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New Consultative Stance Resource

The quality of the ECMH consultant -consultee relationship is proving to be a predictor of positive  service outcomes. The Consultative Stance outlines the elements essential to establishing effective interaction.  This document describes each element. It is  excerpted from Johnston, K, and Brinamen, C. (2006). Mental Health Consultation in Child Care: Transforming Relationships Among Directors, Staff, and Families.  View Resource

IECMHC Resources Supporting Tribal Children & Families

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the Center of Excellence for Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation is pleased to highlight new IECMHC resources supporting tribal children and families. This web page was created to support programs, local governments and Tribal Nations in creating better services and systems for their infants, toddler and

Pivoting in a Pandemic

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the practice of infant and early childhood mental health consultation (IECMHC) as well as on early childhood providers, infants, young children, and families. The worldwide health crisis has exposed and exacerbated longstanding inequities. Specifically, the pandemic’s unveiling of structural injustices in employment, health care, and education has brought

Supporting Tribal Populations through IECMHC Webinar

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the Center of Excellence for Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation is pleased to highlight new IECMHC resources supporting tribal children and families. This webinar will walkthrough the Center of Excellence’s new webpage of IECMHC tribal resources as well as upcoming interviews with IECMH consultants serving tribal

IECMHC is now an AMCHP Best Practice!

Good news! IECMHC has been accepted as a Best Practice on the AMCHP Innovation Hub. AMCHP is the Association for Maternal and Child Health Programs, and their Innovation Hub is a forum for sharing and promoting both new and well-established programs along a continuum of evidence. Read more about AMCHP and our new designation at the following link: https://www.amchpinnovation.org/database-entry/infant-and-early-childhood-mental-health-consultation/

Equity Chat Office Hours

The Center of Excellence for Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (CoE for IECMHC) is pleased to offer dedicated office hours to supplement its ongoing Equity Chat series: Unpacking the Revised Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (IECMHC) Competencies. The office hours are designed to go deeper into questions about the IECMHC competencies and

Applications now open! Equity in Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation ECHO® Program

Equity in Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation ECHO® Program Overview  The Center of Excellence for Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (CoE for IECMHC) ECHO Hub seeks to support IECMHC program implementation through the development of TWO virtual training programs, the Equity in IECMHC Grantee ECHO and Equity in IECMHC ECHO. Using

Sustainability in IECMHC through Financing & Policy Learning Modules – Info Session

Initiating and ultimately sustaining infant and early childhood mental health consultation activities involves more than just having a great program. Strategic funding decisions and policy development can be critical to ensuring that IECMHC activities are integrated into established child-serving systems and have the potential to make lasting impact. During this webinar, the Center of Excellence

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.