Practice Change Champions

Through Practice Change Champions, we are aiming to influence practice and organizational change to include attachment and early childhood mental health in community programs and services. The goal of the training is to increase knowledge in:

  • Child development and brain development
  • Attachment and temperament
  • Risk factors for insecure attachment
  • Impact of trauma and parent mental health
  • Common behaviors and resilience practices
  • Understanding and Supporting children/families with challenging behaviours
  • Effective role modeling –being and teaching to be a role model

What is a Practice Change Champion and who should become one?

  • A Practice Change Champion is a community-based professional who works with young children and/or their families who promotes attachment and early childhood mental health.

How can I get started?

  • Sign up for the Practice Change Champions email list at this link
  • Download the Resources Handout (below) to find recommended trainings to support infant and early childhood mental health in your work
  • Download the IECMH Task Group tip sheets, found here
Resources for Practice Change Champions
Resources for Practice Change Champions, last updated November 2021
Resources for IECMH Practice Change Cham
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Information Session Recording

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