Research shows that parents with a baby with additional needs may be at higher risk of mental health difficulties such as anxiety and depression, yet baby massage and baby yoga are powerful ways in which to support parental mental health, support parent-infant bonding whist also supporting infant mental health.
Here at Blossom & Berry, we believe in the power of touch, connection and community, therefore this course is a not-to-be-missed opportunity in order to better serve our communities and promote access for ALL.
The training will cover and will focus on the following conditions:
This training is for you if you feel called to work more closely with babies who have additional needs, and you wish to broaden your understanding of working with these babies and their families.
How the training is delivered
After payment, you will be sent your login details to access this training. The training is hosted by a specialist in the field of Paediatric Occupational Therapy, who has years of experience working for the NHS and independently with neuro diverse infants and young children, as well as children with complex medical conditions.
You can attend the course if you have a fully accredited 15 hours or more certificate in baby massage and yoga. It is open to Blossom & Berry students and also teachers who have trained with other training providers.
You will receive a certificate of attendance after undertaking a self reflective practice exercise.
This CPD training is hosted by Carly, a Specialist Occupational Therapist with years of experience of working with babies and young children with additional needs.
Carly is also a baby massage and baby yoga expert lecturer for Blossom & Berry, having studied with Blossom and Berry herself over 7 years ago, therefore is able to offer practical ways in which to best support and include these families.
Included in this training is a masterclass from Gayle Berry, international expert in baby massage and yoga and founder of Blossom & Berry.
Gayle trained with Tina Allen of Liddle Kidz to understand some of the complexities of additional babies and the challenges of bonding when there may have been a difficult start.
Gayle shares how parents can use touch to communicate love and encourage babies to feel attached. Baby massage is a powerful activity to help parents understand their babies needs and interpret their cues to aid early communication. Gayle will also be sharing the power of community to support parents and feel that they are fully seen and accepted.
The investment price of this training is £297 with the option for a 3-month payment plan at £99 per month.
Do you want to ask any questions?
We want you to feel completely confident learning with us so just drop us a line.
Give us a call or send a message and we would love to help you. You can email Zita on [email protected] to ask any questions or arrange a consultation call or virtual coffee date with me.
*with medical consent where appropriate.
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