About Building Blocks
This course explores important concepts and ideas related to child mental health and development, and investigates the child’s social and emotional wellbeing within the context of their family, community, and networks.
Learners will explore the importance of providing guidance and support to parent-clients about their children’s social and emotional wellbeing. Learners will also be introduced to principles for providing quality information and resources to parents, as well as the practical issues around working in partnership with parents to identify the most relevant and appropriate information for their situation and their context.
Who is this course for?
This course is for practitioners working with parent-clients where issues or concerns about the client’s children are raised (either by the parent or the practitioner); and where the appropriate response is to offer support, reassurance, guidance, information or resources to assist the parent to promote positive social and emotional wellbeing in their child.
How long does this course take?
This course will take approximately one hour to complete, and includes reading the material, videos and reflective activities. It is designed to be undertaken individually, but can also be used as a prompt for conversations between colleagues.