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Introduction to Working with Infants, Children and Families

Be introduced to key concepts related to working with children and their families in community child health settings.



CPD hours: 135
Study mode: Online
Start dates: February or July
Cost: $2475
Target audience: All health professionals
Credit: Successful completion of this course can provide credit for the postgraduate topic NURS8824

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This course aims to introduce the key concepts related to working with children and their families.  These include keeping children safe, principles of growth and development, the importance of attachment relationships and strategies to engage with infants, children and their families.



On successful completion of this topic students will be expected to be able to:

  • Describe the relationship between the International Convention of the Rights of the Child to working with children in Australia.
  • Describe the principles of attachment and the impact of attachment relationships on health outcomes.
  • Identify and apply a range of developmental theories of child growth and development.
  • Identify and apply specific strategies for communication with and engaging infants, children and their families.



Online: Use the enquiry form on this page
Phone: (08) 8201 3409
Email: sonm.profdev@flinders.edu.au