Mental health is just as important as physical health to a child's well-being.

Mental health is just as important as physical health to a child's well-being.

Concerns About A Child

As an early care and education provider, you are a valuable resource to parents! You spend the day playing, watching and caring for children and you already know some of the milestones that a child should reach in their healthy development. You play a key role in recognizing when a child may need special help and can connect families to the right systems that help address those child’s needs. All children are unique, but at some time you may see a child who is not developing as they should.

The sections on the right provide information to help understand children’s behavior and identify concerns that you may be having with a child in your care:

 

 

Visit our Evidence-Based Practice Directory

KidsMentalHealthInfo.com has an evidence-based practice directory that lists mental health providers trained in popular evidence-based practices available in Connecticut for children and families with behavioral health needs. Evidence-based practices are those supported by research showing that they work for most children.