E-Learning Course: Keys to Infant Caregiving
NOTE: This course requires the use of the physical study guide to complete the e-learning course. Please check both boxes below to make sure the study guide is added to your cart.
This e-learning course is designed to share the amazing abilities of newborns and young infants and their capacity to participate in relationships with their parents and caregivers. Research has shown that when professionals take this course and share this information with parents about their newborn’s states, behaviors, and non-verbal communication, it opens the door to building parental confidence and competence, as well as a boost toward successfully navigating the road to a healthy parent-child relationship. Parents report that taking care of their newborn is easier and more rewarding after learning the content presented in this series.
- After purchasing the course, you will receive a WELCOME email to create an account to access the course
- A Keys to Infant Caregiving Study Guide will be shipped to you
- A Certificate of Completion will be awarded at the end of the course
There is a video introduction to the program and five classes. Each class has video instruction and a section in the companion study guide that contains more information and activities for application to your practice. There is also additional archival video clips to hone your observation skills (classes 1 – 4 only), and a brief “test your knowledge” section to complete before moving on to the next lesson.
Approximate time to complete is 4.5 hours.
This 64 page workbook provides background information and strategies for applying the content of the Keys to Infant Caregiving video series. One per learner is required for class and reference.
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Classes in This Course
Approximate Hours to Complete
RN, CNM, DNP
Originally from Hawaii of Filipino descent, Rizza comes from a family of five children. She holds a bachelor’s degree in both sociology and nursing. Rizza worked as a certified nurse-midwife for over 20 years, first in New York City and then in Seattle. She also was an educator for the University of Washington School of Nursing undergraduate program for eight years and continues to guest lecture and mentor. Her current role is that of Clinical Consultant for the Washington State Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health Program. Rizza recently was featured as a speaker on TEDx Bellevue Women to talk about innovative ideas in reproductive health. She is married and has boy/girl twins who just turned 16 and are driving! There are three dogs too! Rizza loves traveling, new adventures, eating out, happy hour, reading fiction, real conversation, long walks, hiking, electric biking, podcasts, binging TV shows, steam rooms, family time, friend time, and alone time.
Monica Oxford, MSW, PhD
Executive Director of Parent-Child Relationship Programs
Monica Oxford, MSW, PhD, is a Research Professor in Child, Family, and Population Health Nursing at the University of Washington and the Executive Director of the Barnard Center for Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health. Her career has focused on research regarding early parenting and child developmental outcomes for vulnerable families living in challenging environments. Dr. Oxford teaches social service providers throughout Washington on infant and early childhood mental health, strengths-based practice, and how providers can support caregiver-child dyadic interaction from an attachment-based perspective.
RN, BSN, PGCert IPMH
Denise has been teaching maternal child health and parent-child relationships around the world, for over 30 years. Denise attended Seattle University and completed the University of Massachusetts Boston, Napa Infant Parent Mental Health fellowship program, holding a post-graduate certificate in Infant Parent Mental Health. She has committed her nursing career to promote optimal parent-child relationships, beginning during the prenatal period through the preschool years. Denise worked with vulnerable populations as a Public Health Nurse for twenty years and offers a clinical lens to Parent-Child Relationship Programs’ work.