Upcoming Workshops

12/06/2019
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...
12/07/2019
Participants will learn: •using positive feedback & encouragement •building relationships to promote success •designing environments and schedules •intentionally teaching social/emotional...
12/10/2019
This course will provide participants with a deeper understanding of how the consumer’s mental health, their experience with the mental health system, and the stigma of mental illness has impacted...
12/11/2019
One Page Profiles are used around the world to help people get supports in a way that reflects who they are and how they want to be supported. From supporting children at school, through transitions...
12/12/2019
This workshop is designed for providers of all disciplines and roles who work with individuals and families across the lifespan, including those working with infants and children of all ages, and...
12/13/2019
This workshop is designed for professionals of all disciplines and roles who provide reflective supervision, consultation, facilitation (RSCF), or similar forms of reflective support for others, and...
01/11/2020
- 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...
01/16/2020
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...
01/22/2020
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,...
02/15/2020
• Identify STEM components in an early childhood classroom. • Discuss dynamic planning for Developmentally Appropriate STEM environments and interactions/ conversations. • Discover how this...
02/19/2020
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...
02/19/2020
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...

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Explore SEEDS, the relationship-based professional development program for family child care home providers. 
 

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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...