Touchpoints → Touchpoints: The How of Child and Family Engagement

January 2022.Touchpoints: The How of Child and Family Engagement

Beginning January 10, 2022

Brazelton Touchpoints is an evidence-based approach to building strong family-child relationships from before birth through 5. Providers who implement Touchpoints in their practice partner with families to lay the vital foundation for children’s early learning and healthy development. This course consists of nine modules. Each module will take approximately 3 hours to complete.

Course Format:
This is a 9 Module course (includes 1hr introduction/orientation and eight 1.5hr live sessions) January 13-March 10, 2022 (Thursday's 4-5:30pm ET)
Followed by six monthly one-hour virtual reflective practice sessions. Attendance is required at live sessions. Sessions are not recorded.
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# of hours:

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

Professionals who work with families of young children, including child care educators, family child care providers, home visitors, pediatricians, early intervention educators, 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


BTC Learning Network Member Price: $725
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Clock Hour Credit: 28

  • Module 1: Orientation & Introductions
  • Welcome
  • Course Information
  • Navigating the LMS presentation
  • Live Webinar: Course Orientation & Introductions
  • Module 2: Perspective Taking
  • Module 3: Developmental Framework
  • Module 4: Relational Framework & Listening Exercise
  • Module 5: Newborn Touchpoints & Relational Framework
  • Module 6: Nine-Month Touchpoints & Anticipatory Guidance
  • Module 7: Applying Touchpoints
  • Module 8: Emotional Competence & Toddler Touchpoint
  • Module 9: Greek Chorus & Course Reflections
  • Reflective Practice Sessions
  • Follow-up Survey 100d
  • Follow-Up Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever