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Welcome to WCAIMH!

We are glad you have found us!


WCAIMH meets regularly to share information, resources and connect with each other to promote optimal practices in infant mental health. Here, you can find information for parents and professionals, as well as our monthly events.

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In infancy and early childhood, nurturing family relationships provide the foundation for social, emotional, cognitive and physical development. The resulting positive infant mental health is key to long term relationships and mental health. Early positive relationships can lead to resilience in the face of life’s challenges.


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WCAIMH promotes:

  • The idea that infancy is a sensitive period in development
  • Increased knowledge about development in children from conception to five years of age
  • The dissemination of evidence-based and experience-based knowledge to support parents in healthy caregiving and providing nurturing environments for children
  • The cooperation and collaboration of professionals concerned with promoting optimal development of infants and young children

Upcoming Events

  • WCAIMH Talk – October 27, 2016: Anxiety in Young Children and a New Promising Intervention – Little Champions
  • SPEAKER: Danielle Kavin, M.A. R.C.C. has been a clinician with Child and Youth Mental for the past 10 years with a focus on the early years for the past eight years. She is also a doctoral student in Educational Psychology at SFU.

    SUMMARY: Anxiety is the most prevalent mental health concern for children. Little Champions is an anxiety intervention for children ages 4-7 years and their parents. Danielle will review with is the Little Champions intervention, its application for a younger population and a summary of her doctoral research.

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