Peter Lang Children’s Trust is holding a conference on ‘Group Intervention’ on Friday 26th June, 9,30am – 4.30pm at The Pavilion, Hatherley Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL51 6PN
“Solihull Approach” – Dr Rebecca Johnson, Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Solihull Approach
A brief outline of the Solihull Approach model and its relevance to both professionals and parents, with a focus on our groups and courses for parents (antenatal, postnatal and on-going parenting). Rebecca will introduce the latest exciting release from the Solihull Approach – a brand new online antenatal course and free online portal called ‘Our Place’.
“Click – antenatal classes: one-off 3 hour evidence based antenatal classes where less can be more” – Dr Tejinder Kondel, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, ClickParenting
This presentation will describe how ‘Click’ antenatal classes have a transformational impact on the mother-infant relationship when compared to routine antenatal classes. Additionally, the first longitudinal study to report advanced cognitive, social and emotional advances in the children at age 2.5 – 3 years.
“Baby Steps” – Dr Karen Bateson, Consultant Clinical Child Psychologist, NSPCC
A new evidence-based perinatal education programme for parents who need additional support, including those who may have chaotic lifestyles and who traditionally might be called ‘hard to reach’. Baby Steps is a nine-session group programme for mums-and dads-to-be, beginning with a home visit, then parents attend six weekly group sessions before the baby is born, followed by three more sessions after the birth.
“Delivering to families the Mellow Way” – Dr Christine Puckering, Clinical Psychologist, Mellow Parenting and the Mellow Team
The Mellow Team will give a brief overview of Infant Mental Health, attachment and how they fit into Mellow Parenting. This will be followed by an introduction to the antenatal phase and Mellow Bumps, leading into Mellow Babies, along with a presentation on working with Dads the Mellow Way.