Family Focus - Tots to Teens Practitioner

This is for anyone who feels they can help families develop and grow confidently and bring a little sunshine into their day.

Your day will be varied and may range from teaching mum how to potty train her 3 year old or teaching dad how to get his 6 year old to eat those vegetables. Some days might deal with behaviour issues and some days may be helping a family create a fun filled holiday schedule. 

Whatever you are asked to do by a parent you will be confident your knowledge is all up to date through our in depth course. 

Learning Path

This module is everything you will need to get started in your career.

1. Mission Statement, Principles, Declaration.

2. Our thanks to you, how we support and thank you.

3. All the resources you need to study this course

4. Professional Conduct

5. Who we help, how we help, Why we are needed service. 

6. Confidentiality

7. Principles of response

8. Awareness of Domestic and Child abuse.

9. Health and Safety around the home

10. Equal Opportunities

11. The Importance of Play

12. Listening Skills

13. Taking Action in an emergency, Protecting yourself


15. Getting started as a Postnatal Practitioner

16. First meeting/Consultation

17. Gaining Experience

18. Useful Resources

  1. Basic evolution
  2. Basic child psychology overview
  3. Hierarchy of needs
  4. Positive reinforcement
  5. Punishment and why it doesn’t work
  6. Helping parents cope with unwanted behaviour 
  7. Relationship needs
  8. How unwanted behaviour can affect parents mental health
  9. End of module quiz
  1. How child behaviour has changed throughout time and history
  2. How family units have changed throughout time and history and how this affects today’s families
  3. Behavioural norms in toddlers aged 1-3
  4.  Behavioural norms in pre schoolers aged 3-5
  5. Behavioural norms in primary school ages 5 – 11
  6. Behavioural norms in in pre teens aged 11 – 13
  7. Behavioural norms in in teenagers aged 13 – 16
  8. Supporting parents throughout their child’s development, and behavioural changes and growth
  9. End of module quiz
  1. Psychology of learning
  2. Positive reinforcement techniques and methods
  3. Implementing positive reinforcement methods correctly
  4. Learning through play
  5. Learning through positive relationships with parents
  6. Supporting parents positively and non judgmentally
  7. Why judgment and blame aren’t at all useful or helpful
  8. Mindset and mental health and how it affects learning
  9. how environment affects learning
  10. How to support and change environments positively
  11. End of module quiz
  1. Medical dictionary definition of mental health
  2. Definition of depression
  3. signs and symptoms of depressions
  4. How to support someone with depression
  5. Definition of anxiety
  6. signs and symptoms of anxiety
  7. How to support someone with anxiety
  8. Definition of OCD
  9. Signs and symptoms of OCD
  10. How to support someone with OCD
  11. Mental health and mindset differences
  12. Supporting parents with mental health issues
  13. Supporting parents with low midset
  14. Supporting parents with low self esteem
  15. Supporting parents under stress
  16. When to refer to a doctor or medical profession
  17. When to help and when to refer
  18. Know your place
  19. End of module quiz
  1. Nutrition 101 – What children need to thrive
  2. Food triangle
  3. How energy is converted and burned
  4. How food affects behaviour
  5. Stages of fussiness children go through
  6. How to positively solve fussy eating issues
  7. Medical issues regarding food and when to refer to doctors
  8. Food exploration
  9. Supporting parents of fussy eaters
  10. Family meal times
  11. Getting the kids involved
  12. End of module quiz
  1. Sleep biology
  2. Sleep evolution
  3. Sleep hygiene
  4. Sleep cycles
  5. Safe Sleep
  6. Sleep and technology
  7. Sleep and food
  8. Sleep and exercise
  9. Adult sleep issues
  10. Sleep methods
  11. Supporting parents of children with sleep issues
  12. Supporting parents who have sleep issues
  13. How to create a positive environment and thought process around sleep
  14. End of module quiz
  1. Most common diagnosis
  2. ADHD Overview
  3. Autism overview
  4. Cerebral palsy overview
  5. physical disabilities overview
  6. How parents may feel
  7. What practical help parents may need
  8. What support the children may need
  9. Other siblings
  10. Mindset
  11. Inclusion policy
  12. Culture differences
  13. End of module quiz

When you will Qualify you will be able to:

  • Provide practical jobs around the home environment
  • Provide practical solutions to help both parent and child enjoy their days together. 
  • Offer emotional support, a listening ear
  • Provide suppport groups and classes in the local community
  • Provide education to parents in person or online. 
  • and so much more in this diverse role!

Completing this course will help you:

Who is the course for?

  • Anyone who feels a burning passion to help children, parents and families
  • Parents who have experienced challenges in bringing up their own children. 
  • Anyone who would love to have a fulfilling career where every day is different and you can manage your own diary, hours and salary
  • Anyone who knows they can make a difference in someone’s life with some guidance and training

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Free business course includes:

The Pros and Cons
Your Why
The Mission

The Realities

Choosing Your Business
The Legalities
Self Employed or Ltd Company
Setting your Fees and Payments Structure
Bank account and accountants
Business Plan
Business Goals
Life plan
Mental Health
Create a community
We are your village
Why bother
Psychology of marketing
Psychology of colour
Pain points
Market research
Marketing Plan
Identifying your ideal clients
Email Marketing
Buyers psychology
Price points
Finding Clarity
Sales Plan
Growing your business
Video shooting
Voice overs
Zoom/ Video calling
Creating a online course
Why a website is a must have
Setting up a site
Why content is important
Ways of delivering content
A day in the life of
Scheduling for ease
Maternity Nurses
Playgroup/nursery owners
Behaviour Consultants


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This is what lead us at Family Care Careers to create this business development course.

It gives you all the steps, info, tech, knowledge, inspiration, guidance, support and cheerleading you will need to fully thrive in your business life.

Completing this course will help you:

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