Upcoming IAIMH Training Events



I-AIMH Infant Mental Health Competency Guidelines Launch and Training Event: Translating Science to Practice 


19th April 2018


I-AIMH is delighted to announce the launch of their Professional Competency Guidelines for Culturally Sensitive, Relationship Focused Practice Promoting Infant Mental Health ®.

I-AIMH is the first affiliate of W-AIMH in Europe to have the licencing agreement to implement the Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health (MI-AIMH) Competency Guidelines ®


Timetable for the Day:

10:30 – Launch of Competencies followed by Q+A

12:00 – Lunch

12:45 – Training Event

– Voices of Experience: Infant Mental Health in action. Three services present their experiences of translating science into practice:

1) A universal area based childhood setting in Young Knocknaheeny Cork: Tracie Lane (Infant Parent Support), Grace Walsh (Senior Oral Language Officer), and Catherine Maguire (Infant Mental Health Specialist IMHE© IV) share their insights in translating science to practice

2) Primary Care in South Tipperary: 3 Clinical Psychologists present their work over the past ten years- Fionnuala O’Shea,Rosarii O’Donnell Connorton, and Audrey Lonergan

3) Temple Street Children’s University Hospital: Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist and Senior Mental Health Social Worker in St Frances Clinic- Julie Ann Lyons presents her experiences

– Introduction to Reflective Supervision

– Live Supervision Session with Dr. Deborah Weatherston (Executive Director, Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health at the Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health (MI-AIMH)

– Q+A, reflections and final thoughts for the day

16:30 – 17:30 – IAIMH AGM: The day will finish with the IAIMH AGM.


Tickets via: https://imhcompetencieslaunch.eventbrite.ie/ 


Queries can be directed to imhireland@gmail.com

Irish Association for Infant Mental Health clg         Charity (Auth) No: 19200  

Company Reg: 538019    

Directors: Marie McSweeney, Ella Lovett, Audrey Lonergan