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Beginner Level
Approx. 12 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

POST-PARTUM DEPRESSION

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 24 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Pregnancy-related Depression and Baby Blues4m
Pregnancy-related baby Blues4m
Treatment for Pregnancy-related Mood & Anxiety Disorders4m
Lifestyle Tools for Prevention and Treatment4m
Paternal Depression3m
7 readings
About Us: Meet Your instructors10m
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – National Helpline10m
Mental Health America2m
Mayo Clinic: Concise review for physicians and other clinicians: postpartum depression30m
AAP Maternal Depression: Readings and Resources  35m
AAP Maternal Depression: Readings and Resources30m
Postpartum Depression: Readings and Resources40m
1 practice exercise
POST-PARTUM DEPRESSION30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

CARE PROVIDING, FAMILY SUPPORT, AND FATHERHOOD

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 19 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Vital Support: Loving and Caring for Baby4m
Interview: Same-sex partners3m
Interview: Same-sex Considerations2m
Interview: Same-sex Support4m
2 readings
Guidelines for Healthcare Providers Working with Same-Sex Parented Families40m
Same-sex Parents and Their Children40m
1 practice exercise
CARE PROVIDING, FAMILY SUPPORT, AND FATHERHOOD30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

EARLY BONDING, RELATIONSHIP BONDING, AND KANGAROOING

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 21 min), 9 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Kangaroo Care Skin-to-Skin7m
Brain Development, Regulation, and Adversity7m
9 readings
Harvard University: Young Children Develop in an Environment of Relationships20m
Harvard University: 5 Steps for Brain-Building Serve and Return40m
Social and Emotional Development2m
Harvard University: Toxic Stress2m
Kangaroo Care: The Benefits of Skin-to-Skin Contact20m
Saving Babies' Lives by Carrying Them Like Kangaroos3m
Harvard University: Brain Architecture20m
Harvard University:25m
Zero to Three: Brain Development30m
1 practice exercise
EARLY BONDING, RELATIONSHIP BONDING, AND KANGAROOING30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

FINAL SKILLS VIDEO: NEWBORN ASSESSMENT

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 10 min), 5 readings
3 videos
Skills: Providing Breathing Support2m
Skills: More Newborn Skills5m
5 readings
AAP: How to Read a Growth Chart: Percentiles Explained45m
Predicting a Child's Adult Height: Reading and Resource30m
Supplementary Material for Measurement40m
CDC: Growth Curves for Boys20m
CDC: Growth Curves for Girls15m

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