Mental Health: Topics
Find resources that offer guidance on how to help design and manage mental health services, and coordinate services with community mental health agencies.
Learn how to help programs identify mental health needs throughout the screening and assessment processes.
Explore resources that teach working parents how to appropriately respond to their child’s behavior. This resource also offers ideas on how to strengthen supportive family environments and address individual and familial mental health issues.
Examine resources for coordinating and implementing program practices that are responsive to the behavioral and mental health concerns of a child or group of children.
The Office of Head Start is pleased to announce the launch of a new website devoted to promoting effective mental health consultation to children, families and staff in Early Head Start and Head Start programs across the country.
A sixth online tutorial for mental health consultants working in programs serving young children was recently added to the ECMHC Best Practice Tutorial series: Recognizing and Addressing Trauma in Infants, Young Children, and their Families. This resource explains the latest research on types of trauma, its impact on young children, and the signs and symptoms of trauma in infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
Discover the importance of relationships to a child's development and explore resources that help programs improve mental health services.
Tools and Resources
Mental Health Links
Last Updated: August 27, 2013