Advanced Sleep Educating

Course Outline

The Institute for Parenting Support Services Advanced Sleep Educating course is a 9-18 month self-paced course. Support will be provided via one on one with your assigned lecturer. You will also have access to our secret training Facebook group to assist you with your training. When undertaking your assignments, you may be required to do your own research too.

 

Lecture 1: Your role as a sleep educator

 

•          Philosophy and Ethics Assignment

 

Lecture 2: The science part 1 - The body when sleeping

Lecture 3: The science part 2 - Neurotransmitters and hormones

Lecture 4: The science part 3 - Circadian rhythm function

 

•          Science Assignment

 

Lecture 5: Child development basics

Lecture 6: Medical Issues Affecting Sleep Part 1

Lecture 7: Medical Issues Affecting Sleep Part 2

 

  • Medical Issues Assignment

 

 

Lecture 8: Milk Feeding

 

  • Milk Feeding Assignment

 

Lecture 9: Nutrition

 

  • Nutrition Assignment

 

Lecture 10: Safe Sleeping

 

  • Safe Sleep Assignment

 

Lecture 11: The psychology of sleep

 

  • Psychology Assignment

 

Lecture 12: The sleep environment 

Lecture 13: Positive sleep associations

Lecture 14: Newborn sleep: Birth to 9 weeks

Lecture 15: Newborn sleep: 9-16 weeks

 

  • Newborn Assignment

 

Lecture 16: Coaching a Client

Lecture 17: Assessing an Intake Form

 

  • Identifying Problems Assignment

 

Lecture 18: Conducting a Consult

Lecture 19: How to Write an Assessment

 

  • Assessment Writing Assignment Part 1: Newborn

 

Newborn Volunteers

 

Lecture 20: Sleep Regressions and Developmental Leaps

Lecture 21: Naps part 1: The Structure of the Day

Lecture 22: Naps part 2: Dropping Naps and Napping on the Go

 

  • Naps Assignment

 

Lecture 23: Night sleep - Bedtimes and Night Feeding

Lecture 24: Night Sleep - Early Morning Waking and Parasomnias

 

  • Night Sleep Assignment

 

Lecture 25: Understanding Sleep Training

Lecture 26: Gentle Sleep Training

Lecture 27: Cry-Based Sleep Training

 

  • Sleep Training Assignment

 

Lecture 28: Changing Sleep Associations

 

  • Changing Sleep Associations Assignment

 

Lecture 29: Multiples

Lecture 30: Coordinating Siblings

Lecture 31: Running a Small Business

 

  • Assessment Writing Assignment Part 2: 3-8 months, 8-15 months, 15 months-2.5 years and over 2.5 years

 

Final Volunteers

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