Podcast: Inclusion Matters
Inclusion Matters is a podcast produced by CICC. Early childhood experts discuss a wide array of important topics for early childhood professionals.
During this podcast, Priscilla Weigel talks with CICC team members, Beth Menninga and Brenda Lowe about building routines of support for adults who provide care to children in child care settings. How do we plan for each day? What does a shared task schedule look like and what does it need to include?(Length: 9:37)
Licensed child care providers in Minnesota can make sure that they are providing updated information about their child care setting to families by using the Business Update Tool. Deb Spaeth and Priscilla Weigel walk through the process.(Length: 9:55)
Deb Spaeth continues the conversation with Priscilla Weigel and they discuss the resources available for families searching for a good child care fit for their child with unique needs.(Length: 9:51)
CICC welcomes Deb Spaeth, Child Care Information Specialist and Outreach Coordinator for Child Care Aware of Minnesota. The Parent Tool Kit is highlighted which is available free to families seeking a child care placement for their child.(Length: 10:44)
Michele Fallon, Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant, joins Priscilla Weigel to continue their discussion about partnering with families. The focus of this podcast communicates the way healthy boundaries relate to the significant partnership with a parent. Tips are shared for ways to build connection.(Length: 10:10)
Priscilla Weigel spends time with Michele Fallon, Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant discussing the essential connection with families when you are caring for young children. The two examine ways to provide parents the opportunity to be heard and supported, in order to build healthy foundations.(Length: 9:09)