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Infant Mental Health Professionals Oppose Separation of Families at US-Mexican Border

Infant Mental Health professionals in Massachusetts are critically concerned and deeply opposed to the US Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice current practice of separating migrant and asylum-seeking families at the U.S.-Mexico border. The separation of immigrant parents from their young children is a destructive and cruel practice that directly impacts the healthy development and well-being of theseRead More

Meeting the Needs of Children in the Opioid Epidemic

Conversations between Practitioners and Researchers The second in a series of researcher-practitioner conversations was held on May 3, 2018. When: Thursday, May 3, 2018 Where: University of Massachusetts Medical School, South Street Campus 333 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Hosted by: Massachusetts Association for Infant Mental Health A panel discussion of what we know (andRead More

Jack Shonkoff – Leveraging 21st Century Science to Advance Social Justice

Jack P. Shonkoff, M.D. Leveraging 21st-Century Science to Advance Social Justice Thursday, February 15, 2018 5 p.m., Leo Weinstein Auditorium Smith College Fort Hill 28 Lyman Road Northampton, MA 01063 Jack P. Shonkoff, M.D., is founding director of Harvard’s Center on the Developing Child, whose mission is to bring credible science to bear on public policy affecting young children. He alsoRead More