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. 

We have a jam-packed series that includes updates around Trauma-Informed Care and our newest endeavor: The PD Roadshow-- we hope you come along!

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October: Trauma-Informed & Healing-Centered Care

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The department is launching a comprehensive effort to grow Trauma-Informed and Healing-Centered supports for early childhood education (ECE) professionals. During this webinar we'll go over the following topics in detail: 

  • An introduction to Trauma-Informed and Healing Centered supports
  • What this works means in relation to ECE professionals around the Fair Start for Kids Act (FSKA)
  • FSKA Supports, Compensation and Awards 

Tuesday, Oct. 25 | 6 p.m.

Register Here

November & December: PD Roadshow- Come Ride Along!

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We want change the way we run our webinars in 2023 to make learning more meaningful, and we need your input! 

The November and December webinars will be a two-part series focused on feedback gathering to shape the future of the webinar series.

The webinars will be held live in English, Spanish and Somali.

We hope you join the ride!   


November: Introducing Webinar Ideas & Feedback

Professionals are continually learning and growing and we want to hear from participants the ways in which DCYF can support professional development and opportunities via our webinar series.

During this webinar, we'll present some learning models we'd like to implement, and hear from participants on how they could benefit from them. The models include Community Café Model or ‘Roadshow’ and a  Cohort-based Community Engagement Model. 

More about each here.

Tuesday, Nov. 15 | 6 p.m.

Register Here

December: Future Webinar Planning & Next Steps 

During this webinar, we'll bring our audiences together to discuss what we learned in November's webinar.

We'll discuss the following in detail: 

  • Additional feedback gathering
  • Results from participants during November's webinar and early survey results
  • Expanding on the model ideas and we may put them to practice!

Wednesday, Dec. 14 | 6 p.m.

Register Here

Unable to Make the Roadshow Webinars? Take the Survey!

If you're unable to join us live during the November and December webinars, we'd still love your feedback! Please take a moment to fill out this quick two-question survey to tell us your thoughts.

Take the Survey!


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Please note: translation of the November and December webinar messaging, including surveys, will be created and sent out to the PD Newsletter subscribers again in November. This information will also live on our Webinar's Webpage, on the right-side of the page. 

Friendly Reminders...

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  • Please make sure you input your email address correctly when registering, otherwise you will not receive the meeting details
  • These webinars are created as a resource and participation is always optional
  • The webinar series are voluntary and in-service (STARS) hours are not available
  • Most webinars are recorded and posted to our 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, are looking for a webinar, or would like to suggest a learning topic, email Marlene White.

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