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Guidelines & Resources
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Associations for Infant Mental Health: Shaping Today's Workforce to Invest in the Children of Tomorrow - Ashley McCormick, Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health (Alliance)
Benefits of Endorsement for the IECMH Workforce - Diana Morelen, PhD, Alliance
Best Practice Guidelines for Reflective Supervision/Consultation - Alliance
Building Capacity in the Infant and Family Field Through Competency-Based Endorsement - Deborah Weatherston, Barbara Dowler Moss, & Deborah Harris (Michigan, Texas, and New Mexico AIMHs)
Building Competency for Providers in the Early Childhood Mental Health Field: An Early Childhood Mental Health Endorsement® - Nichole Paradis, Faith Eidson, & Deborah Weatherston, Alliance
Case Studies in Infant Mental Health: Risk, Resiliency, and Relationships - Joan Shirilla & Deborah Weatherston
Critical Components of Reflective Supervision: Responses from Expert Supervisors in the Field - Angela Tomlin, Deborah Weatherston, & Thomas Pavkov
Elevating the Field of Early Childhood Education through Endorsement®: An International Standard of Excellence in Infant Mental Health - Jes Fyall Cardenas & Isabel Tanco
Endorsement® is Good for Babies - Ashley McCormick & Faith Eidson, Alliance
Endorsement®: A National Tool for Workforce Development in Infant Mental Health - Sadie Funk, Mary Warren, Nicole Schuren, Deborah Weatherston, Ashley McCormick, Nichole Paradis, & Jacqui Van Horn
Exploring Professionals' Perceptions of the IMH-E® Credential - Cynthia Frosch, Yolanda Mitchell, Jennifer Camacho Taylor & Sadie Funk
Ghosts in the Nursery - Selma Fraiberg, Edna Adelson, and Vivian Shapiro
How Racism Can Affect Child Development - Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University
Infant Mental Health Home Visiting Therapists' Reflective Supervision Self-Efficacy in Community Practice Settings - Sarah Shea, Jennifer Jester, Alissa Huth-Bocks, Deborah Weatherston, Maria Muzik, Katherine Rosenblum, & The Michigan Collaborative for Infant Mental Health Research
Introduction to Infant Mental Health for Medical Professionals - World Association of Infant Mental Health, ZERO TO THREE, Alliance, State IMH Associations
Our Way of Being: Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Workforce Development in TN - Diana Morelen, Keena Friday, Rebecca Otwell-Dove, Nichole Paradis, Angela Webster, Michele Moser, & Allison Peake
Professional Quality of Life in Home Visitors: Core Components of the Reflective Supervisory Relationship and IMH-E® Endorsement® Engagement - Tanika Eaves, JoAnn Robinson, Edna Brown, & Preston Britner
Reflecting Together: Reflective Functioning as a Focus for Deepening Group Supervision - Mary Claire Heffron, Diane Reynolds, & Bronwyn Talbot
Reflections on the Infant Mental Health Endorsement® Process in Virginia - Kasey Dye, Christine Spence, & Jackie Robinson Brock
Reflective Supervision As Trauma Informed Care: One Agency's Experience - Sue Badeau
Revealing "The Space Between": Creating an Observation Scale to Understand Infant Mental Health Reflective Supervision - Christopher Watson, Mary Harrison, Jill Hennes, & Maren Harris
RIOS: Reflective Interaction Observation Scale (A graphic) - University of Minnesota, Center for Early Education & Development (CEED)
Reflective Supervision in Child Care: The Discoveries of an Accidental Tourist - Robert Weigand
Reflective Supervision/Consultation: Preventing Burnout, Boosting Effectiveness, and Renewing Purpose for Frontline Workers - University of Minnesota, Center for Early Education & Development (CEED)
Status of the Evidence for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation - Center of Excellence for Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation
Strengthening and Recognizing Knowledge, Skills, and Reflective Practice: The Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health Competency Guidelines & Endorsement Process - Deborah Weatherston, Melissa Kaplan-Estrin, & Sheryl Goldberg
An Ordinary Day
Dr. Anjali and Justin Ferguson
Building Blocks for Social-Emotional Learning
Tracey A. Hulen, Ann-Bailey Lipsett
My Grandmother's Hands
Resmaa Menakem, MSW
Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America's Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing
Dr. Joy DeGruy
Amy S. Gaumer Erickson, Patricia M. Noonan
John F. Eller, Tom Hierck
Resource Videos from the Alliance
Note: Some of these videos are password protected. Please contact the Endorsement Coordinator for assistance (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Applicant Instructions for working in EASy (2022)
Overview of how to complete the Endorsement Application process via the Endorsement Application System (EASy). Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health, Inc.© 2022. All rights reserved.
Crosswalk between Pyramid Model Training Modules and the Competency Guidelines
Overview of the intent behind the Pyramid Model Training Modules & Competency Guidelines® crosswalk.
Endorsement Application Reviewer Training (2023)
Endorsed professionals wishing to become an Application Reviewer must view this video and submit the associated Reviewer Contract.
How to Register in EASy (2022)
How to register in EASy for the Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health credential. Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health, Inc.© 2022. All rights reserved.
How to submit Application for additional Endorsement(s)
How to create and submit additional application(s) for Endorsement in EASy. Alliance for Advancement of Infant Mental Health © 2020. All Rights Reserved.
Preparing Competency-Based Learning for IECMH Endorsement: Training Guide and Self-Assessment.
What is Endorsement (2022) - Brief version
"What is Endorsement for Culturally Sensitive, Relationship-Focused Practice Promoting Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health®?" Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health, Inc.© 2022. All rights reserved.
What is Endorsement? (2022) - Full version
"What is Endorsement for Culturally Sensitive, Relationship-Focused Practice Promoting Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health®?" Produced by the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health, Inc.© 2022. All rights reserved.
What is the Alliance for the Advancement of IMH?
Orientation to the Competency Guidelines®, Endorsement, and the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health. Alliance for Advancement of Infant Mental Health © 2020. All Rights Reserved.
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