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Respectful Approaches to Sleep, Rest and Relaxation
31 May | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This webinar will explore how to implement respectful approaches to sleep, rest and relaxation in our everyday practices with reference to the National Quality Standards and the National Regulations. We will explore what best practice looks like, with an opportunity to reflect on our own current practices. Other considerations will be explored as we reflect on collaboration with families and potential ethical dilemmas.
- Explore & reflect current approaches under the national regulations & the National Quality Standards with specific focus on Quality Area 2 to best support children’s needs for sleep, rest & relaxation.
- Identify opportunities for embedding sleep, rest & relaxation into daily practices and routines.
- Identify safe sleep practices
- How to support non-sleepers
- Explore collaboration with families to best support children’s sleep, rest & relaxation routines.
- Explore and reflect on ethical dilemmas regarding what is in the best interest of the child.
Training Presenter: Kirralea Lyneham – Children First Training
Kirralea is a genuine advocate for the wellbeing of children, specialising in training child protection, children’s health & safety, guiding & supporting children’s behaviour and wellbeing. She lives and breathes early childhood education and it shines in her training.
Working as both a Trainer and Educator, she loves bringing her training to life with real and current experiences to support the learning of educators.
Kirralea has 25 years experience in the Early Childhood sector as an ECT, Manager and Director in Long Day Care and Preschool services – including working in a remote community on Magnetic Island in North Queensland. She has also enjoyed teaching at TAFE NSW and Open Colleges as both a Trainer and Assessor.