This course is for anyone working with babies, children and teenagers who needs to learn more about sleep, the problems that can arise and how to promote support. The course is designed for all people working in schools, centres and residential settings, whether they have a professional qualification or not.
The course is provided as in-house training for a maximum of 20 people. The all-inclusive cost is £1300 in mainland UK. This equates to £65 per person. Costs for the course outside mainland UK can be negotiated.
- · Knowledge of typical sleep
- · Awareness of common sleep problems in children
- · Understanding of sleep diary use
- · Understanding of how to tailor sleep hygiene advice to need
This is a new development in the Handsel-Interconnections sleep initiative and our Sleep Consultant and Trainer is Julie Sutton.
As a Learning Disability Nurse with over 20 years’ practice experience, Julie has a special interest in sleep interventions designed to meet the needs of children with disabilities and regularly delivers training focused in this area. She is also a Research Capacity Building Corporation (RCBC) Wales Scholar having been awarded a studentship to undertake doctoral research developing sleep hygiene education interventions for children with developmental disorders, at Bangor University. Julie is also an experienced freelance trainer and associate member of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) of teaching fellows.
Julie has worked alongside Peter Limbrick since 2008, developing the Sleep Practitioner initiative and run a successful stream of courses training care professionals in the assessment and treatment of children’s sleep problems. Course evaluations are exemplary and positive feedback from participants is regularly received post attendance evidencing high training impact. Alongside two day Sleep Practitioner training events, Julie has delivered sleep training on a consultancy basis, at seminars and conferences commissioned by organisations such as Action for Children, NHS and local Authority providers in the United Kingdom and Eire.
Tel: 01497 831550