Course Descriptions

Course 1: Reflective Functioning Training on the Parent Development Interview
Course 2: Reflective Functioning Training on the Pregnancy Interview

Reflective Functioning on the Parent Development Interview

This course will be co-taught remotely by Dr. Arietta Slade and Dr. Michelle Sleed.  It will be offered in five 4-hour sessions over the course of a week. Sessions will begin at 9AM EST/2PM GMT and end at 1PM EST/6PM GMT. 

Course Dates: February 6-10, 2023

Course Fee: $1000

Instructor(s): Arietta Slade, PhDMichelle Sleed, Ph.D.

This five day online course is designed to provide research professionals with a comprehensive understanding of Parental Reflective Functioning (RF) and to provide training to become a reliable RF coder on the Parent Development Interview (PDI). The course will provide an introduction to RF and to the PDI and will provide participants in the course with training in understanding and applying the RF coding system to PDI transcripts. Participants will be given interview transcripts to score in between sessions; this work will serve as the basis for discussion on the following training day.

Who is this course suitable for?
Researchers working in the areas of infant, child, and parent mental health. Although the course material is quite relevant to clinical work, this course is geared toward individuals who wish to use the PDI in research. Click here for details on Training Protocol.

Suggested Reading?
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We are currently accepting registrations on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.  The course is being capped at 16. To register for this course or inquire about future trainings, please click Contact Us to reach Arietta Slade directly. 


Reflective Functioning Training on the Pregnancy Interview

Instructor(s): Ann Stacks, PhD; Kristyn Wong, PhD.

New online course date announced for 2022!

Course Dates: October 26th – 28th; 31st; November 1st 2022, 9am-1pm EST

Course Fee: $1000

The Pregnancy Interview PI-R (Slade, 2004) is a semi-structured
clinical interview developed to assess the quality of a mother’s representation of her relationship with her unborn child.
This online course is designed to provide research and clinical professionals with a comprehensive understanding of Parental Reflective Functioning (PRF) and to provide training to researchers to become a reliable RF coder on the Pregnancy
Interview (PI). The course will provide an introduction to PRF and to the PI and will provide participants with training in understanding and applying the RF coding system to PI transcripts. Participants will be given interview transcripts to score in between online sessions; this work will serve as the basis for discussion on the following training day.

Training is limited to 10 people.

To register, please visit
https://forms.gle/wUdDMGBszZewhHWX8

For questions, contact
amstacks@wayne.edu

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