How your Education and Training meets Competency

There are many disciplines that prepare professionals to support young children and their caregivers. It is intended to identify several credentials available in New York State, and how they compare with the New York State Association for Infant Mental Health (NYS-AIMH) Endorsement®/competencies.

To determine how your current work fits into the various credentials, please explore the links provided below. The crosswalks provide a comparison between the Infant Mental Health Endorsement®(IMHE) and other credentials and professional development supports:

New York State Parenting Education Partnership (NYSPEP) Parenting Educator Credential

Infant-Toddler Care and Education Credential (ITCEC)

Child Development Associate’s Credential (CDA)

New York State’s Core Body of Knowledge

Pyramid Model Training

Healthy Families America (HFA)

PAT Foundational Training Crosswalk

PAT Model Implementation Training Crosswalk