Scheduled Workshops

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E.g., Saturday, December 14, 2019
Training description Workshop Date(s) Location
Supporting Positive Behaviors in the Home and Classroom (Modules 1, 2, 3a & 3b).

Participants will learn:

  •  using positive feedback & encouragement
  •  building relationships to promote success
  •  designing environments and schedules 
  •  intentionally teaching social/emotional skills
  •  supporting the development of friendships 
  •  understanding emotional literacy
  •  determine the meaning and function of challenging behavior
  •  develop a behavioral support plan
  •  use of prevention strategies
  •  to teach replacement skills for challenging behavior

 Visual supports that will foster:

  • classroom/home expectations
  • positive relationships
  • turn taking skills
  • problem-solving
  • identifying feelings

 ***ATTENDANCE TO ALL (4) TRAINING SESSIONS IS MANDATORY.***

01/11/2020 - 8:30am FIRST 5 Santa Clara County - Community Room
Best Practices for Planning Curriculum for Young Children: Family Partnerships and Culture
  • Review the components and structure of Best Practices for Planning Curriculum for Young Children: Family Partnerships and Culture.
  • Discuss how to utilize and apply information from Best Practices for Planning Curriculum for Young Children: Family Partnerships and Culture.
  • Reflect upon and share about personal culture influences in the early childhood setting.
01/11/2020 - 8:30am Santa Clara County Office Of Education - Gilroy Room-1st Floor South Building
Dual Language Community of Practice

Come join your fellow teachers to collaborate on how to effectively teach in a dual language classroom to have a positive impact on student learning. We will discuss the needs of our work and network as a group to share ideas, best practices, and success stories.

      Topics of discussion:

  •  Evidence-based practices with language and literacy in two languages
  •  Small group instruction
  •  Writing
  •  Translanguaging
  •  ELD and SLD
  •  Building cognitive rigor, depth, and complexity
  •  Assessment in L1 and L2
  •  Academic vocabulary
  •  Tackling complex text
01/16/2020 - 4:00pm Santa Clara County Office of Education
Trauma Informed Systems (TIS) 101

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, organizations and systems. The goal of this training is to bring a cross-section of our workforce together (janitors, counselors, administrative supports, clinical staff, leadership, etc.) to develop shared language and understanding of what it means to be a trauma-informed organization and apply common practices to help our communities heal.

 Objectives:

  •  Demonstrate understanding of the effect of trauma on our brains and bodies.
  •  Apply the principles of trauma-informed care.
  •  Identify strategies to develop organizational resilience and trauma-informed responses.
  •  Discuss the impact of organizational trauma on the ways we function as organizations and individuals.
01/22/2020 - 8:30am Mental Health Department, Learning Partnership, 2nd Floor
Best Practices: Integrated STEM in Early Childhood
  • Identify STEM components in an early childhood classroom.
  • Discuss dynamic planning for Developmentally Appropriate STEM environments and interactions/ conversations.
  • Discover how this approach includes universal design for learning.
  • Recognize how this approach supports dual language learners
02/15/2020 - 9:00am Santa Clara County Office Of Education - Gilroy Room-1st Floor South Building
Brazelton Touchpoints Approach (2-1/2 Days Workshop)

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 cause a shift in the larger system around the care of families by combining relationship building and child development into a framework that service providers can use to enhance their work with children and families. For more information on Touchpoints in Santa Clara County, please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIpmqNpcKVI.

Attendance is required at all sessions.

To request additional support or file a grievance, please contact Martha Nevarez at martha@first5kids.org.
 

02/19/2020 - 8:30am Community Solutions
Childhood Trauma and Treatment: Neurobiological, Relational, Psychodynamic and Developmental Concepts

This workshop is designed for providers of all disciplines and roles who work with children and/or adults who have experienced trauma or other adversity from birth through age five. The content will focus on the neurobiological changes, including those within the Stress Response Systems, that impact all aspects of development, functioning, health, and well-being.

Course Objectives - Participants Will:

  • Identify changes in a client’s functional age based on activation and regulation of the stress response systems.
  • Identify preventative steps to reduce vicarious trauma.
  • Plan therapeutic strategies that acknowledge the client’s evocative cues and provide controlled exposure for the client.

 

 

02/19/2020 - 9:00am Mental Health Department, Learning Partnership, 2nd Floor
Health: Health Overview
  • Discuss the structure and features of the California Preschool Learning Foundations, Volume 2, Health Domain.
  • Discover how to use the California Preschool Learning Foundations (PLF), and the California Preschool Curriculum Framework (PCF), to enrich learning and development opportunities in health for all of California’s preschool children.
03/14/2020 - 1:00pm Santa Clara County Office Of Education - Gilroy Room-1st Floor South Building
Brazelton Touchpoints Approach (2-1/2 Days Workshop)

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 cause a shift in the larger system around the care of families by combining relationship building and child development into a framework that service providers can use to enhance their work with children and families. For more information on Touchpoints in Santa Clara County, please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIpmqNpcKVI.

Attendance is required at all sessions.

To request additional support or file a grievance, please contact Martha Nevarez at martha@first5kids.org.
 

04/15/2020 - 8:30am Community Solutions