The Strong Starts Court Initiative: Infant/Toddler Courts in New York City and State

More than 16,000 infants and toddlers across New York State are subjects of child protection cases alleging their neglect or abuse.
Join us on April 14th from 9am  to noon with  presenters, Kiran Malpe, LMSW, and Susan Chinitz, PsyD. They will share the work of the Strong Starts Court Initiative, a collaborative and highly successful response in the New York City Family Courts.  Click here to learn more and to register

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Free IECMH Basics Courses for 2021!

Thanks to the generosity of The New York State Council on Children and Families, through a Preschool Development Birth Through Five Renewal (NYSB5-R) grant, which originates with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration of Children and Families. The New York State Association for Infant Mental Health is very pleased to announce: Infant/Early Childhood (IECMH) Basics Course free of charge in 2021! Visit our events page to register today!

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NYS-AIMH is a statewide organization created to support multidisciplinary professionals whose work enhances the relational, emotional and cognitive development of 0-5 year olds in their family context.

NYS-AIMH Endorsement

Endorsement® recognizes and documents multidisciplinary professionals’ participation in reflective supervision, attainment of specified levels of education and knowledge to promote and deliver high quality, culturally sensitive, relationship-focused services to 0-5 year olds, their parents and other caregivers.

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