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RIAIMH Spring 2019: Community Conversation Series, Session 1

  • 02/25/2019
  • 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Rhode Island College, Alger 110


  • 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 Rhode Island College and LEND students with valid student ID can choose this registration type.

If you would like to become a RIAIMH member, to attend this event for free and receive other benefits, please log onto www.riaimh.org and create an account! Join Us!
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We are pleased to announce the Spring sessions for RIAIMH’s
2019 Community Conversation Series:

To REGISTER click here for 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)


  • 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! Here are links to register for Session 1, Session 2, Session 3.

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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