Children and families have access to information, environments, and supports that nurture social and emotional health through promotion, prevention, identification, and intervention.
1. ACCESS: Increased availability and use of high quality social, emotional, and MH training and support by ECE professionals.
2. QUALITY: Increased number of environments including early learning settings, providing early identification & MH consultation.
3. EQUITY: Increased number of MH services for children with persistent, serious, challenging behaviors.
1. Promote caregiver’s knowledge of the social, emotional, and mental health of young children.
2. Provide ECE professionals with effective, evidenced-based practices that promote children’s social-emotional development and mental health.
3. Develop a system of reflective practices and coaching/supervision.
4. Develop awareness of the effects of trauma on the social-emotional development and mental health of children and families.