Upcoming Workshops

04/29/2019
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...
05/04/2019
You are invited to join our FREE training where you will learn: - Strategies to create a healthier Family Childcare Home Setting - How to have a more structured and peaceful Family Childcare Home...
05/15/2019
How can you encourage language and literacy, when a child has a disability that impacts talking, or the ability to focus on books? Join Assistive Technology Specialist Debbie Drennan for this...
05/15/2019
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...
05/17/2019
Provided in partnership with County mental health Department: The TIS 101 is a basic 3.5 hour training to understand how trauma and stress impacts developing bodies and brains, communities,...
06/11/2019
The Public Health Department of Santa Clara County and First 5 Santa Clara County is providing a FREE Training! FREE Training on Baby Behavior: From Birth to 6 months of Life. This training is...

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Explore SEEDS, the relationship-based professional development program for family child care home providers. 
 

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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...