CLOSED: Introductory ESDM Parent Coaching Workshop for Early Childhood Professionals

A four-session Zoom workshop to explore the foundations of coaching families through the ESDM for early childhood professionals. Combining group learning with self-guided activities, professionals will gain both knowledge and practical skills for helping families plan, practice, reflect, and problem solve in a supportive, safe learning environment.  Previous experience or certification in the ESDM is not necessary to take this workshop. Parents interested in this topic are encouraged to ask professionals on their child's team to sign up. Class size is limited to 10 to maximize the online learning experience.

Stay tuned for the next workshop in early 2023.

The Introductory ESDM Parent Coaching Workshop with the incredible Early Intervention Team at Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Public School System led by their Director, Robin Palacios (2nd row, right box) and with support from Elaine Eclavea at the University of Guam Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Education, & Research Service (3rd row, left box).

CLOSED: Intermediate ESDM Parent Coaching Workshop for Early Childhood Professionals

A four-session Zoom workshop to continue building confidence and competence in coaching families through the ESDM. Eligible for early childhood professionals who have taken the Introductory ESDM Parent Coaching Workshop, practice and navigate the more integral and relational coaching components to ESDM, including session planning, family-oriented intervention goals, data management, and communication that fuses acceptance and mindfulness with commitment and behavior-change strategies. Class size is limited to 10 to maximize the online learning experience. Click "Register Here" to secure your spot now!
PLEASE READ: Registration will only show the date in your local time zone for Zoom Session 1; however payment is for the entire workshop agenda listed. An email confirmation will follow your registration with links to the Independent Learning video and handouts to access ahead of Zoom Session 1. Click the Join Meeting link in your email confirmation to start Zoom Sessions 1-4 with Laurie and other professionals who sign up. 

The workshop is available in English only and does not result in ESDM certification. There are no refunds or make-up classes for cancellations or no-shows with the exception of refunds for ineligible registration minus transaction fees. Payment is required per person. Parent written consent has been provided to share video.

COMING SOON: New Group e-Class for Parents "Joint Activities"

Doing activities together is one of the most effective tools for building strong relationships with children. Through interaction, children learn how to have fun from what parents bring to the activity; how to divide and share their attention between the activity and parents; and how to practice and hone communication, social, motor, and many other skills during the activity. Stay tuned for 5 tips to doing "joint activities" with children for shared attention, fun engagement, and active learning.

An email confirmation will follow your registration with a video to watch of the strategies, activity ideas, and examples on the topic to watch and get you started with your child ahead of a live, one-hour Zoom video call at the scheduled day and time. Click the Join Meeting link in your email confirmation to start the Zoom video call and share questions, ideas, and feedback with Laurie and other parents or caregivers who sign up. Subscribe below to not miss out on the next Group e-Class! 

Registration: $85 USD

INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP AGENDA:

  • Independent Learning (two hours): Videos (in English) to watch at your own pace ahead of Zoom Sessions 1 and 3 (links will be emailed).
  • September 8, 2022 (12:00-3:00PM Eastern Time): Zoom Session 1 on the ESDM interactive strategies for children's early social-communication skills.
  • September 15, 2022 (12:00-3:00PM Eastern Time): Zoom Session 2 on the ESDM coaching principles to support parents as adult learners and partners in their child's early intervention and/or education program.
  • September 22 & 29, 2022 (12:00-2:00PM Eastern Time): Zoom Sessions 3 and 4 for group practice, planning, and self-reflection learning activities. 
Registration: $356 USD for 12 hours of total learning
PLEASE READ: Registration will only show the date in your local time zone for Zoom Session 1; however payment is for the entire workshop agenda listed. An email confirmation will follow your registration with links to the Independent Learning video and handouts to access ahead of Zoom Session 1. Click the Join Meeting link in your email confirmation to start Zoom Sessions 1-4 with Laurie and other professionals who sign up. 

The workshop is available in English only and does not result in ESDM certification. There is no live coaching with children during Zoom Sessions 1-4. Payment is required per person without refund or make-up sessions for cancellations or no-shows. Parent written consent has been provided to share video.



 

















 



INTERMEDIATE WORKSHOP AGENDA:

  • Independent Learning: Videos (in English) to watch at your own pace ahead of Zoom Sessions 2, 3 and 4.
  • October 6, 2022 (12:00-3:00PM Eastern Time): Zoom Session 1 on ESDM session planning from start to finish with real-life coaching examples.
  • October 13, 2022 (12:00-3:00PM Eastern Time): Zoom Session 2 on ESDM session management with evaluative tools and reflective practice of coaching skills, parent fidelity, and child data.
  • October 20, 2022 (12:00-2:00PM Eastern Time): Zoom Session 3 on Motivational Interviewing (MI), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and behavior change strategies that support person-centered communication, thoughts, and feelings. 
  • October 27, 2022 (12:00-2:00PM Eastern Time): Zoom Session 4 for group sharing with practice, planning, and self-reflection learning activities. 
Registration: $356 USD for 12 hours of total learning











 
PLEASE READ: The e-Class and its information is for parents and families of infants to preschool-aged children who may or may not benefit developmentally from the provided information. No coaching is offered with children during the Zoom call. Laurie's day and time of the Zoom call may differ from your local time zone. Be sure to check your email confirmation that will show your local day and time to join the Zoom call. There are no refunds or make-up classes for cancellations or no-shows. Payment is required per person. Development workshops are available for professionals interested in learning more about the Parent Group e-Class topic. Contact Laurie for more information.

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