Amodestri Associates, LLC

"Helping Individuals & Families Cope with Life Changes and Overcome Challenges"

Trainings & Workshops

DAY, EVENING & WEEKEND TRAINING

Questions: Call: (678) 334-6381 or Email: [email protected] 


HeartSaver Courses: CPR / First Aid / AED

2019 Schedule of Classes: July 12, Aug 9, Sept 6, Oct 4, Nov 1, Dec 6

Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm (flexible) $55.00 - same day certification


Bright From The Start Approved Trainings:

120 Hour CDA Training: 2019 SATURDAYS: 9:00 am 

Schedule of Classes: July 13, 20 Aug 10, 24 Sept 7, 21 Oct 5, 19 Nov 2, 16 Dec 7, 14

This CDA course is designed for participants to gain the knowledge necessary to become qualified teachers of young children. This course is based on a core set of Competency Standards, which will guide childcare professionals in assisting children grow in each developmental stage. In addition, this course prepares participants to successfully complete the process of earning the CDA national credential.

 

The total fee for the class is $850.00 + Books & Supplies. Register here (select the correct training). OR email [email protected] to request invoice OR call (678) 334-6381 to request invoice. You must have a deposit in the amount of $150.00 before you begin the class. Book Fee are due before or on the first day of class. Payments are to be made "every" class, and the balance is due before the last day of class.


The classes will be held at Amodestri Childcare Academy, 11782 Hastings Bridge Road, Hampton, GA 30228.  


You will need to bring with you the following items:

·         1 - 3inch Binder and 1 – 2inch Binder

·         Tab Dividers (need at least 18 tabs)

·         Printed current copy of Bright From The Start Rules and Regulations and current copy of GELDS chart from http://decal.ga.gov/ChildCareServices/RulesAndRegulations.aspx 

·    Current Resume/Brief Bio (1 page minimum)

  •  Copy of High School Diploma or GED


Health & Safety Orientation Training, 6 hours ($65)

This training meets both Georgia Training Approval expectations and the CCDF requirements for CCDF Health & Safety Orientation Training. This training includes the following required content: 1. Prevention and control of infectious diseases (including immunization). 2. Prevention of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and use of Safe Sleeping Practices. 3. Administration of medication, consistent with standards for parent consent. 4. Prevention of and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions. 5. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards that can cause bodily injury such as electrical hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic. 6. Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma. 7. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster or a threatening incident (such as violence at a childcare facility). 8. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and the appropriate disposal of bio contaminants. 9. Precautions in transporting children.


40 Hour Director Training:  9:00 am (call for  additional class dates)

2019 Schedule of Classes: Sundays - TBA

This course is a Bright from the Start state approved training that provides professional recognition for early childhood professionals to fulfill the 40 hour training requirement. This course will provide information regarding the roles and responsibilities of the Director of a childcare center. In addition, this course will provide information required to implement and maintain a quality rated educational program for children. Topics include: Program Management, Effective Administrative Systems, Marketing, Personnel Management and Staff Development, Facility Maintenance and Development, Legal Knowledge, Community Relations, Parent Involvement, Financial Management, Professional Development, Marketing, and State Requirements.  


The total fee for the class is $400.00 + Books & Supplies. Register here (select the correct training). OR email [email protected] to request invoice OR call (678) 334-6381 to request invoice. You must have a deposit in the amount of $100.00 before you begin the class. Payments are to be made "every" class, and the balance is due on the first day of class OR before the last day of class.
 
The classes will be held at Amodestri Childcare Academy, 11782 Hastings Bridge Road, Hampton, GA 30228.


