OCN NI Level 1 Award in Infant Mental Health
The OCN NI Level 1 Award in Infant Mental Health qualification has been designed to enable the learner to understand the factors that affect infant mental health and development. The qualification will also enable the learner to know how to communicate effectively with infants.
The objectives of the qualification are to enable learners to:
® know how brain development is linked to infant mental health
® be aware of the factors influencing an infant’s development
® be aware of the key physical care needs of infants
® be aware of how to support the social and emotional development of infants
® know how to effectively communicate with infants