Clinical Skills in Infant Mental Health, The First Three Years (2nd Edition)
The book provides an evidence-based and practical approach to the assessment of young children and their families across diverse settings. The impact of attachment issues, prematurity, trauma, parental mental illness, substance abuse and other adverse circumstances is clearly explained and the quality of parenting and the importance of early relationships are addressed.
Written for a wide range of professionals (including maternal and child health nurses, general practitioners, psychiatrists, child protection workers, early childhood educators and community mental health workers).
The book features chapters on intervention and professional issues such as training, ethics and advocacy and highlights the growing understanding of factors that influence infant psychological development and the social and emotional wellbeing of young children and their families.
- Author: Sarah Mares, Louise Newman and Beulah Warren
- Year: 2011
- Access via: Online bookstore/Retail
- Organisation: Australian Council for Educational Resources
- Address: Private Bag 55
- Suburb: Camberwell
- Postcode: 3124
- Country: Australia
- Website: Clinical Skills in Infant Mental Health, The First Three Years
- Phone: 1800 338 402
- Email: email@example.com