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  • 2 Day Foundation training (Generic) [... *Pre-requisite training: none]

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    All practitioners start with our 2 Day Foundation training, to introduce them to the Solihull Approach and how it can be used in their daily work on a one-to-one basis.

    This training aims to increase emotional health and well-being, as well as introduce delegates to the developmental effects of childhood trauma in relation to working with children and their families. (More information on the impact of trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) is included in the Solihull Approach Advanced Training 'Understanding trauma', available online.) 

    The Solihull Approach training is designed for any practitioner working with babies, young children and school-aged children, young people and their families to support the use of the Solihull Approach from any agency. The training is for 12 people at a time in a team or area. Individuals can also access training directly.

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    Duration:
    6.5 + 6.5 hours
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  • 2 Day Foundation training (Perinatal) [... *Pre-requisite training: none]

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    All practitioners start with our 2 Day Foundation training, to introduce them to the Solihull Approach and how it can be used in their daily work on a one-to-one basis.

     

     

    This training aims to increase emotional health and well-being, as well as introducing delegates to the developmental effects of childhood trauma in relation to working with children and their families. (More information on the impact of trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) is included in the Solihull Approach Advanced Training 'Understanding trauma', available online.) 

     

     

    The Solihull Approach training is designed for any practitioner working with babies, young children and school-aged children, young people and their families to support the use of the Solihull Approach from any agency. The training is for 12 people at a time in a team or area. Individuals can also access training directly. 

     

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    Duration:
    6.5 + 6.5 hours
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  • 2 Day Foundation Training for Managers

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    Aim of training: To introduce managers to the Solihull Approach model and apply it to the tasks of management.

    Example content: Brain development, introduction to the Solihull Approach model, activities to enable managers to apply the model to their role, trauma and management, observation exercise and practice, applying the model.

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  • 2 Day Foundation training with 4 Work Discussion sessions (Generic) [... *Pre-requisite training: none]

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    All practitioners start with our 2 Day Foundation training, to introduce them to the Solihull Approach and how it can be used in their daily work on a one-to-one basis.

    This training aims to increase emotional health and well-being, as well as introduce delegates to the developmental effects of childhood trauma in relation to working with children and their families. (More information on the impact of trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) is included in the Solihull Approach Advanced Training 'Understanding trauma', available online.) 

    The Solihull Approach training is designed for any practitioner working with babies, young children and school-aged children, young people and their families to support the use of the Solihull Approach from any agency. The training is for 12 people at a time in a team or area. Individuals can also access training directly. 


     

     

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    Duration:
    23 hours
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  • 4 Work Discussion Sessions [...Pre-requisites: any 2 Day Foundation Training]

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    Four Work Discussion sessions of 2 hours each. There will be a maximum of 12 practitioners in each session, to allow for interactive discussion. The sessions will take place every 3 or 4 weeks.

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    Duration:
    8 hours
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  • Adult 2 Day Foundation training (‘Keeping Trauma in Mind’) [... *Pre-requisite training: none, must work with predominantly with adults]

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    Aim of training: To introduce practitioners to the Solihull Approach model as applied to working with adult clients. To introduce practitioners to Trauma, make links between relational trauma and mental health diagnoses, and understand how the Solihull Approach model is relevant to supporting service users who have experienced trauma in their lives.

    Example content: Introduction to the theories central to the Solihull Approach model; brain development; trauma and the stress response; neurology and trauma, recognising trauma; supporting recovery from trauma; observation exercise and practice, applying the model.

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    Duration:
    6.5 + 6.5 hours
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  • Antenatal 2 Day Foundation training

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    Aim of training: To introduce practitioners to the Solihull Approach model as applied to working antenatally with parents and families.

    Example content: Antenatal brain development, introduction to the Solihull Approach model, getting to know the resource pack, (which includes information on a wide range of issues such as working with teenage parents), observation exercise and practice, applying the model.

    Cost: (Does not include additional resources)

    • Live Virtual (Group) - £1499
    • Live Virtual (Individual) - £189
    • Face-to-face (Group) - £1997 (inclusive apart from resources)
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    Duration:
    6.5 + 6.5 hours
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  • Antenatal Parenting Group Facilitators’ training [...*Pre-requisites: 2 Day Foundation training]

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    Aim of training:

    To introduce Solihull Approach trained delegates to how to facilitate the Solihull Approach 5-week 'Journey to Parenthood: Understanding pregnancy, labour, birth and your baby' antenatal group for parents.

