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Foundations of

Infant-family and Early Childhood

Mental Health Series


Training Dates:

October 28, 2022 – Foundations of Infant-family and Early Childhood Mental Health (IFECMH)

November 18, 2022 – Foundations of IFECMH:  Reflective Practice

December 2, 2022 – Foundations of IFECMH:  Family Centered & Culturally Responsive Services

January 6, 2023 – Foundations of IFECMH:  Social and Emotional Development

February 3, 2023 – Foundations of IFECMH:  Trauma and Resilience


Humboldt County Office of Education, Annex Conference Room


9:00AM  – 12:00PM


$40.00 per session


$150.00 for all 5 sessions plus reflective practice facilitation meetings

Scholarships available for those who cannot afford the training fees.  Please contact Beth Heavilin @ bheavilin@hcoe to ask about scholarship offerings.



In this training series you will:

  • Gain an understanding of the core concepts around   Infant-family and Early Childhood Metal Health with presenter Beth Heavilin
  • Begin to build skills in Reflective Practice
  • Share an opportunity to apply Reflective Practice in small groups
  • Explore family-centered and diversity-informed tenets for work with infants, children and families with presenters  Aristea Saulsbury and Sharrone Blanck
  • Think about the critical foundations of infant, toddler and preschool social and emotional development for lifelong mental health
  • Consider the implications of Adverse Childhood Experiences and  positive relational health on  lifelong wellbeing with presenter Meg Walkley


Beth Heavilin @ with any questions regarding this training series.