Infant Mental Health
Awareness Week 2019
Infant Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 10th-14th June and the campaign is being led by the Association for Infant Mental Health. This year’s theme is ‘Difficult Beginnings’. You can join in the discussion on social media using the hashtag #IMHAW19.
Trust research on infant mental health
- Negotiating sibling separation: A study of a method of group work with siblings in the adoption process and organisational responses by Jill Comfort
- Observing the nature and trajectory of infant defences against disturbing mothering on a mother and baby unit by Alexandra De Rementeria
- An exploration of reception class teachers’ experiences of supporting children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the first year of mainstream school by Martina Jones
- What can be learned from a single case of psychoanalytic infant observation? by Wendy Shallcross
The Tavistock and Portman is a world leader in the field of infant mental health. Courses such as our Working with Infants and the Early Years gives the opportunity to develop skills rooted in learning from detailed observation within a psychoanalytic framework. The Trust also offers a range of CPD training, with courses developed in line with the HEE Perinatal Mental Health Competency Framework. All courses can be found on our Education and Training pages.