    Example content:

    Applying the Solihull Approach model to the process of running a group, introduction to the Facilitators' Manual for the Solihull Approach 5-week 'Journey to Parenthood: Understanding pregnancy, labour, birth and your baby' group for parents, practising running the activities.

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    Duration:
    6.75 hours (+ pre-requisite training)
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  • Combined Antenatal Foundation & Antenatal Parenting Group Facilitators’ 2 Day training [ ... *Pre-requisite training: none]

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    Aim of training:

    To introduce practitioners to the Solihull Approach model on Day 1 and then on Day 2 to train them to facilitate the 5-week 'Journey to Parenthood: Understanding pregnancy, labour, birth and your baby'.

    Example content:

    To introduce practitioners to the Solihull Approach model as applied to working antenatally with parents and families. Applying the Solihull Approach model to the process of running an antenatal group, practising running the activities.

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    Duration:
    6.5 + 6.5 hours
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  • Combined Foster Carer Foundation & Facilitators’ 2 Day training [... *Pre-requisite training: None]

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    Aim of training: To introduce practitioners to the Solihull Approach model on Day 1, and then on Day 2 to train them to facilitate the 12-week 'Understanding your foster child's behaviour' course.

    Example content: To introduce practitioners to the Solihull Approach model as applied to working with foster carers. Applying the Solihull Approach model to the process of running a foster carer group, practising running the activities.

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    Duration:
    6.5 + 6.5 hours
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  • Early Years Foundation Stage Training

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    Aim of training:

    To introduce practitioners to the Solihull Approach model as applied to working with babies, young children and their families in an Early Years setting and link it to the UK's Early Years Foundation Stage.

    Example content:

    Baby brain development, introduction to the the Solihull Approach model, links to the UK's EYFS, observation exercise and practice, applying the model.

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    Duration:
    5 + 5 hours
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  • Foster Carer Course Facilitators’ training

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    Aim of training: To be able to facilitate the 12-week 'Understanding your foster child's behaviour' course for foster carers.

    Example content: Applying the Solihull Approach model to the process of running a group, introduction to the Facilitators' Manual for the Solihull Approach 12-week 'Understanding your foster child's behaviour' course for foster carers, practising running the activities.

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    Duration:
    6.5 hours
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    Duration:
    2 hours
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    Duration:
    2 hours
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  • Parenting Group Facilitators’ training [...*Pre-requisites: 2 Day Foundation training]

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    Aim of training: To introduce Solihull Approach trained delegates to how to facilitate the Solihull Approach 'Understanding your child's behaviour' group for parents.

    Example content: Applying the Solihull Approach model to the process of running a group, introduction to the Facilitators' Manual for running the 'Understanding your child's behaviour' group for parents, practising running the activities.

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    Duration:
    6.75 hours (+ pre-requisite training)
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  • Parenting Train the Trainer [...*Pre-requisite training: Parenting Group Facilitator training AND facilitation of a Solihull Approach group]

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    Aim of training: To train trainers so that they can cascade, as part of their work, the Parenting Group Facilitators' training to other local practitioners - so that those practitioners may facilitate the 10-week parenting group.

    Example content: Applying the Solihull Approach model to the process of running a training, introduction to the Trainers' Manual for training facilitators of the Solihull Approach Parenting Group.

    Training

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    Duration:
    6.25 hours (+ pre-requisite training)
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  • Refresher Day [...*Pre-requisite training: 2 Day Foundation]

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    Aim of training: To refresh and consolidate learning from the 2 Day Foundation training.

    Example content: Revisiting the Solihull Approach model. Theory into practice examples.

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    Duration:
    6 hours (+ pre-requisite training)
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    Duration:
    1.5 hours
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  • Solihull Approach Reflective Supervision training [... *Pre-requisite training: 2 Day Foundation]

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    Aim of training: The aim is to: • Restore (the capacity to think) • Protect (relationships, and practitioners’ capacity to cope) • Prevent (escalation of a problem, burnout, high turnover)

    Example content: The training includes the RPP supervisory framework, the SARS Practice Guide, a sprinkling of neuroscience, helpful tools for your Supervisor’s Toolkit, and space to reflect on your own practice and the local picture.

