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Are you looking for the free PIPPS Parent Mentor training in Redlands coming up in March 2018? Please click on the "For Parents" button, below!

 

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F2F Certification in Neuroprotective Developmental Care - Workshop 1 - Redlands

Evidence-based care of mothers and babies: gaps and controversies

DATE/S: Friday 9 March 2018

PRESENTERS: Dr Pamela Douglas, Ms Renee Keogh

VENUE: Pacific Resort 128 Middle Street, Cleveland

Invitation to Health Professionals who work in the Redlands Electoral District  - FREE!

In partnership with Brisbane South Primary Health Network. CPD points/RACGP ALMs will be available.

Join the Neuroprotective Developmental Care Network and become part of the future in early life care!

Work outside of Redlands but still want to attend?

There are a limited number of paid places available for practitioners who are not eligible for the free training.

Register - For HP outside Redlands postcode 

Enquiries Debbie Spink 0437 386 946

F2F Certification in Neuroprotective Developmental Care - Workshop 2 - Redlands

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Perinatal and Infant Mental Health

DATE/S: Saturday 10 March 2018

PRESENTERS: Dr Pamela Douglas, Ms Amanda Donnett

VENUE: Pacific Resort 128 Middle Street, Cleveland

Invitation to Health Professionals who work in the Redlands Electoral District  - FREE!
In partnership with Brisbane South Primary Health Network. CPD points/RACGP ALMs will be available

Join the Neuroprotective Developmental Care Network and become part of the future in early life care!

Work outside of Redlands but still want to attend?

There are a limited number of paid places available for practitioners who are not eligible for the free training.

Register - For HP outside Redlands postcode 

Enquiries Debbie Spink 0437 386 946

F2F Masterclasses - in Community-based Neuroprotective Developmental Care

DATE/S: Saturday 5 May 2018, Sunday 6 May 2018

PRESENTERS: Pamela Douglas

VENUE: Ultrasound Training Solutions Suite 4/50 Upper Heidelberg Rd, Ivanhoe, Melbourne

Accreditation dates have finally arrived! Watch this space - we will be taking registrations soon
Pre-requisites: Certification 1 and 2 online or F2F including February 2017 Possums Conference

PIPPS Parent Mentor Training in March - Redlands FREE!!

In partnership with Brisbane South Primary Health Network

DATE/S: Tuesday 13 March 2018, Thursday 15 March 2018, Tuesday 20 March 2018, Thursday 22 March 2018, Friday 23 March 2018

PRESENTERS: Dr Pamela Douglas, Ms Debbie Spink

VENUE: Myhorizon 1-15A Runnymede Road, Capalaba

Become a PIPPS Parent Mentor!

Are you a parent who has felt frustrated by conflicting advice about caring for your baby? Have you ever wondered about the emotional needs of your baby, and how best to support your babies’ healthy brain development?  

Learn about what the research says, and use it to support other new families in your community as a Certified PIPPS Parent Mentor!  

We are running our very first PIPPS Parent Mentor training days in Redlands, Brisbane, in partnership with the Brisbane South Primary Health Network - FREE!

After attending 5 days of easy-going, fun and interactive training spread comfortably over 2 weeks, you can walk away with 2 certifications - PIPPS Parent Mentor, and Mental Health First Aid Certificate.

Then, if you are eligible, you could start your own online or F2F PIPPS group, and support your local community!

Program

Day 1: Tuesday 13 March 2018 - NDC Workshop 1: Why is there so much conflicting advice about caring for our babies, and what are the best ways forward?

You will learn about the most up to date international research and simple applications of Neuroprotective Developmental Care in:

Parent-baby sleep

Breastfeeding

Crying and settling

Baby’s sensory needs

Baby’s neuro-development

Emotional wellbeing for parents and babies

Day 2: Thursday 15 March 2018 - OPTIONAL Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Part 1

MHFA is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. You will learn how to have supportive and empathetic conversations with someone who is struggling.

