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Beating Burnout: Managing Workplace Stress Explore the definitions of, factors that contribute to, and techniques for managing stress and burnout in the early childhood workplace.
Ethics I: An Introduction to the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct The NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct is the standard by which all early childhood professionals are expected to perform. This course provides an introduction to the content and applicability of the Code.
Ethics II: Applying the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct You will be introduced to a five-step process for putting the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct to work in making ethical workplace decisions, and you will complete practical exercises in analyzing problems and reaching responsible decisions when faced with issues of ethical responsibility.
Ethics III: Resolving Ethical Dilemmas in the Early Childhood Setting (Intermediate level course) Explore a four-step process for reaching a responsible decision regarding ethical dilemmas that may occur in the early childhood setting.
Getting Organized (Intermediate level course) Examine the most common and problematic time waster--lack of organization. Learn how to use a five-step workplace organization method that will help you tackle real workplace issues.
Listening: An Essential Communication Skill Learn essential tools and techniques for effective listening.
Sending the Right Message: An Essential Communication Skill Acquire tools and techniques for effectively constructing and sending the message you want to send.
Taming Tyrants and other Difficult People Learn how to cope with the difficult people you encounter at work and elsewhere.
Time Management 1: What's Wasting Your Time? (Intermediate level course) Examine the purpose and process of developing effective personal and professional goals and learn tools and techniques for identifying and controlling the people, events and circumstances that can interfere with reaching those goals.
Time Management 2: Tools and Techniques (Intermediate level course) Learn tools and techniques for reducing and/or eliminating time-wasting behaviors. You will apply selected tools and techniques to your own time-wasting behaviors.
Working with Parents Learn specific guidelines and methods for working effectively with parents and other family members.