The Perfect Pouch: The Comprehensive, Evidence-Based Case for Kangaroo Care-In this compelling presentation, participants will learn the many emotional and physiological benefits to Kangaroo Care, and how this simple practice can change lives. The session will include exploration of the challenges and obstacles that make the practice of Kangaroo Care less prevalent than it could be and how we can adjust our own mindset as well as those of our colleagues and leaders towards improved outcomes for babies and families. Important measures for enhancing awareness and behavior change among families and professionals will be shared.
Review the definition of Kangaroo Care. Identify three evidence-based benefits of Kangaroo Care for newborns/infants and forparents. Name two common obstacles to Kangaroo Care, methods to overcome them, and techniques that encourage parental bonding and attachment, to facilitate Kangaroo Care.
1.0 Free CEUs for Social Workers
Free until 2/15/14