Enjoy membership benefits including reduced registration fees at ILAIMH conferences and seminars; free access to Zero to Three, a leading journal of early child development; and our free quarterly newsletter, containing articles and news about upcoming events.
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You don't have to be an ILAIMH member to enjoy the benefits of our group; join our general listserv to network, get news, and interact with other Illinois infant mental health professionals.
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Spring Seminars 2016

Every spring ILAIMH hosts seminars in numerous locations across the state, providing a diverse set of topics from an array of professional expertise. See our brochure for additional information: ILAIMH Spring Seminars 2016.

What We Believe

From the beginning, every child should have a family and community environment in which he or she can thrive physically, mentally and emotionally.

Benefits of ILAIMH Membership

  • The Illinois Association for Infant Mental Health (ILAIMH) Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health Credential (I/ECMH-C) is a yearlong, relationship-based, professional development process designed to deepen and strengthen the knowledge and skills of the experienced practitioner.

    More about the credential.

  • The Illinois Association for Infant Mental Health proudly announces our 34th Annual Fall Conference: October 23rd, 2015

    Keynote speaker Oscar Barbarin, Ph.D, Tulane University, Professor in the Department of Psychology.

    Annual conference details

  • ILAIMH is forming reflective practice groups across the state. Email us if you are interested!

Who We Are

The Illinois Association for Infant Mental Health (ILAIMH) is a group of professionals drawn together by a common interest in the social-emotional development of infants and their families.

Where We're From

Members of ILAIMH come from a variety of disciplines including education, social work, psychology, medicine, academia, public policy, child development, physical and occupational therapy, and other allied disciplines.
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What We Do

ILAIMH is a dynamic organization that works to support the healthy social and emotional development of infants, toddlers and their families. Through training, advocacy, research committees and more we are committed to making an impact.
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