Other Learning Modules & PD Resources

Smooth Transitions from Birth to Three Module

This module is intended to assist those working in early intervention programs, receiving schools, and families to prepare for the transition out of Birth to Three. The module includes the following segments: Why Focus on Transitions; Fostering Relationships with Families; The Transition Process; Building Collaborative and Supportive Teams.  The module was developed by Eastern CT State University with information from the CT Birth to Three System, CT State Department of Education, and CT Parent Advocacy Center.

Here is a NEW VIDEO
Approaching the Transition Out of Birth to ThreeCuando se aproxima el egreso del programa Infantes a Tres Años
In English: https://youtu.be/vXBx6A3JH08
In Spanish: https://youtu.be/wDqalT-9cSo
These were developed as part of a Preschool Development Grant with EastConn.

Foundations of Coaching Video

The video was developed in CT and addresses the five key characteristics of coaching as described by Dathan Rush and M’Lisa Shelden.  Video includes clips of coaching in action as well as expert information from Rush & Shelden.

>Quality Practices Self-Assessment

9 minute video on how to use the excel spreadsheet data from the Quality Practices Self-Assessment for your program.

>Quality Practices Self-Assessment Template  This is NOT to be used by programs for submitting the self-assessment to the lead agency or for use in staff supervision.  It is for reference only.  The QPSA link will be sent annually to programs by the lead agency and will supply de-identified program level data.

Fidelity Tools:

Visit Observation Coaching Checklist (2 pages)

Post Visit Self-Reflection of EBP

Coaching Practices Rating Scale (Family Infant and Preschool Program)

Natural Environments Learning Opportunities Checklist

Checklist For Adherence to Family-Centered Practice

Framework for Using Reflective Questions

Checklist for Providing/Receiving Early Intervention Supports In Childcare Settings

Early Intervention Competency Checklists

>Home Visitor Online Modules

Professional online modules produced by OEC for home visitors.  Modules are in English and Spanish and include: Talking to Families About Safe Sleep, Family Play and Child Development, Communicating With Families, Cognitive Limitations, Infant Mental Health, Trauma Informed Care, Healthy Families – Physical Activity and Nutrition.  IF YOU GET AN ERROR MESSAGE while trying to sign-in, ignore the error message and click the “Sign-In” box at the top right and continue.

>Writing Functional Outcomes 

Quick (3 minute) , fun, catchy video about writing functional outcomes with families ( Related to the revised 2016 IFSP).

>Talking to Families About Money

This online module will approximately 15-20 minutes to complete

>Child Outcome Summary (COS) Process

An overview of regulations and policies related to the COSP, video clips to demonstrate possible scenarios, and the math related to the measures

NEW The ECTA Center and DaSy Center have developed a free online learning module.  To learn more and to register for access click the link below.
http://dasycenter.org/child-outcomes-summary-cos-process-module-collecting-using-data-to-improve-programs/

Using Global Reporting and Pivot Charts/Tables to Play with your Child Outcome Data
Also found on the SPIDER Video Manual under For Providers to the left.

>Timelines Interaction

An interactive way to explore the order and due dates for activities that are required as part of providing services to families under Part C of the IDEA in Connecticut

>How CT Makes Determinations about Programs

Walks you through the process developed by Connecticut stakeholders  (See the Accountability and Monitoring procedure for more about “Determinations”.)

>Family Survey Data and Excel Pivot Tables

Explains Connecticut’s Birth to Three Family survey data and shows a way to dig into it  (For more information see the State Performance Plan – Indicator 4 or visit the Family Outcomes Survey Data page.)

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