome data. The training will focus on effective strategies to ensure the highest quality and greatest reliability of ECO data. Topics covered will include: strategies to increase the effectiveness of measuring child performance on an authentic assessment tool, involving families in collecting ECO data, strategies for gathering functional child performance, and using the decision tree to make reliable ECO ratings. Participants will have an opportunity to use case studies to enhance their skills in collecting ECO data.

Registration: This course is available by registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month. Note: Course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date. You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month.

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ECO Frequently Asked Questions

The ECO Frequently Asked Questions is an interactive version of the current FAQ document posted on the Early Childhood Outcomes topic of interest page.

Registration: This is an open resource. No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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EI Communication Plan

This job aid focuses on the use of the Early Intervention Communication Plan to support children who are deaf, hard of hearing or deaf blind.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Eligibility and Assessment Job Aid Series

This series compiles 5 job aids related to eligibility and assessment in Early Intervention.They can be taken in any order and completed across time. Upon completion of all five job aids, you will receive a certificate with 1 clock hour of credit.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Foundations for Infant/Toddler Services in Early Intervention: Family Centered Services

This course looks at family- centered principles as a set of core beliefs and attitudes that shape the philosophy and practices of Early Intervention programs. Participants will have opportunities to explore Ecological and Family Systems Theories as frameworks for increasing the focus on families in Early Intervention. They will have the opportunity to reflect on the developmental process of becoming culturally competent; explore the diverse cultures, values and beliefs of the families with whom they work; and identify strategies they can use to improve their professional skills and demonstrate understanding, respect and empathy in their interactions with families.

Registration: This course is available by registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month. Note: Course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date. You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month.

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Foundations for Infant/Toddler Services in Early Intervention: IFSP Development

IFSP Development is one in a series of courses that make up the Foundations for Infant and Toddler Services in Early Intervention.  The module provides guidelines in IFSP development for Early Intervention professionals. Administrators can use these modules to support the professional development and performance of EI personnel they supervise.  The content and resources of this module align with the standards of national organizations for personnel preparation programs and performance indicators related to Early Childhood Outcomes developed by the Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP).

Registration: This course is available by registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month. Note: Course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date. You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month.

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Foundations for Infant/Toddler Services in Early Intervention: Partnering to Build Family Capacity

This course looks at how three primary relationships (parent-child, parent-professional, and professional-professional) in Early Intervention work together to promote and enhance the positive development of children within the context of their families. Participants will have opportunities to reflect on how the use of partnership principles and interaction skills support their relationships with families and positively affect their practice. They will explore strategies to assist them in collaborating with families to identifying family strengths and resources and to help build family capacity. They will have opportunities to reflect on the balance of power between families and professionals and identify practices that serve to empower families.

Registration: This course is available by registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month. Note: Course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date. You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month.

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Foundations for Infant/Toddler Services in Early Intervention: Routines Based Intervention

Routines based Interventions is one in a series of courses that make up the Foundations for Infant and Toddler Services in Early Intervention.  The purpose of this module is to provide guidance to Early Intervention professionals for the implementation of routines based interventions.  Administrators can use this module to support the professional development and performance of Early Intervention personnel they supervise.  The content and resources of this module align with the standards of national organizations for personnel preparation programs and performance indicators related to early childhood outcomes developed by the Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP).

Registration: This course is available by registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month. Note: Course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date. You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month.

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Guidance for Writing Early Intervention Session Notes

This job aid explores the most current and up to date information regarding how to write a quality note that documents the services and supports provided to children and families in Early Intervention.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Infant Toddler EI Procedural Safeguards

This job aid provides an overview of Infant/Toddler Early Intervention Procedural Safeguards and explores ways to help families understand their rights.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Interventions for Children with Combined Vision and Hearing Loss

This job aid provides background information about deaf-blindness, explores considerations for children who have combined hearing and vision loss, and explores a variety of resources.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Lots of Ways to Listen: One Family's Story

This job aid provides knowledge, perspective and tools you can use in your work with families of children with hearing loss. It will also share ways to present communication options with parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Norm and Criterion-Referenced Assessments

This job aid discusses norm-referenced and criterion-referenced tests, the types of scores each provides, and the advantages and disadvantages of these types of tests.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Office for Dispute Resolution (ODR) Overview

This job aid provides an overview of the Office of Dispute Resolution (ODR), including the processes of mediation and due process, along with other conflict resolution services available.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Orientation to Deafness and Hearing Loss

This online course includes 9 modules. Each module contains a videotaped presentation which may be viewed in either captioned or un-captioned format. Accompanying each segment are both Learning Activities and Study Questions.

Registration: This course is available by registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month. Note: Course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date. You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month.

