Infancy Onward

The primary focus of Infancy Onward is workforce development. We offer training and certification for anyone working with or on behalf of infants, toddlers, families, and other caregivers. Through Infancy Onward, professionals can earn the Endorsement for Culturally Sensitive, Relationship-Focused Practice. The Infant Mental Health Endorsement® and the Early Childhood Mental Health Endorsement® are internationally recognized credentials meant to honor professionals who apply Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH) principles to their practices. Families in need of services can contact Infancy Onward staff to locate a provider in their area. Our mission is to advance the conditions which provide an early start toward optimal mental health. We believe that all infants and toddlers are entitled to an opportunity to grow, learn, and develop in a way that enhances their social and emotional health, so that they may reach their maximum potential. 

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