Upcoming Workshops

10/04/2016
This is an excellent workshop for professionals interested in learning more about the Early Start Process, the transition to Special Education Services, and how they can best support families...
10/14/2016
This course will provide participants with a deeper understanding of how the consumer’s mental health, their experience with the mental health system, and the stigma of mental illness has impacted...
10/15/2016
ASQ‐3 & ASQ‐SE are a set of questionnaires about children’s development. It has been used for more than 20 years to make sure children are developing well. ASQ‐3 can help identify a child’s...
10/25/2016
The Five Protective Factors are a key component in the Strengthening Families™ Framework that can be used by social services and other disciplines that work directly with children and families....
10/25/2016
The Five Protective Factors are a key component in the Strengthening Families™ Framework that can be used by social services and other disciplines that work directly with children and families....
10/27/2016
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...
11/08/2016
Join health care providers, early learning and care providers, county commissions, program directors, family advocates, social workers, and more at this exciting annual conference hosted by First 5...
12/07/2016
ZERO TO THREE's Annual Conference, (formerly the National Training Institute (NTI)), is carefully developed to meet the education and networking needs of professionals working with infants and...
12/07/2016
In this highly interactive workshop, learn the biology of anxiety and how to recognize it in young children.
01/26/2017
This 2-day workshop is designed for providers responsible for or moving into the role of facilitating the reflective process with groups and/or individuals of all disciplines.
03/09/2017
This 2-day workshop is designed for providers responsible for or moving into the role of facilitating the reflective process with groups and/or individuals of all disciplines.

Listen to our Podcasts

There are more than 18,000 children under the age of six in Santa Clara County who are thought to have developmental delays that go unidentified until they enter kindergarten....

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...