Developmental Screening & Assessment (8APF032)

Developmental Screening & Assessment (8APF032)

Level ~ Graduate Certificate
Teaching period ~ All teaching periods
Type ~ Perinatal and Infant

This module develops core knowledge for assessing infant development and understanding or ‘formulating’ their difficulties.

This unit has starting dates of 2 August, 6 September, and 25 October during the 2021 academic year.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the unit, students will be able to:

  • Identify and describe developmentally appropriate assessment tools for use with infants and young children; and
  • Demonstrate knowledge of formulation and care planning in perinatal and infant mental health


Weekly Schedule
Week 1 Principles of assessment in perinatal and infant mental health
Week 2 The assessment process
Week 3 Formulation and care planning
Week 4 Developmental assessments
Week 5 DC-05