Professional Development & Resources

In this section, you will find some additional training modules and resources available for credit toward the 24 hours in Birth-to-3 programs.

Articles of Interest

This section includes informational articles that can expand your skills in working with children.

Download and complete the Training Outcome Form (WORD format) or Training Outcome Form (PDF format) to receive credit for reading any of these articles of interest. You may also use this form to obtain credit for reading other journal articles (1 hour), books (up to 3 hours), or viewing videos (length of video) related to your practice. Return the completed form to your supervisor to obtain credit.

Resources to Share with Families

  • Zero to Three
    The mission of Zero to Three is to promote the health and development of infants and toddlers. The website includes age-based developmental information, free parent brochures and guides, and a host of other information for professional and parents.
  • Zero to Three Parent Portal
    There is no such thing as a perfect parent. Parenting is an ongoing process of learning who your child is and what he needs to thrive. Our resources are designed to help you tune in to what makes your child tick and to guide you in thinking about the best way to meet your child’s individual needs.
  • Therapists as Collaborative Team Members for Infants and Toddlers
    This website, developed by Juliann Woods, PhD, from the University of South Florida, contains useful information on implementing a routines-based approach in Early Intervention.
  • Family-guided Approaches to Collaborative Early Intervention Services
    This website provides resources and training for families and professionals in implementing a routines-based approach. The site includes reproducible training modules.
  • Training and Learning Collaborative (TLC)
    Philadelphia County Infant/Toddler Early Intervention personnel can access this website to learn about policies, procedures, and upcoming trainings. The site also contains online training in cultural competence, routines-based intervention, and the IFSP process.
  • The Importance of Home Language Series
    This series of handouts is designed to provide staff and families with basic information on topics related to children learning two or more languages. Staff and family handouts are available in six different languages. They emphasize the benefits of being bilingual, the importance of maintaining home language, and the value of becoming fully bilingual. These easy-to-read resources highlight important information that every adult living or working with young dual language learners should know.
  • Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive!
    This is a coordinated federal effort to encourage healthy child development, universal developmental, and behavioral screening for children, as well as support for the families and providers who care for them.
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