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Master of Health Sciences (Infant and Parent Mental Health) (Coursework)

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  • Objectives
    On completion of this course participants will have: * gained an increased knowledge of clinical skills, developed in assessing and treating infants and families with mental health problems; and * developed expertise in direct clinical work, consultation and liaison, early intervention and research.
  • Academic Title
    Master of Health Sciences (Infant and Parent Mental Health) (Coursework)
  • Course description
    Core Subjects

    Subject     Semester     Credit Points

    554-620  Clinical Seminar 1
    Students will present their own clinical work in the seminar groups. The seminar content will include: the development of skills in selecting appropriate assessment techniques;different therapeutic modalities (developmental guidance, infant parent ps...     Year Long     15

    554-626  Psychopathology 1
    This subject will focus on: the clinical features;aetiology;epidemiology;severity and prognosis of regulatory disorders;psychosomatic illness;attachment and interactional problems;reactive disorders;parental psychopathology; andinfant mental health p...     Year Long     10

    554-629  Infant Mental Health Practice 1
    Principles and practices of assessment and diagnosis including: assessment of infants;infant-parent relationship;parents and the familial and psychosocial environment; andtreatment approaches to infant mental health problems including:interactional g...     Year Long     10

    554-623  Research for Infant Mental Health Pract.
    This subject will equip students to: utilise and contribute to research in the infant mental health field;identify research needs and formulate research questions; andbe able to select research strategies to appropriately answer research questions.     Semester 2     5

    554-621  Clinical Seminar 2
    Students will present their own clinical work in the seminar groups. The seminar content will include: the selection of appropriate assessment techniques;specialised assessments including assessments of parenting capacity;protective assessments;the s...     Year Long     15

    554-627  Psychopathology 2
    The subject covers: the clinical features;aetiology;epidemiology;severity and prognosis of developmental disorders;traumatised infants;infants at risk of and who have suffered neglect and abuse; andinfants at high risk including infants with parents ...     Year Long     10

    554-628  Research Project
    Students will be expected to research and submit a written thesis on a topic pertinent to infant mental health practice.     Year Long     25

    554-630  Infant Mental Health Practice 2
    This subject will look at: principles and practice of assessment and diagnosis;assessment of infants;infant-parent relationship;parents and the familial and psychosocial environment;theoretical foundations of different therapeutic processes;treatment...     Year Long     10

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