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 ( $5.00)

Oct Dates Available

Child Play Therapy Course involving hands on experiences , theory and practical examples. You will received a Play Therapy Resource Bag ( valued @ $100.00)

2 hrs professional development certificate awarded upon completion.

Online Circle of Security for Child Care Educators/Providers ($40.00)

October 6, 2021 6:15 PM PDT - November 24, 2021

6:15pm -8:15 PM PST

This is an 8 week course training providers with many different backgrounds and from many different disciplines to help caregivers connect with the children in their lives. The Circle of Security figure is a central visual used as part of interventions for caregivers, all of which are focused on helping caregivers reflect upon children’s attachment needs in order to promote secure attachment with a child.

Professional Development Certificate will be given for 16 hours. All sessions must be attended to receive certificate.

Emergency First Aid Child & Residential Care ($100.00)

January 15 & 16 ,2022

Friday 6:00pm - 9:00pm & Saturday, 9:00am-5:00pm

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

We still have space in the following dates

January 15 & 16 ,2022 6:00 -pm-9:00pm & Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00pm

March 4 & 5 ,2022 6:00 pm-9:00 pm & Saturday 9:00 am-5:00 pm

* 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.