Overview of Professional Development
Recognized for our groundbreaking work in the field of early childhood, Erikson provides multiple training opportunities across a range of child-focused subject areas. Erikson’s unique programming are evidence-based and strongly rooted in our history of applied research.
Shift power, voice and perspective to the lived experiences of communities of color with two unique programs.
Find available courses, seminars and conferences for early care, early education, early childhood policy and advocacy and more.
Our Early Teaching and Learning Academy provides early care and education professionals in focus areas like social emotional learning, technology, math and more.
Our staff provides unique solutions in support of education and care, international education, data literacy and early childhood policy.
Illinois-based mental health providers gain experience in this learning collaborative focused on Child-Parent Psychotherapy.
Lifelong learners know that continuing education experiences support their advancement at all states of their career. Erikson’s programs are grounded in standards and deliver on the growing complexity of systems and environments.
Pursue studies grounded in understanding the complex nature of children and systems that support them.
Learn from our faculty and industry experienced practitioners, nationally recognized for their knowledge and expertise.
Built from an established academic institution of over 55 years and supported from applied research initiatives and projects.
Experience courses, seminars and programs offered in-person, hybrid or virtual with professionals and practitioners like you.
Erikson Institute delivers a personalized professional development experience based on you or your team’s needs.
At Erikson Institute, we’re leading the field in early childhood research and policies, uncovering opportunities for us to drive positive change for children, families, and communities.
The Center for Children and Families (CCF) is dedicated to helping parents and caregivers better understand their child’s needs.
We want to see every child thrive and reach their full potential. We know that children thrive when they have strong, healthy relationships with their adult caregivers. Those key relationships give children firm grounding now, and in the future.
We work with parents and caregivers to give them the skills to ground and nurture their children’s mental health.