Who Can Register for a HEZ Training?

You can register for the HEZ trainings if you meet one or both of the following criteria:

1) You are a parent or guardian of children ages birth - 5 who live in one the following towns: Woonsocket (02895), Bristol (02809), Warren (02885) or Central Providence (02908, 02909).

2) You are a professional supporting children ages birth - 5 who live in one the following towns: Woonsocket (02895), Bristol (02809), Warren (02885) or Central Providence (02908, 02909).

What Trainings Are Available?

For Parents/Guardians:

Conscious Discipline® for Parents: CD for Parents is a 5-week training series for parents Conscious Discipline is an evidence-based, trauma-informed approach that teaches adults to control their own emotional responses to children so they can stay present at the moment, connect with the child, and then work through the feelings the child is having together. Conscious Discipline is a proven, comprehensive approach that empowers you with skills that create a safe, connected, problem-solving environment for families.

Conscious Discipline® for Parents - Beginning on January 11th (6:00PM-8:00PM)

* For Spanish Click Here: Disciplina consciente® para padres - 19 de enero (9:30- 11: 30AM)

Parent-to-Parent ASD: Parent-to-Parent ASD is a series taught for parents, by parents. Over a period of 5 weeks (1.5 hours per week), the group will discuss strategies for supporting a child with autism. In addition, the group will learn positive advocacy techniques, and methods of building a collaborative care team. For more information and to sign up, please go to the following link:

5 Week Series beginning January 18th (6:00-7:30 PM)

*For Spanish Click Here: Padre-a-Padre Autismo - 19 de enero (6:00-7:30PM)

For Parents And Professionals:

Each of these workshops is 2 hours long, and provides 2 Early Learning or Social Work CEUs.

Understanding Autism: January 13th, 2022 - 5:30-7:30 PM

Visual Supports in Practice: January 20th, 2022 - 5:30-7:30 PM

Understanding Autism, January 27th, 2022 - 5:30-7:30 PM

Visual Support in Practice, January 31st, 2022 - 5:30-7:30 PM

Understanding Autism, February 3rd, 2022 - 5:30-7:30 PM

Visual Supports in Practice, February 17th, 2022 - 5:30-7:30PM

Toilet Training: No CEUs

Toilet Training AM: January 20th, 2022 - 9:30-11:00 AM

Toilet Training PM: January 20th, 2022 - 6:00-7:30 PM

* For Spanish Click Here: Entrenamiento para ir al baño: 27 de energo de 2022: 6:00-7;30 PM, EST


For any questions, please contact Ariana DeAngelis at adeangelis1@lifespan.org. Cualquier pregunta, por favor póngase en contacto con Miny Ortiz (minerva.ortiz@lifespan.org).