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The Effects of Trauma on the Mother-Infant Relationship Tools and Strategies for Intervention

April 28, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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The Effects of Trauma on the Mother-Infant Relationship Tools and Strategies for Intervention

Date: April 28, 2017

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Presenters: Dr. Alissa Huth-Bocks

Continuing Education Information: Pending approval for 5.5 Michigan SW CEU’s and will also count toward the requirements for the MI-AIMH Endorsement®

This training will address the ways in which mothers’ histories of relational trauma impact the mother-infant relationship beginning in pregnancy through the postpartum period using both an empirically supported and clinically relevant perspective. Prenatal maternal representations of the child and the self as a caregiver will be highlighted as an important intervention target that is associated with maternal trauma experiences and later infant and toddler outcomes. Both research and clinical practice presented will help attendees gain a greater depth of understanding about the effects of relational trauma on mothers and their infants during the transition into parenthood. Attendees will also better understand different components of the caregiving system (e.g., representations, behavior) and how maternal characteristics and experiences influence the caregiving system. They will also learn about an important evidence-based clinical tool (the Working Model of the Child Interview; Zeanah et al., 1994) that can aid in understanding these influences on mothers’ representations of their infants before and after giving birth.

For more details about this training, click here for the flyer: Flyer – Effects of Trauma on the Mother-Infant Relationship


  • Go to www.tbaisd.org
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  • If you have questions about registration, contact Nicole Sheehan at nsheehan@tbaisd.org or (231) 922-6229.


April 28, 2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:


Northwest Michigan Infant Mental Health


Hagerty Center
NMC Great Lakes Campus, 715 E. Front St.
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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