MINDING YOB SERVICES, LLC offers training in the following Core Knowledge Areas (CKAs) for organization and staff development:
Business and Operations Management
Diversity and Dual Language Learners
Establishing and Maintaining an Effective Organization
Family and Community Relationships
Health, Safety and Nutrition
Human Resource Leadership and Development
Implementing a Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum and Environment
Learning Environment, Planning Framework, Curriculum and Standards
Professionalism and Ethics
Supporting Skill Development
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TRAINING TITLE:Are You Allowed to LOOK, ACT and DO THAT Here? – Professionalism in the Workplace
CKA – 9 Professionalism and Ethics; 9.1 Ethical Standards and Professional Guidelines
DESCRIPTION: This workshop is designed to inform and educate all employees and staff of an organization on what professionalism is and how it pertains to their Appearance (LOOK), Behavior (ACT) and Performance (DO THAT).
(New) TRAINING TITLE: COGS (Cost of Goods/Services) Could Be Clogging Your Budget
CKA – 2 Business and Operations Management; 2.2 Financial Management (Administrators)
DESCRIPTION: Many times those responsible for financial planning of business operations look to their competitors to define the cost of their goods/services (COGS) which can lead to profit loss instead of profit gain. This training module examines the strategies necessary to achieve successful financial management
TRAINING TITLE: Communication is the KEY – It’s a Learned Skill
CKA – 3 Human Resources Leadership and Development (Administrators) CKA 9 – Professionalism and Ethics; 9.1 Ethical Standards and Professionalism Guidelines
DESCRIPTION: Effective communication can improve relationships at work, home and in social situations. It also helps to improve teamwork, decision-making, and problem solving. Do you want to learn how to communicate even negative or difficult messages without creating conflict or destroying trust? During this interactive presentation, you will learn a set of skills including nonverbal communication, attentive listening, the ability to manage stress in the moment, and the capacity to recognize and understand your own emotions and those of the person you’re communicating with.
TRAINING TITLE: Ethics – Is it a Dilemma?
CKA – 9 Professionalism and Ethics; 9.1 Ethical Standards and Professionalism Guidelines
DESCRIPTION: Ethical behavior depends on self-discipline and maintaining respect for customers, co-workers and the work environment. However, so many times people are not aware that certain actions prohibited by policies might also violate criminal laws, thus resulting in personal criminal prosecution and, upon conviction, fines or imprisonment. Ethics – Is it a Dilemma helps in the examination of conscious behavior and the principles of business conduct, 1) honesty, 2) fairness and 3) integrity.
TRAINING TITLE: Identify, Discuss and Resolve – Dispute Resolution 101
CKA – 9 Professionalism and Ethics; 7- Family and Community Relationships (Practitioners) CKA – 1 Establishing and Maintaining an Effective Organization; 2 Business and Operations Management (Administrators)
DESCRIPTION: There are ways to resolve all disputes, yet many times those involved in a dispute don’t know the basics. Identifying the categories, discussing the cause and finally finding ways to resolve the issue in a way that is satisfactory, at best, to all those involved leads to a win/win.
TRAINING TITLE: Just What is STRESSING YOU Out?
CKA – Professionalism and Ethics; 9.1 Ethical Standards and Professional Guidelines
DESCRIPTION: This fun and informative workshop is intended for all staff and employees as they learn more about stress and how to manage it. In managing individual stress, staff is better equipped to perform their duties in a more professional way leading to a healthy workplace for all.
(New) TRAINING TITLE: Keeping the SHIP Afloat – Applying LeaderSHIP Skills
CKA – 3 Human Resource Leadership and Development; 3.3 Leadership and Support
DESCRIPTION: Effective leadership comes with trial and error, set-backs and, come-backs. In this thought provoking, interactive, peer-to-peer training module, participants will learn more about effective leadership and the role proper leadership plays in the success of any organization.
