Fostering & Adoption Sleep Certification

Fostering & Adoption Sleep Consultant Certification Course

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Self-Paced Course Taught By Experienced Experts

Online class content is taught by the most experienced instructors in their field, divided by topic, and each module contains video instruction, quizzes, homework assignments, and downloadable resources. 

Scientific Knowledge with Hands On Training 

With over 20 hours of online, self-paced content and mentorship, our certification gives you the in-depth scientific knowledge and training you need to work with foster and adopted families with children 0-5 years old. 

Live Support & Continued Education 

Not only will you be guided throughout the program with a live instructor but you have access into our vault of continued education course for a lifetime. 

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Melissa Perry

Meet Melissa

Melissa is the founder and lead sleep instructor here at The Cradle Coach Academy. She is a certified maternity, baby and toddler sleep consultant and owner of The Cradle Coach. She has also received her certification as a Happiest Baby on the Block educator and a certified Newborn Care Advanced Specialist from the Newborn Care Training Academy.

Many families who have adopted children, or are currently fostering a child, deal with sleep issues. Our six module course provides a comprehensive assessment of the child’s history, difficulties, needs and protective factors in order to understand a full scope of the child’s sleep factors. We consider information from various sources along with the child’s behavior in different settings, such as their home, school, and among their piers, to form a detailed plan to help give this child the best sleep possible within the family dynamic.

Some of the topics include:

Components 1-6

  • Brain Development and Trauma
  • Attachment Theory
  • Bedtime routine and the sleep environment
  • Proper sleep plans, sleep techniques and support
  • Common Sleep Issues in adopted and foster children
  • Case scenarios

Requirements to Complete Certification:

  • Completion of all 6 course modules, which breaks down into 2-3 hours of online, self-paced course work per module

  • Completion of all homework assignments, final projects, and quizzes.  

  • Proof of CPR Certification (link to online course provided)

  • Proof of insurance (professional liability insurance runs between $150-$200/yearly. Companies to use is provided)

One-Time Payment
$350
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“I got motivated from Melissa since when i read her story! Me, same as her, is a mom who sleep trained her baby by herself and later one the babies of my friends and relatives. So i trusted her since that moment. Being a sleep consultant in my country it is not easy at all. It’s a new field and it need a lot of work to show people that there is a way to make them to sleep. But i am not afraid at all. I am sure i can do it because in this programme i got all the information that i need for the sleep of the babies and toddlers, how to deal with their parents and how to launch my own business. So, i have already started to do that and i am very satisfied. I recommend it.”

Sarah

“I absolutely loved the TCCA sleep certification course and enjoyed every minute of it. In the beginning, I felt as if I wasn’t quite sure if being a sleep consultant was for me but the course gave me the confidence that I can do this! Why not me! Thank you very very much for these few months! Not only have I become certified but I have also learned a lot about myself throughout this journey, gained confidence and felt empowered for what’s ahead.”

Laurie

“Becoming a student of TCCA was the best thing I could have possibly done! At the time of signing up, I had a 2 year old and was 4 months pregnant, so a lot of people thought I was crazy! Fast forward 9 months and I am now fully certified, with a bunch of happy volunteer clients eager to share my name in their circles, and am ready to launch my business. I couldn’t be more grateful to Melissa for her constant support and for creating such a comprehensive and affordable program that has given me the tools and confidence I need to get going. TCCA has been an absolute blessing, so if you’re a Mama’s like me who is searching for a new home-based career that is easily worked around family life and makes a real difference in the lives of fellow Mama’s, look no further! I honestly cannot recommend TCCA enough.”

Alexia
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You have the passion and desire to help families who are struggling with their child’s sleep, but still have some uncertainty about starting your own business, finding clients and marketing yourself. This is a normal feeling that many of our students have felt. Don’t let that stop you – there are options!

Upon completion of the infant and toddler sleep consultant course, we offer our students a list of the most reputable sleep consulting companies in the industry who are currently looking to employ certified sleep consultants! These companies have come to us knowing the depth to which we train our students and looking to hire.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Our Philosophy: While most programs educate on a specific method, at The Cradle Coach Academy we understand that every family and child are unique, so their sleep training methods should be too! Since we take a personalized approach to training, you will be educated on multiple approaches so you can guide your future clients to the method that they are comfortable with, and that suits their child’s personality and temperament! As a sleep consultant, you want to be sure you are seeing the entire situation from all angles, so we’ve brought in amazing instructors to continue the learning of sleep from each of their view points. This allows you to offer support and knowledge to your future clients.
  • Our Program: Most of our students are busy moms, and we know what that’s like! The idea of starting a new career and launching a new business can seem daunting. The Cradle Coach Academy has made Sleep Consultant Certification possible wherever you are and no matter your workload. Our program is entirely online, making it possible for you to study from any part of the world, and is completely self-paced! And your instructor is with you, walking along the sleep journey alongside you, to answer your questions, take your knowledge further and help you to see things in a perspective you will need to have as a pediatric sleep consultant. While most students finish in about 3 months, you can make that time fly by quicker, or even slow it down if you need it. The choice is YOURS!
  • Our Community: Upon graduation, The Cradle Coach Academy course helps you launch into a business that is 100% fully your own or gives your the proper information on how to get hired as a sleep consultant for an existing company! Either way, this doesn’t mean you’re alone in doing so. TCCA is a community of vibrant, goal-oriented, encouraging women that you will be part of for a lifetime! We have Q+A’s constantly being shared within our private Facebook community, special workshops and retreats for TCCA grads, and peer-to-peer mentorship that you will always have access to. You’re not in this alone, and we want all of our graduates to reach the heights of success. We’ll do whatever we can to help guide you there! And all of this is included in your initial tuition payment – no additional fees are included.

Yes!!! We’re an approved for training program from the International Institute of Complementary Therapists and we have students from all across the world. TCCA Sleep Certification program is also approved by the Association of Professional Sleep Consultants who has members across the globe.

Not necessarily. The Cradle Coach Academy will provide you with your sleep consultant certification upon completion of the program, allowing you to practice on your own or for another sleep agency. If you want to be part of The Cradle Coach team, you will need to apply after graduating the program, if there is an opening. Keep in mind, we don’t hire consultants unless they have graduated from our program, so once there is an opening on our team, we will only consider our graduates!

  • Brain Development and Trauma
  • Attachment Theory
  • Bedtime routine and the sleep environment
  • Proper sleep plans, sleep techniques and support
  • Common Sleep Issues in adopted and foster children
  • Case scenarios

Between the course lecture and the assignments, you will take approximately 2 hours for each module.

If we could change one thing about what we do, we would change the term “sleep training”. When people hear about sleep training, they automatically think they will be forced to let their child cry. As your sleep guide, our mission here at TCCA is to find the right method of sleep plan that suits each unique family and situation. We don’t practice with one program or one method. We educate on many methods and our goal always is for our clients to choose a method that is presented to them, that they are comfortable with, one that suits their child’s personality and temperament. We will offer our clients the guidance and support that is needed to make it through the process.

Once you purchase the course, you will receive a login and password to unlock the entire program. The course is all online!

Seal of approval from the APSC for certified sleep consultant training program
Seal of Excellence in 2019 for The Cradle Coach Academy
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