Hanen ‘Learning Language and Loving It™’ Certification Workshop

The Conference Centre, East Moors Road, Cardiff, CF24 5RR
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  • Mon, 13 Jan '20   9am – 5pm GMT - done
  • Tue, 14 Jan '20   9am – 5pm GMT - done
  • Wed, 15 Jan '20   9am – 5pm GMT - done

Learning Language and Loving It™ Certification Workshop for Speech-Language Pathologists and Early Childhood Education Consultants/Trainers

If you’re a speech-language therapist or an early childhood education professional who trains, coaches or consults to other educators, the Learning Language and Loving It™ Certification Workshop can provide you with an effective framework for empowering educators to create the kinds of enriched language-learning environments that help children learn best.

Who Is This Training For?

This workshop is for qualified speech-language pathologists/therapists and early childhood education professionals who train, coach or consult to other educators. Registrants must meet one of the following eligibility requirements:
SLPs: Masters Degree (from US/Canada) or Bachelors Degree (from UK/Australia/New Zealand) or other international equivalent, in Speech-Language Pathology.
Educators: Diploma or degree in early childhood education or education, as well as experience with consulting, training or mentoring other educators

Workshop Objectives

Upon completion of the Learning Language and Loving It Certification Workshop, SLP/Ts will be able to:
• Provide effective, state-of-the-art group training to educators through Learning Language and Loving It – The Hanen Program® for Early Childhood Educators/Teachers, which integrates the principles of language facilitation with a child centered approached to early childhood education.
• Lead Learning Language and Loving It – The Hanen Program® for Early Childhood Educators/Teachers, which addresses prevention of language delays, early language intervention and language enrichment in early childhood settings.
• Provide educators with strategies to promote social, language and literacy development in one-to-one and group interactions with children who are typically developing, are second language learners, have language delays, or are at risk for language delay.
• Help educators create enriched, interactive language-learning environments in play and daily routines.
• Utilize principles of adult education to provide teachers with the necessary knowledge and skills to create optimal language learning environments for all children.
• Plan and conduct interactive group sessions in the Learning Language and Loving It Program.
• Assess videotaped teacher-child interactions in terms of teachers’ application of responsive strategies and provide constructive, informative feedback to teachers to facilitate generalization of strategy use.
• Evaluate videotaped interactions in terms of application of responsive strategies using the Teacher Interaction and Language Rating Scale

Workshop Details

Included in your workshop fee is the following full set of Learning Language and Loving It resources:
Learning Language and Loving It Making Hanen Happen Leaders Guide – This manualized guide includes information on Hanen’s teaching methodology, and provides a detailed guide to leading the program, session by session. It includes all the handouts and checklists required to lead the program.
Learning Language and Loving It PowerPoint slides DVD with embedded video clips and DVD User’s Guide – This DVD contains the presentation slides for all sessions of the program and includes real-life video examples of educators using Learning Language and Loving It strategies.
Learning Language and Loving It Guidebook (Weitzman & Greenberg, 2002) – An easy-to-read guide used alongside the program, as well as in individual consultations, to help educators effectively build the social, language and early literacy skills of preschool children.
Teacher Interaction and Language Rating Scale – A useful video observation rating tool to evaluate educators’ use of Learning Language and Loving It strategies before and after the program.
An Introduction to Hanen DVD – This DVD is used by the SLP or ECE Consultant/Trainer to provide a brief introduction to the Hanen approach

After The Workshop You Have:

accreditation of “Certified” status upon signing a Cooperative Agreement (this agreement licenses SLPs and early childhood education consultants/trainer to lead Learning Language and Loving It™ — The Hanen Program® for Early Childhood Educators). Participants also receive a one-year renewable Hanen membership upon completion of the workshop. To maintain certification and have full access to member benefits, Hanen membership must be renewed annually for a nominal fee.

Pre-Course Essentials / Eligibility

In order to attend the workshop, all registrants must complete a Pre-workshop Assignment. A link to the assignment will be sent to you after registration. This assignment covers important content that is needed in order to participate in the workshop and receive your certification. For this reason, its completion is mandatory.

Note: The Pre-Workshop Assignment must be completed at least five days before the start date of the workshop. If it is not completed, you will not be permitted to attend the workshop. Any refunds will be subject to the cancellation policy of the host organization – up to and including forfeiture of your registration fee.

Details about the Learning Language and Loving It Pre-workshop Assignment can be found here.

Payment Options

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The Conference Centre
East Moors Road
CF24 5RR