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First Connections Professional Grown System (FC PATHS). Provider TA/Training

First Connections Providers have 24/7 access to TA modules on specific topics and certification courses on the First Connections Professional Growth System (FC PATHS).

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Child Outcomes

Online Child Outcomes Summary (COS) Process Modules:

These online learning modules from ECTA Center and DaSy provide key information about the Child Outcomes Summary (COS) process and the practices that contribute to consistent and meaningful COS decision-making. Over the course of multiple sessions, participants will learn about:

  • Why child outcomes data are collected;

  • The key features of the COS process;

  • The essential knowledge needed to complete the COS process;

  • How the three child outcomes are measured through the process;

  • How to identify accurate COS ratings using a team-based process;

  • The importance of comparing children’s current functional performance to age-expected functioning;

  • When and how to measure progress in the three child outcome areas;

  • How to document ratings and evidence to support those ratings in COS documentation.

The following sessions are available:

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Session 1:

So What's This All About?

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Session 3: 

Essential Knowledge for Completing the Child Outcomes Summary (COS) Process

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Session 2:

Overview of the Child Outcomes Summary (COS) Process

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Session 4:

 The 7-Point Scale

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Session 5:

Determining a Rating

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Session 6:

Good Teaming, Good Decisions

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Please use the link below to register for the module. You will be automatically redirected to the module after registering. The module is self-paced, so you may access it as often as desired.

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