Learning Programs

Communicating Infant Safe Sleep Practices

A eLearning Program

About Communicating Infant Safe Sleep Practices

This brief, interactive eLearning course covers foundational knowledge and skills for communicating Safe Sleep practices with parents and caregivers. The content includes how to safely place an infant to sleep, the importance of following Safe Sleep guidelines, overcoming barriers to practicing Safe Sleep, and communicating with caregivers about Safe Sleep practices.

Who Should Enroll?

This course is designed for direct service staff and supervisors in child protection, prevention, and foster care.

Benefits of the Program

Participants will:

  • Dispel common myths and misconceptions about infant sleep.
  • Identify the behaviors that may contribute to sleep-related infant injury deaths.
  • Establish and practice infant safe-sleep habits.
  • Lead a strengths-based conversation with parents and caregivers around implementing infant safe sleep best practices.

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Components

Once enrolled in the course, learners will complete:

  • An online pre-test.
  • An online course.
  • An online post-test.

Completion of all components is necessary in order to receive a Certificate of Completion.

Continuing Education Units

There are no CEUs associated with this course.

Upcoming Dates