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Bookbug overview for health staff

This training session offers health staff an understanding of the Bookbug Programme and explores how they can use the universal, free Bookbug resources to support families to share songs, rhymes and stories from pregnancy onwards.

Two women reading a picture book with a baby

Course aims and objectives

This course will:

Course details

Course Length: 1 hour

Cost: Funded

Delegate Numbers: Flexible. This session can be delivered to Health Visiting or Midwifery teams or to large groups as part of health board CPD days.

Eligibility criteria 

Delegates must be health staff directly working with families during pregnancy or in the early years (0-5)

Upcoming training sessions

Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, Scottish Book Trust are postponing all training sessions until the end of March 2020 and are not planning to arrange any new training dates at the moment. Please read Scottish Book Trust's statement(this will open in a new window) for more information. Webinars will continue to take place. Please sign up to our 'Working with Bookbug' newsletter(this will open in a new window) to be alerted when new training dates are available.

There are currently no upcoming training sessions for this course.

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If you would like further information or you would like to arrange an in-house training date for your Health Visiting or Midwifery team, please contact us on bookbug@scottishbooktrust.com(this will open in a new window) or 0131 524 0179.