This video shows how IECMHC can address challenges such as staff wellness, staff morale, and challenging behavior. It also highlights a new course on the Individualized Professional Development (iPD) Portfolio.
Infant and early childhood mental health consultation (IECMHC) is an evidence-based approach that pairs mental health professionals with people who work with young children and their families.
Explore these resources to learn about IECMHC, how to choose and use a consultant, and how to deliver effective IECMHC services.
Learn important information about the foundations of infant and early childhood mental health consultation in this course available on the Individualized Professional Development (iPD) Portfolio.
This webinar describes activities that an IECMH consultant engages in on behalf of children and families. Learn the essential elements of engagement that promote positive relationships to achieve better outcomes.
This tip sheet for families explores how mental health consultants help adults build strong relationships with children. Consultants can help families address concerns about children's social-emotional development.
Infant and early childhood mental health consultants work with the adults in children’s lives to support social-emotional development. Learn how a child care program can benefit from working with a mental health consultant.
Explore these tips for developing and sustaining effective infant and early childhood mental health consultation.
Explore how infant and early childhood mental health consultants can use this resource to guide their family engagement work with early childhood professionals and families.
All young children benefit when their caregivers are healthy and not too stressed or depressed. Explore practical tools to help caregivers build positive relationships with their infants, toddlers, and preschoolers and reduce stress.
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.
This tool supports parents and caregivers in understanding temperament. Discover simple best practice tips adults can use to foster the unique temperament of each child.