Scheduled Workshops

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E.g., Monday, June 21, 2021
Training description Workshop Date(s) Location
Building Blocks of Parenting (BBP) App Virtual Training

This training is designed to familiarize FRC staff with the Building Blocks of ParentingTM (BBP) App. The BBP App is an innovative tool that puts the latest knowledge of parenting and child development into the hands of parents, 24/7. It includes an easy-to-use platform that creates a community of parents and it is the only platform that uses short videos to inspire parents to be the spark that ignites their child’s learning, well-being, and success. FRC staff will be trained in the content and structure of the app and how parents can use it to support their children’s learning and well-being. FRC staff will discuss how to use the app as a tool to support their work with families.

Participants will:

  • Become familiar with the different components of the app and how each of them can be used to support positive parenting and well-being
  • Understand how the 6 building blocks that include strategies and activities strengthen healthy child development and promote positive parenting
  • Discuss how to use the BBP App to strengthen partnerships with parents support positive parenting and well-being


06/22/2021 - 1:00pm Zoom Training
Comprehensive ASQ®:SE‐2 (Social Emotional) Virtual Training

Comprehensive ASQ®:SE‐2 Ages and Stages Questionnaires - Social Emotional is a completed screening tool designed for early identification of children ages 2 months through 5 years old who may be at risk of social and emotional developement, including communication, and problem solving.

The ASQ®:SE-2 Introductory Seminar is a 1–day training seminar that provides a basic overview on how to use the ASQ®:SE-2 social-emotional screening tool.

During the 1-day seminar, participants will learn

  • the purpose of social-emotional screening
  • features of the social-emotional screener, and
  • how to introduce, administer, score, and interpret results of the screening tool. 


06/23/2021 - 9:00am Zoom Training
Siblings of Young Children with Special Needs

This Zoom webinar is offered for FIRST 5 Partners and other local professionals such as Social Workers, Home Visitors, Childcare and Preschool providers, Family Resource Center staff, and Therapeutic Service Providers. Parents are also welcome.

We will discuss the emotional and social development of the sibling of a special needs child, early warning signs of distress as well as evidence-based research and interventions to bolster positive outcomes for this population, which is often missed until pathology becomes apparent.

Laura Beth De Hority is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who works with couples, siblings, groups and multi-generational families to provide support in areas of family roles and communication, stress reduction, anxiety, depression, grief and addiction. LauraBeth’s greatest area of interest is working with families who are touched by special needs. Her work provides support to those who are siblings and long-term caregivers, giving them the opportunity to explore solutions that will bring them hope and joy in their circumstances.

Funded by FIRST 5 Santa Clara County

06/23/2021 - 10:00am Zoom Training
2021 Inclusion Collaborative State Conference

The Inclusion Collaborative Conference is an interactive and reflective educational opportunity to understand and learn evidenced based practices for individuals involved in the care and education of children up to age 24 with and without disabilities to create or enhance equity and inclusive practices in their respective programs and communities in which they live.

11/20/2021 - 9:00am TBD