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Reflective Supervision and Consultation FAQs

What are the requirements for RS/C?

  • Infant Family Associate: No RS/C requirement, however, we recommend that all IMH professionals seek RS/C

  • Infant Family Specialist: Must receive at least 24 hours of supervision within a 12 month to 24 month time period, while working with infants, toddlers, & families and/or while providing supervision to staff who are providing services to infants, young children (0 to 36 months) and their families

  • Infant Family Reflective Supervisor: Must receive a minimum of 24 hours within a 12 month to 24 month time period, while working with infants, toddlers, & families.  At least 12 hours should be about the RSC that the applicant provides to others

  • Infant Mental Health Specialist: Receive a minimum of 50 clock hours of RS/C within a 12 month to 24 month time period, while working with infants, toddlers, & families. 

  • Infant Mental Health Mentor- Clinical: Receive a minimum of 50 hours within a 12 month to 24 month time period while working with infants, toddlers, & families.  At least 25 hours of the RSC should be about the RSC that the applicant provides to others

  • Infant Mental Health Mentor- Policy: not required to receive RS/C

  • Infant Mental Health Mentor- Research/Faculty: not required to receive RS/C

Are there rules around who
I can receive RS/C from?

Yes, a provider of Reflective Supervision/Consultation must be Endorsed at the qualifying category. Reach out to an Endorsement coordinator to find out who qualifies as a provider for your category. Beginning January 2023 WA-AIMH will no longer recognize vetted status and all RS/C providers must be Endorsed.

IMPORTANT!

Beginning January 1, 2022, all new Endorsement applicants are required to receive all RS/C hours
from an Endorsed provider in order to meet the requirements for Endorsement. 

Can I receive reflective supervision from someone who is not endorsed?

Beginning January 2023 WA-AIMH will no longer recognize vetted status and all RS/C providers must be endorsed in order for the hours to count towards Endorsement.