Partnering with Families in Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation

Family involvement is critical to quality early childhood mental health consultation. Involving families increases the likelihood that family members will feel valued and help implement strategies at home and thus reinforces the impact of consultation (Center for Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation, n.d.). Early childhood mental health consultants can use information from this tutorial to strengthen their understanding of how to facilitate strong partnerships with families within the consultation approach and overcome common barriers, building a framework within which the quality work begins and develops.

Source: Center for Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation

Available at: http://www.ecmhc.org/tutorials/family-engagement/index.html

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