Online Parenting Courses

The Solihull Approach online parenting Understanding your child - Solihull Approach logo courses are a series of NICE approved resources for parents and carers who want to learn more about sensitive and effective parenting and building a positive relationship with their child. Parents are also helped to understand how they can influence their relationship with their child through play. 

The courses have been developed by registered professionals within the NHS, working with practitioners and parents to develop new resources to support emotional health and wellbeing in children, families, and adults. 

The groups aim to:

  • Promote understanding of children’s behaviour within the context of developmental issues
  • Promote the development of parent/child relationship
  • Increase confidence and self-esteem in both parents and children
  • Give parents a strategy for repair when things go wrong
  • Promote reflective, sensitive and effective parenting

The courses can be accessed on any PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone, and can be translated into over 108 languages.

Who can access the courses

The courses are free to access for parents, carers and grandparents of children in Worcestershire.

Visit the Our Place website (opens in new window) and use PARENTSROCK as your free access code. Alternatively, visit the dropdown boxes below to find out more about each course.

Understanding pregnancy, labour, birth and your baby

This course is for parents, grandparents and carers - for everyone in your new baby's bubble.

No matter your role, if you would like to build a strong, healthy relationship with a new baby this course is for you. It integrates the traditional information given on an antenatal course with a new approach to starting your relationship with your baby before your baby even makes an appearance!

To access this online guide visit the Our Place website (opens in new window)  and use PARENTSROCK as your access code.

Understanding pregnancy, labour, birth and your baby (حمل، درد زہ، پیدائش اور آپ کے بچے کی تفہیم): Urdu

یہ کورس دراصل والدین، دادا دادی اور دیگر تمام نگہداشت کرنے والوں کے لیے ہے - نئی آنے والی زندگی سے متعلق ہر فرد کے لیے

ہے جو قبل از پیدائش کورس تک رسائی اور بچہ کے ساتھ صحتمندانہ تعلقات استوار کرنا چاہتا ہے

یہ آپ کے بچہ کے وجود میں آنے سے پہلے ہی، بچہ کے ساتھ تعلقات کی شروعات کرنے سے متعلق نئی سوچ اور نقطہ ہائے نظر کو

قبل از پیدائش آپ کے بچے کے ساتھ آپ کے تعلقات کے اس کورس میں دی گئی روایتی معلومات سے مربوط کرتا ہے۔

یہ وضاحت دیتا ہے کہ کیوں اور کیسے آپ اس بچے کے لیے اس قدر اہم ہیں، چاہے آپ بچے کی ماں، والد ، ساتھی، دادا یا دادی ہی

To access this online guide visit the Our Place website (opens in new window)  and use PARENTSROCK as your access code.

Understanding your baby

‘Understanding your baby’ is for everyone around a new baby: supporting you and the new arrival from birth to 12 months.

The course brings together all of the traditional information given on a postnatal course, in a new approach to developing your relationship with your baby. It looks at your baby’s sleeping, feeding, crying, playing and childcare options.

To access this online guide visit the Our Place website (opens in new window) and use PARENTSROCK as your access code.

Understanding your child

'Understanding your child' is an online course suitable for anyone that cares for a child up to the age of 18, including parents and grandparents.

Dealing with challenging behaviour can affect your confidence as a parent or carer. This course is here to help you understand more about the roots of behaviour and the best ways that you can support your child. It will also help you recognise emotions in yourself and the impact they can have on your child's behaviour. 

To access this online guide visit the Our Place website (opens in new window)  and use PARENTSROCK as your access code.

Understanding your child (اپنے بچے کو سمجھنا ): Urdu

'اپنے بچے کو سمجھنا' تمام والدین، ددیال/ننیال اور18-0 سال کی عمر کے بچوں کے کیئررز کے لیے ایک آن لائن کورس ہے۔ یہ کورس آگاہی کا ایک سفر ہے۔ یہ ان چیزوں پر نظر ڈالنے کا راستہ استوار کرتا ہے جو کہ زیادہ تر صورتوں میں مدد گار ہوتی  

To access this online guide visit the Our Place website (opens in new window)  and use PARENTSROCK as your access code.

Understanding your child (Как да разбирате детето си): Bulgarian

Разберете детето си” е онлайн курс за всички родители, баби, дядовци и бавачки на деца от 0 до 18 години. Този курс е пътешествие през познанието. Той показва и надгражда една гледна точка, която ще бъде полезна в повечето ситуации. Така че курсът най-вероятно не е за Вас, ако просто търсите информация на определена тема.

To access this online guide visit the Our Place website (opens in new window)  and use PARENTSROCK as your access code.

