The Exam Resources are broken into lists based on classic vs. contemporary resources and also by competency area. This is especially helpful for individuals who need to focus their studying on specific content areas.
Part One (60 Multiple Choice Questions – 90 minutes)
(For all Level III, Level IV-Clinical, Level IV-Policy, and Level IV-Research Faculty candidates)
Your study of the following topics, learned in a university program, through intensive infant mental health inservice trainings & workshops, and self-study is the third component. Opportunities to reflect on what is learned with colleagues and senior clinicians helps to better ensure integration of theory into practice.
Part Two (Vignettes)
Infant Mental Health Specialist (Level III)
Part Two – Response to two of three Clinical Vignettes– 90 minutes
Infant Mental Health Mentor – Clinical (Level IV)
Part Two – Response to two of three Clinical Vignette/Scenarios – 90 minutes One clinical vignette/Scenario is a supervisory vignette/scenario and must be answered from the perspective of the supervisor.
One of two clinical vignettes/scenarios must be answered from the perspective of the infant mental health specialist/practitioner.
Infant Mental Health Mentor – Policy (Level IV)
Part Two: Policy Response to a Qualitative Question
You will rely on your extensive leadership experience with the infant-family field ensuring the promotion and practice of infant mental health. In particular, you are encouraged to consider:
Infant Mental Health Mentor – Research/Faculty (Level IV)
Part Two: Research Response to a Qualitative Question
You will rely on your extensive research and teaching experience in the infant-family field related to the study of pregnancy, infancy, early childhood and early parenthood; attachment security and relationship needs; risk and resiliency in the early years; caregiving practices; early assessment and intervention strategies, and the mental health needs of infants and toddlers, to name a few.