Infant Mental Health Promotion offers a variety of specialized learning and education opportunities to support multidisciplinary service providers working with infants and caregivers as a means of enhancing quality care. A broad selection of topics relevant to infant mental health are explored including infant maltreatment, pregnancy and addiction, maternal depression, attachment and attachment disorders, temperament and therapeutic interventions for very young children and families.
Valuable learning and networking opportunities for professionals who work with infants and families. Front line service providers, supervisors, educators, researchers, administrators, advocates, policy makers and anyone concerned with the care of very young children and their families can benefit from IMHP learning experiences.
This 15 part training program aims to raise awareness and understanding of the unique needs of infants and toddlers in order to promote healthy social emotional development in the early years and reduce the likelihood of poor mental and physical health outcomes in the later years.
This training is an effective and economical way to integrate Infant Mental Health learning and practice into continuing professional education and staff engagement events.
IMHP's bi-annual, two-day national learning event bringing together more than 400 multidisciplinary practitioners, clinicians, academics and researchers to share their work with infants toddlers and families. This bi-annual event includes keynote presentations from leading infant mental health experts, as well as more than 30 different breakout sessions to choose from.
Our monthly presentation hosted in collaboration with The Hospital for Sick Children Department of Psychiatry Program, offer a unique opportunity to share knowledge and learn about programs and services offered in the community as well as new research in the field. The Infant Mental Health Rounds are free and open to anyone interested in attending.
Remote sites can connect to the Infant Mental Health Rounds and one-day IMHP workshops taking place at the Hospital for Sick Children. Those at a distance can view webcast sessions and participate via Zoom Webinar. (contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information)
IMH Webcasts are recorded and archived for a period of one year minimum for access by participating agencies/ individuals.
Offered by Seneca College, in collaboration with IMHP, this Ontario College Graduate Certificate in Infant and Early Child Mental Health program provides a focused education opportunity for those who wish to acquire essential knowledge and practical skills to work effectively with infants and their families.
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