Infant Toddler Mental Health Specialization

Infant Toddler Mental Health courses are taught by an interdisciplinary team of faculty from the fields of psychology, special education and counseling highlighting the most current research and interventions covering from prenatal development to three years of age. The program is aligned with the Michigan Infant Mental Health Association standards. The courses required for this specialization are listed below.

We encourage you to take the ITMH Specialization in order. Classes build on each other. Classes start spring, summer, or fall.

Specialization in Infant Toddler Mental Health (18 credits)

  • SPED 510 Introduction to Infant Toddler Mental Health (3 credits) or another course with advisor approval
  • CI 592 Dynamic Models of Infant Toddler Development (3 credits)
  • COUN 597 Strengths and Risk Factors (3 credits)
  • COUN 520 Collaboration and Partnerships (3 credits)
  • SPED 594 Assessment Methods  (3 credits)
  • SPED 595 Prevention and Intervention  (3 credits)