You will need to bring with you the following items:

·         2inch Binder (to create a director’s guide/manual with the assistance of the instructor – throughout the training)


·         Tab Dividers (need at least 12 tabs)


·         Printed current copy of Bright From The Start Rules and Regulations from http://decal.ga.gov/ChildCareServices/RulesAndRegulations.aspx 


·         Current Resume/Brief Bio (1 page minimum)


TRAINER-PRENEUR: 40 Hour Training for Trainers (call for class schedule)

This 40 hour Training for Trainers course is designed for participants to gain the skills, knowledge, and hands-on experience necessary to become Georgia State Approved Trainers. This course is based on a core set of Competency Standards, which will guide future trainers in assisting childcare professionals to grow professionally, and personally. In addition, this course prepares future trainers to successfully complete the process of earning trainer designation.
***Competency Goals: TRN1; TRN2; TRN3; TRN4; TRN5; ADM2; ADM9***

The total fee for this course is $850.00. Register here (select the correct training). OR email [email protected] to request invoice OR call (678) 334-6381 to request invoice. You have a choice to either pay in full to register, OR you must have a deposit in the amount of $425.00 before you begin the class;  and the balance is due on the first day of class OR before the last day of class.
*** All training materials are included ***

CHILDCAREPRENEUR: "I'm NOT a Babysitter, I'm a Childcare Professional"

Are you a Family Childcare Provider, Director, Childcare Center Owner, or want to become a Childcare Professional, and you struggle with how to get started, and how to run every area of your program in a stress-free way? This training course is for individuals operating or want to operate a childcare program in their home, however, childcare center owners and directors will benefit, as well. CHILDCAREPRENEUR includes information regarding the roles and responsibilities of a childcare professional, and is guaranteed to help you grow personally and professionally. CHILDCAREPRENEUR will prepare you to streamline your business by adopting simpler working methods by implementing SMART strategies that will keep you in full control of your business everyday. In addition, this course is your reminder that, “You’re NOT a Babysitter, You’re a Childcare Professional!” 

*** Competency Goals: ADM1, ADM2, ADM3, ADM4, ADM5, ADM6, ADM7, ADM8, ADM9, ECE6.1, ECE6.2, ECE6.3 ***


The total fee for this course is $975. There is 6 total sessions. All training materials included.

2019 Next class: August 11, 25 Sept 8, 22 Oct 6, 20

Deposit of $200 is required to Register. Email: [email protected] OR call/text (678) 334-6381 to request invoice.

*** Receive $100 off if register by Sept 15, 2019 ***


Policies & Procedures Handbooks for Childcare Professionals, 4 hours ($45.00)

This Policies & Procedures Handbooks for Childcare Professionals course is designed for participants to gain the knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience necessary to write handbooks for their childcare program. Participants will gain understanding of the roles, responsibiliteis, and importance of writing handbooks. In addition, this course will increase participants' ability to implement written policies and procedures. 


Health & Safety I: The Foundation Suitable for Children, 2 hours ($35.00)

Participants will become knowledgeable about what makes a childcare learning environment safe and be confident in making sure children and parents feel safe.


Child Abuse: Be Aware! Know the Basics!, 2 hours ($35.00)

This beginning class will explore the basics of child abuse, "To Know v. Not to Know." Participants will be able to determine what is child abuse, and their role as a child professional.


Communicating With Parents: Let's Talk About It!, 4 hours ($45.00)

This communication course is designed for participants to gain the knowledge necessary to communicate effectively, avoid conflict, build productive relationships with parents, and increase parent participation. In addition, you will learn your communication style, the benefits of your communication style, and how to enhance your communication style effectively. 


Strengthening Families: Overview, 2 hours ($35.00)

Participants will learn to apply the five protective factors in their everyday work. Participants will explore Strengthening Families Georgia efforts to embed the factors into family serving agencies.


Concrete Support in Times of Need, 2 hours ($35.00)

This class helps participants explore barriers to meeting family’s basic needs, assessing crisis situations, and linking families to resources through concrete support.


Knowledge of Child Development, 2hours ($35.00)

This class helps participants explore ways to help parents build their parenting skills and better understand children and their behavior.


Parental Resilience, 2 hours ($35.00)

This class helps participants promote parental resilience everyday in families through regular practice, making assessments of the parent’s situation, and following up with parents.


Social Connections, 2 hours ($35.00) 

This class helps participants provide practical ideas based on sound research to strengthen families through the protective factor, social connections.


Social and Emotional Competence in Children, 2 hours ($35.00)

This class focuses on how to promote social and emotional competence in children through meaningful interactions with families.



Workshops

Parent Seminar (coming soon!)



***FYI: No Refunds. However, you are allowed to make up classes according to the student contract. There is a $50.00 fee for any cancelations***