Upcoming Workshops

04/15/2020
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...
04/20/2020
04/23/2020
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,...
04/29/2020
04/30/2020
“Watch, Listen and Learn. Your shared language will start forming on Day 1” from the Secrets of Baby Behavior.
04/30/2020
05/27/2020
05/28/2020
Do you work with a child or are a parent of a child that uses some kind of Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) such as picture symbols, a communication book or device, or iPad with...
06/04/2020
Do you or parents you work with struggle with their child’s picky eating? Are you wondering about the best feeding practices for children with special needs? This workshop discusses best feeding...

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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...