The Infant REACH group is facilitated by Occupational and Mental Health therapists with extensive training in the area of infant and toddler development, therapeutic interaction, parent-child attachment and health/wellness topics utilizing a relationship-based model.
- Facilitating positive-parenting interactions that foster healthy parent-child attachment
- Enhancing child development in the areas of motor skills, play, cognition, language/literacy, and school readiness
- Supporting and nurturing social-emotional development of parents and their children
- Educating parents about health topics to improve self-care and infant wellness
- Reducing parent’s isolation by promoting access to community resources
WEEKLY PROGRAM COMPONENTS
- Therapy groups designed to foster parent-child interaction and developmental skills
- Parent-child activities to enhance developmental skills, positive parenting practices and social-emotional well being
- Parenting topics focused on targeting parent-child needs
- Nutritional meals shared together where food safety, appropriate options, preparation techniques, and infant feeding stages are modeled and discussed
- Utilization of community resources for family activities and education
- Program is offered year-round on Tuesdays from 11am-1pm.
- Access to Occupational, Speech, Physical, and Mental Health therapies as needed
- Qualifying families may have access to preschool enrollment and family home visitors
- Routine screenings of the child’s development
For more information about Infant REACH, contact Terese Haggerty-Lueck at 612.294.2658 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Sandy Klein-Mirviss at 612.294.2666 or email@example.com.