Brain development and positive parenting

Audience Health visitors, Children's centre staff, Family support workers
Course Level 3
Hours 10

Learning criteria

  • Explain the links between parenting and brain development
  • Summarise parenting processes that underpin healthy brain development
  • Describe parenting activities which contribute to healthy brain development
  • Explain how helping parents to understand brain development can improve their confidence
  • Outline how parents can be encouraged to become more reflective through recognising brain development in their child

Learning outcomes

  • Understand how parenting contributes to brain development in children and young people
  • Understand promoting confident and reflective parenting