Scheduled Workshops

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E.g., Friday, January 24, 2020
Training description Workshop Date(s) Locationsort descending
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.
02/05/2020 - 1:00pm Mental Health Department, Learning Partnership, 2nd Floor
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
Reflective Practice Part I

This training focuses on reflective practice as a strategy for enhancing skills, understanding our reactions and responses when working with others, and examining the emotional content of our experiences in ways that can reduce work stress, and improve our sense of professional competence and well-being. The goal of continuous professional transformation through personal awareness and incorporation of new knowledge into practice is the primary theme throughout the day. The basics of neurobiology will be covered with a special focus on how to achieve the neurobiological state necessary for quality reflective work.

01/31/2020 - 9:00am 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
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
Social Stories to Support All Children

LEARN HOW TO WRITE SOCIAL STORIES

  • Simply explaining situations in the community, school or at home
  • Enabling ways for inclusion
  • Providing social emotional support

We will discuss an easy way to support inclusion in the home, the community and at school. An evidence-based practice, the goal of a Social Story is to share accurate information meaningfully and safely, promoting true social understanding. Social Stories can also be used to support friendship skills and prevent bullying.

 

 

 

02/27/2020 - 10:00am Parents Helping Parents, San Jose - Suite 100
Building Blocks of ParentingTM (BBP) App Orientation for FRCs Managers

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

 

01/31/2020 - 2:00pm FIRST 5 Santa Clara County - Community Room
Building Blocks of ParentingTM (BBP) App

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

 

02/05/2020 - 1:00pm FIRST 5 Santa Clara County - Community Room
Building Blocks of ParentingTM (BBP) App

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

 

02/04/2020 - 1:00pm FIRST 5 Santa Clara County - Community Room
Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors Two-Day Workshop (Third Edition)

The Abriendo Puertas Two-Day Training (Third Edition)  workshop is required for FRCI staff (Program Directors/Program Managers, FRC/Volunteer Coordinators, and Community Workers) that had previously been trained on the Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors curriculum.

03/02/2020 - 9:00am FIRST 5 Santa Clara County - Community Room
Building Blocks of ParentingTM (BBP) App

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

 

02/24/2020 - 10:00am FIRST 5 Santa Clara County - Community Room
24/7 Dad (Two-Day Workshop)

Developed by parenting and fatherhood experts, 24/7 Dad® is run as 12, 2-hour sessions in a group setting or in a one-on-one home-based program, teaching men the characteristics they need to be good fathers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Research shows that 24/7 Dad® successfully changes fathers’ attitudes, knowledge, and skills- and is designed to equip fathers with the self-awareness, compassion, and sense of responsibility that every good parent needs. 

Participants in this workshop will learn how to facilitate fatherhood groups using the 24/7 Dad curriculum.

 

03/17/2020 - 9:00am FIRST 5 Santa Clara County - Community Room
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.***

02/08/2020 - 8:30am FIRST 5 Santa Clara County - Community Room
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.

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
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.

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
Siblings of Young Children with Special Needs

LEARN HOW TO SUPPORT SIBLINGS

•  Difficult feelings they might have

•  Finding ways to develop coping skills

•  Acceptance of differences

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.

01/30/2020 - 10:00am Sobrato Center for Nonprofits, Suite 100 - San Jose
CENSUS WORKSHOPS -- EVERYBODY COUNTS!

As trusted messengers in the community, nonprofits are in a unique position to help with Census efforts in 2020.
That's why we're offering a series of workshops to provide you with the tools to engage your communities
about the importance of the Census and help ensure a fair and accurate count.

01/28/2020 - 1:00pm Sobrato Center for Nonprofits - San Jose
Building Blocks of ParentingTM (BBP) App Orientation for FRCs Managers

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

 

02/11/2020 - 2:00pm Rebekah Children's Services