The Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) program provides our students the foundational knowledge and skills required for the Infant Mental Health Endorsement (IMH-E®) professional credential.
STAND OUT TO EMPLOYERS
The Infant Mental Health Endorsement verifies that professionals have accumulated competency-based training and specialized experiences to establish strong, collaborative relationships with community professionals and families to enhance services and the mental health development of all infants, young children, and families.
Earning this credential and adding it to your resume/LinkedIn profile can help you to stand out to employers in fields such as:
- mental health services
- social work
- child development
- public policy and others
We are proud to be able to offer our students a running start to obtaining this professional edge through our career-ready curriculum.
BECOME AN INFANT FAMILY ASSOCIATE
There are four categories of Infant Mental Health Endorsement and most recent Human Development and Family Studies graduates find category 1 (Infant Family Associate) to be most in line with their education, training, work experience and scope of practice. Learn more about the endorsement or apply through the Wisconsin Alliance for Infant Mental Health.
Follow the Infant Mental Health Endorsement application process through the Wisconsin Alliance for Infant Mental Health.
Internationally recognized credential
3,715 professionals worldwide