The Brianna and Tanya case study is an interactive, web-based tool that helps professionals and students explore topics related to children’s mental health. This case study is currently offered to instructors and their staff and students in graduate and undergraduate level courses. It is designed to supplement existing course curricula.

By completing the Brianna and Tanya case study, participants will:

·       Use research in making practice decisions on infant and early childhood mental health.

·       Examine the needs of children from an interdisciplinary perspective.

·       Think holistically about working with other providers to serve children.

·       Recognize the importance of prevention and early intervention in children’s mental health.

·       Apply ecological and developmental perspectives to children’s mental health.

·       Predict probable outcomes for children based on services they receive.


PLEASE NOTE: If you are an instructor interested in learning more about how to offer the Brianna and Tanya case study to your students: 

1. Learn more about incorporating case studies into courses.
2. Complete registration by choosing course number EXT XFD.0098 -001 on this page and choosing "Add to cart".
3. Once you've completed registration, you'll be able to log into the course. We recommend that you bookmark the URL for easy access, but you will also receive an emailed receipt containing the link: canvas.umn.edu
4. Instruct your co-instructors, teaching assistants, and students to register through this same process. They will need the instructor name and course name to complete registration.


Course instructor: Cari Michaels, cmichael@umn.edu
Registration help: ELT Registration, ext-reg@umn.edu
Login and password help: help@umn.edu, 612-301-4357

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Section Title
Brianna and Tanya: A Case Study About Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health
Section Schedule
Date and Time TBA
Delivery Options
Self Paced Online  
Course Fee(s)
Brianna and Tanya Case Study $0.00
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