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This subject will introduce students to the scope of infant mental health practice in different health and welfare settings. The format will be case based teaching with each student each student taking turns to present a case of an infant and their family from their clinical practice setting. The seminar leader will actively teach key from the case presented to impart conceptual and technical knowledge about infant mental health practice.
Intended learning outcomes
This subject aims to:
- teach students how to judiciously apply infant mental health concepts and skills to their own cases and clinical practice setting
- teach students to effectively communicate to professional peers about the salient features of a clinical case.
Students will be able to:
- present the essential clinical features of a case of an infant and their family from their clinical practice
- distinguish and articulate the key mental health issues present in cases from their own caseload
- critically compare and select the relevance of different theoretical concepts for their cases
- critically compare and select the relevance of different clinical techniques for their cases
- apply an infant mental health perspective to the management plan of a clinical case of an infant and their family
Last updated: 6 December 2019