How do you infuse equity in your daily work as infant and early childhood mental health professional? Do you consider it as an add to your current practice or are you an active, reflective participant in integrating the talk and the walk?
This session will engage attendees in examining their current practice in infusing an equity lens, starting with self-reflection. The importance of a workplace assessment will also be addressed. Additionally, the session will discuss practical and real-time ways infant and early childhood mental health professionals can engage in infusing an equity frame.
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
Dr. Tamkin is a dual state licensed, community-oriented psychologist (CA and WI) and a second-year postdoctoral research fellow in the Health Disparities Research Scholars T-32 Training Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is a qualitative researcher, and she utilizes a multi-method qualitative approach (e.g., in-depth, semi-structured interviews, focus groups, video data) to examine the process of racial socialization in African Americans across the life span. Dr. Tamkin has a background in graduate student teaching and training and utilizes an integrated reflective and DEI stance in clinical supervision and consultation. Learn more about Dr. Tamkin by visiting her profile page at UWM School of Medicine and Public Health.
This training will cover the following competencies required for Endorsement:
AK-AIMH administers the Endorsement to recognize the attainment of professional competencies in working with children 0-5. For more information about the Endorsement, please visit our website.
The Alaska Association for Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health (AK-AIMH) has listed this training for the benefit of Alaska's professionals as part of our 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. Visit Project Compass online to learn more!
Registration closes on January 17, 2022.
The deadline to cancel for a full refund is January 18, 2022.
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