October 2017 Newsletter: Challenging Conversations
Tackling Challenging Conversations
Challenging conversations often occur in a workplace environment. Even when a team has excellent, open communication, the need arises to confront challenging issues.
Click on the links below to explore ways
you can address common challenging conversations.
Safe Sleep
Developmental Concerns
Current Events
Director's Corner
Articles for Additional Learning
Did You Know?
Did you know that October is SIDS Awareness Month?

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is extremely important to early care providers because it is the leading cause of death of infants between one month and one year of age. In the United States, approximately 20 percent of SIDS deaths occur while the infant is under the protection of a child care provider.

ChildCare Education Institute offers CCEI117: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome as a beginner level course designed to increase knowledge about SIDS and to inform early care professionals of risk reduction strategies. If you haven't already, all child care providers should consider taking this course.
Radically Changing Your Style of Communication

The human brain is wired to take in new information and organize it in a way that makes sense. There is a constant flow of observation, interpretation, comparison, and application. What is this new information? What does it mean? How is it...

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Student Spotlight
Marvin Price Jr.
Baltimore, MD
I recommend CCEI to all early childhood education educators to utilize for professional development and gain more knowledge about child development.

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CCEI offers PROF103 Strategies for Success in Challenging Conversations as a  no-cost online child care training course to  new CCEI users during the month of October. 
This  is a two-hour, beginner-level course and grants 0.2 IACET CEUs upon successful completion. CCEI professional development courses are available to account holders with an active, annual in dividual or center-based subscription, or can be purchased individually.
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