[R-0213] S8. Ethical Practice

Citation: The University of Maine: Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies. (2014). Early childhood mental health consultation. Tipsheet. Retrieved from site [or enter “Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies: Early childhood mental health consultation” in your search window; click on Resources, then on Growing Ideas Tipsheets and Resources for Guiding Early Childhood Practices, and then on Social Emotional Development].

Abstract: This tipsheet provides information on Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (ECMHC), a collaborative relationship between a mental health consultant and family members, child care providers, early care and education teachers, and/or child development professionals.

Integration: The content in this tipsheet fits well with content presented in the early childhood courses Child, Family, and Community; Introduction to Early Childhood Education; and Social and Emotional Development.

Content Focus: Adverse Child Experiences (ACE); Child, Family, and Community; Collaboration; Family Members; Healthy Working Relationships; Introduction to Early Childhood Education; Mental Health Consultant; Mental Health Practitioner; Social and Emotional Development; Team Collaboration; Team Problem-Solving

Notes: Assessment and discussion questions for students can be found on the Growing Ideas Into Action Handout (PDF)