Examining the Mental Health of Early Childhood Professionals and Children Early in the Pandemic

This issue brief from the Children's Equity Project examines data from the Yale CARES survey of center-based, home-based, and informal child care providers, including 82,000 in 2020 and 50,000 in 2021. The survey found that 45% of providers reported depression, 27% reported stress, and 60% of providers reported increases in children's externalizing and internalizing behaviors. This resource supports equity. This resource supports resiliency.

Cinthia Palomino, Ayse Cobanoglu, Jennifer Oppenheim, Evandra Catherine, Shantel Meek, Walter Gilliam, and Eric Bucher
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