Introduction to PIPE


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The Introduction to PIPE, 2-Day training is for new PIPE users and PIPE users that want to expand their knowledge and increase their PIPE skills. This training is an interactive, experiential training that supports parenting educators in using the PIPE curriculum with parents.

Each participant must have a set of the PIPE curriculum with them at the training.

As a result of this training, the participants will…

  • Become familiar with the foundations and philosophy used in the PIPE curriculum
  • Value the need for partnering with a parent
  • Understand how PIPE is based on emotional and brain development research
  • Become aware of how the PIPE curriculum is formatted
  • Identify how the core emotional development concepts relate to parenting
  • Understand how the four step instructional model is used to share parenting information and why
  • Explore the key concepts in the Listen, Love, and Play units
  • Understand the power of shared positive and negative emotions
  • Practice and value the use of interactive instructional strategies
  • Practice scripting for a PIPE session
  • Practice using the PIPE curriculum to plan, present, and evaluate an instructional session.

What Participants are saying…

I was surprised how easy this training made PIPE.

I was surprised that the curriculum is not as intense and confusing as I previously thought. Learning and practicing the 4 step presentation plan was such a positive and refreshing experience.

This PIPE training energized me about using PIPE!

This training gave me the confidence I needed to be an effective PIPE provider to my Moms and their children.

 Training Agenda

Day One

          Welcome and Introduction

          The PIPE Instructional Model

          The PIPE Curriculum

          Emotional Development

          Overview of “Love is Layers of Sharing”

          Overview of “Listen, Listen, Listen”

 Day Two


          Overview of “Playing is Learning”

          Create a PIPE Session

          Making the Connection

          Small Group Planning & Practice

          PIPE Integration & Closure

The sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. each day and end by 5 p.m.

Please note that lunch is on your own and no evening activities are planned.

You will need to bring your PIPE Curriculum with you to this training. If you have purchased curriculum it will be waiting for you at the training.

You will receive a Certificate of Completion for the 16 hours of contact time at the close of the training.

Training locations will be included in participant’s letter for additional sites.



Northglenn CO, Training Location:

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Center

11385 Grant Drive, Northglenn, CO  80233

Phone # 303-452-2041


  • Exit off of I-25 onto 120th going east (away from the mountains) to Washington
  • at Washington turn south (right) to Malley Dr
  • at Malley Dr. turn west (right) to Grant Drive
  • at Grant Drive turn south, (left) Immaculate Heart of Mary is located on the right. Enter through the church’s main entrance.  When you reach the top of the stairs go down the corridor on the left and follow the signs will direct you to the training room in the Parish Center.

Hotels near the training location.

Hampton Inn
243 E. 120th Ave.
Thornton, CO 80233
Phone: 303-451-7900
Includes a continental breakfast and a indoor pool
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La Quinta
348 W. 120th Ave.
Northglenn, CO 80233
Phone: 303-252-9800
Includes a continental breakfast
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Ramada Plaza Denver North
10 East 120th Avenue
Northglenn, CO 80233
Phone: 303-452-4100
Includes breakfast buffet, indoor pool and onsite restaurant
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Doubletree by Hilton
83 East 120th Avenue
Northglenn, CO, US, 80233
Phone: 303-920-8000
Includes indoor pool and onsite restaurant
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Brighton CO, Training Location:

How to Read Your Baby Office

720 East Bridge Street, Brighton, CO  80601

Phone # 303-655-9900


  • Exit off of I-25 onto exit 229 for Colorado highway 7, Lafayette/Brighton.
  • Turn east ( away from the mountains) on Colorado Highway 7/ Baseline/ Bridge Street, continue 9.3  miles. 
  • East of the corner of 7th Street and Bridge Street, turn right into parking lot Just past TJ Po’s restaurant.

    Hotels Near Location

    Hampton Inn Denver Northeast-Brighton
    992 Platte River Blvd,
    Brighton, CO 80601
    Phone (303) 654-8055
    Free breakfast, Free Wi-Fi, Indoor pool

    Best Western Brighton Inn
    15151 Brighton Road
    Brighton, CO 80601
    Phone (303) 637-7710
    Free breakfast, Free Wi-Fi, Indoor pool

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    Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Denver Northeast/Brighton
    948 Platte River Blvd,
    Brighton, CO 80601
    Phone (303) 637-0910
    Free breakfast, Free Wi-Fi, Indoor pool

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    Littleton, CO, Training Location

    Centennial Covenant Church

    401 West Mineral Avenue

    Littleton, CO  80120

    Church Phone# 303-797-2344

Additional information

Location and date

Currently unavailable

Curriculum Options

None, PIPE Educators Guide, PIPE Curriculum Package

Curriculum Language

None, English, Spanish

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