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4C Council Provider Workshops

4Cs offers Parents and Child Care Providers trainings and workshops that provide child development education along with various related subjects. These informative trainings and workshops are enjoyable by way of discussions and activities. Specific trainings and workshops for Child Care Providers are also available to enhance the provision of quality child care. Bilingual workshops and trainings are also offered.

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  • Thursday/jueves I 3.13.14 I 6:30pm – 9:30pm I Traduccion Español I $10/per person/$10/por persona
    Parents often feel heightened emotions when they bring their infants to a professional child care provider. Caregivers also feel protective and emotional about the care of infants. These "protective urges" can make it more difficult to work together on behalf of the child. This workshop will explore strategies parents and providers can use to understand their and other feelings and form a strong partnership.

    Las emociones de los padres aumentan cuando traen a sus hijos a un proveedor de cuidado infantil profesional. Los proveedores también sienten protección y emoción sobre el cuidado de los bebés. Estos "instintos protectores" puede hacer que sea más difícil para trabajar juntos en beneficio del niño. Este taller explorará las estrategias que los padres y proveedores pueden utilizar para entender sus sentimientos y formar una asociación fuerte.
    Please click here to download the flier and registration form for the January-March 2014 workshops.

  • Wednesday /miércoles I 3.19.14 I 6:30pm – 9:30pm I Traduccion Español I $10/per person/$10/por persona
    The Taxes and Bookkeeping workshop is designed to help you manage your Family Child Care business effectively and efficiently. You will learn how to acquire the maximum benefit from your tax deductions and increase your income.

    Este taller le ayudará a manejar su negocio del Cuidado Infantil del Hogar lisamente y eficientemente. Usted aprenderá a cómo llevar al máximo sus deducciones y aumentar sus ingresos.
    Please click here to download the flier and registration form for the January-March 2014 workshops.

  • Saturday/ Sabado I 4.5.2014 I 9:00am – 1:30pm I $10/per person
    A basic business start-up workshop for newly licensed Family Child Care Providers and an introduction to the services provided by the 4C’s.

    Un taller básico sobre como empezar su negocio de cuidado infantil para nuevas para proveedoras y una introducción a los servicios del 4C’s.

    Presented by/Presentado por Child Care Initiative Project Coordinators

    Please click here to download the flier and registration form for this workshop.

  • Saturday/ sabado I 4.26.2014 I 9:00am – 11:00am I $10/per person

    Nutrition is fundamental to a child’s growth and development. This workshop will explore how to provide healthy foods and create healthy eating habits from birth.
    La nutrición es fundamental para el crecimiento del niño y el desarrollo. Este taller explorará cómo proporcionar alimentos saludables y crear hábitos saludables de alimentación desde el nacimiento.

    Presented by/Presentado por Jeanette Bellerive & Luisa Lunaries
    The Work Life Balance workshop follows this workshop.
    El taller de Balance de trabajo y vida será después de este taller.

    Please click here to download the flier and registration form for this workshop.

  • Saturday/sabado I 4.26.2014 I 11:30am – 1:30pm I $10/per person

    Family Child Care is a business of taking care of people. This workshop will give you tips & techniques about how to take care of yourself so that you don’t experience burn out and will be able to care for others.
    Proveer cuidado de niños es un negocio de cuidar de las personas. Este taller te dará consejos y técnicas sobre cómo cuidar de sí mismo para que no experimentan cansancio y será capaz de cuidar de los demás.

    Presented by/Presentado por Child Care Initiative Project Coordinators
    The Nutrition workshop precedes this workshop.
    El taller de Nutrición será antes de este taller.

    Please click here to download the flier and registration form for this workshop.

  • Saturday I 5.3.2014 I 9:00am-12:00pm I English only I $15/Per Person

    Join in this fun-filled, participatory workshop demonstrating a variety of techniques and props for presenting music, movement, rhythm instruments, songs, fingerplays, stories, puppets, and creative activities. Add to your collection of quick and amusing learning activities to facilitate transitions with children. These "in-between-activity" times are valuable teachable moments. Have fun, get inspired, and take home lots of new ideas to make your group time more enjoyable and active for all children.

    Presented by Sharron Krull, Power of Play

    Please click here to download the flier and registration form for this workshop.

  • Thursday I 5.8.2014 I 6:30pm – 9:30pm I English only I $10/per person

    Child Care Providers are role models for children, parents and each other. This workshop explores the different aspects of defining, becoming, and finding quality role models.

    Presented by/Presentado por Child Care Initiative Coordinator

    Please click here to download the flier and registration form for this workshop.

  • !!NEW!! Offering: Child Care Business Workshop Series

    4C Council is pleased to offer, in partnership with The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Hispanic Satellite, a series of workshops that will assist child care providers in all phases of their business growth. Topics include:

    The Internet & E-Commerce / El Internet y Comercio Electronico
    Managing Your Money / Administrar Su Dinero
    Financing Your Business / Las Financias de su Negocio
    Marketing Your Child Care Business / La Comercialización de su Negocio de Cuidado Infantil
    Child Care Employees / Los Empleados del Cuidado Infantil

    Providers who complete all five (5) workshops in the series will receive The Business of Child Care: Management and Financial Strategies book.

    Please click here to download the flier and registration form for the Child Care Business Workshop Series.

  • 4C Council is pleased to offer the following workshops sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Child Development, UC Davis. These workshops are targeted to Licensed Family Child Care Providers. Topics include:

    Supporting Young Bilinguals / Apoyo de los Pequeños Bilingües
    Introducing Language Through Play / Introduciendo el Lenguaje a través del Juego
    Supporting Emergent Readers and Writers / Apoyando a Lectores y Escritores Emergentes

    Please click here to download the flier and registration form for these workshops.

  • The 4C Council is reimbursing child care providers who successfully
    complete health and safety training classes. The reimbursement amount is up
    to $60 per person per fiscal year. Each person shall have at least a $5.00
    co-pay for each training segment. Individuals eligible for repayment include
    staff of a licensed family child care home, or child care center, as well as,
    license-exempt providers and in-home providers.

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