Infant Mental Health Workshop
About this event
Infant mental health in practice
Establishing a secure parent-child attachment relationship during the first three years of a child’s life is fundamental for lifelong emotional wellbeing and essential for enjoying satisfying relationships throughout the lifespan. This one-day workshop will delve into:
- The development of the baby’s first attachment relationship to his most important caregiver
- The impact of early caregiving on the baby’s developing brain
- Infant and toddler distress and how parents respond to them
- Why parental reflective capacity is so important for secure attachment
- How you can incorporate of the tenets of attachment theory into your clinical practice.
- Ways to develop parents’ capacity to understand and care for their baby that promote secure infant attachment.
Target audience: Recommended for all child and family health professionals.
The course delivery provides a mixture of evidence-based information, group-work, videos and interactive work.
- Do you want to help infants develop secure relationships with their caregivers?
- Do you want to help caregivers share a sensitive, affectionate and empathic relationship with their babies?
Then this is the workshop for you.
Please bring your own lunch. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided.
Date and location
- 8:30am - 4:00pm
- Tresillian Willoughby Family Care Centre 2 Second Avenue, Willoughby NSW 2068
- Standard price : $250.00(GST included)
- TFCC ,SLHD and SNF staff only : No Charge
Cancellations will only be accepted in writing to TFCC-Education@health.nsw.gov.au.
Cancellations received more than 15 business days prior to the seminar date are entitled to a full refund.
Cancellations received between 6-14 business days prior to the seminar are entitled to a 50% refund.
Cancellations received less than five business days prior to the seminar or non-attendance will not be refunded.
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