If you have a training event or a link to a training calendar or training program that you would like to have appear here, send the information (for training events, at least date, training title, where to get more information) to webmanager@orimha.org

Upcoming Training Events

Theraplay is coming to Portland April 9-12, 2018.

You can learn more about this evidence based practice here: https://www.theraplay.org/index.php

You can register for the 3 day training in Portland here: https://theraplay.org/index.php/component/rseventspro/event/103-level-one-theraplay-mim-april-9-12-2018-portland-or?Itemid=1234

The Oregon MIECHV program will be offering a number of free online learning opportunities for Oregon Home Visitors through Achieve OnDemand, again in 2018. To learn more about accessing this opportunity, you are invited to participate in a webinar scheduled for Wednesday, December 13th from 9:00 am – 10:00 am. Please see registration information below and pass on to your Oregon early childhood home visiting networks.


Please register for Online Learning for Oregon Home Visitors through Achieve OnDemand Webinar on Dec 13, 2017 9:00 AM PST at:


This webinar will share information about the professional development opportunities available to Oregon home visitors through the Ounce of Prevention Fund’s Achieve OnDemand online training program. The webinar will include information on how to access training courses and a presentation of the learning platform.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

PNW gathering from the Trauma Stewardship Institute: http://traumastewardship.com
Whether because of trauma, crises, or really, really hard days.
Please join us for a day of raising awareness of trauma, vicarious trauma, and systematic oppression.
Each event will be a foundational training
These workshops will address how we’re being impacted by current and past overwhelm, crises, toll, or trauma and establish concrete means for how to keep on keeping on both individually and collectively.
Laura van Dernoot Lipsky will offer a compelling mix of personal insight, cutting-edge research, personal stories, and countless New Yorker cartoons to help us understand the cumulative toll of being exposed to suffering over time and gain the skills needed to reconcile it. Participants from all professional disciplines and life circumstances are welcome to attend. If you have any questions, please email us at events@traumastewardship.com.
Tacoma, Washington
January 10, 2018
8:30 am–3:00 pm
Registration for our Tacoma Institute is now open!
Portland, Oregon
January 29, 2018
8:30 am–3:00 pm
Registration for our Portland Institute is now open!

Home Visiting scholarships will be available for the Oregon Parenting Educators conference(May 2018)! http://health.oregonstate.edu/…/oregon-parenting-educators-…

Also, the Annual Early Childhood Summer Institute is a free professional development opportunity!

Good news for folks living in rural Oregon and seeking training in infant mental health! Portland State University if offering scholarships for the Infant Toddler Mental Health graduate certificate! See the link below to apply by November 6th!

2018 FFF ITMH Grad Cert Scholarship Final


Training Calendar Links

OAEYC’s training calendar

Oregon Child Care Registry’s training calendar

Oregon Addictions and Mental Health Training Calendar

Child Welfare Partnership’s foster parent training calendar

Oregon Head Start Association training calendar

Training Programs

Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting

Request for Scholarship 2017

Summer Term


Title of the Course: SPED 487/587 Introduction to Infant/Toddler Mental Health (3 credits)

This is completely online and is designed as an introductory course linking theory, research, and practice with interdisciplinary principles and collaboration. Content includes key concepts of mental health of children (birth through 36 months) and their families, including attachment, temperament, social-emotional development, context of family, culture and community, risk and resilience. Practices related to observation, screening, assessment, diagnosis, and treatments are addressed. In addition, you will gain knowledge about current research and interventions from the field of infant mental health. Special attention is placed on infant/toddler development, risk factors, assessment methods, prevention/intervention, and collaboration in the field. Also emphasized is the history of Infant/Toddler Mental Health (ITMH) as a field and incorporating ITMH into policies and systems. At the completion of the class, students have meet the professional development requirements of the Oregon Infant Mental Health Endorsement Level I.


Summer Term Scholarships: June 26-August 20, 2017 (8-weeks)

The course is completely on-line and will require you to have access to a computer, a strong and reliable internet connection, and have approximately 10-12 hours available weekly to complete the work. The course begins June 26. 2017. You will have assistance in accessing and navigating the online class. Detailed directions to register for the course will be sent to you if you are selected to receive the scholarship.

