Infant Mental Health for the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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January 30, 2014

Probiotics and infant colic: http://contemporarypediatrics.modernmedicine.com/contemporary-pediatrics/news/probiotic-improves-digestive-problems-infants

Disorganized attachment in preterm infants: http://health.usnews.com/health-news/news/articles/2013/07/24/very-preterm-babies-may-have-trouble-bonding-with-parents

The impact of early adversity on children's development: http://acesconnection.com/video/inbrief-the-impact-of-early-adversity-on-children-s-development-4

Check infants and toddlers for motor delays says AAP: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/27/us-kids-motor-delays-idUSBRE94Q02920130527

Helping Young Children Cope After a Traumatic Event: http://www.zerotothree.org/cope-after-exposure-to-a-traumatic.html

Colic and Migraines: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/16/colic-migraine-infants/2086121/

Child Exposure to Trauma: Comparative Effectiveness of Interventions Addressing Maltreatment www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/reports/final.cfm.

AAP Early Brain and Child Development http://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/EBCD/Pages/default.aspx

Economic Conditions at Birth Linked to Later Teen Behavior: http://www.first5la.org/articles/economic-conditions-at-birth-linked-to-behavior-in-teen-years

The School-Ready Child (infographic): http://www.zerotothree.org/public-policy/school-readiness-infographic.html

Which Baby Will Overcome Poverty? Sensitivity + Secure Attachment: http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/02/25/172880140/to-spot-kids-who-will-overcome-poverty-look-at-babies?ft=1&f=1128&sc=tw

Maternal Depression, Violence Increase Child's ADHD Risk: http://www.delawareonline.com/article/20130219/HEALTH/302190030/Maternal-depression-violence-home-may-raise-child-s-ADHD-risk?nclick_check=1

Bright Futures Videos for Parents:  http://brightfutures.aap.org/video_families.html

Free Preview Issue of Zero to Three: http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/zerotothree/201211/

Some Infants Who Pass Newborn Hearing Screening May Be Hearing Impaired: http://archotol.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1557924#qundefined

Newborns Brains Bear Signs of Adult Illnesses: http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/347519/description
/Newborns_brains_bear_signs_of_adult_illnesses

Scientists Say Talking To Baby Stops ADHD: http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/scientists-say-talking-to-baby-stops-adhd.19898767

Center for Mental Health in Pediatric Primary Care (warning site needs updating, but has some nice resources): http://web.jhu.edu/pedmentalhealth/index.html

"Pain Pills" Littlest Victims:  http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324731304578193642361543484
.html#slide/1

Plagiocephaly and Lower Developmental Scores At Age Three:  http://www.doctorslounge.com/index.php/news/pb/34551

Assessing Emotional Neglect in Infants:  http://cwrp.ca/sites/default/files/publications/en/EmotionalNeglectInfants59E.pdf

Autism Case Training Curriculum: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/act/class.html

Infants of Depressed Mothers LIving in Poverty: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrEb7h5eCGM

The Science of Early Childhood Development http://developingchild.harvard.edu/index.php/resources/briefs/inbrief
_series/inbrief_the_science_of_ecd/

Not babies, but  Free CE from MGH:  http://mghacademy.org/S=08fa2ac95aa23d7528436edc060e8605e70c16e2/courses/course-detail/addressing_unmet_needs_in_the_treatment_of_psychiatric_disorders

Early Childhood Homelessness:  http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4853363001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAAAP1OrgE~,Pg4k-7G5h8q5f5a18Ed-9RBn57qq9pZW&bctid=1543532738001

Sleep Training A Crying Baby: http://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/Pages/Infant-Sleep-Training-is-Effective-and-Safe-Study-Finds.aspx

From Neurons to Neighborhoods (An Oldie (2000), but a Goodie - associated podcast provides a very nice summary): http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?isbn=0309069882

From Neurons to Neighborhoods Update (2012): http://iom.edu/Reports/2012/From-Neurons-to-Neighborhoods-An-Update.aspx

Mini-Fellowship in Primary Pediatric Mental Healthhttp://mayocl.in/ML19ai 

Children's Digital Media Center: http://cdmc.georgetown.edu/

Prenatal antipsychotic exposure linked to reduced neuromotor performance: http://www.medwirenews.md/47/100980/Psychiatry/Prenatal_antipsychotic
_exposure_linked_to_reduced_neuromotor_performance.html

Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Children with Congenital Heart DiseaseEvaluation and Management http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/early/2012/07/30/CIR.0b013e318265ee8a

KySS Guide for Pediatric Mental Health: http://www.napnap.org/ProgramsAndInitiatives/MentalHealth/KySSMentalHealthGuide.aspx

Overcoming Barriers to Providing Infant Mental Health Services: http://www.zerotothree.org/public-policy/federal-policy/early-child-mental-health-final-singles.pdf

Bright Futures Developmental Tools for Families and Providers: http://www.brightfutures.org/tools/index.html

The Michael J. Bresnan Child Neurology Course: http://cme.med.harvard.edu/cmeups/pdf/00321195.pdf

The Infant Mental Health Specialist: http://www.zerotothree.org/child-development/early-childhood-mental-health/vol21-2s.pdf

Childhood Physical Punishment and Greater Risk of Mental Health Issues in Adulthood: http://www.medpagetoday.com/Pediatrics/Parenting/33561

Still Face Experiment Footage: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apzXGEbZht0&feature=relmfu

Consistent Routine Helps Baby Sleephttp://www.chicagotribune.com/health/ct-x-infant-sleep-environment-20120620,0,1240687.story

Orchids, Dandelions and The Sensitivity Hypothesis: http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2009/12/the-science-of-success/7761/

Talking to Children About Hunger:  http://rendezvous.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/06/02/real-life-hunger-games-in-america/

The Children of Military Services Members: http://vets.syr.edu/_assets/researchdocs/researchbriefs/IVMF%20Research%20Brief_DePedro.pdf

Mental Health and Medical Home: http://www.medicalhomeinfo.org/about/newsletter/spotlight_issues/mental_health.aspx

Zero to Three Development of Social-Emotional Skills: http://www.zerotothree.org/child-development/social-emotional-development/social-emotional-development.html

Music training benefits baby brains: http://www.torontosun.com/2012/05/09/music-benefits-babies-brains

May 9 Childrens Mental Health Awareness Day: http://www.samhsa.gov/children/index.asp​

May 9 NPIHC Webinar: Acute Stress Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and Postpartum Depression in Parents of NICU Babies: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/230292937
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Pediatric Practice Uses Internet for Mental Health Screening: http://www.healio.com/psychiatry/news/online/%7B3F99E1B2-93E0-4E77-B1BE-55F5724AD54E%7D/Urban-clinic-successfully-uses-Internet-for-mental-health-screening

May 9 NPIHC Webinar: Acute Stress Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and Postpartum Depression in Parents of NICU Babies:  https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/230292937

Baby Shrink with Dr. Heather Blog    http://babyshrink.com/

Autism science is moving 'stunningly' fast: http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/story/2012-04-08/Autism-science-research-moving-faster/54134028/1?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter&dlvrit=205764

The use of documentation prompts as an intervention strategy for primary care providers managing children in out-of-home placement:
http://www.cumc.columbia.edu/dept/nursing/pdf/CSR2_2/s10-CSR22_78_86.pdf

CDC: Autism affects one in 88 children  http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504763_162-57406450-10391704/cdc-autism-more-common-than-once-thought-affects-1-in-88-children/

Zero to Three:  http://zerotothree.org/