Training

The Institute for Innovative Family Programs’ Training!

We offer high-quality, relevant trainings for early childhood professionals in national models, like Circle of Security for the Classroom, PITC, Positive Discipline and more.
We also provide education for parents of children prenatal – 5 through programs like Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors and Circle of Security for Parents.
Check out our upcoming offerings below!

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Early Childhood
Professional Trainings

The Institute for Innovative Family Programs (IIFP) is pleased to offer the following trainings AT NO COST to early childhood professionals in New Mexico, in collaboration with Santa Fe Community College and the Early Childhood Center of Excellence (ECCOE).
Learn more about these opportunities below and get registered now!

TRAINING

BUILDING RESILIENCE IN CHILDREN THROUGH RELATIONSHIPS: POSITIVE DISCIPLINE FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD PROFESSIONALS

Positive Discipline gives teachers the tools to teach young people to become responsible, respectful and resourceful members of their communities in ways that are empowering for children and adults.

February 13 and 20, 2024
(Tuesdays)
6pm – 7:30pm

TRAINING IN SPANISH

EDUCACIÓN FINANCIERA PARA FAMILIAS

Obtenga una comprensión más profunda de la gestión financiera personal, el establecimiento de objetivos, el ahorro, la reducción de deudas, los planes de presupuesto y el crédito. El material se compartirá de una manera que le permita hacerse cargo de sus finanzas y también ayudará a los visitadores del hogar y otros profesionales a adquirir habilidades para ayudar a los clientes a mejorar su relación con el dinero.

5, 12, 19 Y 26 de febrero de 2024
(Lunes)
6pm – 7:30pm

TRAINING

FAMILY FINANCIAL LITERACY

Gain a deeper understanding of personal financial management, goal setting, saving, debt reduction, budgeting/spending plans, and credit. Material will be shared in a way that empowers you to work with your own finances and will also help home visitors and other professionals build skills to help clients improve their relationship with money.

February 27, March 5, 12, and 19 (Tuesdays)
6pm – 7:30pm

Institute for Innovative Family Programs

TRAINING IN SPANISH

CONSTRUYENDO UN FUERTE APEGO: CÍRCULO DE SEGURIDAD PARA MAESTROS

COSC, El Círculo de Seguridad para Maestros, ofrece a los profesionales de atención temprana un modelo claro de las necesidades de apego de los niños y resalta la importancia del maestro para responder a estas necesidades.

5, 12, y 19 de junio de 2024
(Lunes)
6pm – 7:30pm

TRAINING

TRAUMA RESPONSIVE CARE FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD CLASSROOM TEACHERS

The Trauma Responsive Care for Infants and Toddlers in Child Care series focuses on how the Infant/Toddler workforce can support young children and their families who have experienced or who are at risk for experiencing trauma.

June 20, 2024 (Thursday)
June 24, 2024 (Monday)
and June 25, 2024 (Tuesday)
6pm – 7:30pm

TRAINING

BUILDING RESILIENCE IN CHILDREN THROUGH RELATIONSHIPS: POSITIVE DISCIPLINE FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD PROFESSIONALS

Positive Discipline gives teachers the tools to teach young people to become responsible, respectful and resourceful members of their communities in ways that are empowering for children and adults.

February 13 and 20, 2024
(Tuesdays)
6pm – 7:30pm

TRAINING

FAMILY FINANCIAL LITERACY

Gain a deeper understanding of personal financial management, goal setting, saving, debt reduction, budgeting/spending plans, and credit. Material will be shared in a way that empowers you to work with your own finances and will also help home visitors and other professionals build skills to help clients improve their relationship with money.

February 27, March 5, 12, and 19 (Tuesdays)
6pm – 7:30pm

Institute for Innovative Family Programs

TRAINING IN SPANISH

CONSTRUYENDO UN FUERTE APEGO: CÍRCULO DE SEGURIDAD PARA MAESTROS

COSP El Círculo de seguridad para maestros ofrece a los profesionales de la atención temprana oportunidades de aprendizaje, proporciona un modelo claro de las necesidades de apego de los niños y destaca la importancia de la maestra a la hora de responder a estas necesidades.

8, 15 y 22 de julio de 2024
(Lunes)
6pm – 7:30pm

TRAINING

TRAUMA RESPONSIVE CARE FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD CLASSROOM TEACHERS

The Trauma Responsive Care for Infants and Toddlers in Child Care series focuses on how the infant/toddler workforce can support infants, toddlers, and families who have experienced or who are at risk for experiencing trauma.

June 20, 2024 (Thursday)
June 24, 2024 (Monday)
and June 25, 2024 (Tuesday)
6pm – 7:30pm

Institute for Innovative Family Programs

TRAINING IN SPANISH

CONSTRUYENDO UN FUERTE APEGO: CÍRCULO DE SEGURIDAD PARA MAESTROS

COSP El Círculo de seguridad para maestros ofrece a los profesionales de la atención temprana oportunidades de aprendizaje, proporciona un modelo claro de las necesidades de apego de los niños y destaca la importancia de la maestra a la hora de responder a estas necesidades.