Understanding your child (Fahanka ilmahaaga): Somali

'Fahamka ilmahaaga' waa cashir onlayn ah oo loogu talagalay dhammaan waalidiinta, ayeeyooyinka iyo awoowyaasha iyo daryeelayaasha carruurta da'doodu tahay 0-18 sano. Cashirkani waa mid la dhex guusayo aqoonta. Wuxuu horumariyaa qaabka loo eego waxyaabaha ka caawin doona xaaladaha badankood lagu jiro

To access this online guide visit the Our Place website (opens in new window)  and use PARENTSROCK as your access code.

Understanding your child (فهم أطفالكم): Modern Standard Arabic

إن "فهم أطفالكم" عبارة عن دورة تدريبية مباشرة على الإنترنت لجميع الآباء والأمهات، والأجداد والجدات، ورعاة الأطفال ضمن الفئة العمرية 0-18 سنة. وهذه الدورة عبارة عن رحلة في المعرفة، فهي تطور لديك طريقة لتقييم الأمور والتي ستفيدك في معظم الحالات. ولذا، فإن هذه الدورة لن تكون مناسبة لك إذا كنت تسعى فقط للحصول على بعض المعلومات حول موضوع معين.

To access this online guide visit the Our Place website (opens in new window)  and use PARENTSROCK as your access code.

Understanding your child (认识您的孩子): Simplified Chinese

了解你的孩子”是针对0-18岁儿童的父母、祖父母及看护人设计的一套在线课程。本课程将带您徜徉知识的海洋。它会建立起一种看待事物的方法,在大多数情况下都对您有所帮助。所以,如果你只想针对某个具体主题来寻求一些信息,这个课程可能不适合你

To access this online guide visit the Our Place website (opens in new window)  and use PARENTSROCK as your access code.

Understanding your child (Zrozumieć swoje dziecko): Polish

Zrozumieć swoje dziecko” jest internetowym kursem dla wszystkich rodziców, dziadków oraz opiekunów dzieci pomiędzy 0 a 18 rokiem życia. Jest to podróż, która wyposaży Cię w realną wiedzę. Pozwoli ona wyrobić w sobie umiejętności, które będzie można wykorzystać w większości codziennych sytuacji. Jeśli więc szukasz odpowiedzi na pytanie w konkretnym temacie, ten kurs może nie być dla Ciebie

To access this online guide visit the Our Place website (opens in new window)  and use PARENTSROCK as your access code.

Understanding your child with additional needs

If you care for a child with a physical or learning disability or who may have autistic traits this course is for you.

This course will help parents, relatives and friends of children with a physical or learning disability to better understand the child.

It looks at the ways you feel and act as a parent or carer, and the impacts this can have on your child's behaviour. It will introduce you to different styles of parenting and the ways they can make it easier to work with your child's behaviour and support their development. 

To access this online guide visit the Our Place website (opens in new window)  and use PARENTSROCK as your access code.

Understanding your child’s feelings

Short course - Coming soon!

To access this online guide visit the Our Place website (opens in new window)  and use PARENTSROCK as your access code.

Understanding your child's mental health and wellbeing

If you are either interested or worried about your child's mental health and wellbeing, then this course is for you.

This course 'Understanding your child's mental health and wellbeing' is unusual as it introduces you to mental health and wellbeing in Part 1..., then you leave this course and complete 'Understanding your child' ...and then come back to Part 2 of this course.

To access this online guide visit the Our Place website (opens in new window)  and use PARENTSROCK as your access code.

Understanding your teenager's brain

If you are a parent or carer of a teenager and find yourself confused or overwhelmed by recent changes to your child's behaviour, the 'Understanding your teenager's brain' course can help.

Knowing more about how the teenager’s brain works can help you to understand their behaviour better – why they can be impulsive, need to sleep a lot, be emotional, rebellious, take risks, be disorganised or distracted.

To access this online guide visit the Our Place website (opens in new window) and use PARENTSROCK as your access code.

Understanding your relationships

This course is for anyone who is in a relationship.
Relationships include couples, friendships, neighbours, family relationships, work colleagues.

You may want to celebrate it, you may want to give it a bit of an MOT or you may feel your relationship is in need of some attention. Maybe you feel you are drifting, or perhaps things have been difficult lately. You’re looking for a way forward.

Relationships can be difficult, complicated, fun, satisfying, exciting, annoying, bring
out the best in us, bring out the worst in us. We are often in one, but we don’t often
spend much time on them. So here’s the chance!

To access this online guide visit the Our Place website (opens in new window)  and use PARENTSROCK as your access code.