Infant Massage: Certificate Training
Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 – Friday, September 19, 2014
Course #: W764
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Credit Available: 2.5 CEUs; 25 Social Work Continuing Education Units; Approved by Illinois Early Intervention Training Program for 24.0 - Working with Families; Other credits for Nursing, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy Available (Select Other when choosing credit, and you will be contacted directly)
The program presented by Infant Massage USA® brings research into practice. Infant massage is a parent education program based on family strengths that promotes the physical and emotional well-being of babies and young children. Infant massage has many positive benefits that can help encourage secure attachment, bonding and communication between parent and baby and facilitate long term positive emotional development.
Cost includes all necessary materials and manual!
To Earn Your Certification
- Attend the in-depth four-day training
- Complete a take-home exam.
- Teach five parents to massage their babies in a five week class following the training.
Instructors:Linda Storm, CEIM, IAIMT, CIPMH
Linda Storm, CEIM, IAIMT, CIPMH, is the founding Executive Director of Infant Massage USA®. She holds a certificate of Infant Mental health from the UMass. She is a Certified Educator of Infant Massage (CEIM), an International Infant Massage Trainer and has worked with parents and babies for over 20 years. She has written articles for national and regional parenting and professional magazines. Linda has contributed curriculum for a national home visiting program on methods of incorporating nurturing touch and activities for parents and babies. Linda is a frequent presenter at National Conferences on nurturing communication.