Conference Menu:

Thursday: Continental Breakfast; Boxed Lunch – Either ham sandwich or turkey sandwich which includes chips, fruit and a cookie or vegetarian option is a veggie wrap.

Friday: Continental Breakfast; Boxed Lunch – Roast Beef sandwich, chicken fajita which includes chips, fruit and a cookie or veggie wrap.

KAIMH Conference 2022 Scholarships

KAIMH is pleased to announce a scholarship opportunity that will cover 100% of the registration fee for the KAIMH Conference: Relationships Matter.

 Scholarship Application

To be considered for a full scholarship, complete and submit the form located here  You will be notified of your scholarship status by the Scholarship Committee.

NOTE: Scholarships are limited, do not apply if you do not plan to attend. Awardees not in attendance will be asked to refund 100% of the scholarship amount.

 Questions? Email

FREE Post-Conference Book Study
The first 154 conference registrants will receive Dr. Delahooke’s new book, Brain-Body Parenting: How to Stop Managing Behavior and Start Raising Joyful, Resilient Kids.  

Zoom meetings: TBA

Family Sitting

Virtual Conference Keynote: Dr. Mona Delahooke


Pediatric Psychologist and Award Winning Author 


Beyond Behaviors: Using Brain Science and Compassion to Understand and Solve Children’s Behavioral Challenges

Brain-Body Parenting: How to Stop Managing Behavior and Start Raising Joyful, Resilient Kids


Mona has dedicated her career to promoting compassionate, relationship-based neurodevelopmental interventions for children with developmental, behavioral, emotional, and learning differences. Her paradigm-shifting model offers a new way of understanding emotional and behavioral challenges, incorporating the latest neuroscience and resilience research to support relationships. Her popular blog, at , covers a range of topics useful for caregivers and childhood providers. Dr. Delahooke lives and works in the Los Angeles area.

AEW Nomination

The Alice Eberhart-Wright Visionary Award recognizes outstanding achievements and significant contributions in the field of infant and early childhood mental health.  This award will be presented each year at the KAIMH annual conference. 

Alice Eberhart-Wright Visionary Award Overview (160.32 KB)

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Congratulations to 2021 ‘Alice Award’ Recipient:

Amittia Parker, Ph.D, LMSW, MPA 

Amittia Parker, PhD, LMSW, MPA has worked for over a decade as a mental health consultant across a variety of settings in Kansas City, including home-based services, childcare centers, school-based services, and health clinics. She is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Kansas, School of Social Welfare and engaged in research, teaching, and service. Her research agenda is focused on promoting minority mental health, with a particular interest in Black and Latinx families with young children. Her current research projects focus on mental health among Black mothers and social work students, natural helping spaces, and behavioral health service availability and delivery. Amittia promotes racially sensitive practice both within the courses she teaches and in guest lectures. Amittia provides training and consultation services focused on racial equity and mental health. She also serves in leadership roles in local, state, and national venues focused on infant and early childhood, the African American community, and Black social workers.

Click Here to listen to Dr. Parker Speak