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Faculty, staff and National Faciilitators at the Brazelton Touchpoints Center represent a multi-disciplinary team of change agents, early child development educators, psychologists, pediatricians, pediatric nurse practitioners, and other early child development and behavior experts, professional development trainers, project directors, program evaluators, statisticians, community engagement professionals, and more. Similarly, our Touchpoints Training sites hail from 33 states and over 100 communities, from urban to rural, and everything in between.

Eva Rivera, MSW


MSW, University of Nebraska Omaha
BA, Sociology, University of California Santa Barbara


Eva joined the Brazelton Touchpoints Center in 2017 and brings with her over twenty years of strategic planning, program design, and leadership experience. In her role, she supports the creation of new methods, strategies, and projects to respond to the emerging needs of BTC’s partners and the communities they serve. Eva utilizes her Social Work background along with her knowledge of human-centered design and quality improvement to inform program design and content development.

Prior to her role at BTC, Ms. Rivera served in various positions working on program development and design, outcomes measurement and quality improvement, coaching and facilitation, and project management.

Eva is fluent in both Spanish and English and has been a certified National Facilitator of the Touchpoints Approach since 2015.

Areas of Interest:

Family Engagement
Child Development
Mental Health

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