Jessica Croatt Niemi MSSW LICSW IMH-E® (IV)
Jessica Croatt Niemi MSSW LICSW IMH-E® (IV) is a Mental Health Professional specializing in Early Childhood Mental Health. She holds her Bachelor of Social Work degree from the College of St. Scholastica and a Master of Science in Social Work from University of Wisconsin-Madison. She works as an Adjunct Professor of Social Work at Bemidji State University.
Ms. Niemi is endorsed as an Infant Mental Health Mentor through the Minnesota Association of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health and a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) through the Minnesota Board of Social Work. She specializes in working with families with young children and parents. She is certified to provide Parent Child Interaction Therapy and Trauma-Informed Child Parent Psychotherapy, evidenced based practices for children and their caretakers. She also developed and facilitates family groups focused on parenting children. She provides mental health consultation and training for a variety of disciplines including Head Start, Public Health, School Districts, Special Education, and Social Service professionals.
She resides in Bemidji with her husband and two sons. She enjoys fishing, hiking, and watching her family play hockey and baseball.
Jessica is a participant in the MN Adopt help line for adoptive parents. Since 1980, MN ADOPT’s mission has been to promote and support successful adoptions for all Minnesota children and families.