presented by Stacey Dusing
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Stacey Dusing, PT, PhD, PCS
Dr. Dusing is a board certified pediatric physical therapy specialist with over 15 years of clinical and research experience with infants and children. Dr. Dusing is currently associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Virginia Commonwealth University where she directs the Motor Development Laboratory. Her research focuses on postural control, reaching development and…Read full bio
1. Impact of Parent Child Interaction on Development in the First Year of Life
This chapter will introduce evidence for the significant impact of parent child interaction on development of cognition, language, and motor development in the first year of life. Supportive strategies will be exemplified.
2. Impact of Parent Child Interaction on Development of Infants Born Preterm
This section will exemplify how preterm birth alters the relationship between parent child interaction and development. Considerations for parent education in the neonatal intensive care and first year of life will be discussed.
3. How to Assess the Quality of Mother Child Interaction
This chapter will highlight tools which can be used to quantify parent child interaction during therapy sessions or play assessments.
4. Interventions that Utilize Parent Child Interaction to Improve Developmental Outcomes in at-risk Infants
This chapter will provide evidence for three intervention strategies including parent therapist collaboration.