Upcoming Workshops

01/29/2015
This workshop is designed for those who work in systems serving clients of all ages. The training focusses on reflective practice as a strategy for enhancing skills, understanding our reactions when...
02/07/2015
Promoting Children’s Success: Building Relationships & Creating Supportive Environment. Module 2: Social Emotional Teaching Strategies. Module 3a & 3b: Individualized Intensive Interventions...
02/09/2015
This 2.5 day interactive training will deepen your understanding of how chemical dependency impacts the whole family, understand recent discoveries in brain development and childhood trauma, and...
02/12/2015
Parents will learn positive strategies for addressing challenging behavior and make practical visual adaptations that can be used in the home.
02/23/2015
The intent of this training is to provide a point of reference and direction in the documentation of Triple P services and activities and how they are aligned with EPSDT.
02/26/2015
Touchpoints are periods during which a child’s spurt in development results in pronounced disruptions in the family system. The goal of the Touchpoints Approach is to change individual practice and...
03/03/2015
Discover ways to adapt practical strategies and activities to support number sense for preschoolers with and without disabilities.
03/19/2015
​Are you a teacher, paraeducator, advocate or other service provider who wants to help students affected by trauma learn and thrive in the classroom?
03/24/2015
Learn how to adapt practical strategies and activities to support science for preschoolers with and without disabilities.
04/07/2015
Intervention strategies to be covered include play, games and other forms of lively interactions .Techniques of helping parents will be offered, both in helping them understand the child’s unique...
04/09/2015
Learn how to utilize visual supports to improve communication for children with autism and other communicative special needs.
04/16/2015
Touchpoints are periods during which a child’s spurt in development results in pronounced disruptions in the family system. The goal of the Touchpoints Approach is to change individual practice and...

Listen to our Podcasts

The Power of Relationships in Early Childhood Development - Series 01
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The Power of Relationships in Early Childhood Development - Series 02

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When Nature wreaks havoc on people’s lives, how do we discuss the devastation with our young children? Dr. Christine Dobson, Director of Programs and Research for The Child...

How is it possible our children are gaining so much weight at such young ages? FIRST 5 convened The Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Collaborative to investigate and improve...

Sensory Processing Disorder is a condition that exists when sensory signals don’t get organized into appropriate responses.  A person with SPD finds it difficult to process and...

Kids are getting kicked-out of preschool in alarming numbers. Kadija Johnston, Director of the Infant-Parent Program at the University of San Francisco, fills us in.

Santa Clara County teen Audrie Pott’s tragic suicide—and the unraveling story of sexual violation and peer bullying she endured—resonated deeply with us. In the wake of Audrie’...

Only 3 or 4 years into life, is it possible to feel depressed? Experts in child development say it is. Tune in to hear about the toll life can take on our youngest.