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Advanced Clinical Mental Health Training Workforce Development in Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health

Funded by the Perigee Fund. This five-year grant will fund the development and dissemination of an advanced clinical post-graduate training program in infant mental health and development. Please see the Advanced Clinical Training Program page for more details.  Principal Investigator, Dr. Monica Oxford; Director of ACT Program, Dr. Nucha IsarowongContact BCact@uw.edu   

Pregnant and Parenting Women, Opioid Use Clinical Training and Outreach

This multifaceted grant provided in part to the Barnard Center for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health for three projects funded by the Health Care Authority of Washington State. The fist will provide training to 240 health care professionals across Washington State who work with women with Opioid Use Disorder and their infants with Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome. The second project we will develoa OUD/NOW caregiving training video for health care professionals as well as updating our Keys to Caregiving training series. Finally, we are developing an Application to deliver training content to providers internationally. Principal Investigators, Dr. Monica Oxford and Dr. Ira Kantrowitz-Gordon. Contact mloxford@uw.edu

Seattle-King County Public Health Best-Start for Kids, Prenatal to Five Workforce Development

This grant will fund continuing workforce development training for Seattle Children’s Hospital Pediatric Residents. Reoccurring annually. Principal Investigator, Dr. Monica Oxford. Contact Jennifer Rees rees@uw.edu  

Promoting First Relationships Training Child Welfare Providers, Washington State Department of Child, Youth, and Families 

This is a training contract that provides funding to train providers throughout Washington State to be certified to provide PFR to families in the child welfare system. Reoccurring annually. Principal Investigator, Dr. Oxford. Contact Jennifer Rees rees@uw.edu 

Promoting First Relationships in a Community Setting

This is a training grant that provides funding to train mental health providers in community service agencies serving highly stressed families. Promoting First Relationships [PFR] is an intervention program aimed and enhancing parenting capacity and child outcomes. Reoccurring annuallyPrincipal Investigator, Dr. Monica Oxford. Contact Jennifer Rees rees@uw.edu 

Promoting First Relationships Training in Early InterventionDepartment of Early Learning

This is a training contract that provides funding to train Early Intervention providers throughout Washington State to be certified to provide PFR to families in the Early Intervention System and to train some agencies to the level of Train the Trainer. Reoccurring annually, Principal Investigator, Dr. Monica Oxford. Contact Jennifer Rees rees@uw.edu 

University of Washington Graduate Coursework in Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH)

An interdisciplinary, three-course graduate level sequence open to UW graduate students across campus. Courses may be taken a la carte as well.   Offered Autumn, Winter and Spring quarters each academic year.  For more information, see flier or contact Faculty Lead on IECMH Training, Dr. Colleen Dillon codillon@uw.edu