The Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health® is a global organization that includes those states and countries whose infant mental health associations have licensed the use of the workforce development tools, Competency Guidelines® and Endorsement for Culturally Sensitive, Relationship-Focused Practice Promoting Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health®, under their associations’ names.
“Those of us who promote infant and early childhood mental health are in an exciting time. Momentum is building as the recognition for the importance of early relationships grows.” Read full message here.
The answer to that question was linked to the following seven areas: identity, cross-systems collaboration, competency-informed training, reflective supervision capacity, a sound organizational structure, policy and higher education. Read the full report here.
“The separation of infants and young children from their parents or guardians has been a recent topic of great concern, as the process for immigration and those seeking protection from violence and persecution through entry into the United States has come under political scrutiny.” Read the full report here.
We are excited to share some wonderful new Endorsement® resources! The Florida Association for Infant Mental Health (FAIMH) partnered with the Alliance to have a series of webinars created. Watch the webinars here.
2017 was a monumental year for the Alliance! The Board of Directors moved forward with energy and determination to strengthen the Alliance’s mission to build and sustain a reflective, skilled, culturally competent, and relationship-based workforce that supports infants, young children, and their families. Read now!
Professionals and members of the World Association for Infant Mental Health (WAIMH) who work with infants and parents within different cultures and societies, affirm that there is a need to recognize specific Rights of Infants. Click here to read more.