SCBC Infant/Toddler Specialist Network 2019 Hot Topic Webinars

The State Capacity Building Center's Infant/Toddler Specialist Network hosted a series of webinars on the third Wednesday of each month, beginning on November 14, 2018, and running through April 17, 2019. Each session was held from 1:00–2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time).

These webinars were designed to raise awareness about important topics; provide relevant resources; and inspire continued conversation, topic exploration, and further action toward increasing the supply and quality of I/T care.

The following session resources are available by clicking the link:

Developmental Screenings, Collaboration, and Coordination for Comprehensive Services

This webinar provided 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.

Supporting Cultural Responsiveness in Diverse Child Care Settings Serving Infants and Toddlers

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.

Exploring Relationship-Based Professional Learning Approaches That Support Infant/Toddler Care

This session provided 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. Participants expanded their knowledge of resources and opportunities related to cultural responsiveness and strengthened inclusive practices of I/T care in family child care homes; Early Head Start programs; and child care centers within their state, territory, or tribe.

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.

Integrating Systems of Care through CCDF to Support 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.

Measuring a Standard of Care: Using Standards Like Caring for Our Children Basics to Inform Technical Assistance for Infant/Toddler Programs

The last in the Infant/Toddler Specialist Network’s 2019 Hot Topic webinars, this webinar explored multiple standards from Caring for Our Children Basics that support high-quality infant/toddler care.


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Resource Type
Professional Development
Promoting Children's Development
Infant and Toddler Development and Care
Language Development
Supporting Children's Social-Emotional/Behavioral and Mental Health
Health and Safety Requirements and Standards
Provider Supports for Quality Improvement
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