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Birth to Six Early Childhood Learning Series – Infant Parent Psychotherapy

June 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am - June 23, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

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Registration is CLOSED for this training – if you are interested in attending as a walk-in, please email tmartinez@mi-aimh.org for more information

Infant Parent Psychotherapy: The Practice of Relating, Tolerating, & Creating to Support Family Healing

Infant Parent Psychotherapy (IPP) is a core component of IMH practice.  Drawing from the rich IPP history, this workshop will provide an overview of IPP principles and practice, and will specifically examine how IMH clinicians can use relationship-focused strategies to help caregivers remember, experience, regulate, and tolerate memories and feelings in order to facilitate the creation of new meanings and hope in current parent-child relationships.

Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017 and Friday, June 23, 2017
*Attendance is required at both dates
**Please note that the content presented for the first day of this training will be the same as the training last year on July 13, 2016.  There will be more time for discussions and interaction as well as more in-depth information and a case presentation.

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Registration begins at: 8:30 AM

Presenter: Kate Rosenblum, PhD, IMH-E®

Dr. Rosenblum is a clinical and developmental psychologist with expertise in early emotional development. Her research and clinical work focus on trauma and relationship disruptions in early childhood, parent mental health, interventions to enhance parent-child relationships, and the special needs of young children in the context of military families, adoption and foster care. Many of the children she studies and works with clinically have experienced significant trauma and loss in their early years, and are consequently at high risk for anxiety, post-traumatic stress, conduct problems, and ongoing relationship disturbances. In addition to her work in the areas of adoption and foster care, Dr. Rosenblum also leads the Strong Families initiative that is part of the University of Michigan’s M-SPAN initiative, focused on building effective outreach and support for military families with young children during and following deployment.

At the Center for Human Growth and Development Dr. Rosenblum co-directs the University of Michigan Strengths-Based Adoptive Family Initiative, and she collaborates on several federally funded projects focused on identifying parenting and child self-regulation correlates of pediatric obesity risk.

In the Department of Psychiatry she co-directs the Parent-Child Relational Clinic, a training clinic designed to provide relationship-focused assessments and interventions for children birth to 6 years old and their families.

Continuing Education Information – 11.0 training hours:

Social Work – Approved for 11.0 Michigan SW CEU’s
IMH Endorsement® – Will count towards the requirements for the MI-AIMH Endorsement®
NEW! Licensed Professional Counselors – NBCC Hours – Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health (MI-AIMH) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No.6867.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  MI-AIMH is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Key MI-AIMH Competencies addressed include:
-Parent-Infant/Young Child Relationship-based Therapies & Practices
-Attachment, Separation, Trauma & Loss
-Relationship-focused, therapeutic practice
-Family relationships and dynamics
-Psychotherapeutic & behavioral theories of change
-Self Awareness
-Parallel Process
-Professional/Personal Development
-Building & Maintaining Relationships
-Observation & Listening
-Emotional Response

Registration: This training is sponsored generously by the Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority (DWMHA). Therefore, training attendees need to be employed by a Detroit Wayne Infant Mental Health program and a registration code is required to register. If you work outside of Detroit-Wayne County and are interested in the training topic, please contact Tiffanie Martinez tmartinez@mi-aimh.org, MI-AIMH Project Assistant, about the possibility of bringing this trainer to your area.

Registration deadline: June 15, 2017

For registration questions, contact Tiffanie Martinez at: tmartinez@mi-aimh.org or 734-785-7705, Ext. 7617


June 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am
June 23, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
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The Guidance Center, Center For Excellence
13111 Allen Rd.
Southgate, MI 48195 United States
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Please note: If you are registering multiple users, you will need to fill out the form and add each one to the cart individually.

ECLS.6.22 & 23.2017.Infant Parent Psychotherapy

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