Early Childhood Mental Health Endorsement® (ECMH-E®)

Each ECMH-E® category has specific work, education, in-service training and reflective supervision/consultation requirements, specific to children 3 through 6 years and their families.  In addition, Endorsement® applicants will demonstrate achievement of competencies, as defined in the desired category.  This table represents only a summary of the ECMH Endorsement® categories. Detailed information specific to each category can be downloaded from the Competency Guidelines® link below.

1 Early Childhood Family Associate applicants need to meet the Education OR the Work requirement they do not need to meet both.

2 For Early Childhood Family Associate applicants, volunteer experience may meet the work criterion if it was a) supervised experience with women during pregnancy or with infants, toddlers, & families AND b) included specialized training. Examples include CASA, Doula, Child Life Specialist.

3 Only Early Childhood Mental Health Mentor - Clinical applicants need to fulfill the requirement of being a provider of RS/C for 3+ years.

Please note: Copyright law does allow individuals to print out or make ONE copy of copyrighted material for personal, non-commercial purposes only. None of the copyrighted Endorsement® documents included here may be reproduced, displayed, distributed, or otherwise used in any format, including electronically, without the express written consent of MI-AIMH. Legal action will be taken against those who violate the copyright.