Doctor–There’s a Baby On Your Couch! Understanding the Scope of Infant Mental Health
Time:9 a.m. - Noon
Credit Available:0.3 CEUs; 3 SWCEUs; Approved by Illinois Early Intervention Training Program for 0.5 contact hours in the area of Assessment, 1 contact hour in the area of Atypical Development, 0.5 contact hours in the area of Intervention, and 1 contact hour in the area of Working with Families.
Infant mental health (IMH) is the study and practice of comprehensively meeting the needs of the infant and family. This workshop provides an overview of the field of infant mental health, discussing the core values of the practice, pertinent parent psychosocial factors, attachment and temperament theories, multimodal assessment measures, and relevant interventions. Participants will be encouraged to discuss how IMH concepts and practices are relevant to their work and professions.