Mar 24, 2019  
2018-19 University Bulletin 
2018-19 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

UMH (0627) 605 - Development in a Relational Context: Starting at Conception

Credits: 3.00

Students will learn about the theoretical, empirical and clinical foundations focusing on relationship as the crucible of infant development emphasizing attachment theory. Reflective function, mutual regulation and inter-subjectivity are examined in the context of temperament, culture and neurodevelopment. Case-based problem solving helps develop clinical reasoning and understanding of relational treatment.

Free Note: Required for students in IMH-DP program.

1.Understand the psychological and behavioral dynamics of pregnancy and parenthood

2.Explain reflective function, inter-subjectivity and mutual regulation as issue and vectors of the parent-infant relationship functions and vectors of the parent-infant relationship

3.Consider the parent-infant relationship, attachment and related functions through the lens of temperament and culture

4.Gain a working knowledge of attachment theory and science

5.Understand and describe the behavioral expression, assessment and classification of attachment

6.Gain a working knowledge of the principles of relational treatment

7.Through didactic and case-based learning, gain a conceptual and working knowledge of Strength-based practice, ports of entry and development guidance