Certified Infant Massage Instructor Training - CIMI®


In this two-day evidence-based course, participants through careful instruction are trained to teach parents/primary caregivers how to massage their newborns and children through a hands-on demonstration approach using a doll. Only parents/caregivers have immediate contact with their children. The training is presented through PowerPoint presentations, lecture, audio-visual aids, discussion, and hands-on participation with dolls through a demonstration class with parents and their newborns each day of the training. ** Post practicum portion follows the training to conclude certification. Participants who successfully complete & pass the post-training exam and field-based practicum achieve their Certified Infant Massage Instructors (CIMI®) Certificate. Graduates become a part of the International Registry of CIMI's through ILTF. Registration fee includes 2- day course instruction, 135+ page training binder, demonstration doll, all required reading materials, post practicum review & first year certification. See CURRENT REGISTRATION FEE at www.iteachbabymassage.com OR www.lovingtouch.com
Topics include: • History, theory and techniques of infant Massage • Bonding and attachment, promoting trusting interactions • Massage benefits for infants, children and parents • Effects of touch on the hospitalized infant • Special needs, prematurity and active growers • Social and emotional development • Understanding infant cues and behavioral states • Brain development and touch • Sensory development, touch and music • Multi-disciplinary collaboration • Family-centered care approach

Location Eureka Early Childhood Center
442 West Fourth Street
Eureka, MO 63025
Date 3/28/2023 8:00 AM - 3/29/2023 5:00 PM (Check in 7:45 AM)
Sponsor Baby & Me, LLC & Loving Touch International Foundation
Trainer Lynn Barts
Contact Lynn Barts (314) 313-5970 info@iteachbabymassage.com
Principles 1. Support families
2. Active participation
3. Collaborative relationships
4. Specific IFSP goals
5. Comprehensive plans
6. Periodic monitoring
7. Ongoing communication & collaboration
8. Quality services
Credit Hours 16.0 - Working with Families
Cost see website for current cost
Status Closed