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Infant CARE-Index introductory online training (Australian/New Zealand)

6 September @ 9:30 am - 14 October @ 2:00 pm UTC+0

1000$+GST (early bird)

Bronwen Elliot (Trainer)

Online training, for Australian and New Zealand participants
6-8 September, 13-15 September, 11-14 October 2021 | 9.30-2pm
Cost: $1200+GST ($1000+GST Early Bird by 30 June)
For information contact Bronwen Elliott goodpraxis@hotmail.com

The CARE-Index is the simplest and most versatile of the DMM measures. It assesses mother-infant interaction from birth to about two years of age based on a short, videotaped play interaction of 3-5 minutes. Once the coder is trained, coding of an interaction takes about 15-20 minutes. The measure assesses mothers on three scales: sensitivity, control and unresponsiveness. There are also four scales for infants: cooperativeness, compulsivity, difficultness, and passivity

The course is taught from videotapes and depends upon both adult and infant behavior. Non-verbal behavior, interpersonal strategies, and developmental processes are emphasized. Adult patterns consist of sensitivity, controlling, and unresponsivity; the infant patterns are cooperative, difficult, compulsive compliant, caregiving or attention, and passive. The course includes a preliminary reliability test based on a standardized set of American mother-infant dyads. During the course, participants generate a set of videotapes that reflect their intended applications and culture(s). These tapes are used to assess the participant’s competence in administering the procedure.


6 September @ 9:30 am UTC+0
14 October @ 2:00 pm UTC+0
1000$+GST (early bird)
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