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Do you want to be there for a loved one, but don't know how? Here are some techniques to help you 'hold space' for people in need.
When your child throws food off of a high-chair or has a tantrum in the grocery store, it might seem like they're trying to get a rise out of you. But behind your child's behavior is a feeling they're experiencing, too. Learn how to understand and support your child's feelings.
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You can’t predict your child’s behavior, but you can understand it. Neuroscience offers a peek into why children do what they do. Big Think shows how a little understanding of neuroscience can help make you a better parent: http://bit.ly/2xbRUuf

Harvard University's Center on the Developing Child has just released this new tool which focuses on the concept of "serve and return". May be useful to share with parents and caregivers!


Child-adult relationships that are responsive and attentive—with lots of back and forth interactions—build a strong foundation in a child’s brain for all future learning and development. This is called “serve and return,” and it takes two to play! Follow these 5 steps to practice serve and return wi...
NEW Position Statement: The Position Statement on Challenging Behavior and Young Children was approved by the Executive Board this month! This work includes 8 s...

Zero to Three will be hosting a live, interactive virtual event tomorrow, Sept. 14th from 1:00 - 1:45 (Central) to discuss how grandparents view their roles in ...care giving, and to provide tips on helping families navigate this essential three-generation relationship. The event is free for everyone! Register by visiting:

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Grandparents as Care Providers: Understanding Their Experiences and Meeting Their NeedsThursday, September 14, 20172:00-2:45 p.m. EDT
City Hospital System Is Expanding Children’s Mental Health ProgramsSHAREShare on FacebookPost on TwitterEmailLog in to SaveRead Laterhttps://nyti.ms/2xMDL6DShare on LinkedInShare on WhatsappShare on Google PlusShare on RedditShareCancelNewliz Hernandez, right, and her daughter, Fatimah Sosa, who is…

PA-AIMH’s ​yearly ​conference ​brings ​nationally ​recognized ​experts ​in ​the ​field ​to ​the ​Commonwealth ​to ​educate ​Pennsylvania ​professionals ​on ​the ​most ​current ​research, ​promotion, ​prevention ​and ​clinical ​practices. ​This ​year's ​conference ​speakers ​include ​Gerry ​Costa, ​Ph.D., ​Chandra ​Gosh-Ippen, ​Ph.D., ​Sheri ​Hill, ​Ph.D. ​and ​Brenda-Jones-Harden, ​Ph.D. ​ ​ ​who ​will ​present ​on ​the ​topics ​of ​professional ​formation, ​lessons ​learned ​through ​child-parent ​psychotherapy, ​building ​healthy ​brains, ​and ​serving ​infants ​and ​young ​children ​in ​child ​welfare.

"Disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes, and floods can claim lives, destroy homes or whole communities, and cause serious physical and psychological injurie...s. Trauma can also be caused by acts of violence.
The September 11, 2001 terrorist attack is one example. Mass shootings in schools or communities and physical or sexual assault are other examples. Traumatic events threaten our sense of safety."

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A booklet that describes what parents can do to help children and adolescents cope with violence and disasters.
A program in Connecticut is helping disruptive children stay in preschool by applying interventions early, thanks to support from the state.

Our hearts are with those in Hurricane Irma’s path. As scary as a natural disaster can be for adults, it can be even scarier for little ones. Here are some tips for parents of babies and young children in the path of the storm. http://bit.ly/2eW93n7 #HurricaneIrma

Here are some tips for parents of babies and young children in the path of the storm.

Annual Conference Update:


Make sure you register by 11:59pm on 9/10/17 to receive our reduced rates!!!


Go to our website at www.pa-aimh.org for the registration link!!!!

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Save the Date Please go to the Events tab, for more information on the 8th Annual Conference The 8th Annual Pennsylvania Infant Mental Health Conference October 19-20, 2017 *Sonesta Hotel-...