Infant Mental Health workshop- 2 October at Nepean
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
2nd October 2019
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
- Tresillian Nepean, 1b Barber Avenue, Kingswood, NSW 2747
- Regular : $250.00(GST included)
- TFCC Staff, SLHD & SNF Nurses 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.
Booking window closes on 30th September 2019, 9:00 AM