Endorsement: An Overview
Membership in OK-AIMH or another IMH association
Training/Education as specified and related to infants, toddlers, parents, other caregivers and families
Experience working with infants, toddlers, parents, other caregivers and families.
The intent of the OK-AIMH Endorsement (IMH-E®) is to recognize and document the development of infant and family professionals within an organized system of culturally sensitive, relationship-based, infant mental health learning and work experiences. Endorsement by the Oklahoma Association for Infant Mental Health (OK-AIMH) will verify that an applicant has attained a level of education as specified, participated in specialized in-service trainings, worked with guidance from mentors or supervisors, and acquired knowledge to promote the delivery of high quality, culturally sensitive, relationship-focused services to infants, toddlers, parents, other caregivers and families. The OK-AIMH Endorsement (IMH-E®) provides information of significant benefit to employers, referral sources related to the social and emotional development of infants and young children and their families. Of additional importance, the OK-AIMH Endorsement (IMH-E®) is useful in developing individual professional development plans.
Applying for Endorsement through EASy
Step 1: Go to https://easy.mi-aimh.org/okaimh
Step 2: Click "Register"
Step 3: Complete required fields about education, work, and reflective supervision/consultation history as relevant to the level at which you are applying
Step 4: Enter your OK-AIMH membership expiration date
(If you are unsure of your OK-AIMH membership status email us.)
Step 5: Choose the type of Endorsement you are applying for and click "submit"
Step 6: Pay your application fee on-line with Paypal.