If you have a bachelor’s degree, you may take the course for either undergraduate or graduate credit. If you do not have a bachelor’s degree, you must take the course as an undergraduate.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must currently work part-time or more in one of Oregon’s home visiting programs serving infants and toddlers.
  • You must commit to completing the course. You will be asked to follow up after the course with feedback regarding application to the home visiting field.
Estimated Course costs:

1.      $746.00 for tuition and fees for undergraduate credit or $1379.00 for graduate credit. This includes the distance fee for the course. Scholarships are provided for 90% of the undergraduate rate or $672.

2.      $27.00 account set-up fee for new students. If you are, or have been, a student at PSU, this will not apply.

3.      Up to $50 fee for books and materials.


If selected, the state MIECHV scholarship will cover up to $672.00 of tuition and fees.

You will be responsible for the remaining tuition and fees, the cost of account set-up $27 (if applicable), and books and materials estimated at $50. If you register for undergraduate credit, you will pay the remaining $74 toward tuition. If you register for graduate credit, you will pay the additional cost of $707.00.

You may ask your employer to reimburse your additional costs.

Please submit applications or direct questions to:

Email:     ianderson@pdx.edu

Subject Line:   2017 MIECHV Scholarship




Mail Applications to:

Ingrid Anderson, Ed.D.

Portland State University – Graduate School of Education

PO Box 751 (Curriculum and Instruction)

Portland, OR 97207-0751


Decisions will be made June 5, 2017 by 5:00 pm and you will be notified by email. If accepted, you will need to set up your PSU account immediately. In your acceptance email will be a link to the Google site with registration information and directions. As soon as you are notified that registration is open, register right away – no later than June 12th. The course begins on June 26th and ends August 20th.

Please complete the following questions, so we may learn more about you and determine your eligibility for the scholarship. Please note the minimum word count required for the essay questions. A strong application is one that is complete and signed, and thoroughly answers the essay questions.

First and Last Name:
Home Visiting Program:
Check all that apply: ____ Home Visiting Program Manager

____ Home Visiting Supervisor

____ Home Visitor

Number of years worked in the home visiting field:

Languages fluent in:

Work Address:

Phone: _____________________ Primary Number
_____________________   Secondary Number
Preferred Email Address:


Please describe the community (ies) that you work with. (Minimum word count 100 – please use additional paper if needed).








How will you use what you learn in this class to advance your professional practice? (Minimum word count 200 – please use additional paper if needed).










Applicant Portion Fiscal Responsibility (choose one):

Participant Payment of Costs: I __________________________________ (print) agree to pay the account set up fee of $27 (if applicable) which is payable when I register with Portland State University, the cost of any text books or materials (estimated at $50 or less), and if you register for undergraduate credit, you will pay the remaining $74 toward tuition. If you register for graduate credit, you will pay the additional cost of $707.00.

You may ask your employer to reimburse your additional costs.

Signature____________________________________________________ Date _______________

Agency Payment of Costs: My agency has signed and submitted this portion as they have agreed to cover these costs for me. I am signing, since I am the Applicant, to acknowledge that I am aware of these additional costs.

Print Name: __________________________        Position: __________________________________

Signature____________________________________________________ Date _______________











Portland State University’s Graduate Certificate Program in Infant/Toddler Mental Health

Infant Toddler Mental Health Graduate Certificate Program Scholarship

Designed for Mental Health Clinician who are interested in gaining additional knowledge in working with young children from birth to three years of age and their families. This scholarship covers the full cost of the 23-credit ITMH program. Priority is given to bilingual and/or bicultural professions working with priority populations. Individuals working Medicaid-eligible children 0-5 and their families may also apply. 23-credit Graduate certificate is connected to the Oregon Infant Mental Health Endorsement. Scholarship application deadline is April 1, 2017.

Individuals can apply for the scholarship without applying for Admissions to the ITMH program. Individuals awarded scholarships must apply for admission to the ITMH Graduate Certificate by May 1, 2017. For more information, go to https://www.pdx.edu/sped/itmh-scholarships