[R-0487] S7: Family and Community

Citation: Bright Futures at Georgetown University. (2017). Promoting Healthy Mental Development: Infants. Module 1. Retrieved from [site] [or enter promoting mental health development middle childhood online curriculum” in your search window and click on Ages and Stages, scrolling down to Infancy].

Abstract: This new online curriculum builds on and updates information from the publication Bright Futures in Practice: Mental Health. This module addressing infant mental health contains module objectives and information on developmental goals and concerns in infancy, what to look for when observing parent-infant interactions, how to conduct developmental assessments, and the roles of the family and the provider in helping the infant meet social and emotional developmental goals.

Integration: The content and skills presented in this website fit well in Child Development; Infants, Toddlers and Twos; Child, Family and Community; Child Guidance; Health, Safety and Nutrition; and Social and Emotional Development.

Content Focus: Attachment; Child Development; Child, Family and Community; Child Guidance; Cognitive Development; Community Practices; Communicating; Emotions; Families at Risk; Family Formation; Health, Safety and Nutrition; Infant Development Checklist; Infant Distress; Infants, Toddlers and Twos; Maternal Depression; Mental Health; Play; Parent and Family Assessment; Parent Education; Professional Development; Safe and Nurturing Environments; Screening; Sleep/Wake Behaviors; Social and Emotional Health; Stimulating Environments; Training

Notes: As an activity, have learners complete the Where to Seek Help Bright Futures Referral Tool found within this curriculum at https://www.brightfutures.org/development/infancy/community.html.