GroBrain – 1 day course for professionals: How to explain bonding & brain development to parents.
Date:Thursday, 12 April 201809:30 - 16:30
Venue: Cloona House
A ONE DAY COURSE FOR PROFESSIONALS:
HOW TO EXPLAIN BONDING AND BRAIN DEVELOPMENT TO PARENTS.
At Colin Neighbourhood Partnership Offices, Cloona House, 31 Colin Road, Belfast BT17 OLG.
THURSDAY 12th APRIL, 9.30am - 4.00pm.
Neuroscience shows the importance of attachment and infant brain development for long-term health and wellbeing. This one day course will equip you to explain bonding and brain development to parents one-to-one in a simple but memorable ways, using the unique GroBrain range of visual tools.
Who is the training for?
Midwives, health visitors, children’s centre staff, family support workers and those working with parents in the Early Years.
Training course outcomes
By the end of the course participants should be able to:
Explain the three parts of the brain and their functions
Explain how parents ‘wire up’ their baby’s brain
Explain how the stress response is set in the early years
Analyse different attachment types across the age span
Describe and model how to attune to babies’ needs and wants
“A great mix of theory and practical throughout. I was fascinated to learn about the brain and to realise that a lot of my practical work experience is covering some of these items, but now I know why!” Course attendee.
“Health visitors use the knowledge and course content/information on a day-to-day basis in an informal way, which is wonderful.” Health Visiting Service Manager, 2 years after the training course.
Cost: £160 per person including resources.
Please note, due to limited availability preference will be offered to staff or volunteers working in the Colin area.