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Kids These Days Podcast

Kids These Days Podcast

A podcast about why kids do what they do - for the adult's trying to figure it all out! On this platform we will share professional knowledge along with stories and personal experiences to reach a variety of audiences! New episodes drop every Wednesday! Email us at: kidsthesedayspod@gmail.com Find us on Instagram, Facebook, & Twitter by clicking on the icons in the top right-hand corner. Or by searching @kidsthesedayspod on Instagram and Facebook and @ktpod on Twitter.

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Introducing "Kids These Days"
12-08-2020
Introducing "Kids These Days"
Welcome to "Kids These Days" – a podcast about why kids do what they do, geared towards the adult caregivers in their lives! Listen each Wednesday as co-hosts, Sarah Holmes and Ruddy Benavides cover a variety of topics ranging from process vs. product art to why culture is more than just a color – and everything in between, in bite-sized episodes. Stay tuned later in the season for episodes that bring you “voices from the field” – providers, parents, directors, etc. that are out there doing what you do every day!Subscribe on your favorite platform (find us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and Google Podcasts) to stay updated on the latest episodes. We would love to hear from you! Shoot us an email at kidsthesedayspod@gmail – let us know what topics do you want to know more about? What questions do you have for your peers? Or for us?  Kids These Days is a co-production of the KCCTO-KITS Infant Toddler Specialist Network (ITSN) and KCCTO Workforce Development (WFD) programs.The KCCTO-KITS Infant-Toddler Specialist Network is a program of the Kansas Child Care Training Opportunities, Inc. (KCCTO) and the university of Kansas Life Span Institute at Parsons. The Workforce Development Project is a program of KCCTO.  Each program is supported through a grant from the Kansas Department For Children And Families’ Child Care And Early Education Services. However, information or opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the agency and no official endorsement should be inferred.To learn more about the Infant Toddler Specialist Network, please visit: To learn more about KCCTO and Workforce Development, please visit: us via email at – kidsthesedayspod@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram & Facebook @kidsthesedayspod Music credit: Link:  License:
Trauma-Informed Advocacy
18-05-2022
Trauma-Informed Advocacy
On today's episode, we are talking about ways to apply Trauma-Informed Care Practices and Principles to being, and teaching children how to be, an advocate for others.To learn more: please check out the following resources:Resources to Support Children’s Emotional Well-Being Amid Anti-Black Racism, Racial Violence, and Trauma Tips for Trauma-Informed Advocacy Child Welfare Workforce Institute’s Cultural Humility Practice Principles 1 for How to Talk to Kids About Racism and Social Justice These Days is a co-production of the KCCTO-KITS Infant Toddler Specialist Network (ITSN) and KCCTO Workforce Development (WFD) programs. The KCCTO-KITS Infant-Toddler Specialist Network is a program of the Kansas Child Care Training Opportunities, Inc. (KCCTO) and the university of Kansas Life Span Institute at Parsons. The Workforce Development Project is a program of KCCTO.  Each program is supported through a grant from the Kansas Department For Children And Families’ Child Care And Early Education Services. However, information or opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the agency and no official endorsement should be inferred.To learn more about the Infant Toddler Specialist Network, please visit:  To learn more about KCCTO and Workforce Development, please visit:  Contact us via email at – kidsthesedayspod@gmail.com Follow and tag us on Instagram & Facebook @kidsthesedayspod & Twitter @ktdpodMusic credit: Link:   License:
When Justice isn't Just
20-04-2022
When Justice isn't Just
On today's episode, we are talking about the trauma behind justice – when justice isn’t just. For more info on the Preschool-to-Prison Pipeline: Explaining the Preschool to Prison Pipeline and Suggesting SolutionsThe Pyramid Model and Trauma-Informed Care: A Guide for Early Childhood Professionals to Support Young Children’s ResilienceStates’ Growing Commitment to Preventing Young Children’s Expulsion from Early Care and Education Programs: RESULTS OF A 50-STATE POLICY SURVEYInformation and Resources to Assist States in Developing Policy on Early Childhood Suspension and ExpulsionDiscipline Practices in Preschool 2017-18 Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC)Who is Most Affected by the School to Prison Pipeline? INFANT TODDLER MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES:Kansas Association for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (KAIMH) Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation and Your Program (ECLKC)Kansas Child Care Health Consultant NetworkKids These Days is a co-production of the KCCTO-KITS Infant Toddler Specialist Network (ITSN) and KCCTO Workforce Development (WFD) programs.The KCCTO-KITS Infant-Toddler Specialist Network is a program of the Kansas Child Care Training Opportunities, Inc. (KCCTO) and the university of Kansas Life Span Institute at Parsons. The Workforce Development Project is a program of KCCTO.  Each program is supported through a grant from the Kansas Department For Children And Families’ Child Care And Early Education Services. However, information or opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the agency and no official endorsement should be inferred.To learn more about the Infant Toddler Specialist Network, please visit:   To learn more about KCCTO and Workforce Development, please visit: Contact us via email at – kidsthesedayspod@gmail.com Follow and tag us on Instagram & Facebook @kidsthesedayspod & Twitter @ktdpodMusic credit: Link: License: