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Touchpoints: The How of Child and Family Engagement

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

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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.

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

Course format:
This course consists of 28 training hours, including six monthly one-hour virtual reflective practice sessions. The training is delivered virtually through six 4-hour live sessions. Attendance is required at all live sessions; these sessions are NOT recorded. Participants who complete the course will receive a certificate.

Dates/Times: January 24, 26, 31, February 2, 7, & 9 (Tuesdays and Thursdays) from 12–4 PM ET

Price: $795
BTC Learning Network Member Price: $775

Who should participate in this training?

All professionals who work with young children and their families, including early childhood educators, family child care providers, home visitors, pediatric primary care providers, early intervention educators, family support providers, child welfare workers, and more.

What do participants learn?

  • Strategies to build partnerships with parents that promote family and child strengths
  • A framework to understand infant, toddler, and child development, and the behaviors that can be challenging and confusing that arise as development unfolds
  • Techniques for talking with families about infant and child development concerns
  • How to actively listen to families and collaboratively solve problems related to child development or a child-family relationship

How do participants learn?

  • Interactive, learner-centered training led by BTC Staff Trainers and National Facilitators
  • Hybrid format that includes six live virtual training sessions led by a facilitator, assignments for independent practice, and online discussion boards
  • Six monthly 1-hour virtual reflective practice sessions, following completion of the training sessions
  • A small class size that enhances opportunities for interactive learning
Would you like to bring this course or another BTC training to your program, organization, or community?
BTC facilitators can offer our courses to your specific group. We can also customize trainings to meet your professional learning needs.
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At a Glance

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Cost: $795