Guide to Settling Infants from birth to 12 months

September 21, 2020

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Safe Sleep Space

Guide to Settling Infants

Understand what factors contribute to sleep disturbances in the first 12 months and learn step-by-step, age appropriate settling strategies.

 

In this course, we build on the knowledge gained in our Social and Emotional Development Course and learn how consideration of an infant’s unique needs, cues and capabilities, helps us to provide appropriate care.

 

We will explore what factors contribute to sleep disturbances in the first 12 months and learn step-by-step, age appropriate settling strategies. We also provide additional information and strategies that relate specifically to Educators working in a childcare
service in a supplementary module.

 

The program has been developed for health professionals and anyone providing care, education and/or counselling to families and young children including; Child and Family Health Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Family Support Workers and Early
Childhood Educators.

Course includes…

Module 1: Introduction

 

Module 2: Understanding an Infant
1. Temperament & Character
2. Circadian Rhythm’s
3. Sleep Requirements
4. Schedules
5. Causes of Sleep Disturbances

 

Module 3: Settling an Infant 0-4 months
1. Unsettledness in Infants
2. Sleep Requirements
3. Tired Signs
4. Step-by-step guide to settling
5. Sleep Challenges

 

Module 4: Settling an Infant 4-8 months
1. Sleep Requirements
2. Establishing good sleep habits
3. Tired Signs
4. Step-by-step guide to settling
5. Sleep Challenges

 

Module 5: Settling an Infant 8-12 months
1. Normal Sleep Patterns
2. Establishing good sleep habits
3. Tired Signs
4. Step-by-step guide to settling
5. Sleep Challenges

 

Module 6: Early Childhood Setting
1. ACECQA National Quality Framework
2. Sleep & Rest
3. Supervision
4. Physical Environment
5. Additional Support Staff
6. Settling Multiple Infants
7. Common Sleep Scenarios

 

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Contact

To find out more about this course, please contact:

Cindy Davenport, Director
Ternity Group
t. 0416 019 069
e. cindy@ternitygroup.com.au
w. education.safesleepspace.com.au

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