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Fall 2018: Community Conversation Series, Session 2

  • 10/22/2018
  • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Rhode Island College, Alger Hall 110

Registration

  • Individuals who are scheduled to speak during the Community Conversation Series can register under this type.
  • This event is free for RIAIMH members.

    (CEUs are an additional $20/session for all who sign up for them. CEU sign-up and payment are at the door on the day of the event.)
  • This event is $25/Session for Non-Members.

    (CEUs are an additional $20/session for all who sign up for them. CEU sign-up and payment are at the door on the day of the event.)
  • Only students with a valid RIC student ID or on the LEND student list (check with your program) can register under this registration type.

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We are pleased to announce RIAIMH’s Fall 2018 and Spring 2019
Community Conversation Series


Integrating Diversity-Informed Infant Mental Health Tenets
Into Practice: Starting with Self-Awareness


Addresses RIAIMH IMH Competency Domains:
1) Cultural Competence and 2) Self-Awareness


Session 2: October 222018

Omar Bah, MPA, MA

Refugee Children's Mental Health: Influence of Culture and Trauma

This session will explore the cultural nuances to mental health access within refugee families -- the vulnerabilities, stigma, and understanding of the American healthcare system, concept of refugee children's mental health, nutrition, stress management, and general approaches to healthcare. We will examine the adjustment challenges of refugees once they settle in the United States with emphasis on past trauma, and new stressors.

Approved by:
CELP 2.0 contact hours

Pending approval:
NASW 2.0 CEUs in Cross-Cultural Practice
NEMSD - 2.0 hours CNEs 


PLEASE NOTE: The full Fall Series has 3 Sessions. We hope you will be joining us for all three. This registration form is for Session 2 only.  Session 3 is on November 26, 2018. Each Session requires its own registration.  Please join us!!!


Session 1: September 24, 2018

Susan Dickstein, PhD. 

Exploring the Intersection of Infant Mental Health and Diversity Informed Tenets: An Introduction

We explored how culture (beliefs, values, attitudes, biases, and experiences) powerfully shapes relationships and behaviors related to the promotion of infant mental health. We considered the importance of professional self-awareness for providing culturally-sensitive services.

Session 3: November 26, 2018

Ana Novais, MA, Executive Director of Health, RI Department of Health

More event information details to follow soon! 
SAVE THE DATE

Approved by:
CELP 2.0 contact hours

Pending approval:
NASW 2.0 CEUs in Cross-Cultural Practice
NEMSD - 2.0 hours CNEs 


Location of all sessions:  

Rhode Island College, Alger Hall 110 (note new location!)

Time:

8:00-8:30 a (Check-in and Welcome) 

8:30-10:30 a (Program)

Cost:

Members = Free
Non-Members = $25/session
Rhode Island College and LEND students = register early or day-of registration accepted
*show valid RIC ID at registration table

CEUs are an additional $20/session
*Register and pay for CEUs at the door on the day of the event 
 

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

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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