Building a well-supported infant and early childhood mental health workforce: Lessons learned about a regional approach from Alabama and Georgia
This brief presents evidence from states – Alabama and Georgia – that have made strategic investments in approaches to support infant and early childhood mental health (IECMH). The brief, designed for state and national leaders interested in building a sustainable financing infrastructure to support the IECMH continuum, focuses on how these investments can strengthen alignment and quality in a mixed delivery system. Readers will gain a better understanding of sustainable approaches to cross-sector collaboration, strategies for developing and pursuing a long-term policy and financing agenda, and how state administrators actualize a continuum of care and prioritize investments.
- PDG Program Design
- Quality Improvement
- Data Collection and Evaluation
- Data Systems