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Early Childhood Mental Health Virginia (Birth to Eight)


This site provides resources, training, and links to Infant Mental Health endorsement. The goal of Earch Childhood Mental Health of Virginia is to develop of a comprehensive system of care for infant and child mental health serving children birth through age eight and their families/caregivers, which:

  • Engages parents as partners;
  • Provides high quality supports and services to families;
  • Is grounded in developmental knowledge;
  • Includes family and child centered practices and policy & cultural and linguistic competence;
  • Is infused into natural settings and services & relationship based;
  • Utilizes evidence-based practices;
  • Is linked to the substance abuse, domestic  violence and court systems;
  • Assures comprehensive mental health services for infants and toddlers in foster care and to the highest risk/most vulnerable infants and young children & their families in Virginia


Behavior Collaboration Communication/Language Developmental Delay Early Childhood Early Intervention Emotional Disability Infants & Toddlers Middle School Parent/Family Preschool Professional Resources Social/Emotional State/National Organizations