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Introduction to Infant Mental Health Workshop VIRTUAL workshop – September 15 & 16, 2020
September 15, 2020 @ 8:30 am - September 16, 2020 @ 1:00 pm PDTFree
This introductory workshop in Infant Mental Health will discuss how an infant’s positive attachment to her or his primary caregivers is the foundation for healthy social, emotional and cognitive development. You will learn how the presence of a secure, nurturing relationship between a child and his or her primary caregivers protects the developing brain. Topics covered will include:
- Toxic Stress
Attachment Theory & Parenting Behavior
Early Social & Emotional Needs
Resources & Next Steps
This training will address the following Infant Mental Health Competency Guidelines:
Theoretical Foundations: Infant, Very Young Child Development & Bx, Attachment, Separation, Trauma, Grief & Loss, Pregnancy & Early Parenthood. Toxic Stress, Attachment Theory and Parenting Bx.
Direct Service Skills: BabyCues, Observation and Listening.
Systems Expertise: IMH Resources/Next Steps, Community Resources.
This workshop is eligible for STARS credits.