Annually, in October RIAIMH holds a "Celebrating Babies Event" that usually coincides with the Alliance's Celebrating Babies Week.
Rhode Island Association for Infant Mental Health and IMH Associations around the world who are part of the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health to celebrate babies and the professionals who work to promote health, mental health, and wellness. We honor all of our members for the incredible work you do to support pregnant women, infants, young children, and their families.
Virtual event held in coordination with our October Community Conversation Series session
Series Title: Integrating Infant Mental Health Diversity Principles Within Community-Based Practice: The Power of Storytelling
Session Title: Championing the Champions: Advocacy in Action
Speakers: Susan Dickstein, PhD, IMH-E®, Executive Director, RIAIMH; Leanne Barrett, IMH-E® Senior Policy Analyst and Kaitlyn Rabb, Policy Analyst, RI Kids Count
Description: The featured speakers in this session will share their mission in action to imbed RI legislation with Infant Mental Health policy to address issues of injustice and inequity for our littlest RI'ers. This session will focus on the 2nd IMH Diversity Tenet (Champion Children's Rights Globally: Infants are citizens of the world) and the advocacy champions in RI who fight inequities in policy, how the data is trending to plan for the future and the power of stories from family and workforce champions who are bringing light to the need for IECMH policy in RI.
Come together with other RIAIMH members and discuss advocacy and policy work in Rhode Island.
All members are invited to attend for FREE
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Promoting IECMH in RI: Advocating for Change