This training session addresses the concept of reflective nursing and the related ways
in which healthcare professionals can reach their health education goals with young families, whether working in the home, clinic, or another setting. Reflective concepts based on the Minding the Baby® (MTB) approach are discussed, along with techniques to assist healthcare providers in addressing barriers that may cause common miscommunication and misunderstandings with families.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals working with families, including health home visitors, other healthcare staff, and professionals public health, child welfare, and related fields.
Minding the Baby® (MTB), is an evidence-based interdisciplinary reflective home visiting program for young families facing adversity utilized at the Yale Child Study Center.
This training will cover certain competencies required for Endorsement®. AK-AIMH administers the Endorsement® to recognize the attainment of professional competencies in working with children 0-3. For more information about Competencies® & Endorsement for Culturally Sensitive, Relationship-Focused Practice Promoting Infant Mental Health®, please visit AK-AIMH's website.
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 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. Visit Project Compass to learn more!