Baby Court

Baby Court is a specialized docket within the judicial system providing infant mental health services for infants and toddlers under the jurisdiction of the Family Court because of substantiated abuse and/or neglect. "Baby Court" is designed to increase reunification as an outcome and to reduce the time to permanency decisions.

MPSI provides self paced training modules for Baby Court on-line. Once your registration has been processed, you will receive access to Baby Court modules within one week. If you are a social worker requiring continuing education credits (8 CEs), please download and fill out this form to have us audit your course records after successful completion. Audit/certification will take approximately one week.

Improving Outcomes for Maltreated Babies and their Families: Bringing Baby Court to Your Community – March 18, 2022
Ann M. Stacks, Ph.D. IMH-E® Director, Infant Mental Health Program, Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute, WSU
Kathleen Allen, J.D., Referee, Third Circuit Court, Wayne County

Online Training to Improve Outcomes for Maltreated Infants and Toddlers – Sept 8, 2020

A donation to the Weatherston Sholarship will help support diversity in the profession of Infant Mental Health by providing financial support to WSU students with financial need enrolled in the Infant Mental Health Dual-Title Degree Program at Merrill Palme Skillman Institute.