Course curriculum

  • 1

    Overview

    • Welcome

  • 2

    UNIT 1: The Foundation

    • 1.1 Science of Sleep

    • 1.1 Quiz: Science of Sleep

    • 1.2 Nutrition

    • 1.2 Quiz: Nutrition

    • 1.3 Breastfeeding

    • 1.3 Quiz: Breastfeeding

    • 1.4 Sleep Training

    • 1.5 Abusive Head Trauma

    • 1.5 Quiz: Abusive Head Trauma

    • 1.6 Safe Sleep: SUID and SIDS

    • 1.6 Quiz: Safe Sleep

    • 1.7 Co-Sleeping

    • 1.7 Quiz: Co-Sleeping

    • 1.8 Postpartum Blues, Depression and Anxiety

    • 1.8 Quiz: Postpartum Blues, Depression and Anxiety

    • 1.9 When to Refer Out

    • 1.9 Case Study: Prospective Client

    • 1.9 Quiz: When to Refer Out

    • TEST: UNIT 1

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    UNIT 2: Infant Sleep by Age

    • 2.1 Infant Sleep Basics 0-2 Months

    • 2.1 Quiz: Infant Sleep Basics 0-2 Months

    • 2.2 Infant Sleep Basics 3-6 Months

    • 2.2 Quiz: Infant Sleep Basics 3-6 Months

    • 2.3 Infant Sleep Basics 7-9 Months

    • 2.4 Infant Sleep Basics 10-12 Months

    • 2.4 Infant Sleep Basics 7-12 Months

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    UNIT 3: Toddler Sleep by Age

    • 3.1 Toddler Sleep Basics 13-18 Months

    • 3.2 Toddler Sleep Basics 19-36 Months

    • 3.2 Quiz: Toddler Sleep Basics 13-36 months

    • 3.3 Transitioning From a Crib to Bed

    • 3.4 Toddler Sleep Strategies 2yrs+

    • 3.4 Case Study: Stay in Bed

    • 3.5 Conclusion on Infant and Toddler Sleep

    • TEST: UNITS 2 & 3

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    UNIT 4: Sleep Training Part 1: The Basics

    • 4.01 Violet’s Sleep training "Rules"

    • 4.01 Quiz: Violet’s Sleep Training Rules

    • 4.02 Sleep “Props”

    • 4.02 Quiz: Sleep Props

    • 4.03 Common Client Complaints: Frequent Night Wakings

    • 4.03 Quiz: Common Client Complaints: Frequent Night Wakings

    • 4.04 Common Client Complaints: Early Wake Ups

    • 4.04 Common Client Complaints: Early Wake Ups

    • 4.05 Common Client Complaints: Short Naps

    • 4.05 Quiz: Nap Transitions

    • 4.06 Reducing or Eliminating Pacifier Dependency

    • 4.06 Quiz: Reducing or Eliminating Pacifier Dependency

    • 4.07 Sleep Training Techniques: “No Tears” Sleep Techniques

    • 4.07 Quiz: Sleep Training Techniques: "No Tears" Sleep Techniques

    • 4.08 Sleep Training Techniques: Intermediate Sleep Training Methods

    • 4.08 Quiz: Sleep Training Techniques: Intermediate Sleep Training Methods

    • 4.09 Cry It Out (CIO) Sleep Training Techniques

    • 4.09 Quiz: CIO

    • 4.10 Sleep Training Techniques: Nap Training

    • 4.11 Crying and It Effects During Sleep Training

    • TEST: Unit 4

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    UNIT 5: Sleep Training Part 2: Specific Concerns

    • 5.1 Infant Sleep Training: Bumps in the Road

    • 5.1 Quiz: Infant Sleep Training Bumps in the Road

    • 5.2 How to Handle Night Feedings

    • 5.2 Case Study: Frequent Wakings

    • 5.3 Sleep Training: Bed Sharing

    • 5.4 Daylight Savings Time

    • 5.5 Daycare and Sleep Training

    • 5.6 Sleep Training Twins/Multiples

    • TEST: Unit 5

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    UNIT 6: Creating a Sleep Plan

    • 6.1 Parenting Styles and Challenges

    • 6.2 Baby Temperament and Personality

    • 6.3 How to Create a Sleep Plan

    • 6.3 Case Study: Evaluate a Sleep Plan

    • 6.4 Tips for Creating Your Sleep Plan

    • TEST: Unit 6

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    UNIT 7: The Business of Sleep Consulting

    • 7.1 The Business of Sleep Consulting

    • 7.2 Work/Home Balance

    • 7.3 How to Get Clients: Digital Marketing for New Small Business Owners

    • Quiz: 7.3: Digital Marketing Basics

    • 7.4 Final Exam and Continuing Education

    • FINAL EXAM

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    Library Files

    • Library: Assessment/Intake Form

    • Library: Bye Bye Binky

    • Library: Functions of Sleep

    • Library: Hormones and Sleep

    • Library: Hunger vs Comfort Chart

    • Library: Research and Resources (organized by topic, audience, with links)

    • Library: Self Soothing with Dr. Anders

    • Library: Sleep Tips from Dr. Jodi Mindell

    • Library: Violet's Disclaimer About Crying

    • Library: Teething

    • Library: Violet's Sleep Plan Example

    • Library: Sleep Training Cheat Sheet

    • Library: Wake Time Chart