AP/OD Online Program Acquisition Institute March 29th-April 9th, 2021 Registration Form

In the NEW 3rd Edition Online Program Acquisition Institute, participants will learn how to provide the curriculum directly to parents/families with children 0-5. This dynamic training will cover AP/OD best practices in the following topics:

- Popular education methodology and approach including adult learning methodology and facilitator skills
- Using culturally relevant activities to develop parent leadership
- Overview of curriculum and session formats
- Developing community partnerships and constructing a local resource kit, including using of local education and health data as discussion tools
- Program implementation strategies including start-up recommendations, parent recruitment, retention, and integrating the AP/OD program into the local partners’ organizational structures including:
           - Creating a welcoming environment for parent training
           - Strengths-based/asset-based perspective for working with parents and families

NEWLY INTEGRATED: Newly developed training material that includes access and guidance for our new online course Effective Practices for Facilitating the AP/OD Program Virtually. The course includes an additional video presentation of AP/OD sessions being facilitated virtually and access to the newly developed facilitator guides and customizable PowerPoints in English and Spanish for each session of the curriculum (sessions 1-10 + a bonus orientation session). This course is designed to help guide and support the virtual implementation of the program.

The goal is for all participants in the AP/OD Training Institute to strengthen their skills to work with families and be prepared and motivated to implement the AP/OD program in their local communities.

Training will be conducted in English  

Times: The online curriculum will be self-paced for a total of 17 hours over the course of the two weeks. Approximately half of the online Institute will be self-study. There are also live Zoom sessions where participants will interact with the cohort and the master trainers.  

REQUIRED LIVE ZOOM MEETING DATES: (The final schedule of times and events will be provided 5 days before the Institute begins.)
1. Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 9:30 am Pacific Time (PT)
2. Thursday, April 1 2021, 9:30 am PT
3. Monday, April 5, 2021, 9:30 am PT
4. Tuesday, April 6, 2021, 9:30 am PT
5. Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 9:30 am PT
6. Friday, April 9, 2021, 9:30 am PT

* Please note that in order to receive your facilitator certification it is required that you complete all self-learning assignments and participate in all of the live Zoom sessions. If you have any unforeseen circumstances that prevent you from participating in all 17 hours of the training, you will have 60 days to sign-up for another online institute to receive certification.

* When registering, you can request the invoice from Debbie Ignacio at dignacio@ap-od.org. Refunds will not be processed.

The registration fee can be processed online at ap-od.org/shop or checks can be mailed to:

Checks should be mailed to:
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Tides Center - Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors
1012 Torney Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94129
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Are you an existing 2nd Edition Facilitator? *
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Technological Needs
The online format presents special technological needs. Please answer the following:
Do you have access to a laptop or computer with a web camera and microphone (for Zoom sessions) for a 2 week period? *
Do you have access to reliable wifi/internet service? *
Are you familiar with Zoom?                      https://zoom.us/ *
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I understand that in order to receive my certification to implement the Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors program, it is required that: 1) I complete all self-learning assignments and participate in all of the live Zoom meetings. 2) I agree that if I have any unforeseen circumstances that prevent me from participating in a Zoom meeting I will notify the AP/OD team at least 24 hours in advance or that if I am unable to complete the 17 hours of the training I will notify the AP/OD team and I will have 30 days to sign-up for another online institute (if available) to receive certification.  3) I understand that this is an interactive training and that my full participation, willingness to work in groups/teams, and present with my assigned group is required. REFUNDS/CANCELLATIONS: I understand that no refunds will be processed once I am registered for the training.  By checking below I agree to these terms. *
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