SIDS Program Manual SIDS & Infant Death Program Manual and Trainer's Guide Trainer's Guide


Trainer's Guide


The trainer's guide that accompanies this manual includes comprehensive information on SIDS trainings for both risk reduction and bereavement. The guide was designed to provide trainers with the necessary skills, knowledge and materials to conduct effective trainings for multiple audiences on reducing the risk of sudden and unexplained infant death and how to cope with sudden and unexplained infant death.

PowerPoint presentations addressing specific audiences and learning objectives are included as part of the guide. The slides and handouts include the latest national data available on infant mortality and SIDS. Sample State data slides have been provided with suggestions on how to obtain similar data for your State. Custom presentations have been developed for specific audiences:

  • Child care providers (both center- and home-based)
  • Child care trainers
  • Newborn nursery personnel
  • Public health nurses
  • First responders and EMS personnel
  • Community groups