Foundations for Infant/Toddler Services in Early Intervention course consists of four modules that are designed to introduce participants to family-centered services that are collaborative, meaningful, and responsive.

  • Module 1: Family-Centered Interventions provides standards for Early Intervention professionals that include employing family-centered principles and practices in a culturally responsive manner, establishing effective partnerships, and working to build family capacity.
  • Module II: IFSP Development provides guidelines in IFSP development based on Early Intervention policies and regulations and built upon family-centered principles that keep the child and family as the focus for services.
  • Module III: Routines-Based Interventions provides concrete strategies for supporting primary caregivers, emphasizes the importance of natural environments and discusses monitoring routines-based interventions.
  • Module IV: Professional Collaboration focuses on professional teams and collaborations, how they develop over time, and how to utilize effective communication skills to promote effective team functioning.

Administrators can use these four modules to support the professional development and performance of Early Intervention personnel they supervise. The content and resources of these modules align with the standards of national organizations for personnel preparation programs and performance indicators related to early childhood outcomes developed by the Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP).


Credits
Infant/Toddler Training Hours


Intended Audience
Early Intervention staff, Early Childhood teachers, home visitors and parents


Registration

Registration for the first three courses, Family-Centered Intervention, IFSP Development and Routines-Based Intervention is currently open.  Each course is available by registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month.  Note: course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date.  You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month. Please use the following registration keys: Family-Centered Intervention:  FEISON1 (ALL CAPS) IFSP Development: FEISON2 (ALL CAPS) Routines-Based Intervention: FEISON3 (ALL CAPS)

This course is no longer available for registration. 


We have replaced this course with two 3-hour courses. 

1) Family Centered Services , and

2) Partnering to Build Relationships. 


Please take a look at the "Read More" information for these courses. 

IFSP Development is the second in a series of three courses that make up the Foundations for Infant and Toddler Services in Early Intervention.  The purpose of this module is to provide guidelines in IFSP development for Early Intervention professionals. Administrators can use these modules to support the professional development and performance of EI personnel they supervise.  The content and resources of this module align with the standards of national organizations for personnel preparation programs and performance indicators related to early childhood outcomes developed by the Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP).

The module has four sessions based on established competencies for IFSP development.  Each session contains instructional content delivered through narrated presentations, resource content such as reading materials and websites, activities to integrate content into practice, and accomplishment of specific competencies through participant evaluation.


Credits
Infant/Toddler Training Hours


Intended Audience
Early Intervention staff, Early Childhood teachers, home visitors and parents


Registration

Registration for the courses, Family-Centered Intervention, IFSP Development and Routines-Based Intervention is currently open.  Each course is available by registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month.  Note: course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date.  You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month.

Routines based Interventions is the third and final course that make up the Foundations for Infant and Toddler Services in Early Intervention.  The purpose of this module is to provide guidance to early intervention professionals for the implementation of routines based interventions.  Administrators can use this module to support the professional development and performance of early intervention personnel they supervise.  The content and resources of this module align with the standards of national organizations for personnel preparation programs and performance indicators related to early childhood outcomes developed by the Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). 

The module has three sessions based on established competencies for routines based intervention.  Each session contains instructional content delivered through narrated presentations, resource content such as reading materials, videos, and websites, activities to integrate content into practice, and accomplishment of specific competencies through participant evaluation.


Credits
Infant/Toddler Training Hours


Intended Audience
Early Intervention staff, Early Childhood teachers, home visitors and parents


Registration

Registration for the courses, Family-Centered Intervention, IFSP Development and Routines-Based Intervention is currently open.  Each course is available by registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month.  Note: course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date.  You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month. 

Description

This course looks at family- centered principles as a set of core beliefs and attitudes that shape the philosophy and practices of Early Intervention programs.  Participants will have opportunities to explore Ecological and Family Systems Theories as frameworks for increasing the focus on families in Early Intervention. They will have the opportunity to reflect on the developmental process of becoming culturally competent; explore the diverse cultures, values and beliefs of the families with whom they work; and identify strategies they can use to improve their professional skills and demonstrate understanding, respect and empathy in their interactions with families.

Credits
3 Act 48, PQAS, and/or Infant Toddler Clock hours

Intended Audience
Early Intervention staff, Early Childhood teachers, home visitors and parents

Registration
Registration will be available on the PaTTAN Training Calendar on April 1, 2019. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month.  Note: course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date.  You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month.


Description
This course looks at how three primary relationships (parent-child, parent-professional, and professional-professional) in Early Intervention work together to promote and enhance the positive development of children within the context of their families. Participants will have opportunities to reflect on how the use of partnership principles and interaction skills support their relationships with families and positively affect their practice. They will explore strategies to assist them in collaborating with families to identifying family strengths and resources and to help build family capacity. They will have opportunities to reflect on the balance of power between families and professionals and identify practices that serve to empower families.

Credits

3 Act 48, PQAS, and/or Infant Toddler Clock hours

Intended Audience
Early Intervention staff, Early Childhood teachers, home visitors and parents

Registration
Registration will be available on the PaTTAN Training Calendar on April 1, 2019. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month.  Note: course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date.  You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month.