Considerations for Group Reflective Supervision/Consultation (RSC)

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
11 am - 1 pm AKDT
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Video Conferencing
Cost Range
$45.00 to $60.00 (depending on options)
The price for current 2021 AK-AIMH members is $45. Nonmembers pay an additional $15 for a total of $60.

Host And Instructor

Alaska Association of Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health (AK-AIMH)
Carol Young, MA, LMFT, LPC, IMH-E® Infant Mental Health Mentor - Clinical and Kristi Armstrong, LMSW, IMH-E®
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Contact Hours: 2.00
C.E. Credit for AK-AIMH Endorsement: 2.00
This training will cover several competencies required for Endorsement®. AK-AIMH administers the Endorsement® to recognize the attainment of professional competencies in working with children 0-3.


This training contributes to the following certifications:
Alaska Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Endorsement (AK-AIMH)
  • Working With Others - Supporting others
  • Thinking - Maintaining perspective

Training Overview Description

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.

Training Objectives

  • Become familiar with differences between individual and group RSC
  • Recognize your own readiness to facilitate a group
  • Identify considerations for group facilitation

Your Instructors

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.

Competencies & Endorsement

This training will cover the following competencies required for Endorsement®:

  • Maintaining Perspective
  • Supporting Others

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

Event-specific Details

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 Information

Registration closes October 25, 2021. Deadline to cancel for a full refund is October 26, 2021.

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