Upcoming Workshops

02/21/2017
Participants will learn to recognize signs/symptoms of language delays in young children, create opportunities for developing language and communication in everyday activities, and alternative...
02/23/2017
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...
02/28/2017
These include neurodevelopmental deficits in the sensory, motor, affective, verbal, memory-oriented and organizational/executive areas. Although these issues are increasingly consid-ered in cases on...
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.
03/22/2017
The healing power of play is evidenced by its ability to regulate right brain limbic processes enhancing the “felt experience” of connectedness between child and parent. The right mode processing is...
04/19/2017
Through interactive dialogue, clinical vignettes and videos, participants will leave with a better understanding of how Autism Spectrum Disorder is diagnosed in young children, various approaches to...
04/22/2017
This presentation will begin with a basic overview of Early Start and Special Education, the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP), the transition process and the Individualized Education Plan (...
04/25/2017
Understanding ADHD begins with an awareness of how the brain’s attention and organization systems function. Dr. Korb will show how the individual variations in these abilities affect how a child...
04/26/2017
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...
05/17/2017
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

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...