Safe Spaces: Bullying Prevention for Preschool-Aged Children
Date(s) - Dec 9, 2017 - Dec 16, 2017
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Safe Spaces is an evidence based, developmentally appropriate, holistic and integrated approach to teaching young children 3-5 years of age pro-social and emotional vocabulary as well as skills identified as essential in preventing bullying behaviours. It teaches young children the skills they need to resist and prevent bullying while nurturing their self-esteem and caring about others, establishing a bully free environment.
• To understand how the Safe Spaces program works.
• To explore how to implement Safe Spaces in child care programs with 3-5 year olds.
• To become familiar with available resources and support.
Note: A certificate for 13 hours of training will be issued upon completion of the 2-days training: 1 hour for reading the pre-reading material plus 12 hours for attending in-class training (6 hours each day).
- Child Growth and Development
- Child Health and Wellbeing
- Curriculum/Program Development
- Early Care and Education
Suitable for practicing novice, intermediate and experienced early learning child care professionals working with 3 to 5 year old preschool age children, including children with extra support needs.
Professional Development Certificate
Professional Development Certificate Credit Hours
A certificate for 13 hours of training will be issued upon completion of the 2-days training: 1 hour for reading the pre-reading material plus 12 hours for attending in-class training (6 hours each day).
$150 (workbook included)
Registration Contact Email
Registration Contact Phone Number
604-709-5661 ext. 221
Must register for the two days of training and be an Early Childhood Educator to register for this course. Must read the pre-reading material that will be emailed prior to the first day of training. This training is intended for practicing ECEs.
Bring a bag lunch (½ hour lunch) and a 2 inch binder for the course workbook.
Nora works for Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre as a Diversity Trainer and Training Program Coordinator. She prepares and delivers workshops for early learning and child care professionals, family child care providers and parents on a wide range of topics related to healthy child development and anti-bias education for young children. Her work in ECE is inspired by the principles of the Reggio Emilia approach as well as Montessori Training. Nora has been enjoying working with children and their families for over 25 years in a variety of settings.
Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre