Program Spotlight: Engaging Families through Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors
In this presentation, participants will be introduced to the Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors (AP/OD) program. They will also learn from an implementing partner and their experience implementing AP/OD to their community. AP/OD is the nation's first evidence-based parent leadership program designed by and for Latino parents with children ages 0-5 and adopted by diverse communities across the country. The bilingual 10-session curriculum promotes school readiness, family well-being, and advocacy by addressing best practices in brain development, key aspects of early childhood development, early literacy, early math, positive use of technology, transition to school, civic engagement, parent leadership, goal-setting, and planning for family success.
- Learn about the Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors training program and its impact on families nationwide.
- Hear from an implementing partner and their experience implementing the program with families
- Learn about upcoming Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors training and how to become a certified 3rd Edition facilitator
Date and Time
Wednesday, February 15, 2023
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Alaska
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Pacific
01:00 p.m. – 02:00 p.m. Mountain
Prevention practitioners, allied health partners and community members working to prevent substance misuse in tribes, communities, and states in HHS Region 10 (Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington).
Daisy Castañeda, MS., serves as the National Director of Training and is located at the national office. She is responsible for the design, planning, and implementation of AP/OD Program Acquisition Institutes which include in-person and virtual Institutes. She helps support AP/OD’s partnerships and community relationships by supporting special projects. Daisy is a native Angeleno and a first-generation college graduate. She holds a B.A. in Political Science with a focus on Public Administration and a master’s degree in Public Administration with an emphasis in leadership.
Certificates will not be provided for this event