Workforce Development

Foundations of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health

Mar 7, 2016

This session addresses a wide range of areas from the historical foundations of infant and early childhood mental health, importance of attachment, building relationships, and responsive caregiving as well as disorders that can disrupt these processes.

Responsive relationships with consistent primary caregivers help build secure attachments that support healthy social-emotional development. These relationships form the foundation of mental health for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. This session addresses a wide range of areas from the historical foundations of infant and early childhood mental health, importance of attachment, building relationships, responsive caregiving as well as disorders that can disrupt these processes. Participants will gain a better understanding of the mental health needs of infants, toddlers, and young children and their families and strategies for supporting them.

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