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Community Conversation Series 2024 #3

  • 06/11/2024
  • 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 #3:

Refugee and Immigrant Experiences and Health Promotion

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Description: A history and description of the  Refugee Health Program at Hasbro and the Refugee Dream Center 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 describe the process and history of Immigration and Refugee Resettlement, highlight barriers to health for refugee and immigrants including racial/linguistic bias, and share strategies to identify strengths, overcome barriers and address specific needs within served communities, including ways to "keep babies in mind. The discussion will include an opportunity for small group discussion and questions and answer session with each program.

Guest speakers: Carol Lewis, MD, Director, Refugee Health Program at Hasbro and

                                  Omar Bah, PhD, Founder/Director of Programs, Refugee Dream Center 

Virtual Event

8:30-10:30am  Presentation and Discussion

Registration fee:

- RIAIMH Members:  NO COST with active 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 

$30/session (new rate for events after May 1, 2024small 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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