Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health Practice

Course Number: 
49750
The course provides an introduction to infant early childhood mental health (IECMH) practice and the importance of social-emotional development for very young children (prenatal to 5 years). The course focuses on the parent-child relationship and the impact of relational disruptions on child development. Students will be exposed to IECMH screening and assessment instruments, early intervention systems, and relevant treatment modals. The course will also examine issues of equitable mental healthcare access for young children and their families, cultural understandings of IECMH, and promoting IECMH as a public health and social justice issue.

Courses are subject to change at any time. Please check mySSA for the quarters, days, and times that courses will be held, as well as room numbers.