Understanding your Teenager's Brain

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We are delighted to invite any parents, grandparents and carers to access an innovative ONLINE course about teenagers, worth £9, completely free of charge. Understanding Your Teenager's Brain is put together by the Solihull Approach, an accredited, evidence based approach established 20 years ago by psychologists, health visitors and other health professionals.

The course usually costs £9 per person. However using the Access Code: BORO at www.ourplace.co.uk you can register for your own account and revisit the course indefinitely without paying a penny.

It is specifically targeted at parents of teenagers and it covers:

  • Teenager's brain development
  • Teenagers and reading faces
  • Risk taking
  • Risk taking and friends
  • Sensitive to rejection
  • Teenagers and sleep

What are these free access codes for?

They are for enjoyable and popular online learning courses for parents and carers, called: ‘Understanding your pregnancy, labour, birth and your baby’; ‘Understanding your baby’; and ‘Understanding your child’.  The courses have been written by the Solihull Approach, which is a well recognised NHS provider of information and courses for parents. The online courses normally cost between £19-£39 each. You may have been given an access code giving you access to one or all of the courses completely FREE of charge. 

What will I need to complete the online course?

All you need to get started is your access code, an up-to-date internet browser on a computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone (the local libraries or your school may be able to provide access to this), and an email address. Go to the website www.inourplace.co.uk and apply the code when prompted. You will be asked for your email address and a password of your choice. This is so that you can return to the site, sign in and your account will remember that you have access to the course(s) and will resume from where you last left the course.

How do I get started?

Go to the website www.inourplace.co.uk, apply the access code, and register for an account. Then take the course of your choice. Your account resumes the course at the point you last left it. You will not receive any marketing emails. Your details will not be passed to any third party. Your responses to the monitoring questions will be strictly anonymised. You may receive very occasional emails with updates about the courses. You will receive congratulatory emails as you progress through the course.

Do my access codes expire?

Your coupon may have an expiry date, depending on where it came from.  However you only need to use the code the first time you enter the course, after that your log-in details will NOT expire and you can access the course for years to come, as your child grows.  So get going ASAP and continue at your leisure!

More questions, or technical queries ? Contact the Solihull Approach

On 0121 296 4448 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or email solihull.approach-parenting@heartofengland.nhs.uk

Page last reviewed: 24/08/2022


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