Free Replay: Early intervention to prevent bullying

Mrs. Wilson's class 003Our live webcast, It’s Never Too Early: Intervention For Tomorrow’s Bullies Today, provided insights on:

  • Why  bullying occurs;
  • How ordinary behaviors in preschool-age children can evolve over time into bullying;
  • How to identify these behaviors and provide gentle, effective intervention.

It also discussed a unique early-learning curriculum to help children learn to express emotions in ways that build self-esteem without being hurtful to others.

You can view the recorded webcast anytime as often as you want. It’s free with registration. To begin viewing, click the webcast window. A registration form will appear shortly after the webcast begins to play.

The webcast was hosted by Hanna Perkins with support from GlobalCast MD. It was held on May 14, 2015.


Recognition and Prevention of Child Abuse & Neglect

Using the Keeping Children Safe curriculum, participants will receive training that meets the requirement for child abuse and neglect recognition and prevention, as outlined in the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Licensing Rules.

Topics include:

  • Definitions and indicators of child abuse and child neglect
  • Legal issues around abuse and neglect
  • Talking with parents
  • Talking with children
  • Prevention of child abuse and neglect

6-Hour Training Course

Saturday, January 10, 2015
9 a.m. — 3:30 p.m. (Half-hour lunch on your own)
Cost: $60
Instructor: Marge Zerba, Ph.D.

3-Hour Refresher

Saturday, September 27, 2014
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Cost: $30
Instructor: Marge Zerba, Ph.D.

Saturday, April 4, 2015
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Cost: $30
Instructor: Marge Zerba, Ph.D.

All sessions held at the Hanna Perkins Child Development Center (distance learning room) 

Eventbrite - Recognition and Prevention of Child Abuse & Neglect training

For more information, call (216) 929-0201.


OELDS: Cognition, General Knowledge & Approaches Toward Learning

Please check back for upcoming schedules of this course.

Training from the Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development in cooperation with the Ohio Department of Education and ecQ-Net.

Continuing education credits: 30 hours Step Up to Quality; college credit also available.

OELDS: Cognition, General Knowledge and Approaches Toward Learning for All Young Children

This newly created module of Ohio’s Early Learning and Development Standards (OELDS) is designed for early childhood educators and administrators. Implementation strategies will focus on children ages 3-5.

This module has been developed to assist in understanding the ways in which early childhood educators can provide quality learning experiences and intentional teaching strategies that appropriately support approaches to learning (engagement, curiosity, initiative and creativity) as well as cognitive development (executive function, attention and memory) as young children construct content knowledge in mathematics, science, and social studies.

Particular attention will be given to supporting children with disabilities and preschool dual language learners.


Course to be held alternate Tuesdays Feb. 4, 2014-June 2, 2014
2–5 p.m.
Distance Learning Room at The Hanna Perkins Center (Directions)

30 hours of Step Up To Quality training; must attend all sessions
College Credit available

Cost: $200 for all 10 sessions

For questions please contact Pamela Millar, Associate Director of Community Engagement & School Programs by e-mail or by calling 216-991-4472.
Eventbrite - OELDS: Cognition, General Knowledge & Approaches Toward Learning for All Young Children