PD's Fall Webinar Series

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Fall Webinar Series

Join the Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) Professional Development (PD) Team for our Fall Webinar Series. 

The series will cover a variety of topics around resources, meet and greet, and the PACE launch. We hope to see you there! 


In This Update...

October: MERIT Account Management

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This webinar is designed to help you manage the basics of your MERIT account and will focus on education verification and training. 

The following topics will be covered in detail during this webinar: 

  • Managing your MERIT account.
  • Recording Health & Safety trainings.
  • Verifying education in MERIT.
  • Options for completing training requirements.

Tuesday, Oct. 26 | 6 p.m.

Register Here

November: Meet & Greet and Recipe Swap!

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This fall season, the PD team wants to host a fun and casual webinar to hear from the field and swap recipes! 

This webinar will have interpreters available in Spanish and Somali. During this webinar we'll: 

  • Do a quick meet and greet of the PD team.
  • Hear from participants. We really want to know:
    • What's on your mind?
    • Where are supports needed?
  • Share Recipes: bring your favorite recipe and we'll share during the webinar, or through the chat box. We'll collect all recipes shared and create a recipe book that will be emailed to all participants at a later date. 

Tuesday, Nov. 16 | 6 p.m.

Register Here

Note: This webinar is open to everyone and sharing a recipe is optional. If you cannot make this webinar but would like to share your favorite recipe or receive the recipe book, email Marlene White

Nofeembar: Salaan oo La Kulan Kana Qayb qaado Cunto Soo bandhigida!

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Dayrtaan, Kooxda PD waxay doonayaan inay martigeliyaan bandhig cilmiyeed oonleen ah ahna madadaalo si wax looga barto arrimahaan iyo noocyada cuntooyinka! 

Bandhig cilmiyeedkaan oonleenka ah waxaa laga heli doonaa turjumaano sida turjumaan Isbaanish iyo mid Soomaali ah. Inta lagu bandhig cilmiyeedkaan oonleenka ah waxaan: 

  • Sameyn doonaa kulan gaaban waxaana salaami doonaa kooxda PD.
  • Dhageysan doonaa ka qaybgalayaasha. Xaqiiqdii waxaan dooneynaa inaan ogaano:
    • maxaa kujira maskaxdaada?
    • Maxaad dooneysaa in lagaa caawiyo?
  • Nala wadaag noocyo cunto: keen nooca cuntada aad ugu jeceshahay waxaan soo bandhigi doonaa inta lagu jiro bandhig cilmiyeedkaan oonleenka ah, ama waxaan kusoo bandhigi doonaa qaybta wada sheekeysiga. Waxaan aruurin doonaa dhammaan noocyada cuntooyinka lasoo bandhigay waxaana abuuri doonaa buug cuntooyinka ka hadlaaya oo iimeyl loogu diri doono dhammaan ka qaybgalayaasha muddo kadib. 

Talaadada, Nofeembar. 16 | 6 p.m.

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Fiiro gaar ah: Bandhig cilmiyeedkaan oonleenka ah wuxuu u furan yahay qof walba qasabna ma ahan inaad cuntooyin soo bandhigto. Haddii aadan ka qaybgeli karin bandhig cilmiyeedkaan oonleenka ah laakiin aad jeclaan lahayd inaad nala wadaagto cuntooyin ama aad hesho buuga cuntooyinka, iimayl udir Marlene White

Noviembre: ¡Dar la bienvenida e Intercambio de recetas!

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¡Esta temporada de otoño, el equipo de desarrollo profesional (DP) quiere organizar un seminario web divertido e informal para escuchar del campo e intercambiar recetas!

Este seminario web tendrá intérpretes disponibles en español y somalí. Durante este seminario web:

  • Conozca y salude rápidamente al equipo de DP.
  • Escuche a los participantes. Realmente queremos saber:
    • ¿Qué tienes en mente?
    • ¿Dónde se necesitan los apoyos?
  • Comparta recetas: traiga su receta favorita y la compartiremos durante el seminario web o mediante el chat. Recopilaremos todas las recetas compartidas y crearemos un libro de recetas que se enviará por correo electrónico a todos los participantes en una fecha posterior.

Martes 16 de noviembre | 6 p.m.

Registrar aquí

Nota: Este seminario web está abierto a todos y compartir una receta es opcional. Si no puede asistir a este seminario web pero le gustaría compartir su receta favorita o recibir el libro de recetas, envíe un correo electrónico a Marlene White

December: PACE Launch

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PACE is coming! DCYF is gearing up to launch PACE in early 2022 and we want to make sure you stay up-to-date on this option.

PACE (Provider Access to a Community Equivalent), which was formerly known as the Community-Based Training model, is one of the options to meet your licensing education requirement for those required to have an initial or short certificate.

 Join us during this webinar to learn:

  • If this option is right for you.
  • How to find the PACE trainings.
  • How CCB and EQEL fit into PACE.
  • How PACE will be tied to additional educational opportunities.

Tuesday, Dec. 14| 6 p.m.

Register Here

Friendly Reminders...

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  • The webinar series are voluntary and in-service (STARS) hours are not available.
  • These webinars are created as a resource and participation is always optional.
  • All webinars are recorded and posted to our Newsletters and Webinars webpage.

Keep Up With All Things PD!

A great way to stay up-to-date on all things related to training and professional development is by bookmarking the DCYF Professional Development webpage.

Questions or Comments?

If you have a question or would like to suggest a learning topic,
email Marlene White.

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