Alberta Home Visitation
Network Association

Cancelled Terrific Toddlers: An Introduction to Early Child Development for Home Visitors and Family Support Practitioners (Virtual)

  • Day 1
     April 24, 2024
     9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Day 2
     April 26, 2024
     9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Alberta Home Visitation Network Association


An Introduction to Early Child Development for Home Visitors

and Family Support Practitioners


An introduction to Child Development workshop series will support Home Visitors, Family Support Workers and others who serve and support families with children from 0-6. The workshops will be ideal for those who might be newer to child development or those with some knowledge who would like a practical refresher with a home visitation and family support lens.

This workshop series will:

  • Provide a basic understanding of the developmental domains and developmental tasks for each age group and how this can inform practice with families
  • Explore and practice ways in which those working with families can guide and support caregivers and children as they engage in developmentally appropriate activities
  • Provide opportunities to practice supportive and encouraging methods of delivering developmental information to caregivers using in the moment, strength-based feedback
  • Address common questions caregivers may ask about their child’s development


Session #3: Terrific Toddlers

Date: Wednesday, April 24 and Friday, April 26, 2024 (Two-Day Workshop) – register by Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm both days

  • Growth & Development ages 12-36 months
    • Touches on topics such as tantrums, cause and effect, safety and pretend play
    • Discussion of age and domain specific development
  • Supporting caregivers connect their actions to their child’s ongoing development
  • Two – 3-hour Workshops

Intro to Child Development (Session #1) is a prerequisite for the age- specific workshops: Incredible Infants – 0-12 months – Session #2; Terrific Toddlers – 12- 36 months – Session #3; and Priceless Preschoolers – 3-6 years – Session #4.

Once you attend the intro session, you can choose which age specific sessions to attend, based on your practice and the needs of the families you partner with in your work.

Virtual Workshop Expectations

In this training, attendees will practice, participate, and discuss; we also use breakout rooms.

As such each person attending must have the following:

  • Computer with camera, microphone, and internet connection
  • The package of materials mailed to participants.

We want people to get as much from our virtual training as they would from an in-person training.


Family Resource Network Spoke (0-6 years old): Free

Family Resource Network Home Visitation Spoke: Free

AHVNA Members: $30

Non Members: $50

Advance registration is required for all participants.

For more information contact the AHVNA office

#170-14315 118 Avenue

Edmonton AB T5L 4S6

Phone:   780-429-4787

Fax:       780-429-4784



Cancellation Policy:

Registration fees are non-refundable.

We encourage you to send a substitute if you are unable to attend the workshop, as there is a NO SHOW charge for all absent registrants. Cancellations need to be made ONE WEEK prior to the workshop date.

Should a workshop not reach its minimum registration requirement, it will be cancelled ONE WEEK prior to the workshop commencement date. Registrants will be informed by email or telephone, and registration fees will be refunded.