Upcoming Workshops

08/20/2019
This training will cover the new FY19/20 Family Intake Form and Process, Persimmony electronic referral process, and more.
08/20/2019
This training will cover the new FY19/20 Family Intake Form and Process, Persimmony electronic referral process, and more.
08/23/2019
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...
08/24/2019
Young children are on the move! Early movement experiences help children connect with others and form strong relationships, promote physical development and build their intellectual skills,...
09/11/2019
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...
09/12/2019
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,...
09/12/2019
Learn more about the complexities of the subsidy system that families utilize to gain access to much needed quality childcare.
09/13/2019
The Reverse the Vaping Epidemic - 2019 Summit will address solutions to the youth vaping epidemic through sharing data, policies and programs. We are excited to announce that the 2019 Summit Keynote...
09/21/2019
This State EMSA approved Pediatric CPR and first aid training program is designed for the Childcare provider. Each student will be provided a Pediatric CPR and First Aid training manual to keep along...
09/26/2019
Attend this workshop for an introduction to the Environmental Rating Scale (ERS). There is a specific ERS module for Family Child Care Homes (FCCERS). This tool will help measure the quality of your...
12/04/2019
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...
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...

Listen to our Podcasts

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...