Group reflective supervision/consultation includes many unique challenges, complexities, and rewards. In this training, we will identify differences in group and individual supervision/consultation, and touch upon logistics and relationship dynamics present in groups. Kristi and Carol will share stories from the field to support your growth in facilitating successful reflective groups.
Kristi Armstrong, LMSW, IMH-E® is an Infant Mental Health consultant with over 20 years of experience. She is a licensed Master Social Worker and is endorsed as an Infant Mental Health Specialist. She has experience as a clinician, consultant, and trainer in the field of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health. She is the past Director of Endorsement and Reflective Practice for the Washington Association for Infant Mental Health. She led a complex project involving four states to create "Reflective Supervision: A Guide from Region X to Enhance Reflective Practice Among Home Visiting Programs" which is utilized across the globe. Currently, Kristi provides both individual and group reflective supervision/consultation, as well as multiple infant mental health trainings.
Carol Young, MA, LMFT, LPC, IMH-E® Infant Mental Health Mentor - Clinical is a licensed Marriage Family Therapist, endorsed® as an Infant Mental Health Mentor - Clinical. Her work has been exclusively with infants, toddlers, their families and those who support them for over 20 years. She has an extensive history of providing direct services to very young children and their caregivers in clinic-based and home-based settings. Carol is a NEAR@Home Facilitator, oversees endorsement® coordination for the Idaho and Iowa Infant Mental Health Associations, and provides reflective supervision/consultation and training to a wide array of professionals working with young children & families.
This training will cover the following competencies required for Endorsement®:
AK-AIMH administers the Endorsement® to recognize the attainment of professional competencies in working with children 0-3. For more information about the Endorsement®, please visit our website at www.akaimh.org/endorsement.
The Alaska Association for Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health (AK-AIMH) has listed this training for the benefit of Alaska's professionals as part of our 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.
Registration closes October 25, 2021. Deadline to cancel for a full refund is October 26, 2021.
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