News

Continuity of Relationships Position Statement
22 Nov

A new position statement has been launched at AAIMH National Conference 2022 and is now available in AAIMH resources. The Continuity of Relationships paper describes AAIMH’s position on the vital importance of continuity of relationships for infants involved with statutory child protection services in Australia. 
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Infant Mental Health Competency Guidelines
1 Oct

Build your IMH capacity using AAIMH's evidence-based professional development roadmap for practitioners and educators. The AAIMH Competency Guidelines for Culturally Sensitive, Relationship-Focused Practice Promoting Infant Mental Health® (the Competency Guidelines) identify the knowledge, skills, and reflective practice approaches that lead to quality services and effective support for infants (0-36 months) and their families, across disciplines and in multiple service settings.
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Recording: Infant Mental Health Awareness Week: Understanding Early Trauma
16 Jun

Healthy Development Adelaide (HDA) and Australian Association for Infant Mental Health SA branch (AAIMH) forum on Understanding Early Trauma.

SPEAKERS
The Hon Katrine Hildyard
, Minister for Child Protection, Minister for Women and the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence, and Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing

Tessa Kong, AAIMH SA Branch President  - Infant Mental Health Awareness Week and the Australian Association for Infant Mental Health

Dr Liberty Gallus, Senior Consultant Paediatrician - The clinical consequences of infant trauma

Joy Makepeace, Kamilaroi / Murrawari woman from North Western New South Wales - Making peace with my past

CHAIR
Professor Claire Roberts (HDA Co-Convenor)

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Master of Mental Health Science Child Psychotherapy
7 Nov '20

2021 Master of mental Health Science - Child Psychotherapy Studies course
Many infant-parent workers from a wide range of disciplines may be interested in deepening and enhancing their work with infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents and this course is directly relevant to these needs. Our online course may be of special interest to those in rural and remote areas across Australia as it is easily accessible.
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