Cabarrus County Training Opportunities

2017 Training Schedules
Thompson Child & Family Focus     |     CABARRUS COUNTY CHILD CARE PROVIDERS 

Thompson Child & Family Focus - 2017 Training Schedule

Thompson provides In-Service Training for Early Childhood Professionals to broaden their knowledge base of best practices. By expanding their knowledge, Early Childhood Professionals will be better equipped to impact the quality of their program.

Training Location: Refuge Hope Center - 1030A Central Drive, Concord, NC 28027 / Trainings start promptly at 6:30pm unless otherwise indicated.

Registration Details:

  • In order to accommodate all participants, please register by the deadline.
  • Please note registrations open for each training one month prior to the training date and will close one week prior to the training date.
  • If a participant is unable to attend, we request that you cancel your registration as soon as possible.
  • 2.0 hours of credit will be issued to participants unless otherwise indicated; approved by the NC Division of Child Development
  • Participants who arrive 15 minutes late will not be permitted to attend the training.

For more information contact Sonia Acosta at 704-817-1613 or by email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Stress Reduction, Be A Better You!

Event date: 1/12/2017
Registration opens: 12/12/2016

Nearly half of all Americans report levels of stress which have a negative impact on both their personal and professional lives. This training will introduce participants to skills and strategies that can help make a significant difference in the health, wellness and resilience of adults who care for young children.
Click here to register online. 

Let's Get Along

Event date: 2/08/2017
Registration opens: 1/06/2017

This training will provide strategies to help preschool teachers manage children with challenging temperaments in groups.
Click here to register online.

Support for Children of Incarcerated Parents

Event date: 3/14/2017
Registration opens: 02/14/2017

In this training we will be sharing information about children of incarcerated parents in order to continue the work towards creating a community where they are acknowledged, supported, and encouraged.
Click here to register online.

Let's Play

Event date: 4/05/2017
Registration opens: 3/03/2017

This interactive training will discuss the importance of learning through play.
Click here to register online.

Healing Neen, Join the Discussion Around Trauma

Event date: 5/11/2017
Registration opens: 04/11/2017

Come join us for the screening of Tonier "Neen" Cain's "Healing Neen", and group discussion of her compelling story of emergence from drug addiction, multiple incarcerations, and homelessness to become an advocate and educator on the impact of childhood abuse.

Click here to register online.


Training Location: Refuge Hope Center - 1030A Central Drive, Concord, NC 28027

Registration Details:
To sign up, please call Lissy at 704-933-8278 ext. 100 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. She will need the class you are registering for, your name, phone number and work site. Doors will be locked 10 minutes after start time for class.

January 24th 6pm-8pm

*Emergency Preparedness Part 1
March 28th, 10am-12pm

Emergency Preparedness Part 2
April 25th, 10am-12pm

May 23rd, 6pm-8pm

*Emergency Preparedness Part 1
June 27th, 9am-11am

Emergency Preparedness Part 2
July 25th, 9am-11am

September 12th, 6pm-8pm

Medication Administration
October 24th from 6pm-8pm

*Emergency preparedness is a 2-part training and limited to 12 per class. Registrations will be received on a first come, first served basis. No more than 2 persons may be trained per center.


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