Incredible Years Training – Baby Programme

Course Provider: Dr Sue Evans

Course Administrator: Sarah Price

Aim

This 2 day training will prepare participants to lead the Incredible Years® Baby programme with groups of parents and their babies. The groups help parents learn how to help their babies feel loved, safe, and secure. They learn how to encourage their babies’ physical and language development.  The parenting group format fosters peer support networks and shared learning.  This programme is a core component of the parenting programmes delivered in Powys and is part of an award winning ‘Incredible Years®’ strategy in Powys, which incorporates programmes for parents, teachers and primary aged children.

Date Venue Time
11th & 12th July 2017 Media Resource Centre, Oxford Road, Llandrindod Wells, LD1 6AH 9.30am - 4.00pm

Key Learning Outcomes

Participants will learn how to deliver this 8 session program, which focuses on:

  • Providing nurturing parenting to babies
  • Reading babies cues
  • Understanding the developmental needs of babies.
  • Offering physical, tactile, verbal and visual stimulation to encourage brain development
  • Coping with crying babies
  • Safety proofing one’s house
  • Managing issues such as feeding and nappy changing problems
  • Leaders will take advantage of the babies’ presence in the group to set up practices.
  • Group process issues such as empowering parents, collaborating, dealing with resistance, confronting and teaching, supporting and advocating for parents are considered

There is no charge to attend these courses, however a cancellation charge may apply to non-attendance if sufficient notice is not given
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