Registration is open for several BTC offerings this spring and summer!

Take some time to invest in your own professional learning, or the professional development of your staff. Group registration is available. We also can bring our trainings to your specific group! Email touchpoints@childrens.harvard.edu to learn how we can help you meet your team’s professional learning goals!
Webinars
Our interactive webinars are 90 minutes, include a certificate of attendance, and offer live Spanish translation! If you can’t attend a live webinar, register to receive access to the recording.
New Series! Building Culturally Responsive Relationships with Families from ERSEA to Transition
Four Tuesdays, beginning June 8 @1 PM ET / 10 AM PT

Learn how to develop and nurture culturally responsive relationships with families from the moment they first engage with your program to their child’s transition out of the program. This series is designed for all professionals who work with families of young children in early childhood programs, including Head Start, Early Head Start, and other child care settings.

Price: $30/webinar or $100 for all 4 Webinars
BTC Learning Network Member Price: $28/webinar or $96 for all 4

New Webinar! Hope in the Face of Adversity: Touchpoints in the Context of Substance Use Disorder
Thursday, June 24 @ 12 PM ET / 9 AM PT

Learn how Brazelton Touchpoints—an evidence-based, relational approach to family engagement—can help providers create strong, trusting partnerships with families affected by substance use disorder (SUD). This webinar is for all providers who work with families living with SUD, including health care providers, mental health and recovery counselors, home visitors, early educators, family child care providers, and more.

Price: $30
BTC Learning Network Member Price: $28

Back by Popular Demand! Supporting Everyone’s Mental Health
Three Thursdays, beginning June 10 @ 2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

The past 15 months have added enormous stress and grief to many people’s lives. As early care professionals, we need to care for our own mental health and the mental health of the families with whom we work. In this three-part series, you will learn strategies to help you honor everyone’s experiences, build resilience in families, and nurture self-care.

Price: $30/webinar or $75 for all 3 Webinars
BTC Learning Network Member Price: $28/webinar or $70 for all 3

Strengths-Based Family Engagement
Three webinars left – May 20, 27 & June 3 @ 1 PM ET / 10 AM PT

Explore strategies to further cultivate a strengths-based mindset as you build relationships with families. Learn how to actively listen to families, value families’ passion for their child, and use the child’s behavior to open up communication with the family. Missed a previous webinar in the series? Register to receive access to the recording.

Price: $30/webinar or $125 for all 5 Webinars
BTC Learning Network Member Price: $28/webinar or $120 for all 5

Registration is open for three online Touchpoints trainings!

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

This intensive, 28-hour online course includes one live, synchronous webinar per week, online discussion, and reflection activities, and is followed by six monthly one-hour virtual reflective practice sessions with the course facilitator. All professionals who work with families of young children—including early childhood educators, family educators, home visitors, pediatricians, early interventionists, mental health clinicians, and more—can benefit from learning Touchpoints!

CME/CEU credits are available across many disciplines!

Maximum number of participants: 18
Price: $750
BTC Learning Network Member Price: $725
Dates:

July 2021 – This 9-module course meets weekly from July 15 to September 9

October 2021 – This 5-module course meets weekly from October 5 to November 2

January 2022 – This 9-module course meets weekly from January 13 to March 10
Newborn Behavioral Observations
The Newborn Behavioral Observations system (NBO) is an infant-focused, family-centered relationship-building tool designed to sensitize parents to their baby's competencies, challenges, and individuality with the goal of fostering the development of a positive parent-infant relationship. The NBO system consists of a set of 18 neurobehavioral observations, which describe the newborn's capacities and behavioral adaptation from birth to the third month of life.

This 11.5-hour online course includes lectures, interactive video case studies, small-group discussions, and hands-on practice with dolls. All professionals who work with infants in the first months of life—including pediatricians, nurses, midwives, neonatologists, lactation consultants, home visitors, mental health providers, and more—can benefit from this training.

CME/CEU credits are available across many disciplines!

Maximum number of participants: 25
Price: $750 for physicians; $650 for non-physicians
Dates:

May 24 & 25 Learn more and register

July 12, 13 & 14 Learn more and register 

September 15 & 16 (NBO training for professionals who work with high-risk infants)

September 20, 21 & 22 Learn more and register
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About BTC

The Brazelton Touchpoints Center provides professional and leadership development, organizational learning and change, and research and evaluation for family-facing professionals in pediatrics, early childhood, infant mental health, children's libraries and museums, home visiting, and child welfare. The Brazelton Touchpoints Center is home to the Touchpoints Approach, the Brazelton Institute (the Newborn Behavioral Observations system and the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale), Family Connections, and the BTC Research and Evaluation team.