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Upcoming Events:


Come Hear What Connecticut Presenters Had to Say at the World WAIMH Conference in Edinburgh themed "Babies: Their Contribution - Our Responsibilities"! The Head Start Collaboration Office and CT-AIMH are holding a session for you to hear brief presentations from CT folks who presented at the 14th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health held in Edinburgh in June 2014.


You can hear and talk with presenters on August 21, 2104, at the Inn in Middletown from 9:30 to 11:30 AM.30

Presenters are:
Grace Whitney and Margaret Holmberg
Joann Robinson, Marianne Barton, and Jennifer Acker
Liz Bicio
Tanika Simpson
Kimberly Carvell and Beth Russell
Dale Saul

 

Dr. Darcy Lowell testified before the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Human Resources on April 2, 2014

Dr. Lowell provided a compelling testimony for continued funding of the Maternal, Infant, Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) initiative
Read the full testimony here

Online Post-graduate Program available in Infant Mental Health and Psychoanalytic Parent Infant Psychotherapy

The School of Infant Mental Health in London, England offers an online diploma programs in Infant Mental Health and Psychoanalytic Parent Infant Psychotherapy.
See their Website for more detail and for program requirements

Montclair State University is now offerring a Graduate Student Certificate in Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health

The 15 credit Graduate Certificate in Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health prepares educators, early childhood staff, mental health practitioners, counselors, clergy, pediatricians, nurses, early intervention professionals, maternal-child home visitors, child protective staff, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech and language pathologists and allied professionals in the field of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, an interdisciplinary field concerned with the optimal physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of the infant and young child (birth through 8 year old) within the context of his/her family.
Click here for more detail about this new Professional Development Opportunity!


Past Events:

 

Rhode Island Infant Mental Health Conference

When: May 23, 2014
Where: Crown Plaza at the Crossing
Presenter: Kristen Campagna, M.Ed, Rhode Island Dept of Health

10-day Circle of Security Intensive Training for clinicians

When: May 5 - 16, 2014 9 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Yale Child Study Center

Certified Infant Massage Instructor 2-day Training

When: April 24-25, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Cup of Praise Waterbury, CT

Register now for the CT-AIMH 2014 Annual Meeting and Seminar

When: April 24, 2014 8:30 AM - 12 PM
Where: Wilde Auditorium, Gray Conference Center, University of Hartford
Keynote Speaker: Kia Levey, MSW

Register now for the CT-AIMH Annual Fall Conference

When: November 21, 2013
Where: Woodwinds in Branford, CT
Guest Speaker: Dr. Mary Dozier

Conference on Sensory Behavior Issues in Early Childhood

When: October 25, 2013
Where: CREC Windsor, CT

The Next Live Webinar for Learning the Infant-Toddler Development Assessment

When: October 18, 2013 from 12pm to 4pm

The 2013 Infant Toddler Institute is happy to announce A Day with Janet Gongolez-Mena

When: September 27, 2013 9 AM - 3 PM
Where: Norwalk Comunity College

Infant Mental Health Workshops for DCF/Early Head Start staff in New Britain and Meriden

When: August 22 and 23, 2013
Where: Human Resource Agency 180 Clinton St. New Britain, CT

Infant-Toddler Developmental Assessment Live Webinar Trainings

Dates: April 4 (12 - 4 PM), May 3 (9 AM - 1 PM), June 7 (12 - 4 PM)
Go to www.ida-institute.org to register

Free Professional Development Opportuntiy: Train-the-Trainer Sessions in Adult Learning

When: April 19, 2013; May 24, 2013; June 14, 2013
Where: CT Chart-A-Course 2321 Whitney Ave. Suite 501 Hamden, CT

CT-AIMH Stakeholder's Meeting

When: June 6, 2013 9AM to 11AM
Where: Woman's Consortium
2321 Whitney Ave. Suite 401 Hamden, CT 06518

DCF/EHS staff workshop for those in the Hartford and Manchester area - rescheduled for April 5

Topic: Using the ASQ and the Social-Emotional Questionnaire to screen for infant and toddler decelopmental growth
Speaker:
Anne Giordano, MS, IMH-E

CT-AIMH Annual Workshop Now Open

When: April 25, 2013
Where:
Lyceum in Hartford
Topic:
How Violence can Impact our Infants and Toddlers
Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Kyle Pruett

Preventing Bullying inthe Lives in Young Children - One Day Conference

Where: Univeristy of Connecticut Rome Ballroom Storrs, CT
When: Friday April 12th, 2013 9:00am - 3:00pm
Leaders: Dr. Ron Slaby & Dr. Kim Storey

The Connecticut Woman's Consortium will host two training around maternal mental health

When: March 15, 2013
Where: Hamden, CT
Trainings: Promoting Maternal Mental Health: Addressing Perinatal Mood Disorders for Crisis Service; MotherWoman's Community-Based Perinatal Support Model

Circle of Security Training

When: March 14-17, 2-13
Where: UConn School of Social Work - Library Building Auditorium 1800 Asylaum Ave. West Hartford

Final Workshop for EHS providers in Manchester/Hartford Area

February 7 and 8, 2013

Infant-Toddler Developmental Assessment (IDA) Live Online Training

When: Friday January 11, 2013
www.ida-institute.org

Training for EHS providers in Manchester/Hartford Area

January 10 and 11, 2013

Check out our New Endorsement Coordinator and other CT-AIMH Updates!

Click here to learn about some important changes to the board

Infant-Toddler Developmental Assessment (IDA) Live Online Training

When: November 2, 2012 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
www.ida-institute.org

The 5th Annual State of the State Neonatal-Perinatal Conference

When: Tuesday November 27, 2012 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Where: Hartford Hospital Campus Heublein Hall

Theme: "It Takes a Village: Supporting Infant/Parent Mental Health"

 

The Second Conveneing of The First 1000 Days: Off to a Healthy Start

When: October 19, 2012 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Where: State Capitol Hartford, CT

Speakers: Neal Halfon, MD, MPH; Paul Dworkin, MD; Judith Meyers, PhD

 

Fall 2012 CT-AIMH Conference

November 15, 2012 from 8:30 am - 4 pm at The WoodWinds in Brandford, CT.
Keynote Speaker: Kathi Bloomquist, PHN, MS, IMH-E, and a supervisor in the Nurse Family Partnership Program in Ramsey County, MN