DC: 0-5 Overview: Understanding the Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Diagnostic System for Allied Professionals

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Thursday & Friday, November 5-6, 8:00 -11:00 am Alaska Standard Time
Day 1:
Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 08:00 AM until 11:00 AM
Day 2:
Friday, November 6, 2020 at 08:00 AM until 11:00 AM
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Video Conferencing
Support Website
Cost Range
$225.00 to $250.00
CEUs available for an additional $25.

Host And Instructor

Washington Association of Infant Mental Health
Jamie Elzea, MSW, MPH, LICSW, IMH-E®, Executive Director, WA-AIMH


C.E. Credit for AK-AIMH Endorsement: 6.00
This training may be applied toward AK-AIMH's endorsement competencies in theoretical foundations, direct service skills, and thinking.
C.E. Credit for Washington State Society for Clinical Social Work: 6.00
This training has been pre-approved for 6 credit hours by the Washington State Society for Clinical Social Work https://www.wsscsw.org, which approves training for social workers, licensed marriage & family therapists, and licensed mental health counselors. Check with your state's professional board to determine the applicability of these credits to your license.

Training Overview Description

The DC:0–5™ Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood is the developmentally-based system for diagnosing mental health and developmental disorders in infants and toddlers. DC:0–5™ enhances the professional’s ability to prevent, diagnose, and treat mental health problems in the earliest years by identifying and describing disorders of the first years of life that are not addressed in other classification systems, and by pointing the way to effective intervention approaches. ​This official training on DC:0-5™ will be provided as a synchronous online training via Zoom, sponsored by the Washington Association for Infant Mental Health.


This training is designed to provide an overview of the DC: 0-5 for allied professionals working with children 0-5 and their families. Attendees might be from the fields of early learning, home visiting, health, behavioral health, child welfare, and early intervention. Mental health clinicians new to the population may benefit from this training as a preface to the longer Clinical Training for DC:05 described here. Mental health clinicians with a background in infant and early childhood development may rather take the longer Clinical DC:0-5 Training.

Event-specific Details

Visit the sponsor website to learn more.

The Alaska Association of Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health (AK-AIMH) has listed this training as a courtesy to WA-AIMH and for the benefit of Alaska's professionals as part of our three-year initiative Project Compass: Leading the Way to Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Workforce Development. Project Compass is funded by AK-AIMH members and donors, the Alaska Children's Trust, and the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority. As a member of the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health, like AK-AIMH, WA-AIMH implements the Endorsement for Culturally-Sensitive Relationship Focused Practice Promoting Infant Mental Health®.

Registration Information

To register, complete this online form. Only Washington providers are eligible for scholarships.