Developing social & emotional health

Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health

Developing social & emotional health

Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health

by smartstart

Infant-early childhood mental health (I-ECMH) is the developing social-emotional capacities in children birth through 5 years of age and includes their ability to form close relationships, manage and express emotions, and explore the environment and learn.Understanding infant/early childhood mental health helps prevent and treat mental health problems in a child’s early years.

Resources

Children's Mental Health Matters

Early Childhood Mental Health

Infant Mental Health and Early Care and Education Providers

How is Early Childhood Trauma Unique?

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May 2016: Mental Health

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