Total Hours: 33
Touchpoints: The How of Child and Family Engagement February 8, 2024
The Touchpoints Approach is an evidence-based method for building strong family-child relationships from before birth through age five. This intensive training program provides a practical, preventive approach that supports professionals in forming strengths-based partnerships with families. Providers who implement Touchpoints in their practice partner with families to lay the vital foundation for children’s early learning, healthy development and family engagement. This Seven-module course is presented in seven 1.5-hour sessions live via Zoom and 1.5-hours of asynchronous work online, followed by six monthly one-hour reflective practice sessions. Attendance is required for all sessions; sessions are not recorded. What you will practice: • Strategies for building partnerships with parents that promote family strengths • A framework to understand why children’s behavior can sometimes be challenging and confusing • Techniques for talking with families about child development concerns • How to actively listen to families and collaboratively solve problems related to child development and family relationships Topics covered in the courses include: • Newborn, 9-month and Toddler Touchpoints of a child’s development • Being culturally responsive • Touchpoints principles of relationship-based practice • Providing anticipatory guidance This five-module course is presented in five 4-hour sessions live via Zoom, followed by six monthly one-hour reflective practice sessions. Attendance is required for all sessions; sessions are not recorded.
A $750 value FREE when you attend all sessions