2020 IECMHC ECHO for Mental Health Consultants Serving Rural, Tribal, or Underserved Geographic Regions

2020 IECMHC ECHO for Mental Health Consultants Serving Rural, Tribal, or Underserved Geographic Regions

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Call for Applications

Application Deadline: Monday, November 2, 2020 at 11:59PM ET

The Center of Excellence for Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (CoE for IECMHC) is pleased to announce a Call for Applications for its IECMHC ECHO for Mental Health Consultants serving rural, tribal or underserved geographic regions. This ECHO is a 6-month initiative that will be comprised of up to fifteen (15) mental health consultants. The ECHO will offer mental health consultants practice strategies and support for working in the infant & early childhood mental health field.

By participating in the ECHO, participants will:

  • Network and collaborate with other MHCs serving similar populations
  • Increase knowledge and skills in the following core areas:
  • Relationship based work and the consultative stance
  • Distinguishing IECMHC from other supports
  • The Activities of IECMHC
  • Holding the Child in Mind
  • IEMHC as a strategy to address Trauma
  • The consultant as an Ambassador for mental health services
  • Have the opportunity for professional recognition. This initiative will receive local, state, and national attention through presentation(s) and/or paper(s) that will be used to disseminate successes and lessons learned; and

PROGRAM EXPECTATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • Six (6) monthly group-based coaching calls:
    • Tuesday, November 10 from 3pm – 4:30pm EST
    • Tuesday, December 15 from 3pm – 4:30pm EST
    • Thursday, January 28 from 3pm – 4:30pm EST
    • Thursday, February 25 from 3pm – 4:30pm EST
    • Thursday, March 25 from 3pm – 4:30pm EST
    • Tuesday, April 27 from 3pm – 4:30pm EST

APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY

Interested individuals are eligible for theIECMHC ECHO for Rural Mental Health Consultants, if they currently serve as a mental health consultant serving rural, tribal, or underserved geographic regions.

This program is only open to Center of Excellence for Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation members. Click Here to join for FREE before you apply.

APPLICATION SUBMISSION

For consideration, please complete the online application [http://bit.ly/ECHOiecmhc] by 11:59pm EST on Monday, November 2, 2020.

Applicants will be notified on November 5, 2020.

Questions about the application can be sent to IECMHC@georgetown.edu.

This product was developed [in part] under grant number 1H79SM082070-01 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The views, policies and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of SAMHSA or HHS.