Touchpoints: The How of Child and Family Engagement

January 10, 2022 all-day
Autumn Strausbaugh

Brazelton Touchpoints is an evidence-based approach to building strong  family-provider and family-child relationships from before birth through age 5. Providers who implement Touchpoints in their practice partner with families to lay the vital foundation for children’s early learning and healthy development.

Course Format:
This course includes nine weekly online modules, including a 1-hour live introduction/orientation and eight 1.5-hour live sessions. The live sessions begin on Thursday, January 13, at 4 pm ET, and continue weekly through March 10. Each module takes about 3 hours to complete and includes the live, synchronous webinar session; online discussion; and reflection activities. The modules are followed by six monthly one-hour virtual reflective practice sessions. Attendance is required at live sessions. Sessions are not recorded.

Click here for Brazelton Touchpoints Center’s Virtual Learning Readiness Checklist.

# of hours:

All professionals who work with families of young children, including child care educators, family child care providers, home visitors, pediatricians, early intervention educators, infant and early childhood mental health consultants, and more.

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 18


This course is approved for 20.35 Continuing Education Credits for physicians, nurses, social workers, and psychologists. Click here for details.

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