Core Program Components

Although mental health consultation has been a part of mental health services in Head Start/Early Head Start (HS/EHS) programs for years, it has only recently begun to generate more widespread national attention. More and more states and communities are investing in early childhood mental health consultation (ECMHC) to support young children’s social/emotional development and address

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