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.
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.