VLS 18: ASTHOConnects: Infant Mental Health

Monday, April 08, 2024 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM   Eastern Standard Time

Join ASTHO and Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) for a virtual session focused on infant mental health. During the webinar, attendees will hear from experts in the field and explore innovative programs, policies, research, and/or practices in infant mental health. Speakers will discuss the role community partners, caregivers, social determinants of health, and state health agencies play in promoting the mental health of infants and young children.

At the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the role of community, caregivers, social determinants, and state health agencies in infant mental health outcomes
  • Understand best practices for public health professionals to address infant mental health outcomes
  • Identify innovative state programs that promote positive mental health outcomes for the parent-infant dyad

Featured Speakers:

  • Shannon Bekman, PhD, IECMH-E, Director, Right Start for Colorado, WellPower
  • Alison Peak, LCSW, IMH-E, Executive Director, Allied Behavioral Health Solutions


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