Lecture 1 – The role of a sleep consultant, your boundaries and expectations.
Lecture 2 – An in-depth look into new-born sleep and the unique way their sleep patterns develop.
Lecture 3 – New-born sleep continued, learning about the sympathetic nervous system, colic, settling, the calming reflex and more.
Lecture 4 – 12-16 week olds and their sleep and development, settling strategies, red flags and possible issues.
Lecture 5 – 16 -24 week olds and their sleep and development, understanding routine options, sleep training possibilities, trouble spotting, nutrition, mix feeding and more.
Lecture 6 – 6-12 month sleep and development including solids and the changes to sleep caused by solids, changing nap routines and regressions and the changing nature of sleep training.
Lecture 7 – 12 months + toddlers! Sleep and their development, how to get into the toddler mentality and ensure that you are using a positive approach to eliminate fears, night terrors, sleep refusal, and nightmares.
Lecture 8 – Sleep training methods, all methods from cry it out, to no cry sleep training. How to implement a method, why it might not work, who it is suitable for, how to alter it to suit a client, what to expect when you start a method.
Lecture 9 – Sleep training methods continued.
Lecture 10 – Evaluating sleep questionnaires from actual clients and learning how to identify problems, spot possible issues and find the information you need from a client to create a successful plan.
Lecture 11 – How to write a sleep plan/assessment from your intake forms. What to include and not include. How to establish a relationship with your client through your sleep plan. Way’s to ensure that your client has options, and a full explanation.
Lecture 12 – How to run a home consultation, safety, timing, what to do, and what not to do. How to ensure that your clients feel their consult was value, and successful. Way’s to prepare for your in home consultations, and how to structure your consults.