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Early Years Professionals

​The Early Years Professional Development Committee is pleased to offer learning opportunities for professionals in Chatham-Kent who work with children and their families.

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Reconstructing the Way We View Behaviour Through Inclusive Practices Series (Virtual)

Session 2 - Reflecting on Inclusive Practices

Monday, May 17, 2021, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

In the second session, educators will consider how utilizing an inclusive approach supports children's behaviour. They will have opportunities to explore inclusive practices and the ways in which the environment, curriculum and pedagogy can either support or hinder their journey.

Session 3 - Constructing a New Pathway

Monday, June 14, 2021, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Completing the journey with the final session, educators will dive deeply into inclusive early learning strategies which they consider for implementation into both their daily practice and early learning environments. The strategies will offer educators an opportunity to explore their next steps.

Compassion Fatigue to Compassion Satisfaction

Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

This webinar will look at understanding the signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue, identifying triggers, evaluating self-care and developing strategies to help mitigate the impact on our lives.

Mental Health at Work: Managing Anxiety & Stress during COVID-19

Tuesday, May 11, 2021, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

A webinar developed to help employees and employers address the impact these circumstances may have on our work and well-being.