Get a deep understanding of infant mental health, containment and reciprocity, and develop the skills to implement The Solihull Approach.
Foundation + Facilitator Training
$290/day + training manuals
Solihull Approach ‘Refresher Day’
Melbourne | $260
Refresh and refine your skills. For those who have previously completed the Solihull Approach 2 Day Foundation & 3 Day Group Facilitator trainings.
Understanding Sleep (0-3 years)
Melbourne | $290
This training provides a detailed understanding of infant brains and the importance of parental sensitivity, kindness and compassion.
Day 1 - Birth to 12 months
Day 2 - 1 to 3 years
Did you know that Helen brings conferences to you, anywhere in Australia? Call us on 0411 880 720 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
For over 10 years, Helen has provided valuable insight and career-changing education to many professions, including:
Mother Baby Unit and Early Parenting Centre staff
Child & Family Health Nurses
Maternal & Child Health Nurses
Family Support workers
Student Maternal and Child Health nurses.
Sessions can be conducted in your workplace or at our training venues.
What you’ll learn
Choose a session from the list below or you can tailor a session to meet your individual group needs. All sessions have an infant mental health element. Topics include but are not limited to:
Research based understanding of sleep and settling
Sleep and settling when families are really struggling
Attachment Theory and Research
Safe Physical Sleeping
Asking the difficult questions when something seems wrong
Interventions aimed at promoting secure attachment
Professional Supervision (individual or group)
Nurturing the infant-parent relationship
Fundamentals of Infant Mental Health
What Infant Sleep Research tells us.
Please contact Helen to discuss your training needs. Sessons are tailored to fit your professional requirements.
Get in touch with Helen to find out more and make a booking.
Helen has been invited to participate in a number of professional discussion groups, including the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) and Helen Mayo Mother Baby unit hypothetical (Australia). She has been advisor to a number of organisations, including The Royal Women's Hospital as consultant on the development of their parent kit (Australia), and has presented a number of webinars internationally.
As a qualified infant mental health practitioner, Helen incorporates infant mental health and wellbeing concepts and findings, including the influence of the infant-parent relationships, into her work and presentations worldwide.
Helen also provides Solihull Approach training throughout Australia.
She is author of the book Safe Sleep Space (2012) and Connect to Sleep (2017) and contributing author to The Science of Mother-Infant Sleep (2014), and has published research in the Journal of Early Human Development (2017).