Best Practice Guidelines and Resources

Best Practice Guidelines for Reflective Supervision/Consultation

This document emphasizes the importance of reflective supervision/consultation (RSC) within the infant and early childhood mental health field. It describes the knowledge, skills, and practices that are critical to RSC to ensure that those providing RSC are appropriately trained and qualified. Additionally, it defines the type of RSC that is required for EndorsementĀ®.

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Guidelines for Beginning & Maintaining a Reflective Supervision/Consultation Relationship via Distance Technology

This document provides guidance for both the Supervisor/Consultant and the Supervisee/Consultee regarding best practice when entering into and maintaining a RSC relationship via distance technology.

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Reflective Supervision/Consultation: Preventing Burnout, Boosting Effectiveness, and Renewing Purpose for Frontline Workers

Research conducted at CEED at the University of Minnesota gives an overview of the growing practice of RSC.

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Digging Deeper: De-Colonizing Our Understanding and Practice of Reflective Supervision/Consultation Through a Racial Equity Lens

Conducted by Indigo Cultural Center, in partnership with the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health, this report is the culmination of a long project intended to center BIPOC voices in RSC experiences. This initial data analysis, shares how RSC practices need to be transformed to create spaces that are anti-racist, anti-oppressive, and that offer opportunities to be seen, heard, and valued fully. It marks the beginning of an intentional effort to weave these findings into new RSC Guidelines.

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