A Sample 8-Year Academic Study Plan

ACADEMIC YEAR ONE (12 Credits)

Course #

Course name

Credits

1st Trimester (4 Credits)

IMH 101

Human Development

2

IMH 102

Reflective Adult Learning

1

IMH 500

Critical Reading of Research Articles

1

2nd Trimester (4 Credits)

IMH 203

Language Development (Prerequisite: IMH 101)

2
IMH 205

Social Emotional Development (Prerequisite: IMH 101)

2
3rd Trimester (4 Credits)

IMH 204

Practicum: Language Development  (Prerequisite: IMH 203)

2

IMH 206

Practicum: Social Emotional Development (Prerequisite: IMH 205)

2

ACADEMIC YEAR TWO (12 Credits)

1st Trimester (4 Credits)
IMH 201 Motor and Sensory Processing Development (Prerequisite: IMH 101)
2
IMH 208 Practicum: Educational & Cognitive Development (Prerequisite: IMH 207)
2
2nd Trimester (4 Credits)
IMH 202 Practicum: Motor & Sensory Processing (Prerequisite: IMH 201)
2
IMH 501 Basic Research Design and Methodology (Prerequisite: IMH 500)
2
3rd Trimester (4 Credits)

IMH 207

Educational & Cognitive Development (Prerequisite: IMH 101, IMH 102)

2
IMH 502 Statistics I (Prerequisite: IMH 501)
2

ACADEMIC YEAR THREE (12 Credits)

1st Trimester (4 Credits)

IMH 210

Family System Theory & Functioning (Prerequisite: IMH 205, IMH 207)

2

IMH 503

Statistics II: Techniques of Data Analysis (Prerequisites: IMH 501; IMH 502)

2

2nd Trimester (4 Credits)
IMH 211 Practicum: Family System Theory & Functioning (Prerequisite: IMH 210)
2

IMH 212

Neuroscience Basis for Social-Emotional and Cognitive Development (Prerequisite: IMH 101)

2

3rd Trimester (4 Credits)

IMH 213

Individual Differences and Psychopathology  (Prerequisite: IMH 201, IMH 203, IMH 205, IMH 207)

2

IMH 302

An Integrated, Developmental Approach to the Assessment, Evaluation, and Diagnostic Process (Prerequisite: IMH 201, IMH 203, IMH 205, IMH 207)

2

ACADEMIC YEAR FOUR (12 Credits)

1st Trimester (4 Credits)

IMH 303

Practicum: Advanced Assessment of Children and Families (Prerequisite: IMH 302)

3

Elective IMH Elective Course
1
2nd Trimester (4 Credits)
IMH 209 Visual-Spatial Processing Development (Prerequisite: IMH 201, IMH 205)
3
IMH 306 Medical and Alternative Treatments in Infant Mental Health (Prerequisite: IMH 302)
1
3rd Trimester (4 credits)
IMH 304 An Integrated, Developmental Approach to Intervention I (Prerequisite: IMH 302, IMH 303)
2
Elective IMH Elective Course
2
ACADEMIC YEAR FIVE (10 credits)
1st Trimester (3 credits)

IMH 301

Ethics, Values, Cultural Competency and Legal Aspects of Professional Clinical Practice (Prerequisite: IMH 101)

1

IMH 504 Basic Psychometrics (Prerequisites: IMH 501, IMH 502)
2
                  2nd Trimester (4 credits)
 
IMH 305 An Integrated, Developmental Approach to Intervention II (Prerequisite: IMH 304)
2
IMH 508 Advanced Research Design and Methodology (Prerequisite: IMH 503 and/or IMH 504)
2
3rd Trimester (3 credits)
IMH 309 Practicum: Integrated Developmental Approach to Intervention III (Prerequisite: IMH 305)
2
Elective Research Elective Course
1
ACADEMIC YEAR SIX (10 credits)
1st Trimester (3 credits)
IMH 505 Practicum: Infant Mental Health Research (Prerequisite: IMH 508)
3
2nd Trimester (4 credits)
IMH 307 Understanding How Children Learn: Recognizing Differences and Strengths and Creating Engaging, Supportive and Effective Learning Environments (Prerequisites: IMH 213, IMH 304, IMH 305)
2
IMH 509 Dissertation Seminar (Prerequisite: IMH 505)
1
Elective Research Elective Course
1
3rd Trimester (3 credits)
IMH 308 Federal, State, Community and School Regulations (Prerequisite: IMH 307)
1
IMH 310 Practicum: Consultation and Supervision (Prerequisites: IMH 205, IMH 211, IMH 213, IMH 302)
2
DISSERTATION PROCESS YEAR ONE (8 credits)
1st Trimester
IMH 601 Dissertation proposal (Prerequisite: IMH 309, IMH 509)
2
2nd Trimester
IMH 601 Dissertation proposal (Prerequisite: IMH 309, IMH 509)
2
3rd Trimester
IMH 602 Dissertation in progress (Prerequisite: IMH 601)
4
DISSERTATION PROCESS YEAR TWO (9 credits)
1st Trimester
IMH 602 Dissertation in progress (Prerequisite: IMH 601)
5
2nd Trimester
IMH 603 Dissertation completion (Prerequisite: IMH 602)
2
3rd Trimester
IMH 603 Dissertation completion (Prerequisite: IMH 602)
2