NEWS & Events

Infant Child Enrichment Services has postponed all in-person events in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are still dedicated to our mission to enrich the lives of children and families and support child care providers. That is why ICES is now launching virtual events. ICES is making it possible for you to view many of our virtual workshops, live or recorded! Recorded workshops will be available for a limited time only. You can register for events below.

If you are unfamiliar or uncomfortable with Zoom, check out this “Super Easy Guide to Zoom” to get acquainted with this technology and get the most out of our virtual workshops and classes.

2020/2021 Child Care Provider Workshops

The workshops provided by ICES Resource & Referral program are open to anyone caring for children and are not county specific. That means that you can register for any workshop regardless of your location. Check out our    up-coming events below!

Exploring Racial Justice in the Early Childhood Classroom Series

ICES is proud to present our first-ever training series on Exploring Racial Justice in the Early Childhood Classroom. This series is based on our original training, Racism and Implicit Bias in Child Care and provides a deeper dive into some of the subjects contained within. We strongly recommend watching the recording of this training in order to fully engage with the material presented in the Racial Justice series. 

 

All workshops will take place from 6:00pm to 8:00pm via Zoom. Dates are: 

Thursday, April 15: Understanding Historical & Inter-generational Trauma

Thursday, April 22: Lateral & Internalized Oppression

Thursday, April 29: Racial Justice Conversations & Resources for Early Childhood Educators

Friday, May 7: Being an Effective Ally in the Struggle for Racial Justice & Equity


Please click here to access a flyer with detailed information on this important series!

 

To register for this event, you may contact your county ICES office or fill out your county’s registration form below.

 

Spring Trauma-Informed Care Series

The Trauma-Informed Care Training curriculum is intended to equip child care providers with the knowledge and skills to support the needs of children who have experienced significant adversity, which may affect their development and behavior. The evidence-based information and strategies delivered in this training are substantial. Therefore, it is administered in a  4-part series twice a year. 

 

 

Tuesday, April 6, 6 – 8:30pm: Part 1: Intro to Childhood Trauma

Tuesday, April 13, 6 – 8pm:  Part 2: Supportive Strategies 1

Tuesday, April 20, 6 – 8 pm: P art 3: Supportive Strategies 2

Tuesday, April 27, 6 – 8pm: Part 4: Enhancing Caregiver Resiliency

 

To register for this event, you may contact your county ICES office or fill out your county’s registration form below.

 

Child Care Provider Forum

The ICES child care provider forum is intended to provide a space for open discussions with ICES R&R Staff and Child Care Providers. The forum meets monthly on the virtual app, Zoom. Anyone who provides care for children is welcome to participate. 

To find out when the next forum will be and/or register for this event, contact your county ICES office or fill out your county’s registration form below.

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Next Forum Date: To be Announced

Time: 6-7 pm

Year-Round Parenting Classes

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Our Raising Healthy Families program in Tuolumne County offers year-round parenting classes to residents of Tuolumne County. A wide range of subjects is covered, and each subject is considered over the course of several weeks. 

Classes are held virtually every Monday and Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. 

To register for parenting classes, fill out the Tuolumne Registration form below.

Current Class Topic

Trauma/Resiliency: Parents will learn how trauma impacts children’s behaviors and how to build resiliency in their child(ren). 

Beginning March 1st

Ending April 13th

 

Upcoming Class Topic

Communication/Co-Parenting: In this segment of our parenting classes, we will discuss the importance of communication and how it’s the foundation of relationships. 

Beginning April 26th

Ending June 1st

Register for Events Here!

While the Raising Healthy Families program is presently limited to Tuolumne County Residents, all ICES child care provider workshops are open to the public in both Mariposa and Tuolumne counties. When registering for events be sure to choose the appropriate event registration form for the county you reside in.

Mariposa Registration
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Tuolumne Registration
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