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Overview of the Battelle Developmental Inventory, 2nd Edition

This job aid provides a general overview of the Battelle Developmental Inventory, 2nd Edition (BDI-2) evaluation tool used in Early Intervention. This job aid is not meant to serve as a complete training for individuals to learn how to administer the tool. It can be used in conjunction with in-person assessment training. Please do not attempt to administer this tests for the purposes of determining Early Intervention eligibility unless you meet all examiner qualifications, receive additional comprehensive training, and can demonstrate competency in administering the test with accuracy and fluency. Check with your supervisor about how to access additional training supports.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Parents Interacting with Infants (PIWI)

Parents Interacting with Infants (PIWI), an infant-toddler course by the Center on the Social and Emotional and Foundations for Early Learning, focuses on promoting the social and emotional development of infants and toddlers. The course is based on the PIWI Model, which stands for Parents Interacting with Infants (but includes infants and toddlers!). PIWI has been successfully used in community-based, early head start and Early Intervention programs with a diverse range of parents and children. The primary focus of this new online course is on how the model applies to home visiting.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Preschool EI Procedural Safeguards

This job aid provides an overview of Preschool Early Intervention Procedural Safeguards and explores ways to help families understand their rights.

No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required.  When you click on the Get Started button below, you will be redirected to our training site.  If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Purposes of Child Assessment in Early Intervention

This job aid covers the types of assessments typically conducted in Early Intervention and the primary purpose of each.

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PW-PBIS Provisional Facilitator Badge Series

The PA PBIS Administrator Overview is designed for directors, supervisors and administrators of Early Childhood and Early Intervention programs. There are four sections and you can access just one or all four and you can view them in any order.

 

1)      Why PW-PBIS will help you think about how to support the social-emotional development of all children.

2)      PW-PBIS In Action shares how one Pennsylvania Early Childhood program is successfully implementing PBIS.

3)      PW-PBIS System gives you a closer look at three tiered PBIS Pyramid process.

4)      How Do I Get Started? Provides information on resources and supports available to you and how you can access them as you begin the process of PBIS implementation.

Along the way we’ll share resources from the Center on the Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL), the Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention (TACSEI) and the Pennsylvania Positive Behavior Support Network (PAPBS). The easiest way to access these resources is through the Pyramid Model Consortium (PMC) website. PMC is a national organization whose mission is to promote the high fidelity use of the Pyramid Model for supporting social emotional competence in infants and young children.

Additional login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button below, you will be redirected to our Moodle site. If you already have a username and password, you will be able to login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will be able to create one.

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Responding to Diversity

This job aid provides you with a look at the concept of family culture and how a family’s culture, beliefs, and values impact Early Intervention services and supports.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Service Coordination Documentation

This job aid reviews why documentation of service coordination activities is important and how to document quality service coordination notes.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Seven Steps of Progress Monitoring

This online course walks through the seven steps of progress monitoring, from ensuring you start with a functional goal/outcome through collaborating with team members to make data-driven progress monitoring decisions. You will start by selecting a child’s outcome/goal and work through this seven step process using that child’s information. Throughout the interactive course you will see best practice examples, have opportunities to apply what you have learned and engage in the decision making process through completion of the Individual Progress Monitoring Worksheet.

Registration: This course is available by registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month. Note: Course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date. You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month.

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Similarities and Distinctions between IT and PS Early Intervention Programs

This job aid explores the similarities and distinctions between the infant/toddler and preschool Early Intervention programs. Helpful information on both programs is provided.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning

This online course provides a foundation for the understanding of social and emotional development in infants and toddlers. Module 1 provides an overview of social and emotional development within the context of relationships. Attachment, temperament, self-regulation and the context of family, community and culture are emphasized. Module 2 provides an overview of responsive routines, environments, and strategies to support social emotional development in infants and toddlers. Observation, responsive care giving, emotional literacy and development of social skills are explored. Module 3 looks at individualized interventions for infants and toddlers through determining the meaning of behavior and developing appropriate responses. Behavior as communication and responding to challenging behaviors are highlighted.

Registration: This course is available by registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month. Note: Course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date. You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month.

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Supporting Families: Charting the Life Course

This job aid discusses the Supporting Families, Life Course Framework and Tools, and how they can be useful to teams supporting children transitioning from Early Intervention to the community. The Trajectory and Integrated Supports Star tools are demonstrated and templates are provided for use in planning.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Supporting Young Children Who are Deaf-Blind

This online course introduces participants to deaf-blindness, its causes and the impact of a combined vision and hearing loss on the development of very young children. Support of child-specific needs as well as collaboration between families and agencies will be addressed. The importance of routines, touch, and wait time for young children who are deaf-blind and potential modifications for the home environment will be presented. Resources will be explored throughout the course.

Registration: This course is available by registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month. Note: Course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date. You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month.

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Tools to Ease Transition

This job aid explores various tools to support the transition process for children and families. Hear about one family’s transition experience.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Using Informed Clinical Opinion to Determine Eligibility for Infant-Toddler Early Intervention in Pennsylvania

This job aid covers the requirements and documentation needed to determine an infant/toddler eligible for Early Intervention using the criteria of informed clinical opinion. The interaction is based on information from federal and state regulations and analysis of research.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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Young Children and their Families Experiencing Homelessness Webinar

This job aid highlights the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) announcement regarding young children and their families who are experiencing homelessness in Pennsylvania. It focuses on laws, regulations and policies that outline responsibility in addressing this population.The job aid details existing OCDEL programs and offer resources that can help alleviate some of the barriers families experiencing homelessness face.

Regsitration: No pre-registration is required for this job aid. Login information will be required. When you click on the Get Started button, you will be redirected to our training site. If you already have a username and password, login using your existing account. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

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