Play at home

Who is it for?

All professionals who work with children aged 0-5 years and/or their families.


Course content overview

This course supports the building relationships with parents and partners competency and aims to enable Early Years practitioners to confidently promote and utilise the play@home programme with children and families and/or provide support to obtain other appropriate services and resources.

The course will examine:

  • the inequalities in health that some families face and the difference this makes to changing health behaviour
  • attitudes and values towards play, and the barriers that exist for children, and parents, in communities and society as a whole
  • the key recommendations and benefits of play through using the play@home programme with families
  • how to raise the issue of play with families and the challenges and opportunities of doing this
  • when and how to signpost to additional services and resources


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How long does this course last?

Half day


Who will provide this training?

Child Protection Committee


When is this course running?