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    Duration:
    7.25 hours (+ pre-requisite training)
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  • Solihull Approach Strategic Leads Network Meeting (Free)

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    An opportunity to meet other leads around the UK and Internationally with responsibility for rolling out the Solihull Approach in their area.  ...
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    Duration:
    2 hours
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  • The Solihull Approach to Management 1 Day Advanced training [...*Pre-requisite training: 2 Day Foundation]

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    Aim of training: Follows-up and extends the Foundation training, providing an opportunity to refresh the original learning and think about applying it in a managerial context.

    Example content: Brain development, introduction to the Solihull Approach model, activities to enable managers to apply the model to their role, trauma and management, observation exercise and practice, applying the model.

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    Duration:
    7.5 hours (+ pre-requisite training)
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  • Train the Trainer (any Foundation) [...*Pre-requisites: 2 Day Foundation]

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    Aim of training: To train trainers to deliver the Solihull Approach 2 Day Foundation Training.

    Example content: Applying the Solihull Approach model to the process of running a training, introduction to the Trainers' Manual for running the 2 Day Foundation Training.

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    Duration:
    6 hours (+ pre-requisite training)
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  • Understanding Attachment Advanced Training

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    Aim of training:

    To cover all the basics about attachment theory to provide a common understanding. To show how attachment theory is developing. To show how the development of the quality of an attachment can be explained using the Solihull Approach model. To introduce epigenetics.

    Example content:

    Biological basis of attachment, secure base, safe haven, Strange situation, categories of attachment, attachment and the relationship, developments in attachment theory, the Solihull Approach model and attachment, attachment in practice, epigenetics and attachment.

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    Duration:
    5 hours
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  • Understanding Brain Development Advanced Training

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    Aim of training:

    To build on the 2 Day Foundation training to extend knowledge of brain development across the age range of antenatally to adolescence, including mirror neurones.

    Example content:

    How the brain develops across the age range, the interaction with the environment, the importance of relationships for brain development, the links with containment and reciprocity, an introduction to mirror neurones.

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    5 hours
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  • Understanding Trauma (Abridged)

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    Aim of training: To understand more about the effects of trauma on children and adults To understand how trauma can affect brain development. To recognise the effects of trauma on children and adults. To understand how to support traumatised children, adults and communities. To show how the Solihull Approach model underpins all of the above.

    Example content: Type 1 and Type 2 trauma. The window of tolerance. Stages of going through a traumatic experience. Neurology and trauma. Recognising trauma. Recovery from trauma. SELF model. Trauma, attachment and epigenetics. Everything is included in the Manual and CD. You do not need additional video clips.

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    Duration:
    5 hours
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  • Understanding Trauma Advanced Training

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    Aim of training: To understand more about the effects of trauma on children and adults To understand how trauma can affect brain development. To recognise the effects of trauma on children and adults. To understand how to support traumatised children, adults and communities. To show how the Solihull Approach model underpins all of the above.

    Example content: Type 1 and Type 2 trauma. The window of tolerance. Stages of going through a traumatic experience. Neurology and trauma. Recognising trauma. Recovery from trauma. SELF model. Trauma, attachment and epigenetics. Community trauma. Trauma aware community. Everything is included in the Manual and CD. You do not need additional video clips.

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    Duration:
    6.5 hours (+ pre-requisite training)
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  • Virtual Get Together for Practitioners: What's New in the Solihull Approach? (Free)

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    Find out what's new in the Solihull Approach? Hear about the range of trainings on offer and new developments. Think about where to go next with your Solihull Approach learning. Meet the team! Share ideas!

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    Duration:
    2 hours
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  • Whole School Training (TL1)

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    Aim of training: To introduce all staff in a school to the Solihull Approach model, providing a shared language and a shared understanding of children in school. This training has added value if the school is running the group for parents and/or the workshops for parents, so staff and parents have a shared understanding. The training links with Mindfulness.

    Example content: Brain development, introduction to the Solihull Approach model, applying the model in schools, observation exercise and practice.

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    Duration:
    6 + 1 hour(s)
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  • Whole School Training (TL1.5)

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    Aim of training: To introduce all staff in a school to the Solihull Approach model, providing a shared language and a shared understanding of children in school. This training has added value if the school is running the group for parents and/or the workshops for parents, so staff and parents have a shared understanding. The training links with Mindfulness.

    Example content: Brain development, introduction to the Solihull Approach model, applying the model in schools, observation exercise and practice.

