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State of RI Press Release, October 7, 2021:
News from RIght from the Start:
Urge congress to Think Babies and Act!
A brief on why faces are essentail for babies and FAIMH's initiative to distribute clear face masksto child care proviodes in Florida
A call to action from the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health to address ongoing bias, structural racism and racial violence.
A message from RIAIMH's Executive Director, Susan Dickstein, PhD, IMH-E® and related resources about COVID-19
Brazelton Touchpoint Center
January 26, 2022
11am -5:30pm ET
University of Massachusetts - Boston
Infant-Parent Mental Health Postgraduate Certificate Program
Currently accepting applications for the program starting March 2022 and ending in November 2023. This program fulfills the Alliance for Infant Mental Health Training and Reflective Supervision/Consultation requirements for the credential: Endorsement for Culturally Sensitive, Relationship-Focused Practice Promoting Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health® as an I/ECMH Specialist (Category III) and the I/ECMH Mentor (Category IV). In addition, fellows earn a Postgraduate Certificate in Infant-Parent Mental Health from the University of Massachusetts.
Brazelton Touchpoints Center:
Live, interactive webinar series, 6 modules
The training will deepen practices with young children and families, and deeply explore the work with families whose children might have special developmental or relational challenges. It also confers 20 CEUs (and can support IECMH Endorsement application portfolios).Each module will be facilitated in a live, interactive webinar format. The course is followed by six monthly one-hour virtual reflective practice sessions. Attendance is required at live sessions. Sessions are not recorded. Cost: $750.00
Historical Trauma in America series
presented by PACEs Connection's Race & Equity Workgroup
6 bi monthly sessions July 2021-May 2022
This virtual series examines historical trauma in the United States of America and its impact on American society and the overall well-being of Americans. Discussions will make connections between America's history and the current mental health crisis, social determinants of health and the disparities and inequities present in our communities today.
Learn more and register HERE
FREE PROVIDER COURSE and PARENT AND FAMILIES COURSE offered by the clinicians at Bradley Hospital in partnership with RIAIMH
Versión en español disponible
from US DOHHS Early Childhood Training and Technical Assistance System
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*Information for Child Care Providers
*Information for Families
Blue Manatee Press
Created for Charlie’s Kids Foundation, whose mission is educating families about SIDS prevention. A classic bedtime ritual experienced through a baby’s eyes, conveying safe sleep practices in a gentle, rhythmic way.
New release from the Alliance for Infant Mental Health:
This guide explores ways to incorporate all aspects of IECMH practice, (knowing, being and doing), in education and training. It serves as a companion to the Competency Guidelines and aims to offer a framework for self-assessment to support the development and delivery of culturally-sensitive, relationship-focused training in IECMH.
Text Messaging Service for
The Greatest 8
Designed to help parents teach their children, ages 0 to 8, skills for a lifetime of mental wellness.
Text greatest8 to 401-297-3020
or sign up online at https://bit.ly/Greatest8
Center on the Developing Child,
Zero to Three
Compares national and state-by state data on the well-being of infants and toddlers.
Center for the Study of Social Policy in collaboration with Frameworks Institute
A comprehensive framing strategy to help shift public attention to and understanding about Early Relational Health.