If you would like to submit community events pertaining to infant mental health services and training opportunities, please contact imp.mail@sickkids.ca .


Seneca College Infant and Early Child Mental Health Ontario College Graduate Certificate

This two semester Ontario College Graduate Certificate prepares front line service providers with the skills and qualifications to provide mental health support to infants, children, and their families. The combination of theoretical and practical course content provides students with the knowledge, skills, and judgment to contribute to positive mental health when working with infants, children, families, or in community settings.

The program is designed for front line service providers or recent graduates of programs such as, early childhood education, child and youth worker, health practitioners, community and social service workers, and recreational therapists working with infants, children, and families who wish to obtain a specialization in mental health to better support infants and their families.

http://www.senecacollege.ca/fulltime/IMH.html

SickKids Centre for Community Health/ Hincks Dellcrest Institute
Ongoing events - See site below for dates and topics
http://www.hincksdellcrest.org/Home/Our-Institute/Training-Through-the-Institute2.aspx

Mental Health First Aid - Ongoing Courses
Basic, First Nations, Inuit, Working with Youth, Workplace 
https://www.mhfa.ca/ 

Self Regulation - Mehrit Centre Course with Stuart Shanker
Training dates Ongoing
https://self-reg.ca/

The Alberta Family Wellness Initiative (AFWI)
Online Learning modules available - Ongoing
https://www.albertafamilywellness.org/

Best Start/ Health Nexus
2019 Annual Conference 
February 12 - 14, 2019
Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre, 801 Dixon Road, Toronto, ON
http://en.beststart.org/event/2018-best-start-resource-centre-annual-conference

The 3rd Canadian National Fatherhood Conference
Side-by-Side: Fatherhood Matters in the Early Years 
pre-conference option: Fathering in a New Land, Keynotes include Stuart Shanker
Feb 27, 2019
Ottawa, ON
https://thingsdadsdo.wordpress.com/2018/09/19/side-by-side-fatherhood-matters-in-the-early-years-national-conference/

Banff International Conferences on Behavioural Science 
Equipping Schools and Communities to Support Student Mental Health 
March 17-20, 2019

Banff, Alberta
https://banffbehavsci.ubc.ca/ 

Child Congress 2019
Child Care: Mental Health, Psychology and Development 
April 12-13 2019 
Toronto, ON
https://child.annualcongress.com/scientific-program 

2019 MI-AIMH Biennial Conference
Relationships Heal: The Transformative Power of Connection
May 5-7, 2019

Ann Arbor Marriott at Eagle Crest Resort, Ypsilanti, Michigan
https://mi-aimh.org/2019conference/

Watch, Wait and Wonder - Two-Day Introductory Training for Mental Health Professionals
May 9-10, 2019

Emmanuel College, University of Toronto, 75 Queen’s Park Crescent, Toronto
Regular Fee: $500
https://watchwaitandwonder.com/introductory-workshop/toronto-may-9-10-2019/

 

University of British Columbia (UBC)
SPARK - The Early Years Conference
May 10-11, 2019

Vancouver, BC
https://earlyyearsbc.ca/events/spark-ubc/​

SickKids Centre for Brain and Mantal Health Annual Conference
Early Intervention: How Early is Early?
May 27, 2019

http://www.sickkids.ca/Brain-Mental-Health/

14th Annual Every Child Belongs Conference
May 28, 2019
Humber College, Toronto
More details March 2019

Leadership in Early Learning and Care 6th Annual Conference
June 19, 2019

Humber College, Toronto
More details March 2019

Attachment Network of Manitoba
Training dates and topics are ongoing. Visit the link below for more details.
https://attachmentnetwork.ca/events/

The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program
Training dates are ongoing, Visit the link below for dates and details
http://nationalpcmgp.ca/training/training-certification/


MAKE THE CONNECTION BIRTH TO ONE (infant)  and MAKE THE CONNECTION ONE TO TWO (toddler)
Training dates are ongoing, SEE First Three Years Website for upcoming training dates.
http://firstthreeyears.org

Reaching In... Reaching Out (RIRO) - Resiliency Skills Training Program
Ongoing Training Dates - See webiste for more details
http://www.reachinginreachingout.com/programs-riro.htm​