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Online guides for parents

Below are online guides that are free to Worcestershire parents. These are enjoyable online guides that focus on the parent-child relationship. You can work through them at your own pace, and is ideal for dads, mums and other carers who want to learn more about sensitive and effective parenting, and be the best they can be.  The guides can be accessed on any PCs, Macs, iPads, laptop or smartphone, at a time and pace to suit family life.

1. Understanding pregnancy, labour, birth and your baby - Antenatal online guide

There are 9 modules each taking around 20 minutes (the main screens have optional audio voice-overs)

  • interactive activities, quizzes, video clips, practical hand-outs

The guide covers:

  • relaxing and breathing
  • getting to know your baby in the womb
  • you, your baby and the stages of labour
  • birth positions
  • feeding your baby
  • fathers and babies
  • after your baby is born 

To access this online guide visit the Our Place website (opens in new window) and use QNTENAT2LWCS as your access code.

2. Understanding your baby - Postnatal online guide

There are 11 modules each taking around 20 minutes (the main screens have optional audio voice-overs)

  • interactive activities, quizzes, video clips, practical hand-outs

 The guide covers:

  • understanding feelings: both yours and your baby’s
  • understanding your baby’s brain
  • understanding and responding to crying
  • your baby’s rhythms, sleep patterns, & feeding
  • fathers and babies
  • babies’ development and play
  • thinking about childcare 

To access this online guide visit the Our Place website (opens in new window) and use POSTNRTFLWCS as your access code.

3.  Understanding your child

There are 11 sessions each taking around 20 minutes (the main screens have optional audio voice-overs)

  • interactive activities, quizzes, video clips, practical hand-outs

The guide covers:

  • responding to how your child is feeling
  • how your child develops
  • different styles of parenting
  • how your child communicates
  • understanding your child’s behaviour
  • sleep, Self-regulation and anger 

To access this online guide visit the Our Place website (opens in new window) and use SOLIHULLKPPROVWHWCS as your access code.

4.  Understanding your teenager’s brain 

There are 9 modules which are specifically targeted at parents of teenagers.  

The guide covers:

  • teenager's brain development
  • teenagers and reading faces
  • risk taking
  • risk taking and friends
  • sensitivity to rejection
  • teenagers and sleep

To access this online guide visit the Our Place website (opens in new window) and use SOLIHULLKPPROVWHWCS as your access code.

5. For Professionals – ‘Understanding Trauma’

There are 13 modules which are specifically targeted at professionals.

The guide covers:

  • type 1 and type 2 trauma
  • the window of tolerance
  • stages of going through a traumatic experience
  • neurology & trauma
  • SELF model
  • trauma, attachment and epigenetics
  • community trauma
  • organisational trauma
  • trauma aware community

To access this online guide visit Our Place Website (opens in a new window)

Sign in and click ‘unlock professional courses or go to Solihull approach parenting (opens in a new window), select online courses for professionals.  Once registered as a professional enter the access cod:-
BLACKPEARPRF

To return to the course go to Solihull approach Online Trauma Course or visit In Our Place (opens in new window) and click ‘already have an account’ and then sign in.