This list contains a variety of resources associated with the mental health of young children.
Children’s Mental Health
also in SpanishSource: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
This provides information on child development, symptoms and treatment for mental disorders, and treatment options for behavior problems.
Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health
Source: Zero to Three
Understanding infant mental health is the key to preventing and treating the mental health problems of very young children and their families. This site provides information for families and providers.
Integrating Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation with the Pyramid Model (PDF)
Source: National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations
This policy brief provides an overview of early childhood mental health consultation, how it can support the implementation of the Pyramid Model, and the policy issues that arise when administrators seek to integrate these two approaches at the state and local levels.
Rocking and Rolling: Caring for the Mental Health of Infants and Toddlers
Source: National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
This Young Children article highlights the ways early childhood educators can support mental health in infants and toddlers.
Setting(s) for which the article is intended:
- Child Care Center
- Family Child Care
- Preschool Program
Age Levels (the age of the children to whom the article applies):
- Parents / Family
- Teachers / Service providers
Related IEL Birth to Three Guidelines:
- Infants and Toddlers (Birth To Age 3)
- Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
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