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Download Unit 1: Introduction to Infant Mental Health Practice (889 KB)
Download Unit 2: The Nature of Human Attachments in Infancy (471 KB)
Download Unit 3: The Psychological Dimensions of Pregnancy, Labor and Delivery for Mothers and Fathers (361 KB)
Download Unit 4: Conducting an Infant Mental Health Family Assessment (376 KB)
Download Unit 5: The Newborn's Capabilities and Temperament: What He Brings to His Parents (325 KB)
Download Unit 6: Impact on the Family of the Birth of a Sick or Handicapped Infant (407 KB)
Download Unit 7: Special Issues in Infant Mental Health Practice (505 KB)
Download Suggested Readings (395 KB)
Download Comments for Instructors (900 KB)
This Study Guide is an accompaniment to "The Awakening and Growth of the Human: Studies in Infant Mental Health", a series of 10 videotapes, produced and narrated by Mr. Michael Trout.
The Infant Mental Health Telecourse materials consist of the Study Guide, the Trout Videotapes, and 30 highly recommended readings on infant mental health topics.
An Instructor's Guide is available.
University of Southern Maine
Partridge, Susan E. MSW, PhD, "The Awakening and Growth of the Human Infant: A Telecourse Study Guide for Infant Mental Health Practitioners" (1987). Faculty and Staff Books. 248.