by Susanne Mudra

Joanna Hawthorne visited the University Medical Centre Hamburg, Germany on June 2nd -3rd, 2016 for NBAS certification (Susanne Mudra and her colleague Susanne Malcherek). Afterwards, Joanna Hawthorne has given a lecture on the NBAS and NBO for nurses, psychiatrists and psychologists at the Mother and Baby Unit, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy.

The NBAS is used in Hamburg in clinical work with mothers and babies and is implemented during home-visits 3 weeks after birth as part of an ongoing prospective perinatal study on parental anxiety and infant emotional development, conducted by Susanne Mudra in cooperation with the Department of Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine, UKE Hamburg. As a Fellow of the UMass Boston Infant Parent Mental Health Postgraduate Program 2016/2017 Susanne Mudra also joined the NBO Training by Kevin Nugent and Connie Keefer in Boston on March 4th, 2016.