The goal of this training is to build a foundation of knowledge in parent-child relationships to create holistic recovery treatment plans of safe care for families. Participants will learn the unique mental health needs of infants and young children, which are directly related to the needs of parents. Participants will also identify key basics of development and attachment and will explore how early experiences are related to later health and well-being through lecture, discussion, and activities.
One of the primary goals of the training will be putting these pieces together so that treatment planning can be strengthened to improve outcomes for families.
Service providers or individuals who are working with parents that are receiving substance abuse services.
Two sections of this course are available for registration at present:
Two additional sections are planned for:
The course is scheduled for the Central time zone.
Limited information is available for this listing so it is unknown if later sections will be live on Zoom or be recorded sessions.
Dr. Tessa Chesser
The course is listed on the online catalog of the Training Institute of the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services. The registration link (below) has limited information available, however, a phone number is provided to get further information: 405-248-9191
Per the training page of the Oklahoma Association for Infant Mental Health (OK-AIMH), various continuing education credits are pending.
This training is not sponsored by a member association of the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health and may not align with the Competencies® and Endorsement for Culturally Sensitive, Relationship-Focused Practice Promoting Infant Mental Health® which is shared by Alliance member associations, including OK-AIMH and the Alaska Association for Infant Mental Health (AK-AIMH).
However, applicants for Endorsement are not required to demonstrate competence only with trainings that have been aligned with the Competencies® so this training may be applicable for an individual applicant. For more information, visit AK-AIMH's webpages on the Competencies® and Endorsement for Culturally Sensitive, Relationship-Focused Practice Promoting Infant Mental Health®.
The Alaska Association of Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health (AK-AIMH) has listed this training for the benefit of Alaska's professionals as part of our three-year initiative Project Compass: Leading the Way to Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Workforce Development. Project Compass is funded by AK-AIMH members and donors, the Alaska Children's Trust, and the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority.
Four different sections of this training are available and two sections are currently open for registration at these two links:
For more information, please call the training sponsor: 405-248-9191