Upcoming Workshops

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...
04/16/2015
The purpose of these workshops is to ensure that practitioners who were unable to get accredited in the first round of Triple P trainings become accredited.
04/17/2015
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...
04/18/2015
Promoting Children’s Success: Building Relationships & Creating Supportive Environment. Module 2: Social Emotional Teaching Strategies. Module 3a & 3b: Individualized Intensive Interventions...
04/24/2015
This workshop will cover: the biological roots of attachment and how early experiences shape our brains; how caregiving and attachment are linked; the different forms of insecure attachment and the...
04/30/2015
Participants will learn how to adapt strategies and activities to help support children with sensory challenges.
05/04/2015
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...
05/05/2015
05/06/2015
Please join us for this innovative training led by Dr. Maria Elena De Anda, Ph.D., Bilingual Clinical Psychologist in the Behavioral Pediatrics Department at Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital.
05/27/2015
This workshop will provide information around the ways in which Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may present in preschoolers, other problems that may look like ADHD in this age group...

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The Power of Relationships in Early Childhood Development - Series 01
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