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Community Conversation Series 2024

  • 02/13/2024
  • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Virtual Meeting


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Professionals who are not a RIAIMH member
  • Undergraduate/Graduate College Students.
    Must complete College Email field.


Infant Early Childhood Mental Health Trauma Informed Care: Honoring Families, Communities, and Culture

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Session #1:

Spotlight on Safe and Secure Baby Court

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

POSTPONED- Stay tuned for details

Description: During this session, participants will hear from the Safe and Secure Baby Court Team in RI. A history and description of the program will be shared, along with examples of research and evidence that supports the efficacy of the program model as Trauma Informed Care for infants and families. The speakers will share examples of how the program "keeps babies in mind" and honors families, communities, and culture. The discussion will include input and reflections from program leaders and session participants.

Guest speakers: Hon. Lia Stuhlsatz, Family Court Judge, Jessica Karten, BSW, Safe & Secure Baby Court Social Worker, Amanda Venturino, Director of Family Services and Women Services, Sandra Hayes, BSW, SSBC Care Coordinator/Social Worker, Julie Connelly, LCSW, Safe and Secure Baby Court Care Coordinator/Social Worker.

    REGISTRATION for new date coming soon

    Virtual Event

    8:30-10:30am  Presentation and Discussion

    Registration fee:

    - RIAIMH Members:  NO COST with active 2023/2024 membership

    - Non-Members:  $40/session

    - Undergraduate and Graduate Students:  NO COST with valid student email entered during registration


    - NASW (Social Work) Continuing Education Units 

    $20/session (small online CC fee applied)

    - CELP (Center for Early Learning Professionals) contact hour

    no cost for participants

    IECMH-Competencies toward IECMH-Endorsement® - suggested competencies noted on event participation certificate.

    With generous support from:


    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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