Training/Professional Development

Understanding Young Children's Development

Type: 
Training Resource
Author/Presenter: 

Illinois Early Intervention Training Program

Year: 
2011
Abstract: 

These narrated modules were developed by training personnel in Illinois based on content developed by the University of Connecticut Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. The modules correspond to the three child outcome areas and are focused on identifying age-appropriate skills among children zero to three.

Understanding the Three Child Outcomes Activity

Type: 
Training Resource
Author/Presenter: 

ECO Staff

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

This section provides an in-depth description of the three child outcomes and the functional nature of the outcomes for the introductory learner. Learners will:

  • understand the development of the three child outcomes
  • understand the content of the three child outcomes
  • differentiate among the three child outcomes
  • differentiate between functional outcomes and discrete skills

Understanding the Child Outcomes

Type: 
Training Resource
Author/Presenter: 

ECO Staff

Year: 
2012
Abstract: 

This introductory session provides a description of the three child outcomes. It is designed for learners to understand the development and content of the three child outcomes, differentiate among the three child outcomes, and differentiate between functional outcomes and discrete skills.

The Child Outcomes Summary (COS) Form Activity

Type: 
Training Resource
Author/Presenter: 

ECO Staff

Year: 
2010
Abstract: 

This topic introduces the COS form and the 7-point rating scale. It also covers essential knowledge for teams using the COS form. Intended for introductory learners who are new to the COS form. For intermediate learners who need a 'refresher' on the use of the 7-point rating scale, please see the voiced COS form refresher PPT, below. Learners will:

  • understand the rationale for using the COS form
  • differentiate between the a and b questions on the COS form
  • differentiate between the 7 points on the rating scale
  • differentiate among age-appropriate, immediate foundational, and foundational skills and behaviors

Trainer and participant materials are listed on the webpage.

Practice Using the Child Outcome Summary Rating Scale Activity

Type: 
Training Resource
Author/Presenter: 

ECO Staff

Year: 
2007
Abstract: 

This section focuses on the team process used to determine a rating on the COS 7-point scale. Intended as an introduction for learners who are new to the COS process or as a 'refresher' for intermediate learners. Learners will:

  • differentiate among the three child outcomes
  • understand how a rating is determined by a team
  • understand the role of information about the child's functioning across settings and situations in determining a rating
  • understand the role of age-expected child development in determining a rating
  • understand the role of the family in the team rating

Trainer and participant materials are listed on the webpage.

Orientation for New Staff

Type: 
Training Resource
Author/Presenter: 

ECO Staff

Year: 
2011
Abstract: 

This recorded webinar provides an overview to child and family outcomes measurement for the new learner.

Looking at Data Activity

Type: 
Training Resource
Author/Presenter: 

ECO Staff

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

This topic covers child outcomes data analysis and use. For intermediate or advanced learners, particularly those who are responsible for or interested in data management, interpretation, and reporting. Learners will:

  • Understand child outcomes data for program improvement, including for instruction, resource allocation, and professional development

Trainer and participant materials are listed on the webpage.

Involving Families in the COS Process Activity

Type: 
Training Resource
Author/Presenter: 

ECO Staff

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

This topic is for all learners at all levels and addresses the role of families in the COS process and strategies for involving them. Learners will:

  • Understand the role of the family in the team rating
  • Understand how to evaluate a team discussion for quality as relates to family participation

Trainer and participant materials are listed on the webpage.

Introduction to IFSP/IEP Integration

Type: 
Training Resource
Author/Presenter: 

ECO Staff

Year: 
2011
Abstract: 

This session provides an overview to the processes of integrating IFSP-IEP and outcomes, based on work from across ECO, NECTAC, and a number of early childhood professionals interested in these processes.

Integrating Outcomes Training

Type: 
Training Resource
Author/Presenter: 

ECO Staff

Year: 
2012
Abstract: 

This training provides information and resources on developing IFSP outcomes and IEP goals. The Developing High Quality IFSP Outcomes and IEP Goals Training Package was developed collaboratively with staff from NECTAC, WRRC and ECO and includes content about integrating the global child and family outcomes into the IFSP/IEP process, as well as activities that encourage the participants to consider the connection between the child and family outcomes and the development of individual IFSP outcomes and IEP goals. Materials include:

  • A comprehensive Power Point presentation
  • Trainer script and presentation notes
  • Handouts
  • Activities

Link to the training package: http://www.ectacenter.org/knowledgepath/ifspoutcomes-iepgoals/ifspoutcomes-iepgoals.asp

 

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