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Mental Health Consultation in Child Care
By Kadija Johnston and Charles Brinamen 2006
Understand the impact of the caregiver-child relationship on the mental health of young children with this comprehensive book. As yound children spend more time in child care programs, those programs have an increasingly significant effect on a child's healthy social and emotional development. This book reviews current theory and offers practical suggestions for improving relationships between program directors, staff, parents, children, and mental-health consultants to help identify and remove obstacles to quality care. Mental health professionals at all levels, early childhood educators and trainers, and policy makers will find this book useful guide to making positive changes in the childcare environment.