Day 3: Tuesday 20 March 2018 - Peer support and consumer participation in the perinatal period

You will learn basic Parent Mentor skills, how to apply them in the perinatal period, and the fundamentals of consumer participation.

Day 4: Thursday 22 March 2018 - NDC Workshop 2: Simple strategies for managing difficult thoughts and feelings in the perinatal period

You will learn simple applications of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, to support yourself and others experiencing difficult thoughts and feelings through this challenging time of life, so that you and those you support find empowerment and enjoyment. 

Day 5: Friday 23 March 2018 - OPTIONAL: Mental Health First Aid Part 2

Continuation of the MHFA Training. On completion of both days of MHFA training, you can be certified as a Mental Health First Aider to be used on your CV and in any workplace!

 

By completing Day 1, Day 3 and Day 4, you may be eligible to be certified as a PIPPS Parent Mentor!

Times: 9:00am – 2:30pm each day. We will provide in-room play support for babies and children.

Venue: Myhorizon 1-15A Runnymede Road, Capalaba, for interested parents or grandparents in the Redlands region. (Link through to Events)

 

If you are concerned about attending all 5 days, please contact Debbie Spink to discuss: pipps@possumsonline.com 0437 386 946

PIPPS Parent Mentor Training in May - Redlands FREE!!

DATE/S: Tuesday 1 May 2018, Thursday 3 May 2018, Tuesday 15 May 2018, Thursday 17 May 2018, Friday 18 May 2018

PRESENTERS: Dr Pamela Douglas, Ms Renee Keogh

VENUE: Myhorizon - 1-15A Runnymede Road, Capalaba

Become a PIPPS Parent Mentor!

Are you a parent who has felt frustrated by conflicting advice about caring for your baby? Have you ever wondered about the emotional needs of your baby, and how best to support your babies’ healthy brain development?  

Learn about what the research says, and use it to support other new families in your community as a Certified PIPPS Parent Mentor!  

We are running our very first PIPPS Parent Mentor training days in Redlands, Brisbane, in partnership with the Brisbane South Primary Health Network - FREE!

After attending 5 days of easy-going, fun and interactive training spread comfortably over 2 weeks, you can walk away with 2 certifications - PIPPS Parent Mentor, and Mental Health First Aid Certificate.

Then, if you are eligible, you could start your own online or F2F PIPPS group, and support your local community!

Program

Day 1: Tuesday 1 May 2018 - NDC Workshop 1: Why is there so much conflicting advice about caring for our babies, and what are the best ways forward?

You will learn about the most up to date international research and simple applications of Neuroprotective Developmental Care in:

  • Parent-baby sleep
  • Breastfeeding
  • Crying and settling
  • Baby’s sensory needs
  • Baby’s neuro-development
  • Emotional wellbeing for parents and babies

Day 2: Thursday 3 May 2018 - NDC Workshop 2: Simple strategies for managing difficult thoughts and feelings in the perinatal period

You will learn simple applications of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, to support yourself and others experiencing difficult thoughts and feelings through this challenging time of life, so that you and those you support find empowerment and enjoyment.

Day 3: Tuesday 15 May 2018 - Peer support and consumer participation in the perinatal period

You will learn basic Parent Mentor skills, how to apply them in the perinatal period, and the fundamentals of consumer participation.

Day 4: Thursday 17 May 2018 - OPTIONAL Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Part 1

MHFA is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. You will learn how to have supportive and empathetic conversations with someone who is struggling

Day 5: Friday 18 May 2018 - OPTIONAL : Mental Health First Aid Part 2

Continuation of the MHFA Training. On completion of both days of MHFA training, you can be certified as a Mental Health First Aider to be used on your CV and in any workplace!

 

By completing Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3, you may be eligible to be certified as a PIPPS Parent Mentor!

Times: 9:00am – 2:30pm each day. We will provide in-room play support for babies and children.

Venue: Myhorizon - 1-15A Runnymede Road, Capalaba, for interested parents or grandparents in the Redlands region. (Link through to Events)

 

If you are concerned about attending all 5 days, please contact Debbie Spink to discuss: pipps@possumsonline.com 0437 386 946

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