Infant, Toddler Mental Health

PSY4300 Infant, Toddler Mental Health (3)

This course is an introduction to the field of infant and toddler mental health the study of how a young child's overall development is impacted by his social-emotional development and early relationships. Focus will be on early theorist and contributors to the field, as well as factors contributing to healthy emotional development brain development, temperament, the impact of trauma and multiple separations, and parent attachment styles. Environmental and physiological risk factors will be covered.