Focusing on Relationships

In Focusing on Relationships, you will explore the importance and complexities of developing relationships between caregivers, families, and children. Participants should leave understanding that social-emotional development takes place within the context of relationships, so strategies to support development must prioritize building relationships. This training covers topics such as reflecting on participants’ past and current relationships, and addressing issues related to culture, diversity, and risk factors. It is recommended the trainer spend time reflecting on the discussion questions prior to the training to be prepared to share their own experiences and facilitate discussions.


Videos for this training are embedded in the PowerPoint, so do not need to be downloaded invidually. You can preview videos included in the PowerPoint below.


All handouts for this training can be printed at once by downloading the PDF of all handouts and choosing 2-sided print in your printer settings, or, find a specific handout below.