Child Development Course

The IPCP is introducing a new course on Child Development in 2017.   The course is designed by Graham Music, author of Nuturing Natures and a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist at working at the Tavistock Clinic.

 

The course offers students an acquaintance with recent and original research in early child development.  Certain papers or texts are prescribed for each seminar and encouragement is given to read further recommended papers if possible.

 

The module brings together research findings which cross disciplinary boundaries, such as attachment theory, neurobiology, developmental psychology and anthropology.  The course gives due consideration to historical, cultural and biological perspectives.  Throughout the programme, students are encouraged to think about the context, assumptions and methods that are integral to the research being considered.

Child Development Course Outline:

Seminar 1:  introduction to developmental research and pre-natal life

Date:  Saturday, 21st January – 9.00-12.30  (Katharine Frost) 

Seminar 2: Primed to relate and the importance of very early experience

Date:   Saturday 21st January – 9.00-12.30 (Katharine Frost)

 Seminar 3:  Attachment Theory

 Date:  Thursday, 23rd February – 7.00-830pm (Gill Berkowitz)

 Seminar 4: Neurobiology and Early Development

Date: Thursday, 30th March – 7.00-8.30pm (Shona Fraser)

 Seminar 5: Culture, Diversity and Developmental issues

Date:  20th April – 7.00-8.30pm  (Yvette Esprey)

 Seminar 6:  Language, Empathy and Other Minds

Date:  Thursday 25th May – 7.00-8.30pm (Gill Berkowitz)

 Seminar 7: Memory and Internal Representations of Relationships

Date:  Saturday 24th June – 9-10.30am  (Carol Long)

 Seminar 8: Early Defences in Response to Adverse Circumstances

Date:  Saturday 24th June – 11.00-12.30   (Yvette Esprey)

 Seminar 9:  Play, Creativity and Flexibility

Date:  Thursday, 27th July 2017 – 7.00-8.30pm (Irene Chait)

 Seminar 10: Adolescence and Early Adulthood

Date:  Thursday, 31st August  2017– 7.00-8.30pm (Megan Jones)

 Seminar 11:Humans as a Group Species

Date:  Saturday 23rd September  – 9.00-10.30am  (Irene Chait)

Seminar 12:Gender, Sexuality and The Role of the Father, in Children’s Emotional Development

Date: Saturday 23rd September – 11.00-12.30 (Clint van der Walt) 

 Seminar 13: Moral Development – Pro-social and anti-social behaviours

Date:  Thursday 26th  October – 7.00-8.30pm (Lauren Gower)

 Seminar 14:  Maltreatment and Resilience

Date:  Thursday 23rd November – 7.00-8.30pm (Belinda Karpelowsky)

 Venue:  St Vincent’s School for the Deaf , Rosebank.

130 Oxford Road, Johannesburg, 2196, South Africa

PLEASE NOTE ALTHOUGH IT SAYS OXFORD ROAD IT IS OFF TYRWITT AVENUE

Please google.

The school is very close to the Gautrain.

Cost:

The cost of the course will be R2,800.00 for the year.

Students and interns – R1400.00

 Payment: 

BANK DETAILS:

INSTITUTE FOR PSYCHODYNAMIC CHILD PSYCHOTHERAPY (IPCP)

Bank Account: IPCP

Standard Bank, Sandton City, Branch Number 8105

(Nedbank user’s code 051001)

Account No: 023193956

Reference: Your Name, plus Child Development Course

 

The organising tutor is Mary-Anne Tandy.  She can be contacted on ma@childpsychotherapy.co.za for more information.