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    Duration:
    6 + 1.5 hour(s)
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  • ^Antenatal parenting group Train the Trainer

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    Aim of training:

    To train cascade trainers in order to create a critical mass of practitioners who are trained as facilitators of the Solihull Approach Antenatal Parenting Group.

    Example content:

    Applying the Solihull Approach model to the process of running a training, introduction to the Manual, becoming familiar with the activities.

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    Duration:
    6.25 hours (+ pre-requisite training)
    Course Level:
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  • ^Foster carer course Train the Trainer

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    Aim of training: To train cascade trainers in order to create a critical mass of practitioners who are trained as facilitators of the Solihull Approach Foster Carer Course.

    Example content: Applying the Solihull Approach model to the process of running a training, introduction to the Manual, becoming familiar with the activities.

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    Duration:
    6.25 hours (+ pre-requisite training)
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  • ^Fostering, Adoption & Social Work 2 Day Foundation training

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    Aim of training: To introduce practitioners to the Solihull Approach model as applied to working with children in foster care, foster carers, adopted children and adoptive parents.

    Example content: Baby brain development, the effects of abuse and neglect on the brain, introduction to the the Solihull Approach model, getting to know the resource pack, (which includes information on the issues found in traumatised children such as bullying, sleep problems, mood disorder and depressions), observation exercise and practice, applying the model.

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  • ^Peer breastfeeding supporter Train the Trainer

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    Aim of training: To be able to run the training which trains parents to be peer breastfeeding supporters and is fully compliant with the Baby Friendly Initiative.

    Example content: Applying the Solihull Approach model to the process of running a training, introduction to the Trainers' Manual for running the Peer Breastfeeding Supporter Training.

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  • ^Postnatal group Train the Trainer

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    Aim of training: To train cascade trainers in order to create a critical mass of practitioners who are trained as facilitators of the Solihull Approach Postnatal Parenting Group.

    Example content: Applying the Solihull Approach model to the process of running a training, introduction to the Manual, becoming familiar with the activities.

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    Duration:
    6.25 hours (+ pre-requisite training)
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  • ^Postnatal Parenting Group Facilitators’ Training

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    Aim of training: To introduce Solihull Approach trained delegates to how to facilitate the Solihull Approach 6-week 'Understanding your baby' postnatal group for parents. To support parents in their relationship with their baby in the first months after birth.

    Example content: Applying the Solihull Approach model to the process of running a group, introduction to the Facilitators' Manual for the Solihull Approach 6-week 'Understanding your baby' postnatal group for parents, practising running the activities. Content of the group includes understanding different types of cry, feeding and weaning, sleeping patterns etc

    Cost: (Does not include additional resources)

    • Live Virtual (Group) - £879
    • Live Virtual (Individual) - £98
    • Face-to-face (Group) - £998 (inclusive apart from resources)
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  • ^Postnatal Plus group Train the Trainer

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    Aim of training: To train cascade trainers in order to create a critical mass of practitioners who are trained as facilitators of the Solihull Approach Postnatal Parenting Group.

    Example content: Applying the Solihull Approach model to the process of running a training, introduction to the Manual, becoming familiar with the activities.

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  • ^Postnatal Plus Parenting Group Facilitators’ Training

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    Aim of training: To introduce Solihull Approach trained delegates to how to facilitate the Solihull Approach 8-week 'Understanding your baby' Postnatal Plus group for parents. To support parents in their relationship with their baby in the first months after birth, where there are difficulties.

    Example content: Applying the Solihull Approach model to the process of running a group, introduction to the Facilitators' Manual for the Solihull Approach 8-week 'Understanding your baby' Postnatal Plus group for parents, practising running the activities. Content of the group: This Manual enables practitioners to facilitate the Postnatal Plus Parenting Group version of 'Understanding your baby', for mothers and fathers with relationship difficulties with their baby and for mothers with postnatal depression. Session 1: Understanding your baby: Helping you think about how you and your baby are feeling Session 2: Understanding your baby's brain development and communications Session 3: Understanding your baby's communication: crying Session 4: Understanding your baby's rhythms and developing healthy sleep patterns Session 5: Understanding your baby: Feeding Session 6: Understanding your baby: Play and development Session 7: Understanding your baby: Being separate from your baby Session 8: Understanding your baby: Review and moving forward To run this group you need to have completed a 2 Day Foundation Training and a Parenting Group Facilitators training.

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