Why Zero to Five Virtual Conference via Zoom
Sponsored by Fielding University
Saturday, October 15, 2016
Early Childhood Mental Health Institute (ECMHI)
The ECMHI is held annually in the spring. Information on the 2017 ECMHI will be posted once available.
The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, University of Alaska’s School of Social Work, Alaska Child Trauma Center and the Alaska Association of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health are partners in this institute.
The conference, which is focused on young children’s mental health, will provide in-depth, practical information on supporting children’s healthy social emotional development; assessing young children’s mental health, addressing trauma, and supporting those that care for young children.
Member Training Opportunities
As a member of AK-AIMH you can receive access to Community Training Institute Series through Infant Mental Health Promotion (IMHP). This 15 session training is available through May 2016. For additional information check out IMHP.
To get access to IMHP trainings, join or renew your AK-AIMH membership. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for registration information.
Session Topics include:
- Introduction to IMH & Early Development
- Understanding Brain Development in the Early Years
- The Importance of Attachment to Development
- The Development of Regulation in the Early Years
- The Impact of Early Trauma on Development
- Parental Depression
- The Impact of Poor Parental Mental Health on a Child
- Domestic Violence – A Trauma Experience for Young Children
- FASD and Impact of Substance Misuse on the Caregiving Relationship
- Common Disorders of Early Childhood
- Administering and Interpreting the Ages and Stages Developmental Screen (ASQ 3)
- Administering and Interpreting the Ages and Stages Questionnaire Social Emotion (ASQ:SE)
- Creating Developmental Support Plans
- Early Development Index(EDI): What Does the EDI Tell us About the Children in Our Community?
Qualified providers of Reflective Supervision/Consultation Endorsed in Alaska