This program kicks off with a rejuvenating 2-day in-person retreat designed for Early Childhood Professionals to spark joy, boost morale, and reignite passion in this work. Following the retreat, staff with complete their certification virtually (15 hours of self-paced coursework).
In this inspiring, rejuvenating experience, you’ll get to play, learn, and gain a wealth of practical tools and techniques to create optimal, healing environments that protect and insulate children from the negative impacts of trauma. You will also develop a personalized plan to support your own social and emotional wellness that will help sustain your energy in this work. After completing this program, staff will earn their Life is Good Playmaker cap, gown, and diploma, and join a vibrant alumni community with access to a host of life-long benefits.