Massachusetts Partners with BTC to Bring Touchpoints to Providers Across the State

June 7, 2023

Nearly 200 family-facing professionals across Massachusetts are participating in Touchpoints trainings, thanks to a renewed partnership between the Brazelton Touchpoints Center (BTC) and the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (MA EEC).

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Meet Brian Rosenberg: Helping Gay Men Become Fathers

June 5, 2023

When Brian Rosenberg and his husband, Ferd van Gameren, decided to start a family over 15 years ago, it was very difficult for them to find information about how gay men can become dads.

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Dr. Lise Johnson, the Brazelton Institute’s New Director, on the Power of the Earliest Interactions

May 1, 2023

Listening is a powerful tool. For Lise Johnson, MD, just as it was for Berry Brazelton, listening is at the center of her work with children and their families, and a key pathway for building critically important relationships right from the start.

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Biases About Gender and Masculinity and Adolescent Boys’ Dreams, Wishes, and Fears

March 30, 2023

When systems of care constrain men to stereotypes that deny the strengths that grow out of their vulnerabilities, what message are the boys in these systems being sent about how they will grow and who they will become?

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Honoring Dr. T Berry Brazelton (May 10, 1918 – March 13, 2018)

March 13, 2023

Five years ago today, Dr. Brazelton walked on from this life at the age of 99, leaving behind an enduring legacy of listening to children and families, and supporting the professionals and communities that protect and nurture them. Watch a memorial video honoring and celebrating him.

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Indigenous Early Learning Collaborative Premieres Documentary Film

January 12, 2023

In many Indigenous cultures, winter is the season of storytelling: to educate, to remember, and to share with the next generations. Honoring traditional cultural cycles in our practices, the Indigenous […]

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Remembering Heidi Als, PhD

September 12, 2022

By Joshua Sparrow, MD Heidi Als, PhD, one of Dr. T. Berry Brazelton’s first protégés, passed away on Thursday, August 18. Like Berry, she was a brilliant observer, extraordinarily sensitive, […]

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What We CAN Do About the Child Mental Health Epidemic

September 9, 2022

The child mental health epidemic began before the COVID-19 pandemic, which has only spread it further. Even before March 2020, there were not enough mental health professionals — not even in cities with lots of them — to work with all the children struggling with depression, anxiety, and other mental health challenges.

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Brazelton Touchpoints Project Welcomes New Leaders

May 27, 2022

The Brazelton Touchpoints Project, Inc., supports the work of BTC through advocacy, outreach, partnership development, and strategic advising.  Members of the Project’s Board of Directors are critical in this endeavor […]

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COMMUNITIES as RESEARCHERS: Indigenous Early Learning Collaborative Receives Grant to Fund Research by Indigenous Communities

April 8, 2022

The Indigenous Early Learning Collaborative (IELC), led by First Light Education Project (Denver, CO) and the Brazelton Touchpoints Center (BTC) (Boston, MA), announces a grant of $573,000 from the Foundation […]

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