Overview of Infant Mental health: Neurobiology, Regulation and the Developing Brain
Friday, Feb. 20, 6–9pm; continuing Saturday & Sunday, Feb. 21 & 22, 9am–6pm
This course provides students with an overview and introductory understanding of Infant Mental Health, including a working definition and essential professional competencies. Participants will engage in activities that will foster observation and reflection skills while increasing knowledge of brain development; sensory and regulatory systems; neurobiology of attachment; relationship formation; caregiver capacities; attachment and developmental trauma and its effects on the growing infant/toddler; the caregiver-child dyad and family system.
(20 contact hours toward the IMH Certificate.) To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Michelle Daly, M.S.P.H, M.A., ATR, LPCC, IMH-E®, has a background in public health and human rights work. Her experience includes specialized training in art therapy; grief, loss, and trauma; and interpersonal neurobiology. She is currently endorsed as an Infant Mental Health Specialist in New Mexico.