Touchpoints Training: The How of Child and Family Engagement (Jan2023-GC)

$795.00

Start Date: January 24, 2023
Contact Hours: 28

Touchpoints: The How of Child and Family Engagement is an intensive training program that introduces the Touchpoints Approach, which is an evidence-based approach to building strong family-child relationships from before birth through age 5. Participants who implement Touchpoints in their practice partner with families to lay the vital foundation for children’s early learning and healthy development. Touchpoints provides a practical, preventive approach that supports professionals in forming strength-based partnerships with families.

Course format:
This course consists 28 training hours including six monthly one-hour virtual reflective practice sessions. Each of the six modules takes about four hours to complete, and includes a live, interactive Zoom session, assignments for independent practice, and online discussion. Attendance is required at all live sessions. Participants who complete the course will receive a certificate.

This course is approved for 20.35 Continuing Education Credits for physicians, nurses, social workers, and psychologists. Learn more.

Session Dates and Times:

  • Tue 01/24/2023 12-4 pm ET
  • Thu 01/26/2023 12-4 pm ET
  • Tue 01/31/2023 12-4 pm ET
  • Thu 02/02/2023 12-4 pm ET
  • Tue 02/07/2023 12-4 pm ET
  • Thu 02/09/2023 12-4 pm ET

What you will learn:

  • 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 or a child-family relationship

Number of participants:
Minimum of 10
Maximum of 20

Audience:
Professionals who work with families of young children, including child care educators, family child care providers, home visitors, pediatricians, early intervention educators, and more.

BTC Learning Network members can save $20 on the course fee. Contact us if you are a member.

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