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ERIC Number: EJ1161369
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Nov
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0736-8038
The Basics of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health
Cohen, Julie; Stark, Deborah Roderick
ZERO TO THREE, v38 n2 p28-31 Nov 2017
This article defines the concept of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH) and describes how it provides the foundation for lifelong health and well-being. The authors provide policy recommendations that include the need to: (a) establish cross-agency leadership for IECMH, (b) ensure Medicaid payment for IECMH services, (c) invest in prevention through mental health consultation, (d) train the workforce on IECMH, and (e) raise public awareness of IECMH.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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