The JHMJ Level 1 & 2 Parent Coach training is appropriate for professionals working with parents/caregivers of small children accessing early intervention services. Participants from cross-disciplinary professions will benefit from this course. JHMJ Level 1 & 2 Parent Coach training is intended for all early intervention professionals (e.g., S-LP, OT, PT, IDP, SCD, BCBA, etc.).
Participants will be encouraged to augment their current clinical practices by learning how to engage with parents/caregivers in a collaborative, reflective, highly individualized, and truly family-centred, manner. This training is deeply rooted in evidence-informed information and reviews the theoretical underpinnings of parent coaching practices. Learners will have access to relevant research citations as each component of this workshop is delivered. Participants will leave this workshop ready to start engaging in parent coaching sessions with the families they work with.
Training includes 14 hours of in-person training (online or in person), as well as access to a wide range of resources and materials such as: videos of full parent coaching sessions, videos highlighting key aspects of parent coaching components, online resources, peer-reviewed research materials, and further opportunities for to strengthen their knowledge of parent coaching.