Infant Mental Health Specialist supports and reinforces parent’s capacity to seek appropriate care during pregnancy. They identify both typical and atypical development during pregnancy, infancy, and early childhood through formal observation, assessment, and in day-to-day interactions with the infant/very young child and family.

The Infant Mental Health Specialist provides information, guidance and support to families related to the development and care of infants/ very young children to further develop their parenting capabilities and the parent-infant/very young child relationship. The Infant Mental Health Specialist ensures that the information is provided in the family’s language.

They develop service plans that take into account each infant’s/very young child’s and family’s unique needs, desires, history, lifestyle, concerns, strengths, resources, cultural community, and priorities.

Fee Schedule

Endorsement and Membership Fee Schedule
Membership Only Infant Family Associate Infant Family Specialist Infant Mental Health Specialist Infant Mental Health Mentor            (Clinical, Policy, Research/Faculty) Endorsed Reflective Supervisor
Initial Endorsement Registration Fee  $30.00  $30.00  $50.00  $50.00  $100.00
Endorsement Portfolio Submission Fee (one time fee)  $40.00  $65.00  $225.00  $325.00
Annual Endorsement Renewal Fee  $35.00  $35.00  $50.00  $50.00
Annual Membership Fee (with paid Endorsement Renewal)  $25.00  $25.00  $25.00  $25.00
Annual Membership Fee (student)  $15.00  $15.00  $15.00  $15.00  $15.00
Annual Membership Fee (no Endorsement Renewal)  $45.00

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