Hosted by Networking Nannies
National Nanny Training Day - San Diego 2013
9:00 - Check in
There will be bins at the event for anyone wishing to donate
canned or dried foods to Mama's Kitchen
9:30 - Davis Ehrler - Newborn Care
10:30 - Sarah McGaugh & Linda Osborn - Early Childhood Development
11:30 - 11:45 break
11:45 Tracie Arlington - Self Defense Techniques
1:30 Dara Green - Nanny Contracts & Working with a Placement Agency
2:30 Lois Ingber - Positive Discipline
3:30 Larissa Neilson - Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE)
4:30 Closing Remarks/Surveys
*speakers subject to change
Meet the Speakers:
Play It Safe has been taught to women, teens, children and over 22,000 Girl Scouts since 2003. The organization’s philosophy is to empower their students with safety awareness, along with tools such as; confidence, boundaries and voice. Students experience the power that comes from knowing how to set boundaries through voice and awareness. Physical self defense training is also incorporated into the curriculum. Topics that are focused on are; bullying, teen violence, domestic violence, sexual assaults and stranger attacks.
Tracie Arlington, owner and lead instructor, has her black belt in Tae Kwon Do and has been teaching self-defense courses since 1998 to women, teens and children. Her children’s class has been taught to over 22,000 Girl Scouts since 2003. Tracie is also a certified Senior “Rape Escape” instructor for the Women’s Self-Defense Institute. She has appeared on “Dr. Phil” and the “Doctors TV.” as an expert in self defense.
LOIS INGBER is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Positive Discipline Lead Trainer. She has 30 years experience providing services to children, youth, families and adults in clinic, school, hospital, social service and private practice settings. Lois uses POSITIVE DISCIPLINE and Adlerian Psychology in all of her work in counseling, providing parent education and as a trainer and consultant to schools and other professionals. She has been an administrator in social services and counseling programs, supervising staff and interns. Lois is a frequent presenter at conferences and workshops and is co-author with Jody McVittie, M.D. of “BRIDGES – Building Relationships for Improved Discipline, Academic Gains and Effective Schools - A Student-Centered Approach for Building Skills and Accountability.” Lois believes that learning and using the skills of mutually respectful relationships is the key to personal and social harmony.
Larissa Neilson was born and raised in Lima Peru. She holds degrees in both, Business Administration and Law. Having worked in Lima as a corporate attorney for a few years she moved to Los Angeles in 2000 where she began her career in the childcare industry as a private caretaker for over twelve years now.
After she learned about the Educaring™ Approach called RIE (Resources for Infant Educarers) a philosophy based on respect when raising children, her interested in early childhood education began and decided to start her new career as an Infant-Toddler Care Specialist and has been serving families in Los Angeles covering cities from Atwater Village, all the way to Pacific Palisades.
In 2006 she began her formal training at the RIE Center in Los Angeles and completed: RIE I Theory and Observation, RIE II Practicum and RIE III Supervised Teaching and Evaluation.
Her training and experience throughout these years have given her the opportunity to teach “The Nurturing Nanny Class” in its Spanish version twice at the RIE Center. Now she has become a Parent/Infant specialist, gives private consultations to brand new families with their first born babies, and trains nanny candidates.
She has written her first book called The LA Nanny Book which will be available March 2013. She lives at her home in LA with her teenage daughter Esther Larissa.
If you want to learn more you can visit:
The LA Nanny Book on facebook or you can follow her on Twitter @theLAnanny
Goal: The goal of this event is to:
• promote awareness of the importance of training for nannies. Training and education of caregivers is one of the most important factors associated with the quality of the child care they provide.
• encourage nanny-related businesses and organizations to become actively involved in providing and/or promoting quality nanny training in their local communities.
• provide accessible and affordable quality training opportunities to nannies throughout the country.
• raise the overall quality of nanny care through a well trained nanny workforce.
Thank you to all speakers and sponsors
All tickets to National Nanny Training Day San Diego are non-refundable.