Crib to Kindergarten
From Crib to Kindergarten is a way our community can provide Early childhood mental health services.
Children birth to five-years-old are eligible for the program, with the youngest children a priority. These services will support young children's emotional health through a continuum of comprehensive, individualized, culturally competent services that focus on promotion, prevention and intervention.
Infant/toddler mental health is the state of emotion and social competence in young children who are developing typically.
The essence of infant mental health work lies within the parent-child relationship.
The Early Childhood Mental health Specialists.
They provide services to children, parents or the family in the home or clinic. The Specialists are graduates of the Irving B. Harris Fellowship program in Child Development and infant Mental Health.
The Early Childhood Behavior Team provides consultation to childcare, preschool teachers and child care home providers. They are supervised by the school psychologist.
West Central Mental Health Center- 275-2351