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 110
Session 1 (2/21/17): Prenatal Opioid Exposure, Barry Lester, PhD: Presentation Slides Link
Session 2 (3/7/17): Prenatal Maternal Depression, Amy Salisbury, PhD
Session 3 (4/4/17): Trauma and Attachment, Susan Dickstein, PhD
RIAIMH’s “Infant Mental Health Community Conversation Series” offers an opportunity for our diverse infant/toddler workforce to:
a) build on core infant mental health knowledge principles,
b) develop a shared meaning of infant mental health wellness, and
c) discuss ways that IMH principles inform practices and policies in RI.