FRC Training

You can now register online for FRC Courses. See descriptions of the trainings below.

Family Resources Coordinator Introductory Training

This training provides the orientation and training for Family Resources Coordinator (FRCs) required for initial state registration. Participants will gain knowledge and understanding of the early intervention program requirements for FRCs and skills to facilitate development of an Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP).

FRC Introductory Training Module will guide you through:
Early Intervention in Washington
Creating IFSP
Data Management System (DMS) Training Portal 

Attendance at two of four Professional Learning Community Trainings (PLC) offered at all nine Washington State Educational Service Districts facilitated via video-conferencing. (Introductory Training Fee includes attendance at two (PLCs)

Fee: $65.00 (Payable by credit card, purchase order)
Course #11871 (Search by Course Title or Course Number)
Clock Hours available for additional fee

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Professional Learning Community Sessions

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Early Intervention Professional Learning Community (EI-PLC) Topic 1: Days 1-45 in the EI Process

Professional Learning Community (EI-PLC) provides FRCs and early intervention service providers with an ongoing process to share new learning and experiences. The 2016-17 PLC Topics cover the early intervention process from the referral to the Local Lead Agency to the child’s 3rd Birthday.

Early Intervention Professional Learning Community (EI-PLC) Topic 1 covers Days 1-45 including: referral, evaluation & assessment, eligibility and the initial IFSP meeting. In addition to facilitated discussion and activities, participants will also receive information and resources to support key competencies for FRCs and EI service providers

Tuesday, January 12, 2017 9:00 am - 12:30

Early Intervention Professional Learning Community (EI-PLC) Topic 2: The Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP)

Early Intervention Professional Learning Community (EI-PLC) Topic 2 covers the development of the IFSP including summarizing the child’s functioning in the 3 global early child outcome areas, completing the Child Outcomes Summary (COS), writing functional IFSP outcomes and planning for early intervention services in the natural environment. In addition to facilitated discussion and activities, participants will also receive information and resources to support key competencies for FRCs and EI service providers.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Early Intervention Professional Learning Community (EI-PLC) Topic 3: Provision of Early Intervention Services in the Child's Natural Environment and Ongoing Progress Monitoring

Early Intervention Professional Learning Community (EI-PLC) Topic 3 covers planning and providing early intervention services in the context of the family’s everyday life. In addition to facilitated discussion and activities, participants will also receive information and resources to support key competencies for FRCs and EI service providers.


Thursday, June 1, 2017 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Early Intervention Professional Learning Community (EI-PLC) Topic 4: Transition Planning

Early Intervention Professional Learning Community (EI-PLC) Topic 1 covers Days 1-45 including: timelines, requirements for procedures for transition for IDEA Part C and school districts (IDEA Part B, 619); the transition conference, and transition planning. In addition to facilitated discussion and activities, participants will also receive information and resources to support key competencies for FRCs and EI service providers.

Objectives:
1. Participants will demonstrate knowledge of federal and state requirements for service coordination, including requirements and timelines for the completion of the initial IFSP, the provision of timely services, annual and periodic reviews of the IFSP, transition and the child outcomes summary information.
2. Participants will demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate with families regarding the following: family rights and procedural safeguards; information about their priorities, concerns, resources, their child’s development/disability, interests and needs and his behavior and relationships in daily routines and activities.
3. Demonstrate the ability to facilitate/participate in multidisciplinary team meetings to determine eligibility, develop IFSPs (including completing the Child Outcomes Summary), review IFSPs, and discuss transition.
4. Demonstrate the ability to identify and assist families with accessing and utilizing resources to meet the needs of their child and family.

Clock Hours available for additional fee

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FRC Year Two Training

Leadership and the Family Resources Coordinator: Exploring the Role (required for Year Two FRCs)

FRC Year Two Training is for people registered as an FRC who completed FRC Basic Training between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016.

The Family Resources Coordinator (FRC) plays a critical leadership role in the appropriate delivery of services to children under Part C of the IDEA. training will explore three essential elements of this role: Communication, Collaboration and Conflict Management, and the skills essential to each. Facilitated by Greg Abell, Sound Options Group, L.L.C.

FRCs in their second year are required to complete the Year 2 Online Module before attending the Skill Building Trainings offered two separate times during the contract year. (On-line Module access will be emailed when registering for the Year 2 Skill Building Training: www.pdenroller.org
  
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Fee: $30 each session

Clock Hours available for additional fee

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Timeline for reporting Contact Hours

  • July 1, 2016—June 30, 2017
  • Year 2 requires completion of Year 2 Online module and attendance at (1) of (2) training sessions offered.
  • Year 3 requires (12) contact hours submitted to ESD 112, FRC Training Project

If you have questions contact Carol Hall

FRCs Year 3 & Beyond

FRCs who have completed both the Introductory FRC and Year Two Training, and have provided FRC services for at least two years, are required to submit 12 contact hours per year to maintain their state registration using the FRC Training Report.. Training may include ESIT Basic Part C online training modules and attendance at PLC meetings.

If you have taken FRC training, but are not registered with Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT), please contact:

Sue Blount, ESD 112
360-952-3537

Contact Us

Carol Hall
360.952.3514
Sue Blount
360.952.3537