Addressing Homelessness: The Role of the Early Childhood Educator
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Addressing Homelessness: The Role of the Early Childhood Educator

Addressing Homelessness: The Role of the Early Childhood Educator

In this on-demand, 2- hour, online course participants will gain a better understanding of the definition of homelessness according to the McKinney-Vento Act while becoming familiar with the often unseen but growing prevalence of homelessness in Alabama. Participants will also identify the causes of homelessness and its impact on a child’s physical and mental development. Participants will gain a better understanding of their role as they are guided through best-practice strategies for ways to support children experiencing homelessness while in their care. Upon completion of this course, participants will receive a printable certificate (2 training hours). 

Training Categories:

Training Level: Basic

Target Age Group: All

Training Hours: 2

DHR Categories: CD; CCPF

CDA Categories: 2; 4

CKA Categories: CGD; ICFC

CCDF Categories: 12

Click here to register for this course.

For more information please contact Lisa Nunn at lnunn@aptv.org 

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For Fiscal Years 2016-2020. These educational programs and services of Alabama Public Television made possible by the generous support of the following contributors:

Community Events & Engagement
  • Books-A-Million, Young Heroes
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama, Be My Neighbor Day/Young Heroes
  • Brookmont Capital Management, Young Heroes
  • C. W. Daniel Charitable Trust, Young Heroes
  • Medical Properties Trust, Young Heroes
  • Fred Rogers Productions/PNC, Be My Neighbor Day
  • WNET-CPB, Sesame Street in Communities
General Support
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)
  • Public Broadcasting Services (PBS)
Learning Adventures
  • Alabama Bicentennial Commission
  • Alabama Humanities Foundation
    a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Alabama State Council on the Arts
    a state program of the National Endowment for the Arts
  • American Graduate
    a program of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
  • Daniel Foundation of Alabama
  • Malone Family Foundation
  • Robert Meyer Foundation
  • Sybil Smith Foundation
  • Troy Univiersity
  • U.S. Space & Rocket Center
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
Media Library
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting, American Graduate
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting, American Graduate, Getting To Work
PBS Kids Programs
  • Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Alabama Power Company
  • Books-A-Million
  • Children's of Alabama
  • HEAL Alabama
  • Medical Properties Trust
  • U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Professional Development for Educators
  • Community Foundation of South Alabama, PBS KIDS EdCamp
  • Sybil Smith Foundation, PBS KIDS EdCamp
Workforce Development
  • CAWACO, Career Forward
  • Southeast Alabama Works, Career Forward

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