About the Center
The Center for Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (CECMHC) was funded as an Innovation and Improvement Project by the Office of Head Start in October 2008. The 3-year grant brings together a group of university researchers to develop strategies to help Head Start programs build a strong mental health foundation for their children, families and staff.
Our team's approach is grounded in a set of principles and a research-based model of delivering high quality mental health consultation services. Our team's vision is grounded in a set of principles and a research-based model of the core components of an effective approach to high quality mental health services.
Read about our principles for mental health in Head Start.