Infant Mental Health

Infant Mental Health is a multidisciplinary field of practice concerned with promoting optimal social and emotional development, preventing mental health difficulties and providing interventions to challenged parent-infant relationships in the crucial period from pregnancy to age three.


This course is suitable for frontline service providers and managers in a variety of healthcare, early education and community settings including public health nurses, psychologists, speech and language/ occupational /play therapists, social workers, social care leaders, family support workers, early years professionals, community development workers etc.  

At the end of the Masterclass participants will:

  • Understand the nature of attachment and what influences this process;
  • Learn about the importance of attachment for emotional and social brain development;
  • Develop practitioner observation skills of parent/caregiver – child interactions;
  • Understand the importance and use of reflective practice approaches for engaging parents and developing self awareness and how their feelings and responses can impact and influence their work.

Format, dates and venue

The training will be delivered over 2 full days on the 30th and 31st March, 2020 from 9am-5pm at the Trinity Institute of Population Health, Russell Building, Tallaght Cross, Dublin 24. A light lunch is provided. 


Places are limited to those working in Tallaght and must be booked in advance.  Please note you must be available to attend both full training days and engage in a community of practice after completion of the masterclass.

Date(s): 30/03/2020 - 31/03/2020
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


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