Introduction to Infant Mental Health Online Course

Introduction to Infant Mental Health

9 week online course | February 25 – April 29, 2013

This course is designed for professionals interested in an introduction to the field of infant mental health and intervention with infants, toddlers, and their parents. Readings, video, and observational tasks are included to familiarize students with the foundations of infant mental health and direct work with infants and parents. While not a clinical class, this course introduces the role and function of the infant mental health specialist and the use of relationship and reflection in work with families.

Course Instructor:
Marit Appeldoorn, MS, LICSW

Course Format:
Online, password-protected course website; instructor-guided; weekly assignments and activities; chats and discussion board

$225 course fee + purchase of required textbook

Earn Clock Hour Certificate:
24 Continuing Education Clock Hours approved and issued by the College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota.

Register online

More Information


If you would like a sample syllabus or have questions:
Please contact Karen Anderson, CEED online course manager, at 612-625-6617 or .

About FSA

Home visitation & parent education programs providing a continuum of quality, research-based, & curriculum driven services to support families & children prenatally through age 5.
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