Getting Started With Endorsement

Registration is open for all categories.  Check our calendar for submission deadlines for completed portfolios.

Registration is the first step in your Infant Mental Health Endorsement (IMH-E®) portfolio process. Please follow the steps outlined below to ensure successful registration in the appropriate Endorsement® category.

Required Pre-Registration Steps:

Registration Tips

1. Become a Orimha Member

or provide confirmation of current membership in another infant mental health association. 

2. Review The Endorsement At A Glance

If you haven't yet, also review the Competency Guidelines to determine which category is the best fit for you

3. Register On EASy

You will be able to pay your registration fee through Stripe through the EASy portal

4. Start Your Portfolio

Use the ORIMHA Getting Started Guide to guide your portfolio progress

Required Pre-Registration Steps

The Endorsement Exam

The Endorsement Exam is required for individuals who are applying for the Infant Mental Health Specialist or Infant Mental Health Mentor categories. Applicants will be invited to sit for exam upon successful review of their portfolio application.

  • We strongly recommend using your personal email when you register, as the automated emails from our EASy system can sometimes end up in Junk or Spam folders when using your work email. We also recommend adding the following email addresses to your contacts list: and

  • Click the “save” button on the screen after you upload your resume to ensure it is retained.


  • Pay the Registration Fee through Stripe at the time of submission, or write a note that you are sending a check in the mail.  We recommend you use Stripe if at all possible.

  • Your registration will be complete once we have received verification of your current infant mental health association membership and your registration payment has been received.  

  • We will email you if we have questions and to let you know once your Registration is approved. While our goal is to process registrations within two days, depending on volume it may take up to a week for ORIMHA to complete your initial registration review.

We look forward to supporting you on your path to Endorsement®!

If you have any questions or need assistance with your registration, please contact us at

Endorsement Tips

Need an Invoice?

Download our fillable form below to create an invoice for your Endorsement fees