“Infants need to believe that they are loved because of who they are. We need sensitive caregivers who can communicate that.”
—Magda Gerber, RIE® Founding Director
Caring for a baby is an extremely important job. All babies deserve to be cared for with respect, which is the hallmark of Magda Gerber’s Educaring® Approach. This 12- hour course is for in-home caregivers and offers knowledge and practical suggestions that can help make this work easier and more enjoyable, resulting in advantages for the infants and young children who receive professional care.
Designed to encourage nannies to work more effectively and pleasurably, topics of study include:
- Diapering, dressing, and feeding with respect
- Creating safe places for play and learning
- The caregiver’s role during play
- Setting appropriate limits
- Establishing a healthy sleep routine
- Supporting secure relationships
- Enhancing employee-employer relations
Nurturing Nanny™ is offered at locations across the country. Please contact the instructor for more information on registering for a course outside of the Los Angeles RIE® Center. Click here for a complete list of our RIE® Associates.
Click here to register for a course through the Los Angeles RIE® Center.
This course is also offered in Spanish. Click here to go to the Cuidadoras Cariñosas™ page.