Conference Agenda

Sunday - May 5 
11:30 a.m.Registration and Check-In
12:30 p.m.President's Welcome and Executive Director Update
12:45 p.m.Selma Fraiberg Award Recipient
1:00 p.m.Selma Fraiberg Colloquium - Reconceptualizing Helping & Healing: Letting Love and Neuroscience Guide Our Way
Speaker: Kristie Brandt, NP, CNM, MSN, DNP
Sponsored by MI Dept. of Health & Human Services
3:00 p.m.Break
3:30 p.m.Concurrent Workshops A1 - A7
5:00 p.m.Break
6:00 p.m.President's Reception
7:00 p.m.Celebratory Awards Banquet

Monday, May 6 
7:30 a.m.Registration and Check-In
8:30 a.m.Welcome and Announcements
8:35 a.m.Keynote Address - "The Journey to Joy": Moments and Minutes of Caring Connections
Speaker: Cassandra Joubert, ScD
Sponsored by MI Dept. of Health & Human Services
10:30 a.m.Break
11:00 a.m.Concurrent Workshops B1 - B7
12:30 p.m.Break
12:45 p.m.Hiram Fitzgerald Award Recipient
1:00 p.m.Policy Luncheon - Immigration Advocacy: What You Need to Know and What You Can Do To Help
2:30 p.m.Concurrent Workshops C1 - C7
4:00 p.m.Break
4:15 p.m.Hegira Presents: Melissa Kaplan-Estrin Student Poster Session & NextGen Networking Event
7:15 p.m.MI-AIMH Goes to the Movies, Philomena

Tues. - May 7 
7:30 a.m.Registration and Check-In
8:30 a.m.Welcome and Announcements
8:35 a.m.Deborah J. Weatherston Award Recipient
8:45 a.m.The Gregory A. Proulx, PhD Plenary Address - All Relationships Matter: Reflections on Infant Mental Health Principles and Practices
Speaker: Deborah J. Weatherston, PhD, IMH-E®
10:45 a.m.Break
11:15 a.m.Concurrent Workshops D1 - D7
12:45 p.m.Break - Lunch on Your Own
1:00 p.m.MI-AIMH Annual Members Meeting (optional, MI-AIMH members only)
2:15 p.m.Concurrent Workshops E1 - E6
3:45 p.m.Conference Adjourns

MI-AIMH Endorsement®

For those seeking to earn or renew the MI-AIMH Endorsement® for Culturally Sensitive, Relationship- Focused Practice Promoting Infant Mental Health®, please be assured that attendance at all of the conference sessions will count toward the specialized in-service training requirements. The Areas of Competency listed after each workshop refers to the knowledge and/or skill areas that are covered in each program. The Endorsement® Categories listed after each workshop description refer to the type of Endorsement® that participants may have earned or may be seeking.  This is meant to be a guideline; participants are not limited to particular sessions.  For more detailed information about Endorsement®, please see:

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