Children, Youth, & Families
Number of Programs: 3
MSU's Department of Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) sponsors programs under the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) as non-credit opportunities for child care workers, administrators, youth workers, teachers, social workers and others to meet licensing requirements and professional development initiatives for staff members in various organizations.
Some of the CEU training topics covered are:
- Basic Child Care Training
- Blood Borne Pathogens and Communicable Diseases
- Trauma Prevention Workshop
- Brain Development in Children
- Building Literacy in Children
- Caring for School Aged Children
- Child Care Administrative Training
- Curriculum Planning for Children
- Emergency Response Planning for Child Care
- Expanding Your Child Care Business
- Exploring Environments and Activities with Children
- For the Love of Music and Children
Kinship Caregiver: Caring for the Caregiver: Coping with Stress for Your Health and Well-Being (Online)
Open online until December 31, 2020
Caregiving can be one of the most rewarding jobs, but also one of the most stressful. It is not unusual for caregivers to neglect their own health and well-being. And yet, maintaining physical and emotional health is key to being able to continue providing care to others. This hour-long webinar will provide information on basic warning signs and preventative techniques to help you deal with common health issues such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and arthritis as well as resources where you can learn more.
Kinship Caregiver: I Don't Have Time for That!: Self-Care and Stress Reduction Techniques for Busy Caregivers (Online)
The non-interactive, online course is available through December 31, 2020.
This online training will present self-care and stress reduction tools and techniques for caregivers to improve their holistic well being. Self-care is a mindful and intentional practice which includes boundary setting, gratitude for the self, and self-awareness. Exploration of self-needs, self-assessment, and the use of mindfulness will be presented in this webinar. Resources will be focused for busy caregivers on the go.