Scroll below to explore the webinar video recordings of national webinar series offered by the State Capacity Building Center’s Infant/Toddler Specialist Network. You will find a broad array of relevant topics including titles such as Supporting the Social-Emotional Health of Infants, Toddlers, and Adults During Natural Disasters and Emergencies, and Supporting FCC Providers Who Serve Mixed-Age Groups with Infants and Toddlers.
Compassion Fatigue: Can we care too much?
This webinar explores the meaning of compassion fatigue, its causes and symptoms, and strategies for your personal self-care as it relates to your job in the child care field. In addition, this webinar will offer strategies to support your work—whether you are a state policy professional, a professional development or technical assistance provider, or a child care professional.
Making the Connection: Linking Early Brain Development Research to Practice
This webinar explores how to intentionally connect the latest research to promising practices within early childhood systems, programs, and policies and infant/toddler quality initiatives to narrow the gap between knowledge and practice.
After the Training: Facilitating and Motivating Change
This session explores strategies to allow the knowledge gained during trainings and other professional learning opportunities to be put into practice. It focuses on adult learning practices that support the implementation of change for infant/toddler providers. Strategies to evaluate the effectiveness of training and technical assistance initiatives are also discussed.
Where Are the Babies? Exploring Family, Friend, and Neighbor Care
This session explores considerations for designing a system of supports for family, friend, and neighbor (FFN) caregivers, including strategies for recruiting FFN caregivers into quality improvement initiatives.
Trauma-Responsive Care: A Framework for Resilience
Webinar participants learned how to identify the impact of trauma on children, caregivers, and families; recognize the value of responsive practices to support resiliency and build protective factors; and explored the implementation of elements of a trauma responsive system.
Supporting FCC Providers for Mixed-Age Groups with Infants and Toddlers
This webinar provides information and resources to assist technical assistance and professional development practitioners who support FCC providers as they care for mixed-age groups.
Resources for Health and Wellness Policies for Infant/Toddler Care
This webinar outlines health and safety policies for centers and family child care providers that promote best practices for the care of infants and toddlers. Best practices, resources, and checklists are shared.
Homelessness: Requirements and Resources
This webinar reviews the CCDBG requirements for services to families experiencing or at risk of homelessness and offers related resources for families.
CCDF Systems of Care Supporting High Quality Infant/Toddler Care
This webinar explored promising state and territory strategies and lessons learned for integrating infant and early childhood mental health (IECMH) and systems of care (SoC) within infant/toddler initiatives.
Caring for Yourself Foundational to Caring for Others
This webinar focused on policies and strategies for use by technical assistance providers and child care professionals to increase mindfulness and self-care.
Cultural Responsiveness in Diverse Infant/Toddler Child Care Settings
During this webinar, participants heard an overview of cultural responsiveness to support the needs of infants and toddlers in diverse child care settings, state- and program-level strategies were discussed, and relevant resources were shared.
Screenings and Coordination for Comprehensive Services
This webinar provides a national overview of state and territory approaches to broaden developmental screenings and to strengthen collaborative partnerships for comprehensive services to support infants and toddlers in early care and education settings.
Higher Education Systems Supporting Access to Infant/Toddler Credentials
This webinar explores state examples of partnerships between child care and higher education in the development of Infant/Toddler credentials that represent an entry point to further education and a successful and accessible journey along career and education pathways.
Infant/Toddler & Teacher Social Emotional Health during Disasters
This webinar features resources and practices to support infants, toddler, families, and teachers during times of national disasters.
Impacted by Opioid Misuse: Perspectives from an Infant/Toddler Lens
This webinar provides facts and resources to support responsive care to families struggling with challenges related to opioid abuse
PITC: Six Essential Practices for Quality Infant/Toddler Care
This presentation explores six essential practices for high-quality infant/toddler care. Learn the basics of continuity of care, primary care, small groups, individualized care, inclusion, and cultural responsiveness. Resources for additional information are also shared.
State Strategies for Infant/Toddler Supply-Building
This webinar supports states and territories in identifying multiple strategies for building a supply of quality infant and toddler care, specifically in high-need areas.
Infant/Toddler Community of Practice: Sharing Initiatives from the Field
This webinar provides an opportunity for six States to share exciting infant/toddler initiatives that support quality, access, and supply-building. Learn the benefits of participating in a community of practice and connect with state peers.
Integrating Evaluation into Infant/Toddler Initiatives
This webinar explores considerations and methodologies related to the evaluation of state, territory, or tribal I/T initiatives.
Reflective Supervision: A Systems Approach
This webinar considers the impact of regular collaborative reflection among TA providers, supervisors, and early care and education professionals.