If you’re working with very young children and their parents,
you’ve come to the right place.

The California Association for Infant Mental Health (CalAIMH) advocates for the needs of all children ages pre-natal to five in the state of California. We are transdisciplinary in our approach; we welcome everyone, from any field or profession, who wishes to be informed about infant mental health.

Together we will ensure relational health for all young children in California.

Join Us

Become a Member

CalAIMH News

Honoring Jeree Pawl

Jeree Pawl Ph.D. a pioneer in the field of Infant Mental health died on November 19, 2021 at the age of 91. In 1979 Dr. Pawl was invited to the UCSF Department of Psychiatry as one of a team led by Selma Fraiberg. Their mission was to form an infant parent program to serve young children and families in San …
Read More

Upcoming Events

Conversations with Luminaries in the Field of Child Psychotherapy: Alicia Lieberman, Arietta Slade & Markita Mays
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

LIVE LEGACY INTERVIEWS with professor Alicia Lieberman and special guests Arietta Slade & Markita Mays

Conversations with Luminaries in the Field of Child Psychotherapy

Tuesday, May 24, 2022
12-2 PM EST/ 10 AM-12PM MST/ 9-11AM PST
Recordings will be sent to all ticket holders

In partnership with Child FirstMINDinMIND and APA Division 39 Section II, we invite you to an audience with Alicia Lieberman, an internationally acclaimed clinician, speaker, writer, researcher and trainer.

Branching out: Whole Person Perinatal Mental Healthcare Conference
Jun 2 – Jun 3 all-day
Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Lecture Series 2022
Sep 1 @ 8:00 am


This 15-part Lecture Series will be presented jointly by Infant and Early Mental Health Promotion (IEMHP) at the Hospital for Sick Children and the World Association for Infant Mental Health (WAIMH).This web-based series brings world-renowned experts in infant and early mental health research and practice to you in an accessible and flexible format that can be easily integrated into staff development and continuing professional education. The structure of the series will be aligned with the Competency Framework developed by IEMHP.

The inclusion of infant and early mental health promotion, prevention, and treatment needs to be a key focus of practice within community-based health, early learning and care, and social service organizations. The series will provide insight into the foundational science of infant and early mental health, the importance of promotion and prevention policies and strategies, and evidence-based interventions and treatment approaches.


Includes 15 recorded lectures (each approximately 90 minutes to two hours in length) and access to additional resources provided by presenters. Please note new lectures will be uploaded as they are recorded.

  • All 15 sessions will be available by September 2022. Learners will be receiving an email announcement when a new lecture is uploaded. Learners may choose to complete the Lecture Series as sessions become available (first lecture will be available on February 22, 2022) or after all 15 sessions have been uploaded.
  • Learners will be eligible for the Certificate of Completion after successfully viewing all 15 lectures and completing the associated feedback surveys.
  • Learners will have access to 13 Bonus lectures from the 2020/21 Lecture Series (an additional 26 hours of content).
  • Access to all lectures ends September 2024.



Special discounts are available for IEMHP/WAIMH members and WAIMH affiliates!


If you have questions, please feel free to contact IEMHP Lecture Series Team at iemhp.lectureseries@sickkids.ca



Join our mailing list

  • This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Newsletter Archive
Number of Current Subscribers: 291