Pyramid Plus Approach Training
18 training sessions for family child care providers & early childhood professionals on evidence-based inclusion practices which support social emotional competence & address challenging behaviors in young children.
City of Boulder
Spruce Street Building
2160 Spruce Street
Boulder, CO 80302
Cost and Registration
$250.00/ participants must provide their own 3” binder
Snacks provided. Participants are responsible for their own lunch.
Registration closes: December 19, 2014
Class limited to 22 participants
Completion of all 18 sessions of Pyramid Plus Approach will satisfy licensing requirements for Child Guidance Strategies.
About the Trainers
Phyllis Lucas, Quality Improvement Coordinator for Qualistar Colorado, has been in the field of Early Childhood for over 30 years. She holds a Masters in Early Childhood Education & Leadership. Phyllis has managed a large child care program & in her role with Qualistar, develops & coordinates training for early childhood professionals.
Tricia Kelly-Lynch is a certified trainer for Pyramid Plus Approach. Tricia has been in the Early Childhood field for over 30 years. She has served as a family child care provider, center director & coach. Tricia is the current president of the Colorado Association of Family Child Care.
January 7, 2015 • 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Session 1: Introduction to the Pyramid Plus Approach
January 10, 2015 • 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session 2: Inclusion: Understanding IDEA & Beyond
Session 3: Effective Workforce & System
January 28, 2015 • 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Session 4: Defining Social Emotional Development & Evidence Based Practices
February 21, 2015 • 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Session 5: Nurturing & Responsive Relationships
Session 6: Partnering Effectively with Families
March 7, 2015 • 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Session 7: Supportive Environment: Physical Environments
Session 8: Supportive Environment: Schedules & Routines
Session 9: Supportive Environment: Expectations & Transitions
March 11, 2015 • 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Session 10: Universal Screening: Early Detection of Social Emotional Growth
March 21, 2015 • 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Session 11: Teaming with Families/Writing Functional Goals & Outcomes
Session 12: Intentional Planning & Embedded Learning Opportunities
April 11, 2015 • 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session 13: Teaching Social & Friendship Skills
Session 14: Emotional Literacy & Competence
April 15, 2015 • 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Session 15: Supporting Early Development: Self-Regulation to Conflict Resolution
April 22, 2015 • 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Session 16: Overview for Creating a Behavior Support Plan
May 9, 2015 • 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session 17: Understanding the Functions of Behavior & Assessment
Session 18: Developing, Implementing & Monitoring Strategies for Behavior Plans
All trainings are held on either Wednesday evenings or Saturdays.