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.
Our latest Tip Sheets delve into the components of active listening and how reflective practice can transform it into reflective listening. Learn techniques for using reflective listening to support relationships.
Recent publications and presentations by CEED researchers looked at young children’s social skills, reflective supervision, autonomy-supportive parenting, and more.
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.
CEED Director Ann Bailey reflects on a young child’s expulsion from preschool and what his story reveals about the difficult choices that child care professionals and parents are forced to make.
Kristin Irrer is a provider of reflective supervision who teaches several of our online courses. In this Q & A, she talks about refreshing and reformatting our courses on Understanding Early Social-Emotional Development Using and Infant Mental Health Lens. She also delves into the nature of attachment relationships. She explains how early childhood professionals–even those who don’t work directly with children–can have a positive impact on children by focusing on relationships.
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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.