Early Childhood Mental Health

Healthy development of social and emotional skills for young children and their caregivers is an important aspect of overall healthy development.  Here are some resources for learning and sharing about this topic for providers and families

Center for Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation

Translates research in healthy mental development into materials and tools to address the needs of early childhood providers and families to promote social and emotional development and reduce challenging behaviors. Tools and tutorials are available on the website.

Head Start Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center: Mental Health

Early Head Start and Head Start programs support the social and emotional well-bring of children, families and staff.  Resources to support and promote healthy social and emotional well-being can be found here.

Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (IECMHC) Toolbox

IECMHC Toolbox is designed to for adults who work with infants, toddlers and young children to support healthy development by taking up-to-date research and practices and providing planning tools, guides, videos and other resources to& implement strategies in early childhood settings.