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VAIMH Professional Development

VAIMH offers 1-hour virtual lunchtime professional development events quarterly on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 12:00-1:00 PM.

We invite all who care about the mental health of infants, young children, and families in Virginia to join us and connect with other professionals across the state. 

These professional development opportunities are matched to Competencies for those going through or maintaining Endorsement in Infant and/or Early Childhood Mental Health. 

 

Certificates of Participation are provided. 

Webinar Information

Cost

VAIMH Members:  Free

Non-Members: $20/quarter

Register

Please see a list of upcoming events on the VAIMH

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Certificate

Certificates of Participation will be emailed to you upon receipt of your session evaluation.

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Fall 2023 Series

9/21/2023: 

 

Self Care at Work

Panel: Melissa Ackley, Chesterfield Mental Health Support Services Prevention Manager

            Laura Tomaine, Senior HR Manager, ReadyKids

Competencies Targeted:

Emotional Response | Maintaining Perspective | Life Skills

 

10/19/2023: 

 

Mindfulness for Self-Care: 5 Simple Tools for Stress Relief & Co-Regulation

Presenter: Lisa Danahy, lisa@createcalm.org

Competencies Targeted:

Attachment, Separation, Trauma, Grief, and Loss | Self Awareness | Emotional Response

*Dress comfortably and set up your computer in an area where you have props to support you and so you can move around comfortably.

 

 

 

11/16/2023: 

 

Let's Talk About Gender Diversity

Presenter: Shannon McKay | www.heshezewe.org

Competencies Targeted:

Cultural Humility | Community Resources | Relationship-Focused Therapeutic Practices

 

 

 

11/16/2023: 

 

How to be an Advocate: Preparing for the 2024 Legislative Session & Beyond

Presenter: Allison Gilbreath, MSW | www.vakids.org

Competencies Targeted:

Advocacy | Community Resources | Government, Law, & Regulation