I399 – Infant & Family Service Systems

1 Credit Hours

This course is an introduction to different professional service systems that focus their work on supporting infants, toddlers and families. Each course session will provide readings and information by a specialist from the field on a particular service system thus introducing participants to the scope of work and role of the infant specialist professional. Service systems covered will include home visiting and home based practice, center based child care and family home care, parenting groups and parent education, child birth support, foster care, early intervention Part C: working with infants and toddlers with disabilities, infants and toddlers in health care settings, infant mental health, adoption and international adoption, advocacy and professional development.

Programs that require this course: