Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation: Overview of Research, Best Practices, and Examples

This brief gives an overview of infant and early childhood mental health consultation (IECMHC) for policymakers and program leaders, summarizing its state of research and implementation efforts. IECMHC is a prevention-oriented, multilevel intervention in which mental health professionals with training in early child development are paired with the caregivers of young children to build adult’s capacities to support children’s social-emotional development and address challenging behavior.

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  • Protecting Children's Health and Safety
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