The Equity Chat Series is designed to provide a forum to further dialogue on equity topics in order to support more equitable systems and strengthen culturally responsive IECMHC practices to reduce disparities and improve child outcomes.
Originally Aired: Monday, April 19, 2021 | Webinar Handout
Studies suggest that Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation can be an effective equity practice. This forum will offer an opportunity to explore the mechanisms that make this possible. Specifically, we will ponder how the consultant’s way of being – the Consultative Stance – contributes to dismantling structural racism and other forms of oppression and supports equitable treatment of young children and their families.”
Originally Aired: Monday, March 8, 2021 | Webinar Handout
Description: This month the COE will introduce the revised Equity Toolkit. We will review the components and format of the Equity Toolkit, so that mental health consultants, supervisors, etc. can use the resources in ways that deepen our awareness, understanding, and commitment to integrating a racial equity lens into all aspects of our IECMHC work.
Some of the themes covered in the Equity Toolkit and this month’s equity chat will include:
Originally Aired: Friday, October 30, 2020 | Webinar Handout
Description: This first session will highlight the revised IECMHC Competencies and examine the role of the consultant in addressing issues of equity through IECMHC to disrupt bias and disparities and improve child outcomes.