Training available online… anytime…

  • Study from anywhere!
  • There are no fixed times; you study when you want, fitting it in around your work or family life.

With limited funding for professional development, these online courses can fill in the learning gap.


Course Descriptions


Does your team know the 5 steps to follow if a child has a severe allergic reaction?

Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction that can be life-threatening. Training, awareness and planning are essential to managing risks and keeping children safe. Train staff quickly and easily with this quick-tip-tutorial



Child Abuse Prevention and Intervention

In this online course, you will review key information and strategies, and participate in practical activities to help you feel more confident and knowledgeable about child abuse prevention and intervention.

For each topic, you will have a chance to practice various tasks to help you with your roles and responsibilities in the workplace when dealing with a child abuse concern. You will also have an opportunity to practice finding the information you need to determine the best actions to take.

The activities and examples in this course are real-life and are meant to help you take the information you have learned in your previous course and to apply it in the workplace. Download PDF | Go to Course


Language Rich Environments

This Language Rich Environments online workshop was designed to help you recognize the importance of a child’s first language…not only to their own self esteem, but to acquiring a new language.

You will find out how children learn language and learn various ways to work with them to improve their fluency—as well as how to deal with any language issues that arise. Finally, you will develop the knowledge and skills to implement language building opportunities in your program, from the set up to activity plans.

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to create a professional and supportive environment where every child’s language development is appreciated and nurtured by co-workers and families. Download PDF | Go to Course


Responsive Curriculum in your Child Centred Program

In this Responsive Curriculum online course, you will learn about responsive curriculum, a highly researched method of teaching and interacting with children to help them succeed in the future. This course combines parts of a workshop presented by Julie Dotsch, ECE Diversity Consultant for her company One World, as well as additional resources and practice activities to help you implement responsive curriculum in your newcomer children’s program.

By the end of the course, you will understand how to add responsive curriculum to your daily programming. Download PDF | Go to Course

Separation Anxiety and Culture Shock

The Separation Anxiety and Culture Shock online workshop will help you understand separation anxiety in immigrant and refugee families and the impact of culture shock on the separation process.

The course offers strategies to help you manage separations, as well as parent expectations. From creating a sample separation plan to navigating your way through a gradual separation scenario, you will put these strategies into practice.

By the end of this workshop, you should feel confident in your ability to smoothly and professionally support newcomer children and parents through the separation process. Download PDF | Go to Course

Working with Newcomer Families

The Working with Newcomer Families online workshop gives you the knowledge and tools to collaborate with and gain the trust of the families of the children in your care.

The course covers both the theory and practice behind topics that include family and child-centred care, diversity and bias, cross cultural child-rearing practices and communication, and building trusting relationships.

By the end of this workshop, you should feel confident in your ability to create positive, professional and trusting relationships with immigrant and refugee families that are based on mutual respect and recognition of the value of diversity. Download PDF | Go to Course


If you have not received your username or password email onlinelearning@cmascanada.ca