Infant/Very Young Child Development & Behavior

Brazelton, T., & Sparrow, J. (2006). Touchpoints: Birth to Three (2nd ed.). Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press.

Center on the Developing Child (2016). Key Concepts: Brain Architecture. Retrieved from

Chazan-Cohen R. & Summers, S. (2011). Understanding Early Childhood Mental Health: A Practical Guide for Professionals. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Company.

Davies, D. (2011). Child development: A practioner’s guide (3rd ed.). New York: The Guilford Press.

Dunn, Winnie (2007). Supporting Children to Participate Successfully in Everyday Life by Using Sensory Processing Knowledge. Infants & Young Children: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Special Care Practices, 20(2), 84-101.

Finello, K.M. (Ed.) (2005). The Handbook of training & practice in infant & preschool mental health. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Greenspan, S.I. (1985). First Feelings: Milestones in the emotional development of your baby and child. New York: Viking.

Landy, S. (2002). Pathways to competence: Encouraging healthy social and emotional development in young children. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.

Lieberman, A. (1993). The Emotional life of the toddler. New York: The Free Press.

Osofsky, J., & Fitzgerald, H. (Eds). WAIMH Handbook for infant mental health. New York: Wiley, Inc.

Robinson, J.L. (2008) Early empathy and prosocial behavior. Encyclopedia of Infancy and Early Childhood. Vol. 1, pp. 441-450. NY: Oxford.

Stern, D. (2008). The clinical relevance of infancy. Infant Mental Health Journal, 29, 177-188.

Suchman, N., DeCoste, C., Leigh, D., & Borelli, J. (2010). Reflective functioning in mothers with drug use disorders: Implications for dyadic interactions with infants and toddlers. Attachment and human development, 12(6), 567-585.

Zeanah, C.H. (Ed.) (2009). Handbook for infant mental health (3rd ed.). New York: The Guilford Press.

Measures of infant development and family capabilities: Ages & Stages Questionnaire (ASQ-3), Ages & Stages Questionnaire: Social-Emotional (ASQ:SE), HOME, Infant Toddler Developmental Assessment (IDA), Infant Toddler Social Emotioanl Assessment (ITSEA), Devareaux Early Childhood Assessment (DECA), PICCOLO, and/or Massie-Campbell ADS.

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