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Professional Development Trainings

DC:0-5 Infant & Early ChildhoodMental Health Disorders Trainings

Jamie Elzea, MSW, MPH, LICSW, IMH-E® is a clinician endorsed as an Infant Mental Health Mentor and was the first DC:0-5 Certified Trainer In Washington state by Zero to Three.

 

As the former Executive Director of the Washington Infant Mental Health Association she led the Prenatal through Five subgroup of the Children and Youth Behavioral Health Workgroup to enact Medicaid policy changes that better support developmentally appropriate assessment and diagnosis.

 

She is a champion for the Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health workforce and loves supporting professionals in continued learning and growth.

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Diagnosing Early Childhood Mental Health: 

DC:0-5 for Clinicians  

The DC:0-5 Clinical Training provides history and background around the need and development of a specialized diagnostic classification system for infancy and early childhood, approaches in diagnosis from an Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health perspective which is

  • Developmentally informed

  • Relationship based

  • Contextual and

  • Culturally competent

 

Participants will learn about the multi-axial approach to diagnosis as well understanding the contents of each axis including Axis I clinical disorders.

Through the course of this training, attendees will have hands on practice to us the DC:0-5 to work through the axes with case examples. 

12 CEUs

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FREE Online DC:0-5 Clinical Training for 0-5 Medicaid Providers:

 

Note: These trainings are sponsored by the Health Care Authority for Medicaid serving providers mental health professionals (see WAC 246-341-0515).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Training facilitator:                          Sponsored by:                         

                                                    

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Sept 27-29

Tues-Thurs

8:30-12:30

Oct 26-28

Wed-Fri

8:30-12:30

Nov 30-Dec 2 

Wed-Fri

8:30-12:30

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If these dates don't work for you, additional options may be available at www.wa-aimh.org

Early Childhood Mental Health Disorders for Allied Professionals 

FREE Online DC:0-5 Overview Training for 0-5 Allied Professionals

 (3 hours)

 

Recommended for mental/behavioral health and allied early childhood services agency supervisors, administrators, and direct service allied professionals across a wide variety of fields that serve children and families prenatal through five

 

 

 

Training facilitator:         Sponsored by:

Nov 10

Thursday

9:00-12:00

This training will be geared toward providers in perinatal support services - but all are welcome!

The DC:0-5 Allied Overview Training provides history and background around the need and development of a specialized diagnostic classification system for infancy and early childhood, approaches in diagnosis from an Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health perspective which is:

  • Developmentally informed

  • Relationship based

  • Contextual and

  • Culturally competent

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