Understanding the Endorsement Process

This section provides a quick recorded overview of each area of endorsement and an overall description of the endorsement process.

California Compendium of Training Guidelines, Personnel Competencies, and Professional Endorsement Criteria for Infant-Family and Early Childhood Mental Health

This manual identifies the skills, knowledge and experience one must have to provide effective infant-family and early childhood mental health services.

Professional Endorsement: Defining a Standard of Excellence

Train to become an infant-family and early childhood professional in one of five areas, and learn the differences in skills, knowledge and experience required for each.

Endorsement Application Manual

The Endorsement Application Manual is a resource for applicants that explains the process for applying for endorsement.


For information on individuals in your area endorsed by the California Center as professionals in infant-family and early childhood mental health, click here.