CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION GRANT OFFERS FREE LEARNING OPPORTUNITY FOR CHILD CARE AND EARLY EDUCATION PROVIDERS IN WEST VIRGINIA

HNN Staff

Prevent Child Abuse West Virginia, and its funding partners--the West Virginia Children’s Trust Fund, the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, and the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources--are providing a unique statewide opportunity to help today’s youngest West Virginians grow up free from abuse and neglect.

 

             “STRENGTHENING FAMILIES MADE S-I-M-P-L-E” training sessions are currently scheduled in regional locations, and are designed to equip at least one hundred volunteer early care & education leaders across the state to build “Circles of Caring” (Protective Factors) using national evidence-based tools.

 

             The sessions are designed specifically for child care center & facility directors; family child care providers; pre-kindergarten program leaders; Starting Points directors; Birth to 3 service coordinators and practitioners; Strengthening Families West Virginia Grantee Leadership Teams; Regional Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) early childhood specialists & behavior consultants; regional Head Start family services coordinators; and other programs that provide care and support to families with young children.

 

             Available date options are:  Wednesday, April 27, 2011 in Huntington at River Valley Child Development Services located at 611 7th Avenue in the training room on the second floor.  Another session is planned for Wednesday, May 18, 2011 in Morgantown.  All sessions will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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