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Day 1 - Intro to IMH Theory & Practice for Home Visitors (11.6.2023)

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Note that certificates will be available after you attend Day 3 on December 1st.


This VIRTUAL training provides Infant Mental Health Home Visiting professionals the opportunity to share and learn about their work through video, group discussion, and clinical observations. participants will consider new ways of working with infants, toddlers, and families that support parent infant relationships. An overview of Infant Mental Health theory, attachment, strategies, assessment, and interventions will be discussed and practiced. MI-AIMH is committed to to offering this training on an annual basis. Be sure to take advantage of this opportunity now!

Day 1 - Date, Time and Speaker:
Monday, November 6, 2023: 9:00am - 4:00pm (ET)
Presented by Carol Oleksiak, LMSW, IMH-E®

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  • Carol Oleksiak, LMSW, IMH-E®

    Carol Ann Oleksiak, LMSW, ACSW, IMH-E® Clinical Mentor

    Ms. Oleksiak is a licensed master social worker for both clinical and macro practice. Ms. Oleksiak participated in the University of Michigan “Hearts and Minds on Babies” grant supporting early childhood teachers and their connections with babies and toddlers in their classroom.
    Carol helped to create and direct the Virtual Center of Excellence (VCE) beginning in 2006 as the live and online training system for workforce development for Detroit Wayne Community Mental Health (CMH) and all its partners.

    In 2004, she was named the Alumni Social Worker of the Year by Wayne State University. She has over 40 years of experience working with children and families in the Detroit- Wayne County Community Mental Health system.

    She was an integral part of the development of the Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health’s Endorsement System, which is recognized around the world for clinical workforce development in Infant Mental Health.

    She authored a chapter in Case Studies in Infant Mental Health Risk, Resiliency, and Relationships.
    She supported social work interns from the University of Michigan, Wayne State University (WSU) and Eastern Michigan University as a field instructor for over twenty years. She taught courses in the Graduate Certificate program at WSU, as well as trained and supported hundreds of new clinicians in CMH.

    She has been the executive director of Great Start Wayne Count and the Kids Health Connection program in Detroit. Ms. Oleksiak, currently, provides training, reflective supervision, and case consultation in Detroit Wayne Community Mental Health and on the west side of the State of Michigan in addition to clinicians she supports in a private practice.

November 6, 2023
Mon 9:00 AM EST

Duration 7H 0M

This live web event has ended.

Event Support (Laura)