Infant Sleep - training and masterclass
13 & 14 August 2017
1 day training and 1 day masterclass
$250/day (early bird price ends soon)
Infant mental health
Helen will provide a detailed understanding of infant brains and the importance of parental sensitivity, kindness and compassion.
This training will link real family struggles, neuroscience, theories and the fundamental infant-parent relationship.
The 2nd day masterclass will bring it all together, with concrete examples on how to support families.
This group will be small to allow participants gain a rich experiencing, therefore numbers are STRICTLY LIMITED. Book early to avoid disappointment
Solihull Approach Foundation Training
8 & 23 October 2017
2 day Foundation Training
$220/day + $185 resource pack
Get a deep understanding of infant mental health, containment and reciprocity, and develop the 'how to' skills required to implement The Solihull Approach in your daily work.
What you'll learn
This is an overarching framework that supports interventions such as:
- Watch, Wait and Wonder
- New Born Observation
- Circle of Security and more.
Take this unique professional development opportunity to enhance how you work with families.
Groups are small to enhance pariticpant expereince so places are STRICTLY LIMITED.
For over 10 years, Helen has provided valuable insight and career-changing education to many professions, including:
- Mother Baby Unit and Early Parenting Centre staff
- Child & Family Health Nurses
- Maternal & Child Health Nurses
- Practice Nurses
- Childbirth Educators
- Lactation consultants
- Family Support workers
- Social Workers
- Childcare Workers
- Student Maternal and Child Health nurses.
Sessions can be conducted in your workplace or you can come to our clinic for training.
What you’ll learn
Choose a session from the list below or you can tailor a session to meet your individual group needs. All sessions have an infant mental health element. Topics include but are not limited to:
- Interpersonal Neurobiology
- Research based understanding of sleep and settling
- Sleep and settling when families are really struggling
- Infant Assessment
- Attachment Theory and Research
- Safe Physical Sleeping
- Asking the difficult questions when something seems wrong
- Interventions aimed at promoting secure attachment
- Professional Supervision (individual or group)
- Nurturing the infant-parent relationship
- Fundamentals of Infant Mental Health
- What Infant Sleep Research tells us.
Helen has been invited to participate in a number of professional discussion groups, including the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) and Helen Mayo Mother Baby unit hypothetical (Australia). She has been advisor to a number of organisations, including The Royal Women's Hospital as consultant on the development of their parent kit (Australia), and has presented a number of webinars internationally.
Helen continues to present around the world, focusing on incorporating infant mental health concepts and findings into infant-parent relationships and infant sleep.
She is author of the book Safe Sleep Space (2012) and Connect to Sleep (2017) and contributing author to The Science of Mother-Infant Sleep (2014), and has published research in the Journal of Early Human Development (2017).