Connections Corner

Exclusive | First3Years Members Only

Connections Corner is a digital and interactive series with First3Years! These members only events will allow for open discussion and deep engagement on special early childhood topics. Events will be hosted via Zoom and will be limited to 30 participants to allow for effective communication and interaction. We are encouraged that these sessions will create communities of learning with candid questions and sharing of real-life experiences.

Connections Corner is meant to provide a safe space for professionals who impact the lives of young children to come together to expand their wealth of knowledge through the benefits of vicarious learning, a robust discussion, and the exploration of effective tools and strategies that can be integrated into diverse environments.


Ethics in Early Childhood with Case Studies

April 27 | 12:30 PM

Connections corner provides a bidirectional approach to learning new concepts among other professionals. In this connections corner, we will review the meaning of ethics, and how it influences professionals’ relationships with children, their families, and the community. Professionals will have the opportunity to discuss case studies in break-out rooms.

Competencies:

building & maintaining relationships | infant/young child development & behavior | ethical practice


The Ethics of Care

May 25 | 12:30 PM

Connections corner provides a bidirectional approach to learning new concepts among other professionals. In this connections corner, we will review the ethics of care and discuss how responding with empathy and support influences the relationships we build with infants and their parent/caregiver.

 

** All participants are encouraged to read THIS item before connections corner, to get the most out of this training session.**

 

Competencies:

building & maintaining relationships | responding with empathy | self-awareness


 Relational Ethics

June 29 | 12:30 PM

Connections corner provides a bidirectional approach to learning new concepts among other professionals. Building strong relationships in the workplace and with the parent/caregiver impacts the care that is provided to infants/young children. In this connections corner, we will explore how we, as providers, can benefit from the parallel process in the work that is done through relational ethics practices.


** All participants are encouraged to read THIS item before connections corner, to get the most out of this training session.**

 

Competencies:

ethical practice | contemplation | building and maintaining relationship

 


Earn 1 CEU per Connections Corner

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Because of our generous Fill The Think Tank donors, the professional development department has scholarship funds set aside to support professionals in attaining a First3Years Membership, attending a conference, and/or covering category 1 & 2 Endorsement application fees. If you desire to partake in any of these endeavors but are encountering barriers, please email Jyrah Knight at jknight@first3yearstx.org to discuss options. We look forward to having you