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. You can also explore resources from the Center of Excellence for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation and learn more about how to connect with other mental health consultants.
Explore these resources to learn about IECMHC, how to choose and use an IECMH consultant, and how to deliver effective IECMHC services.
This resource offers free interactive planning tools, guides, and videos. Discover information to support IECMHC efforts in your state, tribe, or community.
The Center of Excellence advances the field of infant and early childhood mental health consultation through training, technical assistance, and resource development.
These competencies represent a national consensus on the knowledge and array of foundational skills and abilities needed to become a competent IECMH consultant.
This series of national office hours highlights components of successful IECMHC in Head Start programs. Join this forum each month through July 2024 to ask questions about IECMHC.
This online peer learning community supports Head Start leaders and related personnel (e.g., training and technical assistance staff, mental health consultants, policy makers). Join the group and share resources, network, and find support to enhance mental health consultation services.
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Last Updated: December 5, 2023