Social-Emotional Health System is Accessible and High-Quality
North Carolina’s infant and early childhood health system provides children with access to high-quality, racially diverse pediatric, primary care and mental health clinicians and linked services that support children’s social-emotional health and development.
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North Carolina has a well-trained and adequate workforce of infant and early childhood mental health clinicians with a focus on increasing the number of providers of color.
Professionals who interact with and serve young children in North Carolina’s child and family systems have a strong foundation in infant and early childhood mental health competencies.
Infuse Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Competencies in Provider Education and Professional DevelopmentView Initiatives
Increase Professional Development in Mental Health Treatment for Pediatricians and Family PhysiciansView Initiatives
North Carolina’s children have access to high-quality mental health services that meet their needs.