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Endorsement Matters

Completion of the Endorsement Process holds a personal meaning for children, their families and community supports. These stakeholders benefit from the quality of services and increased knowledge that the Endorsement Process provides. The following excerpt is from a letter sent by a parent, “I cannot begin to express my gratitude and thanks to (our ECMH consultant) enough.

ECMH Consultation Supports

I started seeing a family due to concerns the mom was having with her two year old son. Mom is a childcare provider as well. I initially saw the mom and son for some in-home therapy where I shared play therapy strategies including child-directed and Theraplay, sprinkled with some Conscious Discipline®.

Save the Date for the 2013 KAIMH Conference!!

When:  May 2nd and 3rd Where:  Hilton Garden Inn and Manhattan Conference Center, Manhattan, KS How:  Online Registration Opens March 11th!!! Cost:  Both Days~ Members $145 Non-Members $225            Single Day~ Members $95 Non- Members $150 More details to come later!

Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation

Shari* was just three years old when her behaviors in her Head Start classroom began to regress and her challenging behaviors escalated. Her dedicated, experienced teacher began to tighten her classroom management skills, which had worked in the past, to address the behaviors. This time, however, the behavior continued to escalate, and both staff and Shari’s mother were at the end of their ropes.

President's Note

Dear KAIMH Members,
I want to thank you for the opportunity to serve as your KAIMH President. I look forward to representing the association and to supporting our members in meeting the mental health needs of infants, young children and their caregivers. It is an exciting time for KAIMH as we continue to grow and strengthen our dedication to supporting the mission of the association. [read more]