Everything listed under: Stories From the Field

  • Endorsement Matters

    Completion of the Endorsement Process holds a personal meaning for children, their families and community supports. These stakeholders benefit from the quality of services and increased knowledge that the Endorsement Process provides. The following excerpt is from a letter sent by a parent, "I cannot begin to express my gratitude and thanks to (our ECMH consultant) enough.

  • ECMH Consultation Supports

    I started seeing a family due to concerns the mom was having with her two year old son. Mom is a childcare provider as well. I initially saw the mom and son for some in-home therapy where I shared play therapy strategies including child-directed and Theraplay, sprinkled with some Conscious Discipline®.

  • Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation

    Shari* was just three years old when her behaviors in her Head Start classroom began to regress and her challenging behaviors escalated. Her dedicated, experienced teacher began to tighten her classroom management skills, which had worked in the past, to address the behaviors. This time, however, the behavior continued to escalate, and both staff and Shari’s mother were at the end of their ropes.