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The Virginia Association for Infant Mental Health (VAIMH) is a professional, non-profit organization for all who touch the lives of babies, infants, young children, and their families.  Whether a practicing professional, student, administrator, or retiree, VAIMH is a connection to a statewide network of like-minded people in the rapidly developing and changing field of infant and early childhood mental health. The focus of the Association is to build and support the development of professionals and families to enhance the social -emotional wellness of all children in Virginia.

VAIMH Memberships are $60 per person and expire December 31. 

Why Become a Member

Member Discounts


  • The I/ECMH-E credential is a globally-recognized Endorsement that identifies your education and experience as an infant/young child-family professional. 

  • The first step to becoming Endorsed is becoming a VAIMH Member.


  • Join 4 statewide VAIMH Chapters and connect with like-minded professionals in your area.

  • Join a committee on Professional Development, Social Media, Membership & Outreach, or serve as a Chapter Chair.

  • Participate in VAIMH's Annual Member's Meeting (Oct.).


  • Access to VAIMH's I/ECMH Training Registry.

  • Receive notifications and resources related to infant and early childhood workshops/events.

  • Certificate of Membership to share with supervisors and colleagues.

Who Should Join

  • Administrators

  • Child Care Providers

  • Child Welfare Workers

  • Counselors

  • Early Interventionists

  • Educators

  • Home Visitors

  • Psychologists

  • Social Workers

  • Physicians/Nurses

  • Policy Makers

  • Therapists

  • Training Providers

  • Anyone interested in supporting infants, young children, and their families

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