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 is an instructor at University of Minnesota – Institute of Child Development.
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 and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR). She also developed and facilitates family groups focused on parenting children and is a certified Circle of Security facilitator. Ms. Niemi provides mental health consultation, supervision and training for a variety of disciplines including Early Childhood, Head Start, Public Health, School Districts, Special Education, and Social Service professionals. She is a certified Facilitated Attuned Interactions (FAN) trainer, which aims to enhance professional relationships. She resides in Bemidji with her husband Jason and her children Ashton, Quinn, and Myla. She enjoys kayaking, fishing, hiking, and watching her family play sports.