The Infant Toddler Mental Health Coalition of Arizona
Training & Events
Join ITMHCA and help shape professional education in Arizona, the annual Institute, and public awareness actions on this critical period of life. Network with others in Arizona, around the US and the world who want to ensure every child has the optimal environment in which to grow and succeed. Work toward your own professional Infant Mental Health Endorsement® and help others reach this professional development milestone.
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Endorsement® by the Infant/Toddler Mental Health Coalition of Arizona (ITMHCA) verifies that an applicant has attained a level of education as specified, participated in specialized in-service trainings, engaged in professional work related to infants and toddlers, obtained reflective supervision/ consultation from mentors or supervisors, and acquired knowledge to promote the delivery of high quality, culturally sensitive, relationship-based services to infants, toddlers, parents, other caregivers and families.
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October 14th, 2022
Not Going it Alone:
The Role of Reflective Supervision/Consultation
Presented by Julie Ribaudo, PhD Candidate, LMSW, IMH-E
As rewarding as IECMH practice can be, there are overwhelming, confusing, or frightening moments, even for the experienced interventionist. How do we stay attuned and present – to see, hear and understand – in the face of interactions that sometimes leave us utterly exhausted, angry, sad, or numb? Read more and register!
November 4th, 2022
Feeding: Development and Supports for Families
Presented by Nicole Rambeau, MOTR/L
This presentation will cover developmental milestones for feeding, when feeding skills present a problem, and a series of strategies for families depending on the concern or severity of feeding difficulties. Read more and register!
The ITMHCA Board has decided to make some presentations from the 2021 Training Institute available to our members. Beginning February 1st one video per month will be available to ITMHCA members.
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In young children, mental health means healthy social and emotional development, defined as "the developing capacity of the young child to experience, regulate, and express emotions; form close and secure interpersonal relationships; and explore the environment and learn, in the context of a caregiving environment that includes family, community, and cultural expectations for young children."
Zero to Three
Infant Mental Health