Understanding the Mental Health of Infants and Young Children Using the DC: 0-5

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Article Understanding the Mental Health of Infants and Young Children Using the DC: 0-5


This two-day comprehensive training on DC:0-5™ Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood targets clinicians and leaders from fields of mental health, health and early intervention. This training provides history and background around the need and development of a specialized diagnostic classification system for infancy and early childhood, approaches in diagnosis from an Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health perspective which is developmentally informed, relationship based, contextual and culturally competent. Participants will learn about the multi-axial approach to diagnosis as well understanding the contents of each axis including Axis I clinical disorders.

This professional development opportunity will be relevant to: mental health practitioners, physicians, psychologists, early childhood educators, public health nurses, social workers, policy makers, and others interested in learning about infant mental health, the diagnosis of mental health and developmental disorders in infancy and early childhood, and their role in supporting the mental health of infants and toddlers.

ZERO TO THREE offers this official DC:0-5™ Training. DC:0-5 Training is facilitated by select Expert Faculty who have the highest clinical, diagnostic and training expertise. Working in limited sized groups over the course of two days, the Expert Faculty have the opportunity to support, guide and clarify content for participants on a much more personal level through facilitating small group discussions, encouraging questions and reflections and preparing examples which are clear and relevant in clarifying content. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in one Community of Learners’ call following the training for peer to peer support and support of ZERO TO THREE.

Location: SickKids PGCRL Learning Tower, 686 Bay St., Toronto, Room 3
Fees (In person only): IMHP Members $720   Non-Members $900

Space is limited to 30 participants

For more details visit the Registration Website or download the offline registration flyer.