RS/C Learning Collaborative

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Date(s) - January 9 - January 10
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The New York State Association for Infant Mental Health is excited to announce:

Reflective Supervision/Consultation Learning Collaboratives (RS/C)
for clinical supervisors working in a NYS OMH Licensed Mental Health Clinic

This year-long RS/C Learning Collaborative will be specifically focused on the supervision provided in a mental health clinic setting with very young children and their families on behalf of their relationships.

• Two days of in-person training
• Each RS/C Learning Collaborative will accommodate up to 16 participants.
Space is limited!

 Dates and Locations:
September 30th and October 1st in Utica, NY (9:00 – 5:00)
January 9 & 10, 2020 in NYC (9:00 – 5:00)
(Location details to follow)

Twelve monthly, 2-hour RS/C groups that will meet via distance technology

There is no registration cost for this opportunity
Travel, hotel, meals, etc. are on your own
If you would like to be considered for this exciting learning opportunity,
please complete the application:

Application deadline
September 13, 2019

Applications are considered on a first-come, first served basis, with priority given to
supervisors who are working toward their NYS-AIMH Endorsement®.

“Often described as a relationship for learning, RS/C develops through a compassionate,
authentic relationship, where thoughts, feelings, knowledge and wonderings are
cultivated on behalf of a deeper understanding of the infant, young child, and family, of
the practitioner, and of a relationally driven, developmentally appropriate, culturally
responsive intervention approach… RS/C has been considered a Trauma Informed
Practice; an approach to mitigating vicarious trauma as well as staff turnover, and a
means to ensure best practice.“
Excerpt from: “Safe Harbor: Clinical Use of the Reflective Supervisory Relationship to Navigate Trauma, Separation,
Loss, and Inequity on Behalf of Babies and Their Families” by Fitzgibbons, Smith, and McCormick (2018)
(Fenichel, 1992; Shahmoon-Shanok, 2009)
(Van Berckelaer, 2011; Evans, 2011)

Organizational NYS-AIMH Members

We welcome all organizations that share our mission of supporting the mental health of young children.

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