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Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities

    • 02/25/2019
    • 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    • Rhode Island College, Alger 110
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    We are pleased to announce the Spring sessions for RIAIMH’s
    2019 Community Conversation Series:

    February 25 | March 25 | April 22

    Join us to continue our conversation on "Integrating Diversity-Informed Infant Mental Health Tenets Into Practice: Starting with Self-Awareness."

    Sessions address two RIAIMH IMH-E® Competency Domains: Cultural Competence and Self Awareness.

    Session 1: February 25, 2019 - Laura Mason Zeisler

    Examining and Expanding Our Knowledge of and Practices with
    Dual Language Learners and Their Families

    During this session participants will reflect upon their understanding and knowledge about dual language learners, including typical language development, the benefits of being bilingual, and the relevance to mental health of infants and toddlers.  Information and resources about dual language learners will be shared to enable participant reflection and consider action steps to improve practice.

    Location: Rhode Island College, Alger Hall 110

    Time: 8 am (registration); 8:30 - 10:30 am (program)

    Cost:

    • Free for Members
    • $25/session for non-Members
    • Free for Rhode Island College / LEND students (show valid student ID at registration table)
    CEUs are an additional $20/session. You can register and pay for CEUs at the door on the day of the event.  (PayPal accepted )


    Session 2: March 25, 2019 - Elda Dawber

    This session will focus on helping professionals gain the relevant knowledge and resources to provide services to families raising LGBTQ or gender non-conforming youth, or a child exploring gender fluidity at a very young age.


    Session 3: April 22, 2019 - Linda Katz

    This session will focus on economic security / insecurity and, within this context, will explore issues that are key to the health and well-being of infants, young children, and their families.


    Please note: The 2019 series has 6 sessions. We hope you will be joining us for all six! This registration form is for Session 1 only. 

    With thanks to our Sponsor, the Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities at Rhode Island College.

          

    To see all upcoming Professional Development Opportunities, see our Calendar.

    • 03/11/2019
    • 04/22/2019
    • online

    This online course is offered by the University of Minnesota Center for Early Education and Development.

    Using the Reflective Interaction Observation Scale (RIOS™) as a framework, you’ll learn about the process of beginning and maintaining a reflective alliance with individuals and groups to help professionals build skills and increase self-efficacy. 

    Cost: $295 for 28 clock hours

    Learn more and register.

    • 03/25/2019
    • 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    • Rhode Island College, Alger Hall 110

    Save the date for Session 2 of RIAIMH’s Spring 2019 Community Conversation Series!

    March 25, 2019

    This session will be presented by Elda Dawber and will focus on helping professionals gain the relevant knowledge and resources to provide services to families who may at some point find themselves raising an LGBTQ youth -- experiencing a child who challenges the male/female binary and explores gender fluidity, often at a very young age.

    More information and registration coming soon.

    • 04/22/2019
    • 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    • Rhode Island College, Alger Hall 110

    Save the date for Session 3 of RIAIMH’s Spring 2019 Community Conversation Series!

    April 22, 2019

    This session will be led by Linda Katz and will focus on economic security / insecurity and, within this context, will explore issues that are key to the health and well-being of infants, young children, and their families.

    More information and registration to follow.

    • 05/13/2019
    • TBD

    Save the date for RIAIMH’s Annual Spring Conference!

    May 13, 2019
    Guest speaker, Dr. Ghosh Ippen will discuss her "Ripple Effect" framework to help us understand and communicate how trauma can affect a child, a family, and a system.

    More conference details, location/time information and registration to follow.

RIAIMH is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

RIAIMH is a founding member of the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health.


RIAIMH is an affiliate of the World Association for Infant Mental Health.

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