Postnatal Plus Parenting Group Facilitators' Training

To be able to facilitate the 8-week ‘Understanding your baby’ Postnatal Plus parenting group, combining traditional postnatal information with supporting families in their relationship with their baby.This group has smaller numbers of parents than usual (6-8) and is aimed at parents with relationship difficulties with their baby.
The Facilitators’ Manual is necessary for both facilitators and is included in the price.
As an individual you could attend the Parenting Group Facilitator’s Training instead, which will also equip you to run our groups for parents: the Antenatal Parenting group, Postnatal Parenting Group, Postnatal Plus Parenting group and ‘Understanding your child’s behaviour’. Just make sure you have the right Facilitator’s Manual!

Type of training:

group facilitators training

Typical length:

1 day

Aim of training:

To introduce Solihull Approach trained delegates to how to facilitate the Solihull Approach 8-week 'Understanding your baby' Postnatal Plus group for parents. To support parents in their relationship with their baby in the first months after birth, where there are difficulties.

Example content:

Applying the Solihull Approach model to the process of running a group, introduction to the Facilitators' Manual for the Solihull Approach 8-week 'Understanding your baby' Postnatal Plus group for parents, practising running the activities. Content of the group: This Manual enables practitioners to facilitate the Postnatal Plus Parenting Group version of 'Understanding your baby', for mothers and fathers with relationship difficulties with their baby and for mothers with postnatal depression. Session 1: Understanding your baby: Helping you think about how you and your baby are feeling Session 2: Understanding your baby's brain development and communications Session 3: Understanding your baby's communication: crying Session 4: Understanding your baby's rhythms and developing healthy sleep patterns Session 5: Understanding your baby: Feeding Session 6: Understanding your baby: Play and development Session 7: Understanding your baby: Being separate from your baby Session 8: Understanding your baby: Review and moving forward To run this group you need to have completed a 2 Day Foundation Training and a Parenting Group Facilitators training.


£2043 for a group of 12 or £195 for 1 person attending training in Solihull. This includes the price of the Trainer' Manual. It does not include the price of Resource Packs. This does not include trainers' travel costs or accomodation. We try to use trainers near to you to keep costs to a minimum.

Pre-training knowledge:

Completed Solihull Approach 2 Day Foundation Training. Experience of working with parents postnatally, especially those in some difficulty.


Practitioners who want to run a Solihull Approach Postnatal Plus group for parents.

Maximum number of people: