• Completed on your own schedule when it is convenient for you.

  • Approved for 10 hours of continuing education with IL's Early Intervention program (Intervention: 5 hrs & Working with Families: 5 hrs)

  • Eligible for 10 PDH (Professional Development Hours) through ASHA.

  • Listed as a V.I.P. Graduate on C.I.T.Y. of Support's website

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Valuing the Insight of Parents: Becoming a V.I.P.

    • Valuing the Insight of Parents: Becoming a V.I.P.

    • Course Introduction

    • Tips for Success

  • 2

    1st Webinar: Parents Discuss Context

    • 1st Webinar Introduction and Outcomes

    • Building Capacities Within Families

    • Principles of Family-Centered Care

    • Parent Introductions

    • Let's Meet Some Parents: EI Referrals at Birth

    • Self-Reflection #1-1

    • Let's Meet Some Parents: EI Referrals due to Delayed Milestones

    • Self-Reflection #1-2

    • Meet Dr. Therese Wehman, Director of Graduate Studies in Early Childhood Education at Elmhurst University

    • PDF Access

    • Principles and Strategies for Family-Centered Home-Based Services

    • A Relationship-Based Approach to Early Intervention

    • Consideration of Cultural Differences

    • Self-Reflection #1-3

    • Thoughts & Reflections

    • Consideration of Work, Home, & Life Balance

    • Self-Reflection #1-4

    • Thoughts & Reflections

    • Consideration of Family Goals and Priorities

    • Self-Reflection #1-5

    • Thoughts and Reflections

    • Provider Routines

    • Self-Reflection #1-6

    • V.I.P. Routine

    • Self-Reflection #1-7

  • 3

    2nd Webinar: Parents Discuss Experiences

    • 2nd Webinar Introduction

    • 2nd Webinar Outcomes

    • Some Thoughts About Self-Reflection

    • Self-Reflection #2-1

    • Collecting Parent Feedback

    • Parents Reflect on their Early Intervention Experiences

    • Self-Reflection #2-2

    • Parent Experiences Specific to Early Intervention

    • Prior Knowledge About EI-Specific Experiences

    • Prior Knowledge About EI-Specific Experiences

    • Medical Diagnostic Clinic Experiences

    • Medical Diagnostic Clinic-Professional & Parent Perspectives

    • Self-Reflection #2-3

    • School Transition Experiences

    • School Transition-Professional & Parent Perspectives

    • Self-Reflection #2-4

    • Final Thoughts

    • Self-Reflection #2-5

  • 4

    3rd Webinar: Parents Discuss Support

    • 3rd Webinar Introduction

    • 3rd Webinar Outcomes

    • Self-Reflection #3-1

    • Parents Discuss Support

    • Self-Reflection #3-2

    • Available Supports in the Early Intervention Program

    • Prior Knowledge About Available Supports in the EI Program

    • Prior Knowledge About Available Supports in the EI Program

    • Parents and EI Support

    • Exploring Supports in Early Intervention

    • More Supports in Early Intervention

    • Self-Reflection #3-3

    • Community Support Groups

    • Self-Reflection #3-4

    • In-Person and Online Support Groups

    • Parents Discuss C.I.T.Y. of Support

    • Introduction to C.I.T.Y. of Support

    • Self-Reflection #3-5

    • Getting Involved in C.I.T.Y. of Support

  • 5

    Observation #1: Nate

    • Observation Introduction

    • Observation Questions

    • Nate

  • 6

    Observation #1: Notes

    • Observation #1: Notes

  • 7

    Observation #2: Santiago

    • Observation Questions

    • Santiago

  • 8

    Observation #2: Notes

    • Observation #2: Notes

  • 9

    Self-Study Written Reflections

    • Sef-Study Written Reflections

  • 10

    Course Evaluation

    • Course Evaluation

  • 11

    References and Acknowledgments

    • Acknowledgements

    • References