Upcoming Workshops

09/24/2018
FIRST 5 is offering a make-up training on Monday, September 24th for those who were unable to attend a mandatory annual Medi-Cal Administrative Activities in June 2018. This training will also be...
09/24/2018
FIRST 5 is offering a make-up training on Monday, September 24th for those who were unable to attend a mandatory annual Medi-Cal Administrative Activities in June 2018. This training will also be...
10/03/2018
This workshop examines how child care providers, preschool teachers, and community workers can support children with special needs in their programs. We will look at Inclusion Collaborative services...
10/12/2018
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,...
10/19/2018
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 (...
11/09/2018
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...
12/12/2018
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...
12/13/2018
Provided in partnership with County mental health Department: This 2-day is designed for providers responsible for or moving into the role of facilitating the reflective process with groups and/or...
12/13/2018
Provided in partnership with County mental health Department: This 2-day is designed for providers responsible for or moving into the role of facilitating the reflective process with groups and/or...
02/20/2019
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...
04/15/2019
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...