The Reflective Interaction Observation Scale (RIOS™) was developed at CEED to identify the extent to which a reflective supervisory or consultation session demonstrates a reflective process grounded in infant mental health theory and principles. Learn about its use as a research tool and as a practical aid during reflective supervision sessions.
Christopher Watson, PhD, and Deborah Ottman discuss the origin of the Reflective Interaction Observation Scale and how the new RIOS Guide for Reflective Supervision and Consultation in the Infant and Early Childhood Field was designed with practitioners’ needs in mind.
A groundbreaking new book by CEED personnel is the first guide to using the Reflective Interaction Observation Scale (RIOS™) as a framework to plan and shape reflective supervision sessions.
How is reflective supervision being implemented in the field? Are individual or group settings more popular? How often are participants receiving reflective supervision? A new report sheds light on these questions and more.
Learn about our latest self-study module, A Trail Guide for Your Journey: Receiving Reflective Supervision, in this Q & A with module author Tanika Eaves, PhD, LCSW, IMH-E. Eaves shares her thoughts on the process of developing the module. She also reflects on the continuities in her career, in which she has served the needs of young children and families first as a social worker and now as a faculty member and researcher.
Our latest self-study module–A Trail Guide for Your Journey: Receiving Reflective Supervision–will help practitioners and decision makers take full advantage of a reflective supervision program.
Alyssa Meuwissen, PhD, and Deborah Ottman explore ways in which reflective practice can help professionals manage stress around returning to in-person work.
Tracy Schreifels, MS, LMFT, IMH-E® (IV), shares insights from developing the self-study module The Plot Thickens: Reflective Supervision for Groups.
Experiencing strong emotions while working with families can mean that infant mental health practitioners are making effective connections. Mindy Kronenberg, PhD, IMH-E®, explains how reflective practice can help professionals manage stress while remaining effective.
Our free, downloadable e-book won a Maroon award for design from the University of Minnesota Communicators Forum!