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The Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health® is a global organization that includes those states and countries whose infant mental health associations have licensed the use of the workforce development tools, Competency Guidelines® and Endorsement for Culturally Sensitive, Relationship-Focused Practice Promoting Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health®, under … Continue reading
BUILDING STRONG FAMILIES IN NEWPORT–May 18th Hear about why prevention and support are so important to Focus on in the Newport area by Dr. Clyne, DOH Learn about trauma and strategies to engage at-risk families by Sara Kelly-Palmer, Trauma Specialist from Family Services Hear brief presentations from providers currently doing … Continue reading
What is RIAIMH Infant Mental Health Endorsement® for culturally sensitive, relationship-focused practice? An internationally recognized workforce development system that identifies important competency requirements for the infant/family workforce Affirms the specialized education, work experiences, in-service training, and reflective supervision/consultation experiences obtained by each member of the infant/family workforce Informs the individualized … Continue reading
Spring 2017 Community Conversation Series: Promoting Infant Mental Health in Challenging Circumstances: February 21, March 7, April 4: Register Today!
Infants/toddlers are vulnerable to environmental risks. Sustained exposure impacts the architecture of the developing brain associated with adverse developmental consequences. Relationships are the key to understanding impact and possibilities for healthy development. DATES: Tuesday mornings (8-10am): Feb 21, March 7, April 4, 2017 LOCATION: Rhode Island College, Alger Hall Room … Continue reading
ZERO TO THREE: BREAKING NEWS FOR BABIES Congress Passes Mental Health Reform Legislation Includes Grants for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Huge news for infant and toddler advocates! Today, Congress passed broad mental health reform legislation, including new grants to promote infant and early childhood mental health! Rolled into … Continue reading
PowerPoint Presentation: riaimh-celebrating-babies-2016 Shonkoff 2016 Executive Summary: 8-things-to-remember-about-child-development CELEBRATING BABIES…AND THOSE WHO CARE FOR THEM! October 25, 2016 6:00 – 8:00 PM Continue reading
On August 31st, join Rally4Babies with ZERO TO THREE and advocates across the country for an Infant-Early Childhood Mental Health Day of Action during which we will call, email, and tweet our Senators to ask them to pass mental health reform: ZERO TO THREE Continue reading
Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health® Formed to Provide Support for IMH Associations!
On June 9th, MI-AIMH and partner IMH association representatives voted to formalize the informal group known as “the league of states” into now a non-profit organization called the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health, Inc. ® (Alliance®). This alliance is comprised of all state IMH association members licensed … Continue reading
Excellent reviews for our May 2016 conference, Expanding Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health Principles and Practices: Formalizing Relationship-based Work through Partnerships that Support Competencies and Endorsement!
With much success, RIAIMH’s May conference brought together nearly 120 professionals to discuss ways to support collaborative practice, training, and professional growth for RI’s infant/early childhood & family workforce, focusing on infant/early childhood mental health. Thank you for all who participated! The conference started off with Aimee Mitchell (Senior Vice … Continue reading