Infant Safe Sleep Webinars

Webinar Title: Infant Safe Sleep – Addressing All Those Pesky “Buts”
Presenter: Teresa Holtrop MD, FAAP, Executive Director & Medical Director, Wayne Children’s Healthcare Access Program
Description: The webinar covers safe sleep guidelines and delves into the challenges encountered by professionals working with parents of newborns and infants around safe sleep.
Access: Email MDHHS-InfantSafeSleep@michigan.gov for the recording and webinar slides

 

Webinar Title: ACEs (Adverse Childhood Events) and their Impact on Parenting
Presenter: Mary Mueller, LMSW, Project Coordinator, Trauma Informed Systems, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Description: The webinar provides an overview of the ways trauma and toxic stress impact parenting behaviors and skills. It includes a discussion of strategies for preventing and mitigating trauma to improve parenting and reduce the inter-generational transmission of trauma. 
Access: Email MDHHS-InfantSafeSleep@michigan.gov for the recording and webinar slides

 

Webinar Title: Motivational Interviewing: Parts I, II, III
Presenter: Randall Estes, LMSW, CAADC, CCS, Pine Rest Christian Health Services
Description: The webinar provides an overview of Motivational Interviewing, including change talk and how to use reflections to reinforce language about change. Part III contains two role plays that demonstrate how motivational interviewing can be used when talking to families about infant safe sleep.
Access: The webinars can be accessed online.
Motivational Interviewing: Part I
Motivational Interviewing: Part II
Motivational Interviewing: Part III

 

Webinar Title: Unsafe Sleep: Understanding Risks and Protective Factors Independent Study.
Presenters: Colleen Nelson, LMSW and Patti Kelly, MPH, LMSW – Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Infant Safe Sleep Program
Description: This webinar provides in-depth information on the risks and protective factors related to unsafe sleep, including the theories underlying each of the risks and protective factors. Techniques to aid in facilitating effective conversations with parents and caregivers on the various risks and protective factors are presented, along with examples of “real life” case scenarios. Resources are also shared. This webinar was developed for staff of the Women’s, Infants and Children (WIC) Program, but is available to anyone wishing to view it.
Access: https://events.mphi.org/webcasts-online-learning/ under On Demand Independent Self-Study