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IECMH Program Structure

Program Structure/Program Curriculum

The IECMH Certificate program includes a specified sequence of courses and experiences. All courses are required for both credit- and CEU-seeking students, with the exception of assessment courses that may be waived with documentation of prior training. The two-year program involves class participation, academic reading and writing, infant observation, small group process, student presentations, reflective practice, and individual case studies and projects.

Program Courses

CPsy5501 I (3 credits) Foundations of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health
CPsy5503 II (3 credits) Foundations of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health
CPsy5506 Infant Observation I (1 credit)
CPsy5508 Infant Observation II (1 credit)
CPsy5511 Infant Observation III (1 credit)
CPsy5513 Assessment DC0-3 (2 credits)
CPsy5515 Assessment NCAST (2 credits)
(3 credits)
Prevention/Intervention in Infancy and Early Childhood I
(3 credits)
Prevention/Intervention in Infancy and Early Childhood II
CPsy5523 Reflective Supervision I (1 credit)
CPsy5525 Reflective Supervision II (1 credit)

Program Schedule

The IECMH certificate program follows a cohort model. Students are expected to progress through the program without interruption over the course of study. Class schedules and course experiences are designed to accommodate demands of working professionals, residents outside of the metropolitan area, and already matriculated graduate students. Courses are scheduled in a series of day-long sessions each month during the fall, spring, and summer sessions.


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Last modified on February 21, 2013.