UMH (0627) 619 - IMHDP Internship I
The IMH-DP intern will provide services to infants, toddlers and preschoolers and their families, with identified mental health and developmental challenges using a wide range of evidence-based effective approaches to practice as member of the mental health team in the agency/ center in which he/she is placed.
Free Note: Required for students in IMH-DP program.
The learning goals for this course are to begin to master those competencies needed to obtain IMH Endorsement as an Infant Mental Health Professional. Five of these goals are:
1a. Be conversant in the fundamental principles of human development.
1b. Identify typical and atypical development from pregnancy through early childhood.
1c. Explain differing developmental models including transactional theory, dynamic systems, pathways of development, the ecological model, etc.
1d. Extrapolate from theory and research to provide information, guidance and support to individual families with regard to the care and development of infants and young children.
1e. Identify, understand and explain the basic processes of early brain development.
The complete list of goals will be distributed during orientation.