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Parent Infant Interaction Observation Scale (PIIOS)


Why study this course?

The PIIOS is a validated, easy-to-use tool, designed with the front line practitioner in mind to assess parent-infant interaction between 2 - 7 months. The PIIOS has been developed to meet the need for a short, easily accessible screening tool to assess parental attunement. It was developed and validated by Dr P.O. Svanberg in collaboration with colleagues at Warwick Infant Family Wellbeing Unit (WIFWU) and has been shown to be reliable and also ‘teachable’ with significantly improved ability to recognise ‘risky’ interaction following the training.
This course is a blended learning experience which will enhance your observation of the relationship between parents and their babies and teach you how to use PIIOS effectively.

Who is the course aimed at?

The course is aimed at professionals who work with parents and babies, such as health visitors, midwives, nursery nurses, social workers and psychologists.