Irving B. Harris Graduate Certificate Program In Infant Mental Health
Develop specialty skills in clinical, consultation and leadership services in the multidisciplinary field of infant and early childhood mental health. Training includes coursework as well as an applied practicum experience tailored to your discipline and career objectives. This part-time program is offered on a distance learning platform with two seminars in Seattle, WA and the remainder of coursework completed at your location.
Scope of Training
- Attachment theory-based approaches to infusing infant mental health principles into a variety of practice settings
- Contributing factors to the development of psychopathology in children aged 3 and under
- Relationship-based infant and early childhood diagnostic assessment and evaluation
- Applied clinical practicum experience tailored to your discipline and career objectives
You will learn how to infuse infant and early childhood mental health principles into your daily practice settings while expanding your professional network. You will earn 18 graduate credits upon completing the certificate. You also have the option of taking the first three classes individually without enrolling in the certificate program.
Graduate degree or student currently matriculated in a graduate degree program at UW
Who Should Apply
Professionals from a variety of training backgrounds, including nursing, education, medicine, occupational/physical therapy, psychology, social work, and speech and hearing sciences.
Individuals may opt to take one or more of the first year courses a la carte to build their knowledge base in infant mental health. If you are interested in single course enrollment, please contact us. (Note: Graduate certificates are only awarded for satisfactorily completing all program requirements which includes the second clinical year.) If you are interested in continuing education units (CEUs), please contact us for information.
Our program costs are $657 per credit for 2012-2013, plus quarterly fees. Fees for 2013-2014 haven't been set.