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Nurturing Parent & Child Development

Crianza de los hijos y desarrollo infantil


This training was presented on
November 10, 2023



This webinar was presented in English with Spanish interpretation


Este seminario virtual se presentará en inglés con interpretación al español



Training certificates are only available following live trainings or completion of self-paced coursesA certificate will not be provided for review of these materials.


This training will focus on child development with an emphasis on social-emotional development. Social-Emotional development occurs in the context of relationships; therefore, parents and caregivers play an important role. This session will blend science of child development with practical tips for parents and caregivers.


Learners will:

  • Understand the domains of child development and the typical stages of development
  • Understand the importance of the parent/caregiver’s role in child development and social emotional development
  • Learn at least three practical skills that can be applied to improve child development
  • Learn how to improve attachment relationship through the Circle of Security framework

Esta capacitación se centrará en el desarrollo infantil con énfasis en el desarrollo socioemocional. El desarrollo socioemocional se produce en el contexto de las relaciones, de modo que los padres y cuidadores desempeñan una función importante. Esta sesión combinará la ciencia del desarrollo infantil con consejos prácticos para padres y cuidadores.


Los participantes aprenderán:

  • A comprender los dominios del desarrollo infantil y las etapas típicas del desarrollo.
  •  A comprender la importancia de la función de los padres/cuidadores en el desarrollo infantil y el desarrollo socioemocional.
  • Como mínimo tres habilidades prácticas que puedan aplicarse para mejorar el desarrollo infantil.
  • Mejorar la relación de apego a través de la intervención del Círculo de seguridad.


Who should attend: All staff of family resource center (FRCs), child abuse prevention councils (CAPCs), community-based organizations, and other child- and family-serving systems.


Important Training Information:

  • This is a webinar-style training. This means that you will not be on camera and will not be able to see other learners. This training will not include breakout rooms. Opportunities to interact with the presenter(s) and other participants will be included.
  • This training will be recorded. The recording will be available to registered learners within 2 days of the training.
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Pradeep Gidwani, MD, MPH, FAAP is a pediatrician and community health leader who works at American Academy of Pediatrics, California Chapter 3, San Diego and Imperial Counties (AAP-CA3) on a team that provides Countywide Coordination and Support for two large scale community initiatives – Healthy Development Services and First Step Home Visiting funded by First 5 San Diego and is Medical Director for AAP-CA3’s ACEs Aware work. Over the last 18 years, these communitywide programs reached over 334,000 children and their families. Dr. Gidwani is a Past President of AAP-CA3 and a member of the Board Governors at the San Diego Foundation and serves on various community and national advisory boards. His areas of expertise include child development, Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, childhood trauma, parents’ perception of childhood behaviors, and cultural issues in health care.



Medical Director, Healthy Development Services and First 5 First Steps Home Visiting Services, American Academy of Pediatrics, California Chapter 3