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Partnerships & Collaborations

Association of SIDS and Infant Mortality Programs

The Association of SIDS and Infant Mortality Programs (ASIP, formerly ASPP, Association of SIDS Program Professionals) is an association of health and human service providers committed to bereavement support and risk reduction activities. ASIP promotes programs of counseling, education, advocacy and research to ensure a supportive community response to those affected by infant and child death and to reduce the risk of death for future children.

Communication Vehicles: Web site, annual conference

Publications: Many SUID/SIDS-related publications can be ordered through e-mail. Four publications are available online: Infant Sleep Positioning and SIDS: Counseling Implications; Bedsharing and the Risk of Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI): Counseling Implications; Breastfeeding, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and a Safe Sleep Environment: Counseling Implications and The Unexpected Death of an Infant or Child: Standards for Services to Families.

Membership: Full members are health and human services professionals who provide information, education, counseling and support services to help families and communities cope with infant and child death or who provide consultation to a SIDS or infant and child 7 mortality program. Associate members are individuals committed to the purposes of ASIP, demonstrated by past or present activities related to SIDS or infant and child mortality programs. Administrators, peer support providers, development directors, clergy, emergency responders and public health professionals are encouraged to apply. Associate members are not eligible for office-holding or voting privileges.

Marie Chandick, ASIP President
c/o New York State Center for SID
School of Social Welfare Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8232
631-444-6475 (fax)