Training & Workshops for Care Providers

We provide training & workshops at Childhood Connections Child Care Resource & Referral Program to support our community care providers. As well as to foster quality and inclusive child care in our Central Okanagan community. Our training follows the implementation of the BC Early Learning Framework, Schedule G of the BC Child Care Licensing Regulation and the Early Childhood Educators of BC Code of Ethics.

We also provide links to affiliate trainings and workshops available within our community and applicable online trainings from around the province and beyond.

Training & Workshops

Childhood Connections Workshops

Local / Online Workshops

First Aid Training

BC Early Years Portals

Training Links & Resources

Our workshops may count towards the 40 hours needed to renew an ECE certificate to practice.

Childhood Connections Workshops

Our Workshop Policies

Community Based Child Play Project ( $25.00)

Sept, Oct & Dec Dates Available

Child Play Therapy Course involving hands on experiences , theory and practical examples. You will received a Play Therapy Resource Bag ( valued @ $250.00) 16 hrs professional development certificate awarded upon completion. *Must attend all sessions* *Due to popularity only 2 participants can sign up per location * ( 1 resource bag will be received per location)

Regulate While You Educate - Educator Fall Series ( $30.00 )

September 30 - November 4th , 2021 6:15pm- 8;15pm

This workshop 6 series is geared towards care providers & early learning educators looking to form a deeper connection within, reduce burn out and create emotional resilience. 12 hrs professional development certificate awarded upon completion. *Must attend all sessions*

Emergency First Aid Child & Residential Care ($100.00)

September 17 & 18, 2021 Friday 6:00pm - 9:00pm & Saturday, 9:00am-5:00pm

We still have space in the following dates:

September 17 & 18, 2021 Friday 6:00pm - 9:00pm & Saturday, 9:00am-5:00pm

November 19 & 20, 2021 6:00pm - 9:00pm & Saturday, 9:00am-5:00pm.

* You must attend both days.

Responsible Adult Course

Ongoing / Self-paced

Responsible Adult Certification ($85.00).

Family Programs, Classes, & Training

Various dates / times

If you are a parent/caregiver looking for family activities, programs and training, visit our Family Resource Page.