Seminars & Training

AAIMH WA Seminar Series

The AAIMH WA Seminars are now aligned to specific competencies from the AAIMH Competency Guidelines®.

The seminars are held on a bimonthly basis and follow a developmental pathway to build skills progressively across the core areas of knowledge, skills and practice in Infant Mental Health.

Seminars commence at 6pm (with refreshments prior to seminar, from 5.30pm) and are held at:

The Boulevard Centre
Floreat Forum

99 The Boulevard
Floreat WA 6014

The seminars are also available to rural professionals via videoconference. Information about how to join the videoconference can be found on the seminar flyers.

2020 Seminars

Thursday 20 February - First seminar for 2020

Presenters:
the Hon Alana Clohesy MLC, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Health; Mental Health, who will provide an update on the State Government's perspective on perinatal and infant mental health, and
Ms Louise Lamont, Executive Officer, Phoenix Support & Advocacy Service (main presenter): 'Infant mental health and self regulation'
Louise's presentation will highlight the key components of self-regulation as developed by Canadian neuroscientist Dr Stuart Shanker. This framework is helpful for understanding the impact of stressors (often hidden) in infancy and childhood on an infant or child's ability to regulate.

For the flyer with more information and how to book, please click here

2019 Seminars

21st November 2019  - Final seminar for 2019
"Churchill Fellowship: Forest Kindergartens and the use of nature in Paediatric Therapy" Presented by Griffin Longley.

For the flyer with more information, please click here

8th August 2019
Dr Raffaella Salvo will join us to present on 'High risk infants - promoting infant mental health in the child protection system.'

For more information, please click here

For presentation slides, click here

INFANT MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK

13th June 2019
Lorraine Rose will present a seminar on 'Learning to Love: Normal Developmental Processes.'

See Lorraine Rose's slides on Normal Development here
and Early Primitive Processes - the baby in us  here

For more information please click here.

16th May 2019
Anne Alvarez will join us via video-conference to present 'Developmentally-Informed Psychotherapy of Autism'. 

For more information please click here 

21st February 2019
Anne Buist will join us vis video-conference to present 'mother-infant forensic psychiatry: the good, bad and the ugly'.

See Professor Anne Buist's powerpoint slides here

Training events

See Events Calendar for upcoming state, national and international events.
For WA seminars and workshops see WA Events