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New research on SA foster carer course

NEW research. On the Solihull Approach course for foster carers, published by a team in Fife. 'There was a strong overall sense that foster carers found the course helpful and informative, suggesting that it could represent [ more]

All our previous news for 2015 and 2016

**New research just published by Lydia Vella, a qualitative study on the 'Understanding your child's behaviour' group for parents. **Phase 1 of the antenatal group research is complete and the next round of data collecting has begun. **A report is out soon [ more]


The First Five Years, School Years and Antenatal Resource Packs have been comprehensively updated and revised. They are now available in a print version and in an e version. The print version has an optional add on of a Leaflet [ more]

Solihull Approach in Melbourne, Australia

In March, Dr Rebecca Johnson, Solihull Approach Trainer and Clinical Psychologist, went to Melbourne, Australia, to deliver Solihull Approach 2 Day Foundation Training to 24 delegates who were a mixture of Maternal & Child Health Nurses (equivalent to UK Health [ more]

Online antenatal course

The online antenatal course now has a voiceover in both male and female voices. There is also a audio version of a mindfulness exercise, a visualisation exercise and a tense/relax exercise.

Online postnatal course

The Solihull Approach online postnatal course 'Understanding your baby' is now live! Read all about it by clicking on the Online Postnatal Course tab. This means that we have the full suite of face to face courses from conception to [ more]

New research on trauma

The brain structures of soldiers with PTSD and abused children change in the same way as a reaction to the trauma.

A journalist's experience of being on our parenting group

You can read about Emily Roger's experience of being on the 'Understanding your child's behaviour' group in her article in CYPNow. Before she started she commented that she felt intrigued and curious. She writes with honesty about how it [ more]

Oakwood Prison and 2 Day Foundation

Lovely feedback from staff at HMP Oakwood prison in the West Midlands from their experience of the 2 Day Foundation training. They are now looking at how to take it further.

New research paper

New paper in Community Practitioner Journal 'Taking part in Understanding Your Child's Behaviour and positive changes for parents.' v 89, 42-48 Appleton et al. For more details see abstract in research summary.

The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACEs)

'The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACEs) may turn out to be the most important scientific finding of the late 20th century' Sandra Bloom, Psychiatrist working in trauma, New York.

Fantastic new free resource, Vroom!

Fantastic new free resource, Vroom, for parents of under 5’s from the Zero to Three team. How to use everyday interactions to build your under 5’s brain power. [ more]

Congrats Flying Start, Llandrindod Wells, Powys on successful Solihull Approach Attachment seminar @PowysFS

Solihull Approach Parenting Group for dads in Shotts prison

Great work at Shotts prison Solihull Approach parenting group 'Understanding your child's behaviour' for Dads @Barnardos @OnePlusOne

Events: Solihull Approach Rap

Solihull Approach Rap released at last! Feat. Hazel Douglas & Mary Rheeston