Short Course / CPD
School of Health Sciences
No Partner College
07/05/2019 (full day 9am-5pm) and 21/05/2019 (half day AM 9am-12pm)
The training is appropriate to anyone working with babies and or children and or young people and or families. Previous participants have been from Health Services including CAHMS, Health Visitors, Childrens Nurses, NICU staff, psychologists, Social Workers, Charities and Voluntary services, Police, School staff, Young Peoples Services, Children's Centre staff and Foster and Adoption services.
Maximum number of participants: 25
The Solihull Approach uses evidence from neuroscience and explores the impact of abuse and neglect on brain development; it is underpinned by in attachment theory. It is very practical way of working with tools such as emotional containment, building reciprocal relationships and managing behaviour using an empowering, problem- solving approach.
The Solihull Approach can help all professionals to have a positive influence on parents’ experience and the subsequent parent–child relationship. Practitioners play an important role in nurturing a positive relationship between infants, children, adolescents and parents.
Professionals have found that the more they use the Solihull Approach, the more they notice a change in their thinking and begin to use it in every aspect of their work. The Solihull Approach can help all professionals to have a positive influence on parents’ experience and the subsequent parent–child relationship. Practitioners play an important role in nurturing the relationship between infants, children, adolescents and parents.
Cath works at UCLan as course leader for the mentorship programme and on a variety of post registered courses. A Background in Children's Nursing and Health Visiting worked in Children and Young People's Workforce Development and was strategic parenting lead at Lancashire County Council. Cath has a passion for improving children and Young people's emotional health and wellbeing through parents and the workforce having access to evidenced based knowledge and effective practical skills.
- Have an evidenced based tool for your toolkit
“The Solihull Approach training should be mandatory for everyone working with children, young people and families at it enables practitioners to have better communication with families "
“Solihull training gives you a professional confidence taken from learning about theory that informs your practice this increased confidence ensures that my behaviour and attitude is appropriate to the family situation”
“This course has had a big impact on me and my work, the approach has given me a scientific base to "evidence" my concerns” with regards the impact of emotional neglect /trauma on the developing brain”
“Solihull is the single most useful training I have been on”
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£135 - 1 full day and 1 half day
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