Lakia Woods, Keyle Mitchell,
Tanjaneek Roberts, Deana Reed,
Shonda Smith, Kirstie Henry,
• Age Range for infant
is 0-1 ½ years old.
– At this age the
relations with the
Conflicts & Crisis
• Because an infant is utterly dependent, the
development of trust is based on the
dependability and quality of the child’s
• Children develop a sense of trust when the
caregivers provide reliability, care, and
affection. A lack of this would lead to
Crisis & Conflict Cont’d
• Every infant deserves life’s basic
necessities and should be provided with
life sustaining formula and food as well as
diapers and clothing for babies and
toddlers in time of crisis.
• Crisis of infants include facing
abandonment, foster care, abuse or death.
• Newborn through 2months
– The neck is unable to support the head when pulled to the
– The infant can left and turn the head when lying on its
• 3 through 4months
– The eyesight is enhanced and contact allows the infant to
be able to track objects
– The infant is able to raise his or her body
– Neck muscles are stronger and allows the child to support
his head on its own
• 5 through 6months
– The infant is able to move on its own
– The infant is learning how to crawl
– The infant is able to sit alone
• 6 through 12months
– The infant takes the first step and begins to walk
Virtues & Maladaptations
of Age Range
• Virtues • Maladaptations
– At this age the – The infant will also
infant is receiving develop sensory
hope, the strong distortion, the
belief that, even inability to
when things are not rationalize certain
going well, they will things, and also
work out well in the withdrawal,
end. avoiding emotional
• There are a lot of ways to make your Childs
outcome a negative one. Especially a t an early
• Holding infants constantly would allow them to
think that they should be held at all times.
• They will begin to become dependent on their
parent and/or caregiver to carry them at all
times, and we all now that cant happen if you are
Negative Outcome 2!!!
• Most babies set themselves to their
• The learn, early, who to get over on.
– If a parent doesn’t hold their child
constantly and the sitter does, they will
use that sitter to hold them most of the
Negative Outcome Cont’d!
• Caregivers who are inconsistent,
emotionally unavailable, or rejecting
contribute to feelings of mistrust in
the children they care for.
• Failure to develop trust will result in
fear and a belief that the world is
inconsistent and unpredictable.