Solihull Our Place

Free online courses for parents and carers

These free, online courses for parents and carers are based on the Solihull Approach to parenting which promotes emotional health and well-being by supporting relationships.

Courses available include antinatal, postnatal, children and young people, and can be completed at your own pace and time, enabling dads, mums, dads- and mums-to-be, carers and teenagers to get advice and information to support them from pre-birth to 18 years.

Courses on offer include:

  • Understanding your pregnancy, birth, labour, and your baby
  • Understanding your baby
  • Understanding your child 0-19 years (main course) and/or
  • Understanding your teenager's brain for parents (short course)
  • Understanding your brain for teenagers (short course) NEW

One or more of these courses have been professionally translated into the following languages:

  • Bulgarian
  • Modern Standard Arabic
  • Polish
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • Urdu
  • Welsh

For all other languages, and where your preferred course has not been professionally translated, auto-translations are available using Google Translate.

How to access these free courses:

  • Visit the Our Place website
  • Click on ‘Start now: Buy courses or apply code’
  • Enter access code: Bright start
  • Enter your information and postcode
  • Start your course!

This useful course explainer document includes descriptions of all the courses.

Who to contact

Our Place
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Session Information
Offer valid until 31 Oct 2025

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Who is this service for?
For parents and carers and all agencies and practitioners within Islington.
Can I refer myself?
Referral not required

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