Understanding Potty Training

Don’t need the CPD points? Click here to do this course at a reduced price! Master the art of successful potty training with our internationally accredited online course! Discover what the essential skills that are needed for effective toileting and unlock a world of confidence. If there is a special need/disability present, this course will […]

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Don’t need the CPD points? Click here to do this course at a reduced price!

Master the art of successful potty training with our internationally accredited online course! Discover what the essential skills that are needed for effective toileting and unlock a world of confidence.

If there is a special need/disability present, this course will explain to you in detail with practical tips and help how to go about helping your child to become as independent as possible in this quite personal skill.

Developed for professionals, teachers, parents, and caregivers, this comprehensive program unveils proven strategies and exercises to enhance these vital abilities. Join us today and conquer the journey towards diaper-free triumph.

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Module 1 :Signs indicating toilet readiness for neurotypical children

In this module you will learn about the skills needed for successful toilet training. The developmental progression for toilet training is also laid out, as well as the skills that gets a child from dependant to independent. 

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Module 1 test
10 questions
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Module 2 :Sensory system

The sensory system plays a very significant role in toilet training. Learn about how the different systems can affect toilet training as strategies to support these sensory systems. 

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Module 2 test
10 questions
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Module 3 : Fine motor skills and toileting

Fine motor skills are super important to be successful in toilet training. From opening the door, unbuttoning pants, to washing hands; fine motor skills are needed for all of these and so many more!

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Module 3 test
10 questions
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Module 4 : Gross motor skills and toileting

Gross motor skills are needed in the form of strength, coordination, balance and other aspects. Learn how to help someone with these deficits enter the bathroom, remove clothing, get on the potty, sit on the potty and to wipe and wash hands etc. 

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Module 4 test
10 questions
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Module 5 : Behaviour and toileting

Behaviour is a reaction. So, if behaviour happens when trying to potty train, it is important to know why this behaviour occurs. Learn how to recognise these behaviours and how to help a child if they occur. 

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Module 5 test
10 questions
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Module 6 :Attention and toileting

In order to complete the steps of toileting and to potty train, a child should have an attention spans that allows them to respond appropriately to verbal instructions. Learn what these instructions are how to help increase attention span.  

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Module 6 test
10 questions
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Module 7: Cognitive impairments and toileting

Delays or disabilities in which cognition is impaired can present in a myriad of ways. From awareness, orientation, judgment, insight to communication. These may all be affected. Learn what to do in situations where cognition may be impaired to aid in successful toileting. 

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Module 7 test
10 questions
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Module 8 :Trauma and toileting

Lecture 8 Overview

Toilet training is a major life process. For the child that has experienced trauma of some kind, potty training can be a very strenuous experience. Learn a bit more about childhood trauma and how it can impact toilet training 

Lecture 8

Trauma and toileting

Childhood Trauma

How Trauma Impacts Toileting

Strategies to Help Trauma-Induced Difficulties with Toileting

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Module 8 test
10 questions
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Module 9: Autism spectrum disorder

For the child with autism, toilet training can be a large hurdle to overcome. Issues with communication, senses and anxiety can lead to a very stressful time for both child and parent or caregiver. Learn about the common obstacles to success and strategies to help overcome these. 

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Module 9 test
10 questions
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Module 10: Physical disabilities and toileting

Physical disabilities and limitations can present with some very specific challenges that affect toileting. Some physical disabilities will make that 100% toilet readiness and independence does not always apply. Learn how cerebral palsy, spina bifida and other injuries can affect toilet training and the methods to help someone with these difficulties obtain as much independence as possible. 

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Module 10 test
10 questions
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Module 11: Equipment

Equipment will always be needed for all changes in life. And mastering toileting is no different. Learn more about the typical equipment needed for successful potty training for neurotypical as well as children with disabilities. 

Yes, it is. The course has international accreditation from a company in the United Kingdom, called: CPD Standards. https://directory.cpdstandards.com/providers/help-my-child/
You will have to send in your own results once we have sent your certificate stating the amount of CPD points you received.
Yes, you will. Once you have completed the course the system will prompt you to send an email. You will then receive your certificate in PDF format via email. The certificate will state the amount of CPD points earned as well.
No, you do not. Although our courses are accredited for CPD points for professionals, the courses are open to everybody that need to them.
Yes, you do. There are online, multiple-choice questions after every module.
You may send an email to info@helpmychildcpd.com. You may also join our Facebook Group or like the Facebook page
There is no time limit, it is entirely up to you. We know life is busy and can be hectic, our aim is to help, not to make you feel as if you have another burden.
No, there aren’t. All the material for course is online and in text format. You go through it by yourself. All the material will be available for you to view, even after you have completed the course.

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