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.
Fall 2023 Series
Self Care at Work
Panel: Melissa Ackley, Chesterfield Mental Health Support Services Prevention Manager
Laura Tomaine, Senior HR Manager, ReadyKids
Emotional Response | Maintaining Perspective | Life Skills
Mindfulness for Self-Care: 5 Simple Tools for Stress Relief & Co-Regulation
Presenter: Lisa Danahy, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Let's Talk About Gender Diversity
Presenter: Shannon McKay | www.heshezewe.org
Cultural Humility | Community Resources | Relationship-Focused Therapeutic Practices
How to be an Advocate: Preparing for the 2024 Legislative Session & Beyond
Presenter: Allison Gilbreath, MSW | www.vakids.org
Advocacy | Community Resources | Government, Law, & Regulation