Early Learning Resources and News

OCS Early Learning Roundtable Recordings

OCS Licensed Program Webinar Recordings

DCYF and Resource Webinars

Try this quick drawing activity to ease anxiety:
This is a quick video (8 minutes) with a tool to help ease anxiety. But more importantly it comes from a YouTube series called “therapy in a nutshell” which has dozens of free videos with helpful tools for a variety of mental health challenges.

Sneak Peek at new Dashboard on MERIT Platform
The workforce registry, MERIT is getting a facelift! MERIT is a great tool to track your professional development and staff qualifications and now with the new updates, MERIT will be easier to navigate and will have better overall design to help you track your progress. Updates to the MERIT dashboard will become available in Spring 2021.

DCYF Training Portal Updates Webinar
The DCYF training site [lnks.gd] is getting updated. Watch now to see how these updates will help you the next time you complete training on the DCYF training site.

DCYF Staff Education Requirements, Pre-Service Requirements and Training and In-Service Training Webinar
This webinar is 58 minutes long and explains all new Staff Education Requirements, Pre-Service Requirements and Training and In-Service in one compact video

DCYF Professional Development Webinar
This 17-minute webinar explains the new Professional Development Plans that will go into place for licensed staff next year