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Who Should Join:

First 5 Alabama® is a professional home for anyone whose work supports infants, young children, and their families. By joining First 5 Alabama® you become part of a multidisciplinary group that strives to foster young children’s healthy social and emotional development. First 5 Alabama® invites individuals, students, and organizations to join.

If you believe in the vision and mission of First 5 Alabama® and the importance of infant and early childhood mental well-being join today!*


*Association membership is required for those seeking Endorsement® appropriate for infant/child-family providers, teachers, counselors, and leaders in the infant, early childhood, and mental health fields.

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Membership Benefits
  • Notification of professional development opportunities;

  • Monthly update on current resources and information: First 5 Footnotes;

  • Participation in annual membership meeting;

  • Network with a diverse and interdisciplinary group of infant and early childhood mental health professionals while advancing the work of First 5 Alabama;

  • Access to a nationally recognized professional endorsement system for infant-family practitioners;

  • Opportunity to receive Reflective Supervision or become a recognized Reflective Supervisor on the state registry;

  • Member of the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health®.  The Alliance is a global organization that includes multiple states and international associations whose infant and early childhood mental health associations have licensed the use of the ® and ® under their associations’ names.

Membership Fees
  • 1 Year Association Dues $25.00 (Professional)

  • 1 Year Association Dues $15.00 (Student)

  • 1 Year Association Dues $10.00 (Parent)

  • 1 Year Agency Membership (up to 10 staff) $250 *

  • 1 Year Agency Membership (up to 15 staff) $375*

  • 1 Year Agency Membership (up to 20 staff) $500*

Membership Support

If you are interested in becoming a member of First 5 Alabama® or already member and would like more information on Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health workforce development opportunities, contact:

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