- What is infant mental health consultation? Click here for information provided by the National Resource Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention.
- Click here to see SAMHSA, HRSA and ACF staff, along with experts in the field of IECMHC, describe the importance of IECMHC and why now is the best time to promote best practices in IECMHC in order to enact real change on a national level. Explore other resources about IECMHC at http://www.samhsa.gov/iecmhc.
- Who provides infant mental health consultation? Click here to learn more about the Illinois Association for Infant Mental Health (ILAIMH), which is a membership organization of diverse professionals working with infants, toddlers and their families. Members come from the fields of education, social work, psychology, medicine, academia, public policy, child development, physical and occupational therapy, and other allied disciplines. Though developed as a clinical specialty, infant mental health practice is infused into every setting where practitioners work with or on behalf of very young children and their families.
- What resources are applicable to home visitors? Click here for a resource for home visitors prepared by the Illinois Children’s Mental Health Partnership: Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation to Home Visiting Programs: Addressing the Unmet Mental Health Needs of Families with Young Children.
This website is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number HRSA-16-172 Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program – Formula. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.
It takes a village. Illinois home visiting collaborates with numerous partners in order to support young children and families. These partners include:
Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago • Children’s Home + Aid • Easter Seals • Ever Thrive Illinois • Family Focus • Fussy Baby Network at the Erikson Institute • Heartland Alliance • Illinois Action for Children • Illinois Association for Infant Mental Health • Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics • Illinois Children’s Mental Health Partnership • Illinois Childhood Trauma Coalition • Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence • Latino Policy Forum • Metropolitan Family Services • Mothers and Babies Program at Northwestern University • Prevent Child Abuse Illinois • Robert R. McCormick Foundation • Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law • The Irving Harris Foundation • The Ounce of Prevention Fund • Voices for Illinois Children