Promoting First Relationships in Pediatrics

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Day 1:
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 07:00 AM until 10:30 AM
Day 2:
Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 07:00 AM until 10:30 AM
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Video Conferencing
Cost Range

Host And Instructor

Barnard Center for Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health, University of Washington
to be determined

Training Overview Description

What is Promoting First Relationships in Pediatric Primary Care?

  • A university-based program adapted by pediatricians to help pediatric primary care providers support stable and secure early parent-child relationships
  • A framework that operationalizes attachment and child development theory into applied practice and intervention strategies specifically for the pediatric office visit
  • A curriculum that also provides well-child check handouts for each visit (newborn – three years old) for pediatricians to share with parents
  • Consultation strategies to promote infant/toddler mental health

How Can Promoting First Relationships help medical providers in pediatric primary care?

  • Learn to see and better understand the attachment behaviors that are already occurring within your patient through a combination of lecture, videos, and case studies
  • Learn evidence based skills that can help both you and your patients feel an increased sense of competency, satisfaction, and efficacy
  • Quickly and easily apply what you have learned with the assistance of the accompanying manual and patient handout
  • Experience a renewed sense of meaning and joy in your work when using the relationship-based framework and skills you will learn in this workshop

Who Should Attend Promoting First Relationships in Pediatrics?

Pediatricians, Family Physicians, Pediatric and Family Nurse Practitioners, RN’s, Pediatric Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Registered Dieticians and clinic and hospital-based staff in pediatric settings

Event-specific Details

The Alaska Association of Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health (AK-AIMH) has listed this training for the benefit of Alaska's professionals as part of our three-year initiative Project Compass: Leading the Way to Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Workforce Development. Project Compass is funded by AK-AIMH members and donors, the Alaska Children's Trust, and the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority.

Registration Information

Visit PCR Programs at the Barnard Center to register for this training.