Infant-Family and Early Childhood Mental Health Reflective Practice Facilitator I and II

*This is a simplified graphic representation that highlights the main similarities and differences between the Reflective Practice Faciitator I and Reflective Practice Facilitator II. Click here to view the detailed comparison chart.

Reflective Practice Facilitators

They are those who support the reflective practice of individuals working with infants, toddlers, young children, and their families and who themselves have training and experience as Mental Health Specialists or Transdisciplinary Mental Health Practitioners, as well as an additional set of trainings and competencies focusing on the reflective practice facilitation process. This role is similar to that of a clinical supervisor, but does not necessarily involve the same set of responsibilities. To view the key concepts, competencies, training and hours charts, click each category.

Reflective Practice Facilitator I:

This endorsement requires an endorsement as a Transdisciplinary Mental Health Practitioner. Additionally, successful applicants must have:

  • Completed 9 hours of training in reflective facilitation
  • Completed 18 hours of reading in reflective facilitation and 2 hours of video/DVD viewing on reflective facilitation
  • At least one year of experience providing reflective facilitation
  • Received at least 48 hours of reflective facilitation/supervision about the reflective facilitation they are providing
  • Been observed by their reflective practice facilitator for at least one session (video or audio recordings meet this requirement)

The Reflective Practice Facilitator I may provide reflective facilitation for those seeking endorsement as Transdisciplinary Mental Health Practitioners.

Reflective Practice Facilitator II:

This endorsement requires an endorsement as an Infant Mental Health Specialist. Additionally, successful applicants must have:

  • Completed 9 hours of training in reflective facilitation
  • Completed 18 hours of reading in reflective facilitation and 2 hours of video/DVD viewing on reflective facilitation
  • At least one year of experience providing reflective facilitation
  • Received at least 48 hours of reflective facilitation/supervision about the reflective facilitation they are providing
  • Been observed by their reflective practice facilitator for at least one session (video or audio recordings meet this requirement)

The Reflective Practice Facilitator II may provide reflective facilitation to those seeking endorsement as Transdisciplinary Mental Health Practitioners, Infant Mental Health Specialists, or Reflective Practice Facilitator I

View key concepts, competencies, training and hours charts for Reflective Practice Facilitators Chart (PDF).

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