Upcoming Workshops

02/09/2016
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...
02/10/2016
This workshop will focus on building competence and confidence for new and expecting caregivers. Providers will be introduced to The BabyCare Workshop, a 9-part instructional video series...
02/10/2016
This workshop will focus on building competence and confidence for new and expecting caregivers. Providers will be introduced to The BabyCare Workshop, a 9-part instructional video series...
02/16/2016
Participants will leave with an understanding of the defining characteristics of self-regulation, warning signs and red flags, as well as proven strategies and tactics to teach children how to “self...
02/22/2016
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...
02/25/2016
02/25/2016
This workshop is designed for those who work in systems serving clients of all ages. The training focuses on reflective practice as a strategy for enhancing skills, understanding our reactions when...
02/25/2016
The goals for the session include describing executive function and self-regulation skills in children and adults, presenting research on how stress and poverty influence these skills, and...
02/25/2016
Learn the basics of sign language to support behavior for all children. Make two supports than include sign language to promote positive behavior.
02/26/2016
This workshop is designed for those who work in systems serving clients of all ages. The training focuses on reflective practice as a strategy for enhancing skills, understanding our reactions when...
03/01/2016
03/03/2016
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 Brazelton Touchpoints model as an approach for enhancing the competence of caregivers and building strong family-child relationships in the early years in order to lay the...

The Strengthening Families Approach, including the 5 Protective Factors and the Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening and Support, is a framework used to increase...

FIRST 5’s Learning Together Initiative works directly in communities to support school readiness through Family Resource Centers. These resource centers are local places where...

The FIRST 5 Child Signature Program, formerly known as the Power Preschool, has been providing high-quality early learning opportunities for Santa Clara County children since...

Research shows that a child’s brain develops most dramatically during the first five years - providing an unprecedented opportunity to shape the thinking, learning, development...

RELATIONSHIPS MATTER: In this series Kadija speaks to parents and providers to provide an understanding of how relationships with young children develop, and why these...

BEHAVIOR HAS MEANING: During this portion of the series, we will think and learn about how infants and young children communicate through behavior. As infants grow, they become...

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...