Rose of Durham began implementing a programming stream in January of 2013 that was founded in theories that support Infant Mental Health.
What is Infant Mental Health?
Infant mental health is the social, emotional, and cognitive well-being of infants and young children. Infant mental health practice refers to the promotion of optimal development and well-being in infants (prenatal to age three) and their families, the prevention of difficulties, and intervention when infants are at-risk or have identified problems
Part of our work in this area has also involved joining The Ontario Association of Child, Youth and Young Parent Centres (OntChild/YPRO) whose goal is to Build Resiliency Through Collaboration.
We are an association of Child, Youth and Young Parent Centres working together to provide a comprehensive system of early intervention, prevention and treatment services meeting the needs of children, youth and young families across Ontario.