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UPDATE: 2021 Community Conversation Series DATES

  • 02/23/2021
  • 10/12/2021
  • Virtual Meeting


  • Professionals who are not a RIAIMH member
  • Undergraduate College Students.
    Must complete College Email field.



NOTE NEW SCHEDULE: CCS Sessions will be held on TUESDAY mornings in 2021

February 23, March 23, April 27, May 25, June 16 September 28, October 12

Time: 8:30-10:30 am on Zoom

The 2021 series entitled “Strong Roots Encounters: Equity Matters for Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health'' will facilitate understanding of Zero to Thrive’s “Strong Roots'' model, designed to promote resilience in pregnant women and families with young children, highlighting the power of positive relationships for healing. We will discuss 5 core components of the model including attachment-based parenting, supported parent-child interactions, enhanced social support, connection to culturally relevant community resources, and provider self care. We center discussions around issues of race, power, inequity and bias as we explore implications for mental health and wellbeing of infants, young children, and their families.

Nursing, Social Work, and CELP continuing education units will be offered for each session.

Next Session: HERE

With generous support from:

         Behavioral Health Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation

And with gratitude for our community partners:



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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