Connections
facilitator

Connections: how to grow a happy & confident child from birth is a wonderful workshop for parents, and parents-to-be, all about attachment, infant brain development and responsive parenting. 

Train to become a facilitator and learn about attachment and infant brain development. Increase your confidence in supporting responsive parenting with your clients. Earn extra income providing the Connections workshop to antenatal and/or postnatal clients. 

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I have 

I have delivered Connections workshops online and in person for a number of years, and delivered similar to parents as part of a postnatal course I co-wrote when I managed a Sure Start children's centre. The course, Baby Days, was adopted by the local authority and I trained children's centre and council parenting team to deliver the course, which is still running now in Central Bedfordshire.

 

I will be adding more information to this page about the training and about the importance of early interactions and connections in infant brain development, attachment, and long term mental and physical health. 

 

To support you after the training, you will have a handbook with all the information in, and handouts for parents, including a booklet.

  • Fill a gap and help parents in your area

  • Useful income

  • Handbook & resources

  • Great training with experienced facilitator & ongoing support

  • Supports positive birth experiences, informed consent, and individualised care

  • Non-judgemental, developmental approach

  • Your own business, no franchise or ongoing payments

Is it for you?

  • Are you looking for an extra source of income that is well tested?

  • Do you have an interest in supporting parents, and helping them through this stage?

  • It is especially suitable for people who already run antenatal/postnatal classes. Or parents looking to start their own business.

It is a full day of training, in person or online. There is ongoing support to run your own sessions. You get a handbook, with helpful notes, and resources to run the workshop, or to hold discussions with people at your existing classes.  It is a useful source of income, whether you are a mum or dad at home, or birth professional such as a baby massage teacher, antenatal teacher, hypnobirthing teacher or similar.

 

I have been training facilitators to run my various workshops for several years now. 

Book further down the page.

 

About me

I am a parenting practitioner, doula, antenatal teacher & more. While managing a Sure Start children’s centre I wrote and trained staff for a postnatal parenting course. I have delivered workshops and courses to parents and parents-to-be for almost twenty years. 

Any questions? Ask me: cathy@chilledmama.co.uk

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Training dates

 

Sunday 8th May 2022

Online

9.00am - 4.30pm ​

(Early bird deadline: 30th March)

Sunday 6th November 2022

Online

9.00am - 4.30pm ​

(Early bird deadline: 25th September)

For in person training:

Refreshments included. Bring your own lunch. 

Book here

 

January sale price: £187

(Normal price £247)

Deposit required before midnight on 31st January to secure sale price.

 

Further £50 discount to those who've already trained with me, or booked.

Pay for one, select the discounted price for the second. 

Pay deposit or full amount.

Payment in full required at least 3 weeks before the training day. 

Places are fully refundable 6 weeks before the training day. After that places can be transferred to another date, or another person. 

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