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Children's Specialist 1 Assessment (2-Day)

Dates: Monday, January 29, 2024 - Tuesday, January 30, 2024 from 8:30 am - 4 pm MT (2 Days)
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Event Type: Certificate Assessment

Location: Snow King Mountain (Meet in front of the Kid's Castle which is the grey, double-wide trailer located at the bottom of the Magic Carpet slope near the Snow King Hotel/Rafferty Lift.)
Please check the resort website for all parking information.

Host Division: Intermountain

Registration Information:
- First Chair Rate: $220.00 (available through Sunday, January 14)
- Last Chair Rate: $245.00
- CEUs: 12

Prerequisites: Current PSIA-AASI Membership, CS1 E-learning course, Primary discipline level 1 certification

Registration Deadline: Monday, January 15, 2024, 11:59 pm MT

Online Registration: CLOSED

Course Description:

Course Overview: The Children's Specialist 1 (CS1) is a 2-day interactive, assessment-based certificate event. The event covers teaching children of all ages from the beginner/novice through the intermediate zones with an emphasis in working with a GROUP of children.

Course Learning Outcomes

The CS1 Learning Outcomes follow the Learning Connection Model's outline with children's specific criteria:

People Skills

  • Engages in developmentally appropriate communication to address the needs of a group of children and their parents.
  • Addresses intrapersonal and interpersonal situations with children and their parents in a developmentally appropriate manner.

Teaching Skills

  • Uses provided information about children and parents to plan relevant learning experiences through the intermediate zone.
  • Delivers group-focused learning experiences that have developmentally realistic outcomes.

Technical Skills

  • Identifies and describes distinct stages of cognitive, affective, and physical growth, including psycho-motor development for a group of children, relative to snowsports, through the intermediate zone.
  • Identifies and describes cause and effect relationships influenced by child growth, stages of psychomotor development and equipment options and prescribes a solution for a single fundamental in a group setting through the intermediate zone.

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