The Handbook of Training and Practice in Infant and Preschool Mental Health
January 2005, Jossey-Bass
Part One: General Training and Practice Constructs.
1 Returning the Treasure to Babies: An Introduction to Infant Mental Health Service and Training (Deborah J.Weatherston, Ph.D.).
2 Using Direct Observation in Prevention and Intervention Services in Infant and Preschool Mental Health: Training and Practice Issues (Martha Farrell Erickson, Ph.D.).
3 Training in Assessment of Birth to Five-Year-Olds (Karen Moran Finello, Ph.D.).
4 Diagnosis of Mental Health in Young Children (Marie Kanne Poulsen, Ph.D.).
5 Dyadic Therapy with Very Young Children and Their Primary Caregivers (Joan Maltese, Ph.D.).
6 Reflective Supervision in Infant, Toddler, and Preschool Work (Mary Claire Heffron, Ph.D.).
7 A Seminar to Support the Supporter: Promotion of Provider Self-Awareness and Sociocultural Perspective (Graciela “Chela” Rios Munoz, L.C.S.W.).
8 Retraining Clinicians to Work with Birth to Five-Year-Olds: A Perspective from the Field (Mona Maarse Delahooke, Ph.D.).
Part Two: Specialty Areas of Practice.
9 Developing Reunification and Adoption Recommendations for Substance-Exposed Infants and Toddlers in Foster Care (Valata Jenkins-Monroe, Ph.D.).
10 Play Therapy with Preschoolers Using the Ecosystemic Model (Sue A. Ammen, Ph.D., RPT-S, and Beth Limberg, Ph.D., RPT-S).
11 Intensive Day Treatment for Very Young Traumatized Children in Residential Care (Leena Banerjee, Ph.D., and Lorraine E. Castro, M.A., M.F.T.).
12 Kitchen Therapy and Beyond:Mental Health Services for Young Children in Alternative Settings (Brenda Jones Harden, M.S.W., Ph.D., and Mawiyah Lythcott, M.S.).
13 Delivering Infant and Preschool Mental Health Services in Rural and Remote Areas (Deborah A. Harris, M.S.W., L.I.S.W.).
Part Three: Training Standards, Systems, and Technology.
14 Developing Standards for Training in Infant and Preschool Mental Health (Karen Moran Finello, Ph.D., and Marie Kanne Poulsen, Ph.D.).
15 An Interdisciplinary Training Model: The Wayne State University Graduate Certificate Program in Infant Mental Health (Deborah J.Weatherston, Ph.D.).
16 The DIR™ Certificate Program: A Case-Based Competency Training Model (Serena Wieder, Ph.D.).
17 Using Technology as a Training, Supervision, and Consultation Aid (Valerie A.Wajda-Johnston, Ph.D., Anna T. Smyke, Ph.D., Geoffrey Nagle, Ph.D., M.P.H., L.C.S.W., and Julie A. Larrieu, Ph.D.).
Part Four: Innovative Models of Training and Service Delivery.
18 Developmental Pathways to Mental Health: The DIR™ Model for Comprehensive Approaches to Assessment and Intervention (Serena Wieder, Ph.D., and Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D.).
19 The Relationships for Growth Project: A Transformational Collaboration Between Head Start,Mental Health, and University Systems (Rebecca Shahmoon-Shanok, M.S.W., Ph.D., Faith Lamb-Parker, Ph.D., Ellen Halpern, Ph.D., Megan Grant, Ph.D., Carole Lapidus, M.S., M.S.W., and Charles Seagle, Ph.D.).
Part Five: Transforming Practice Across Systems of Care.
20 The Role of Reflective Process in Infusing Relationship-Based Practice into an Early Intervention System (Linda Gilkerson, Ph.D., and Tina Taylor Ritzler, M.A.).
21 Apprenticeship, Transformational Enterprise, and the Ripple Effect: Transferring Knowledge to Improve Programs Serving Young Children and Their Families (Rebecca Shahmoon-Shanok, M.S.W., Ph.D., Carole Lapidus, M.S., M.S.W.,Megan Grant, Ph.D., Ellen Halpern, Ph.D., and Faith Lamb-Parker, Ph.D.).
About the Editor.
About the Contributors.
--Jeree H. Pawl, former director of the Infant-Parent Program at San Francisco General Hospital
"This provocative volume compels a broader dialogue about the
critical issues related to the interdisciplinary training and
practice of infant mental health specialists."
--Hiram E. Fitzgerald, University Distinguished Professor, Psychology, Kellogg Center, Michigan State University
"This timely and rich volume illuminates the complex issues
involved both in conceptualization of infant family practice and of
practitioner preparation and support. A superb and valuable
--Donna R. Weston, director, Graduate Certificate Program in Infant Mental Health, University of Washington, Center for Infant Mental Health and Development