At a Glance: Infant/Toddler Mental Health
A partially online graduate certificate
What's the best way to ensure strong social and emotional development in young children? In this certificate program you will learn to integrate education, training, research, and practice across all disciplines and develop service providers who are inclusive, culturally competent, and capable of serving infants, toddlers, and their families. Do you want to be a voice for babies?
As a member of this program, you will:
- Participate in an interdisciplinary model designed to provide optimal services to infants, toddlers, and their families
- Experience the support of a collegial environment
- Apply classroom ideas to actual work experience through an individualized project
- Have the flexibility to do coursework online and network with colleagues and faculty throughout the program
Upon completion, you will receive a Portland State University Graduate Certificate.
Who is this for?
The program is intended for students from many disciplines:
- Mental health
- Early intervention
- Social work
- Early childhood
- Nursing and health care
- Child psychiatry
- Four quarters
- Fully online
- 20 required credits
The optimal plan is to be admitted to PSU and begin fall term. However, you can apply and begin the program any term and some courses are available prior to admission.
Prerequisites for the Infant Toddler Mental Health Graduate Certificate include a master's degree in a related field or a bachelor's degree with experience working with young children and their families.
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