Identifies core competencies on integrated practice relevant to behavioral health and primary care providers.
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Reports on workforce issues related to the provision of integrated behavioral health and general health care. It also provides recommendations related to training and education, recruitment and retention, leadership, infrastructure development, and research and evaluation.
Defines infant mental health, highlights the workforce competencies across disciplines, describes essential components of a competent infant and toddler mental health workforce, and provides national examples of successful workforce development approaches.
Provides templates, a planning checklist, and other tools to prepare for National Children’s Awareness Day, a yearly event that raises awareness about the importance of children’s mental health and emphasizes positive mental health as essential to a child’s healthy development from birth.
Provides resources related to a public awareness campaign that was launched by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Education.
Helps primary and behavioral health care provider organizations improve outcomes by fostering an understanding of where they are on the integration continuum.
Discusses resources that service providers, advocates, and practitioners can use to better understand and engage the community in responding to children whose caregivers are negatively impacted by mental illness, substance use, or trauma.
Provides information on high-quality evaluation of early childhood mental health consultation (ECMHC) in community based settings. This tool kit provides guidance, tools, and resources that will assist in designing and implementing program evaluations.
Describes the general process of Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation using candid, unfiltered stories to illustrate what consultants do within early care and education settings in collaboration with families, teachers, children and other partners every day.
Provides tips for parents of young children, early education and child care providers, and pediatricians to promote social-emotional health among young children.