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Free Community Childcare Training Event - Jan. 13, 2023

When: Saturday, January 13, 2024

Where: The Father's House (Abundant Life Childcare Center), 1505 East 20th, Hutchinson

Registration Cost: Free

Breakout Sessions/Schedule:

Session 1: 8-10am

  • Children & Their Behavior, Beth Reeder

  • Understanding Infant & Toddler Mental Health, KCCTO-ITNS

  • Comprehensive Preparedness for Daily Life, Julie Kallas (RCHD)

  • Neuro-Resilience, Katie McDonald, ESSDACK

  • Time Out, Taking Time For You! Childcare Aware

  • CPR/1st Aid Part A, Denise Gerhert

Break: 10-10:15am


Session 2: 10:15am-12:15pm

  • The Best Exercise for the Brain is Exercise, Beth Reeder

  • Ouch! Biting Hurts: Why Toddlers Bite and What To Do About It, KCCTO-ITNS

  • Neuro-Resilience, Katie McDonald, ESSDACK

  • A Child’s Brain, Some Assembly Required, Childcare Aware

  • CPR/1st Aid Part B, Denise Gerhert

Lunch & Learn (free lunch provided): 12:15-1pm


Session 3: 1-3pm

  • Parents, How to Get Them Involved! - Beth Reeder

  • Neuro-Resilience, Katie McDonald, ESSDACK

  • CPR/1st Aid Part C, Denise Gerhert



  • All trainings are KDHE approved

  • To receive certificate of completion for CPR & 1st Aid, attendee must register and attend Parts A, B, and C. Register here:

  • Reno County providers will received an additional incentive of $15/hour, for every hour of training completed. Checks will be issued by the Hutchinson/Reno County Chamber of Commerce within 45 days of training.

Registration Deadline: January 9, 2023

Upcoming Training Dates:

  • Saturday, March 2, 2024



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