IMH204 - Advanced Practice in Infant and Early Child Mental Health

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Subject Title
Advanced Practice in Infant and Early Child Mental Health

Subject Description
Students will begin to develop an understanding of the needs of families facing complex socio/historical challenges and what their role is in supporting families in crisis.  This course will introduce students to tools they can use to support families without judgement. Students will become familiar with government agencies that support families and ways that multiple agencies can offer positive support simultaneously.  Students will develop support plans using case studies

Credit Status
IMH204 is a process course.  Students are required to attend a minimum of 75% of face to face classes in order to be eligible to earn a passing grade.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Explain the principles and goals of care collaboration in the delivery of infant mental health services in a variety of contexts.

2. Evaluate the coordination of systems that support families with young children to enhance inter-professional collaboration within infant mental health.

3. Articulate the role infant mental health practitioners can play in a variety of professional settings.

4. Construct a holistic and empathetic formulation to guide the process of writing an inter-disciplinary intervention support plan.

5. Integrate a strengths-based approach to service planning to support the emotional wellbeing of young children within the context of their family and life circumstances

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