(New) TRAINING TITLE: Planning Your Preschool (PreK) Curriculum with Kindergarten in View
CKA – 3 Learning Environments, Planning Framework, Curriculum and Standard; 3.2 Curriculum and Standards
DESCRIPTION: Developing appropriate lesson plans for Preschool environments is critical for successful transitioning to Kindergarten. This training module identifies planning strategies, routines and schedules that address teaching preschool age children with Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and Kindergarten in view.
TRAINING TITLE: Poison Prevention in Children – Simple Steps to Safety
(Classroom and Online)
CKA – 8 Health, Safety and Nutrition; 8.3 Environmental Safety
DESCRIPTION: Nationally the death rate from unintentional injuries declined, but the number of children dying from poisoning has doubled since 1999. This training intends to address the growing concern about poisoning in young children and simple steps to follow for poison prevention for practitioners and families.
(New) TRAINING TITLE:Reading with Young Children – The Whole Book Approach to Reading Literacy
DESCRIPTION: The whole book approach in reading literacy for young children is a method used for using picture books as an art and reading literacy form. It gives those who work with young children tools to engage them in interactive picture book reading that facilitates discussions as the book is read aloud which leads to a love for reading.
TRAINING TITLE: The Staffing (HR) Story – Basics, Best Practices and Key Issues
CKA – 3 Human Resource Leadership and Development (Administrators)
DESCRIPTION: This workshop was designed to deliver the basic and vital Human Resources information and is a comprehensive primer on issues faced by Administrators when managing one of the most valuable resources in business – employees and staff.
(New) TRAINING TITLE: Copyrights, Trademarks and Patents – The Who, What and Where of Intellectual Property
(Classroom or Online Training)
CKA – 2 Business and Operations Management; 2.4 Marketing and Public Relations
DESCRIPTION: Ever wonder which source you should use to protect your Intellectual Property (name, inventions, and ideas)? If so, this workshop is just right for you. Copyright, Patents and Trademarks are our resource for protection, but sometimes it is difficult to navigate. In this fun and informative session, learn the Who you need to talk to, What you need to protect and Where you need to go for Intellectual Property Strategies (Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks) that will get you headed in the right direction fast.
(New) TRAINING TITLE: We ARE Diverse - Inclusion NOT Exclusion
CKA - 6 Diversity and Dual Language Learners; 6.1 Cultural Diversity and Equity
DESCRIPTION: This session explores how a family's culture is an influence on how children (and adults) communicate and accept boundaries. Therefore, respect of all cultures honors everyone and facilitates an atmosphere of inclusion.
(New) TRAINING TITLE: The Power of the IN-Box
CKA - 2 Business and Operations Management; 2.4 Marketing and Public Relations
DESCRIPTION: Marketing electronically is a global affair. However, targeted marketing is best when you are in the know. Learn more about Email Marketing and whether or not you and your business are ready to take the plunge in the deep waters with The Power of the IN-BOX!
(New)Conducting Performance Appraisals - It's a Process
CKA - 3 Human Resource Leadership and Development; 3.3 Leadership and Support; 3.4 Personnel Management
DESCRIPTION: Conducting performance appraisals is a process and the objective is to be fair and consistent with all employees. Appraising the performance of the job by the employee is the goal and should never be the exception.
(New)Positive Interactions - A Teaching Tool
CKA - 4 Supporting Skill Development; 4.1 Social and Emotional Development, Self-Concept, Behavior Regulation, Emotional Control, Attention and Social Skills
DESCRIPTION: Gone are the days of the squeaky wheel getting the oil or all the teacher’s attention. Positive interactions with students is a way of building positive behavior in the classroom. Teachers are at the front line for delivering and encouraging positive interactions in the way of behavior regulation to the children in their care. Many have heard about the theory, but few in early childhood (EC) development know about applying the theory in a way that encourages proper behavior in the classroom. This training fills in the gap between theory and application of positive behavior interactions and interventions that are applicable in early childhood education.
Texas Early Childhood Professional Development System (TECPDS)