Learn about the role of mental health consultation in early child care and education. Find resources for effective strategies to help design, develop, or sustain your mental health consultation services and system.
Head Start Mental Health Services Newsletter: May 2016: What is Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (I/ECMHC)?
Infant early childhood mental health consultation (I/ECMHC) is emerging an effective strategy for supporting young children’s social and emotional development. This issue of the Mental Health Services newsletter explores Head Start's commitment to I/ECMHC. Also find I/ECMHC resources available on the ECLKC and other websites.
This resource offers data to support the importance of investing in early childhood mental health consultation. Programs may use the resources in this tool kit as a guide in designing and implementing effective mental health services for families.