The course: Epigenetics as a Lifelong Record of the Early-Life Environment is the second course based on the 2nd Training School organized by the COST ACTION CA18211, DEVOTION.
The aim of this course is to support health professionals that come from other disciplines, esp Midwifery, Obstetrics, Social Work, Nursing, Psychology to familiarize themselves with the findings of Epigenetics, so that they can provide better quality of care in their environments. At the same time, this 2nd course takes the attendees to a higher level of understanding, especially interesting for those who are also engaged in research and (academic) education.
There are three main axons of structure:
The course provides very interesting lessons as concerns the natural and the psychosocial environment influence and analyses significant aspects as concerns the embryonic/ fetal/ birth trauma and its lifelong impact.