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Courses

Introducing Solids Talk

For parents with babies 4 months +

The recommended time to introduce solids to your little one is 6 months.

Come along and find out more information about introducing your little one to solid foods:

Tuesday 5th June

Croxley Green Children's Centre

1:30pm - 3:00pm

 

Tuesday 10th July

Rickmansworth Children's Centre

1:30pm  - 3:00pm

 

These session MUST be booked in advance. Please call the Bookings Line on 01923 711389.

For more information about introducing solids, please click here.

About Boys Course

The About Boys Course is a four session (8 hour) programme targeting parents who have sons between the ages of 2—5 years.

The programme aims to give mothers more understanding of their son’s development and behaviour; a series of techniques to provide their sons through difficulties they might encounter.

Dates to be confirmed for the next course, if you are interested, please call the Bookings Line on 01923 711389.

Minor Illness Talk

Come along to our Minor Illness Talk run by a Health Visitor. The session will cover coughs and colds, how to manage a fever, rashes, diarrhoea, skin conditions, where to get help and other relevant information. The session is FREE to attend. Please call the bookings line to book a place and find out dates on 01923 711389.

Baby Massage & Five to Thrive

For babies from 6 weeks.

A 6 week baby massage course run by a trained practitioner, including one session with a presentation on Five to Thrive. The massage offers a wonderful experience and a special time to communicate both verbally and non-verbally with babies, this course also incorporates 'My Baby's Brain'.

Please note payment must be made prior to the session starting to confirm your place.

Tuesday at Chorleywood Children's Centre

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Thursday at Rickmansworth Children's Centre

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Friday at Croxley Green Children's Centre

9:30am - 11:00am

To find out dates or to book a place please call the Bookings Line on 01923 711389.

 

Small Talk

Small talk is an early communication group aimed at parents of babies aged 4-12 months. The group focuses on answering these questions:

Why is communication important with babies?

What strategies can I use to support my babies early communication skills?

In my daily routine what things can I do to help my babies communication?

How can I use singing, signing and play to help my baby?

This is a 5 week course.

FREE

Please call 01923 711389 to find out dates and for further information.

Early Talk

Early talk is an early communication group aimed at parents & toddlers aged 1-2 years. The group focuses on activities to promote language development with focus on play, attention/listening, turn-taking and vocabulary.

This is a 5 week course.

Please call 01923 711389 to find out dates and for further information.

Family Toolkit

4 week parenting programme.

Children are rewarding, stimulating and fun, but looking after them can be stressful and challenging.

The Parenting Puzzle Workshops help deal with those challenges so that you can have a calmer, happier life. A tried and tested programme, it helps us think about what we do, why we do it and how it makes us feel

FREE

Please call the bookings line on 01923 711389 for more information.

There are no dates available for this course at the moment.

3 Hour Parent & Carer First Aid 

This session will focus on baby and child resuscitation, treating head injuries, choking, burns and all other key and critical first aid scenarios involving babies and children.

Please call 01923 711389 to find out dates and for further information.

£25 per person

Please note payment must be made prior to the session starting to confirm your place.

Please do not let our prices put you off, speak to a member of staff about your situation.

Choking Workshop

A practical talk around how to deal with a choking situation, what the signs and symptoms of choking are and how deal with a choking emergency for both babies and children.

This session will also provide the opportunity for people to practice dealing with a choking emergency for both baby and child on the relevant manikins.

Please call 01923 711389 to find out dates and for further information.

£5 per family

Parenting Directory

 A number of researched and evidence informed parenting programmes are commissioned and delivered across Hertfordshire to support families with specific needs. To view what is going on in your area please click here.