Early Intervention Technical Assistance Portal

Featured Professional Development & Resources

Bits About Behavior Principles

This collection of brief online interactions in intended to support knowledge and application of basic behavioral principles.  In each topic, you will find definitions of common behavioral terms and/or processes and opportunities to practice applying these principles.

Reducing Expulsion and Suspension​

Preventing Suspension & Expulsion in Pennsylvania Early Childhood Programs, An Early Childhood Program Leader’s Guide

In this guide, there are resources addressing program policies, procedures, and practices that promote the positive social emotional development of young children, and create a climate of support for early childhood personnel and stronger partnerships with families.

Behavioral Help for Early Childhood Programs in Pennsylvania to Prevent Suspension & Expulsion

This document provides definitions and program descriptions, a guide for families, and a tiered intervention approach to behavioral help resources in Pennsylvania.

Policy Statement and Guidance on Promoting Inclusion & Reducing Expulsion and Suspension

Getting Started with Program-wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PW PBIS) through PAPBS Network

National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations(NCPMI): Training Modules and Kits for Trainers

The Pyramid Model Consortium Family Resource page

Developing and Implementing Intensive Individualized Interventions: Prevent-Teach-Reinforce for Young Children

Federal Resources to Support Social Emotional Development of Infants and Toddlers

Supporting Infant Toddler Emotional Development

Access published articles and reports, books, videos and presentations to support caregivers to develop infants' and toddlers’ ability to express emotions; manage emotions; develop empathy; and identify, understand, and respond to emotions in a healthy manner.

Infant Toddler Learning Suite

Access resources to support infant and toddler childcare teachers and providers for information and guidance to support the social and emotional development and wellbeing of very young children and to support their families.

Microlearning 1: Relationship-Based Care: Infant and Toddler Social Emotional Development

Learn how to develop and strengthen relationships with infants/toddlers through infographics, articles and recorded learning sessions.

Microlearning 2: Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health

Resources offer content and strategies to support forming close & secure relationships, experiencing, managing and expressing emotions, and exploring the environment and learning. Under each of these topics you will find a variety of resources including infographics, articles with reflection questions, and example videos.

Microlearning 3: Infant Toddler Workforce Wellness

Resources to support the caregivers of infants and toddlers to care for oneself, reduce stress and promote wellness. Learn how to prioritize your own wellness and the wellness of staff so they can support the social and emotional wellness of very young children.

Microlearning 4: Trauma-Responsive Care for Infants and Toddlers

Resources to support infant/toddler caregivers to use a trauma-responsive, healing-centered approach when supporting infants, toddlers, and their families. Learn further about Trauma-Responsive Care for babies & toddlers; supporting babies & toddlers on their path to resilience; Trauma-Responsive Care strategies & practices; partnering with families to build their resilience; and fostering infant/toddler caregiver resilience.

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