Continuing Professional Development

Once qualified, our members must undertake continuing professional development and education each year, in order to maintain their registration and licencing to deliver the First Touch Program to families. 

This way, parents can be confident that the cue-based, evidence-informed infant massage program they are attending is being delivered by educators who maintain their knowledge and standards to the highest possible level.

(You will need to be logged in as a professional member to access links from this page).

Overview of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Requirements

Professional members of Baby in Mind must complete 20 hours (points) of CPD each year in order to renew their membership.

in topics or areas relating to:

relationship-based practice and/ or infant mental health promotion and development.

relevant parent education, support and facilitation/ communication skills.

delivering and promoting cue-based infant massage education in a professional manner.

supporting families from diverse backgrounds in your work environment.

CPD for Baby in Mind members can include:

Structured courses, workshops, conferences, seminars, etc.
Formal qualifications (Cert IV and higher).
Workplace performance development activities.
Delivering education to other professional groups.
Being coached or mentored (incl. professional supervision).
Action research or self-directed inquiry.
Participating in a community of practice (incl. some types of discussion groups, online forums, and meetings).

We can help get you started with our CPD Essentials Guide.

More CPD Resources


Continuing Professional Development Policy


CPD Essentials


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