Provides a description of the emerging evidence base that many of the beliefs and much of the current body of knowledge about consultation is grounded in literature and the experiences of mental health and early care and education (ECE) providers, educators, and other experts (i.e., practice-base...
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Share an organization's story and vision for reaching out to children through their teachers, and of creating and implementing a model of service in San Francisco that is intended to improve the long-term prospects for our most vulnerable children and families.
Highlights efforts under way in several federally funded Project LAUNCH sites where local programs are testing the effectiveness of including an Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant as part of the home visiting services.
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.
Reviews the most commons types of maternal mental health disorders, how they affect child health and development, available treatments and the role of child health providers in the early detection and linkage to services.
Summarizes facts, policy recommendations, and research around developmental screening and follow-up services for those children who need more detailed evaluation and treatment.
Provides tips for parents of young children, early education and child care providers, and pediatricians to promote social-emotional health among young children.
Outlines strategies to enhance pediatric mental health at both the community level and in individual pediatric practices. The report also provides clinical algorithms to guide primary care clinicians through the process of implementing mental health care into a pediatric practice.
Examines the landscape for mental health service delivery to children, including a discussion of the role of federal and state agencies, as well as public and private insurance.