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R10 Mental Health Consultation Series with NCHBHS

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

R10 MHC 3 part series in partnership with the National Center for Health, Behavioral Health, and Safety.

Session Descriptions

  • November: Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation: Using a Reflective Stance
    This session will provide an overview of the key components of mental health consultation with a chance for participants to reflect and share what aspects of the role are particularly challenging and what aspects are areas of strength given the current climate. Participants will have ample time for reflection, questions, and sharing with one another. Key resources to further support the mental health consultant and consultation role will be provided.

    December: Building Collaborative Relationships (
    Dec 8, 2021 10:00 AM)
    Mental health consultants have the unique role of building relationships across a variety of positions within Head Start programs and the community in which they work. This session will hold space for reflection on relationship-building strategies, repair, and boundaries. Participants will be asked to share their experiences, tips, and tricks for building collaborative relationships within Head Start, the community, and with families. Key resources will be shared.

    January: A Day in the Life of a Mental Health Consultant: Practical Application of Self-Care Strategies
    (Jan 13, 2022 10:00 AM)
    Mental health consultants are often the people who are supporting children, teachers, families, and staff during times of stress. This session will focus on the practical application of self-care strategies that can be used across the day to support regulation and wellness specific to mental health consultants. Secondary trauma and compassion fatigue will also be discussed. Key resources will be provided to further support ongoing self-care strategies.

Target Audience: Mental Health Consultants, Managers, Supervisors, Coordinators

Questions: michelle.homeranderson@icf.com

Read more: MHC Series Final


December 8
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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