Become a highly-skilled practitioner working from an infant mental health lens.
Guide parent-child relationships through promotion, prevention, intervention, or consultation services. Support parents and children experiencing relationship challenges. Work with young children with social and emotional behavioral concerns and their caregivers. Learn to support infants, young children, and caregivers who have experienced trauma.
Online Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Certificate Program Highlights
If you have a minimum of three to five years of experience working with infants, toddlers, and their families and a bachelor’s degree in a related field this certificate can help open up new doors for you.
You’re well-suited for this program if you work with infants and toddlers as a:
As part of the Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Certificate Program you will have the opportunity to obtain an Endorsement for Culturally Sensitive, Relationship-Focused Practice Promoting Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health® supported by the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health (Alliance).
The Alliance and Erikson Institute have partnered to develop a co-branded crosswalk across the IECMH Certificate Program curriculum and the Competency Guidelines. This crosswalk provides a guide that will allow professionals to apply for a category of Endorsement that most aligns with their scope of practice, in a manner that is streamlined and efficient.
Applications for the fall cohort must be received by July 14th, 2023.
Erikson is proud to be selected by Governor J.B. Pritzker’s office to offer full-tuition grants for Illinois professionals pursuing an IECMH Certificate. The Advance Grant seeks to create more equitable access to early childhood mental health services.
FINANCIAL SUPPORT & SCHOLARSHIP OPTIONS
With dozens of scholarships and financial aid opportunities, our team is here to help you make your graduate education more affordable.
Based on your unique professional goals, we can help you understand tuition and expenses, and identify possible financial support opportunities.
Financial Aid Options Tuition and Fees
Mary Reynolds, IECMH Certificate 2012, talks about filling the gap of early childhood development knowledge.