MEMBERSHIP
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.
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 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:
info@first5alabama.org
First 5 Alabama is a Member Organization of
The Alliance is a global organization that includes multiple states and international associations whose infant mental health associations have licensed the use of the Competency Guidelines® and Endorsement for Culturally Sensitive, Relationship-Focused Practice Promoting Infant Mental Health® under their associations’ names.
The views, policies, and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) or U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). 
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