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Training – Connect and Co-Regulate for Children’s Social and Emotional Growth

Virtual Training

Relationship is the foundation for all we do with children. It's via a close, caring connection that we can best nurture children. Just as we support children's intellectual and physical growth, children also need support for their social and emotional growth. This workshop describes the vital relationship at the center of our care for children... Read more »

Free for Vermont Afterschool Members

Training – Equity and Inclusion Practices for Afterschool Staff

Virtual Training

This training is based on the Equity & Inclusion section offered in the National Afterschool Association’s Core Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies framework. Framed as a broad overview of the varied facets of Equity & Inclusion, this training talks about our own identities and their intersectionality, understanding and interrupting bias-based thinking, anti-racism practices, and youth safety,... Read more »

Free

Training – SEL-Based Opening Circles in Summer Camp

Virtual Training

This training expands upon the evidence and research supporting the practice of a daily circle in summer camp programming. Participants will learn about how to incorporate SEL into opening circle structure, why these few minutes are so important for setting the tone for the rest of the day, and how to build consistency in your... Read more »

Free