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    Reflective Functioning Training on the Parent Development Interview

    This course provides an understanding of parental reflective functioning and mentalization

    About this course

    This course aims to provide an understanding of parental reflective functioning (RF)/mentalization and to become a reliable coder of RF of the Parent Development Interview.

    The first full day will provide a brief introduction to the Parent Development Interview and the theory of parental mentalizing. Delegates will be shown how the RF coding system works and how to apply the manual to interviews with parents. The next four sessions will be spent coding interview transcripts together. The course will include homework which must be completed overnight and which will form the basis of discussion the next day.

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    "The training was excellent. Michelle is an outstanding communicator, teacher and facilitator of a group. The training was delivered in an environment that was warm, relaxed and maximised learning opportunities. The course content was clear, well-structured and well delivered. I highly recommend this training to clinicians and researchers." - Participant, March 2017

    "Everything was wonderfully organised. No glitches in the schedule or so on. The Teaching was amazing, thanks to Michelle Sleed. Moreover, everyone was super friendly, nice and supportive. I absolutely loved it. :)" - Participant, March 2017

    Michelle Sleed

    Michelle Sleed

    Research Psychologist