VAIMH Endorsement Application System

This is the Virginia version of EASy. If you are applying in another state, please be sure to select that state from the drop-down below.


Welcome to Virginia's Online Endorsement Application System.

The application period for the 2023 Cohort has passed. Applications for 2024 should be submitted after October 1, 2024 for acceptance decisions by November 30. 


VAIMH Endorsees -

The Endorsement Renewal Deadline is 12/31 and the EASy Endorsement Renewal Window opens OCTOBER 1 each year. The 2023 Endorsement Renewal deadline has passed. All endorsees have until January 31, 2024 to meet renewal requirements in order to maintain Active Endorsement.


Schedule a time to meet with the Endorsement Coordinator:

Organize your annual trainings 
(worksheet), if needed, and upload to your Endorsement card:

VAIMH Website: 

2024 Endorsement Renewal

Endorsed professionals wishing to maintain their Endorsement and keep their name on the Active Endorsement Registry ( must meet the following requirements by the end of 2024:

1. Renew your VAIMH Membership ($60)

Update your VAIMH expiration in the Details Tab of your application.

2. Document a minimum of 15 Hours of Specialized Training Received between January 1, 2024 - December 31, 2024 that are specific to the competencies that support the Endorsement. A minimum of 1 of the 15 professional development hours must address diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as it relates to IECMH principles. (Note: If you are an approved provider of Reflective Supervision/Consultation to other Endorsement applicants, a minimum of 3 of the 15 hours of specialized in-service training must be related to the provision of RS/C.)

3. Reflective Supervision:
Documentation of the receipt of 12 hours of Reflective Supervision is required for Family Specialists, Mental Health Specialists, Endorsed Reflective Supervisors, and Mental Health Mentor-Clinical endorsees. Reminder: Approved providers of Reflective Supervision for Applicants and Endorsees in Virginia should document the receipt of 3 hours of specialized in-service training related to the provision of RS/C.

4Submit for Endorsement Renewal ($40) via EASy or paid simultaneously with your VAIMH Application Renewal.

Please note: VCU closes for the holiday break 12/22/2024 - 1/1/2025. The Endorsement Coordinator will not be available for assistance during this time.
Applications that are not submitted for renewal by December 31 will incur a $25 late fee.

Applications not submitted following the 31-day grace period of January 31 will be removed from the Active Registry.
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You are joining an international group of professionals who have chosen to earn the Endorsement credential as a way to demonstrate specialization in the infant-early childhood mental health field. Endorsement was developed by the Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health in 2002 and is now used by 38 state IMH associations and 3 international associations. Each of those associations is a member of the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health.

Through the Alliance, this means that your Endorsement is recognized in each of those 41 associations.