8, 15 y 22 de julio de 2024
(Lunes)
6pm – 7:30pm

TRAININGS

Past Offerings

TRAINING

Building Strong Attachment: Circle of Security Training for Infant/Toddler Classroom Teachers

COSP Classroom Professional Learning Series equips early care professionals with learning opportunities, provides a clear model of children’s attachment needs, and highlights the importance of the teacher in responding to these needs.

September 20 – November 8, 2023
(Wednesdays)
6pm – 7:30pm

REGISTRATION CLOSED

TRAINING

INVESTING IN YOURSELF AND YOUR FAMILY

This course supports home visitors to learn the basics of financial literacy so when families ask questions, home visitors are prepared to address basic financial skill-building. Home visitors in this course will learn about budgeting, tips to save money and basic financial planning. Material will be shared in a way that empowers home visitors to address family questions about finances, budgeting and saving.

September 26 – October 17, 2023
(Tuesdays)
10am-11:30am

REGISTRATION CLOSED

TRAINING

TRAUMA RESPONSIVE CARE FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD CLASSROOM TEACHERS

The Trauma Responsive Care for Infants and Toddlers in Child Care series focuses on how the infant/toddler workforce can support infants, toddlers, and families who have experienced or who are at risk for experiencing trauma.

November 9, 2023 (Thursday)
November 13, 2023 (Monday)
and November
14, 2023 (Tuesday)
6pm – 7:30pm

REGISTRATION CLOSED

TRAINING IN SPANISH

CONSTRUYENDO RELACIONES FUERTES: DISCIPLINA POSITIVA PARA PROFESIONALES

Disciplina Positiva brinda a los maestros las herramientas para enseñar a los jóvenes a convertirse en miembros responsables, respetuosos e ingeniosos de sus comunidades de maneras que empoderen tanto a niños como a adultos. 

23 y 30 de enero de 2024
(Martes)
6pm – 7:30pm

REGISTRATION CLOSED

TRAINING

Building Strong Attachment: Circle of Security Training for Infant/Toddler Classroom Teachers

COSP Classroom Professional Learning Series equips early care professionals with learning opportunities, provides a clear model of children’s attachment needs, and highlights the importance of the teacher in responding to these needs.

September 20 – November 8, 2023
(Wednesdays)
6pm – 7:30pm

REGISTRATION CLOSED

TRAINING

INVESTING IN YOURSELF AND YOUR FAMILY

This course supports home visitors to learn the basics of financial literacy so when families ask questions, home visitors are prepared to address basic financial skill-building. Home visitors in this course will learn about budgeting, tips to save money and basic financial planning. Material will be shared in a way that empowers home visitors to address family questions about finances, budgeting and saving.

September 26 – October 17, 2023
(Tuesdays)
10am-11:30am

REGISTRATION CLOSED

TRAINING

TRAUMA RESPONSIVE CARE FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD CLASSROOM TEACHERS

The Trauma Responsive Care for Infants and Toddlers in Child Care series focuses on how the infant/toddler workforce can support infants, toddlers, and families who have experienced or who are at risk for experiencing trauma.

November 9, 2023 (Thursday)
November 13, 2023 (Monday)
and November
14, 2023 (Tuesday)
6pm – 7:30pm

REGISTRATION CLOSED

TRAINING IN SPANISH

CONSTRUYENDO RELACIONES FUERTES: DISCIPLINA POSITIVA PARA PROFESIONALES

Disciplina Positiva brinda a los maestros las herramientas para enseñar a los jóvenes a convertirse en miembros responsables, respetuosos e ingeniosos de sus comunidades de maneras que empoderen tanto a niños como a adultos. 

23 y 30 de enero de 2024
(Martes)
6pm – 7:30pm

REGISTRATION CLOSED

TRAINING

TRAUMA RESPONSIVE CARE FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD CLASSROOM TEACHERS

The Trauma Responsive Care for Infants and Toddlers in Child Care series focuses on how the infant/toddler workforce can support infants, toddlers, and families who have experienced or who are at risk for experiencing trauma.

November 9, 2023 (Thursday)
November 13, 2023 (Monday)
and November
14, 2023 (Tuesday)
6pm – 7:30pm

REGISTRATION CLOSED

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Community Health Worker/Home Visiting

Certificate Course

Community Health Worker/Home Visitor Certificate Course

In this 16-week course, students earn 10 higher education credits and learn foundational home visitation skills, including communication, strategies to navigate difficult conversations with families, ethical practice, pregnancy, birth, postpartum and early childhood development, how to introduce and implement screening tools, linking families to community resources,  managing home visits and more. Enrolling now for upcoming semesters

CHW

CHW – COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER CERTIFICATE

In this 16-week course, students earn 10 higher education credits and learn foundational home visitation skills, including communication, strategies to navigate difficult conversations with families, ethical practice, pregnancy, birth, postpartum and early childhood development, how to introduce and implement screening tools, linking families to community resources,  managing home visits and more. Enrolling now for upcoming semesters

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