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Infant Mental Health and Developmental Practice Training Program Information Session

A mother is laughing and holding her son as they play together on mother's day.Are you interested in working with birth to 5-year-olds and their familiesIf so, this program might be right for you!

This federally-funded grant program (Grant # H325K150310) will train eight selected graduate level students per year combined from Social Work, School Psychology, Mental Health Counseling and Speech-Language PathologyStudents accepted into this full-time program will:
  • Receive new, cutting-edge and specialized training at no cost to you!
  • Become an Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist.
  • Training will take place between years 1 and 2 of Social Work, Mental Health Counseling and Speech-Language Pathology programs, and years 2 and 3 of the School Psychology program.
  • Eligible Candidates will be trained to become IMH-DP specialists serving high-need, at-risk 0-5 year olds with social emotional challenges (and their families).
  • All IMH-DP candidates will add one year to their graduation date but in return will enter the workforce with enhanced competencies and increased career opportunities for working with young children and their parents.
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We are accepting applications now for the May 2017 cohort! Applications are now being accepted on a rolling basis.

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The IMH-DP training program is funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). Funded by Grant # H325K150310.

For further information, please contact:

The Institute for Parenting
Linen Hall, Lower Level Room 8
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