New Hampshire Association for Infant Mental Health

posted May 4, 2017, 7:23 PM by Professional Learning

New Hampshire Association for Infant Mental Health

  "Shaping Lives Before Birth and Beyond"

Infant Brain Development: What Goes on in Their Little Heads?

Presenter: Kittie M. Weber, Ph.D.

When: Thursday, June 1st

Check in: Starts at 5:00 p.m.

Workshop: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Where: Grappone Toyota, JTG Room

 594 Route 3A, Bow, NH 03304

Registration closes May 24th

Seating limited to 40. Click here to register 

This workshop is designed for all levels of individuals working with infants, young children and their families. Participants will learn how the infant's brain develops from conception, what may influence health development, what would be expected to be "normal" and what may interfere with the process before birth. The workshop will cover how a "normal" brain develops with good nutrition and care giving vs. how the brain develops when malnourished, neglected and/or subjected to chaotic environments. Techniques to assist in brain development and to help repair some possible damages will be taught and discussed in detail.

 

Infant and Early Childhood Milestones: Stages of Development

Presenter: Kittie M. Weber, Ph.D.

When: Thursday, June 8th

Check in: Starts at 5:00 p.m.

Workshop: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Where: Grappone Toyota, JTG Room

 594 Route 3A, Bow, NH 03304

Registration closes May 24th

Seating limited to 40. Click here to register

 

This workshop is designed for all levels of individuals working with infants, young children and their families. Participants will learn more about childhood milestones, what to expect, how to assess if the child is on track and what to anticipate in the future. Strategies will be provided to assist the provider on how to assist in making the transition from one stage to the next successful. This will include information on Jean Piaget's Cognitive Stages of Development, Eric Eriksen's Psychosocial Stages of Development, as well as the medical mode of physical developmental milestones.

 

Evidence-Based Practice Focused on Infant and Young Child Attachment:

A Review and Focus on Child-Parent Psychotherapy

Presenter: Becky Parton, MSW, LICSW

When: Wednesday, June 14th

Check in: Starts at 8:30 a.m.

Workshop: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Where: Carol M. Rines Center

 City of Manchester Health Department

 1528 Elm Street, Manchester, NH

Registration closes June 5th

Seating limited to 40. Click here to register

 

Participants will be provided an overview of evidence-based practices that address trauma and attachment in young children. Presentation and discussion will be focused on repairing attachment injuries in young children. Child-Parent Psychotherapy is one of these practices and is currently in use in New Hampshire. An overview of Child-Parent Psychotherapy and the key elements that make it successful will be provided to participants. The workshop will also look at the core components of reflecting parenting.

 

These workshops are partially funded by Project LAUNCH. Project LAUNCH is a program of the State of New Hampshire, Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, with funds provided under grant number 1H79SM061289 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), The views, policies, and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of SAMHSA or HHS.

All 3 workshops are approved for 2.0 hours of continuing education by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, New Hampshire Division.

 

Registration Information

Registration fees:       

Members - free

Non-members - $30.00

Students - $10.00

 

Registration is final - we are unable to refund registration fees

Register and pay online - no purchase orders or payments at the door accepted

We are unable to accommodate walk-in registrations due to the limited seating

 

Contact NHAIMH with any questions: NHAIMH@gmail.com  Attn: Claudia

 

Thank you to Grappone Auto Dealership and the Manchester Health Department for their generous use of training space!

 

Interested in becoming a NHAIMH member? Please visit www.nhaimh.camp9.org

 

 

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NHAIMH, PO Box 1421, Concord, NH 03302  www.NHAIMH.org  

Email NHAIMH@gmail.com

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