Upcoming Workshops

01/18/2018
The TIS 101 is a basic 3.5 hour training to understand how trauma and stress impacts developing bodies and brains, communities, organizations and systems. The goal of this training is to bring a...
01/19/2018
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...
01/19/2018
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...
01/20/2018
Participants will develop skills in person-centered thinking through a series of discussions, applied stories, and guided exercises. You will leave with a foundation for person centered planning...
01/22/2018
Participants will learn how to: • use positive feedback & encouragement • build relationships to promote success • design environments and schedules • use intentionally teaching to...
01/24/2018
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...
01/30/2018
In this highly interactive workshop, learn effective strategies and interventions to support young children on the Autism Spectrum. Dr. Trenna Sutcliffe will provide up-to-date information on Autism...
02/01/2018
Participants will: • Gain understanding and knowledge of different types of sensory challenges that can impact a child’s participation in daily activities. • Learn about sensory-seeking and...
02/03/2018
This interactive workshop will inspire participants to expand volunteer participation in their programs with an emphasis on intergenerational volunteering. The workshop will offer participants tools...
02/07/2018
The TIS 101 is a basic 3.5 hour training to understand how trauma and stress impacts developing bodies and brains, communities, organizations and systems. The goal of this training is to bring a...
02/07/2018
We are delighted to have Jodi E. Huber. OTR/L from As Children Blossom Therapeutic Center, join us to give a presentation on the impact of sensory processing disorder in children with disabilities...
02/07/2018
Dr. Elliott, the Chief Psychiatrist and Medical Director of the Children’s Health Council, present on ADHD in children under 5 years old. Dr. Elliott will be describing the ways in which Attention-...

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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...

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...