OUR GOALS

GOAL 3

Develop a coordinated system to screen and assess mental health needs for children birth to age 5.

 

Goal 3 outlines the actions necessary to develop a coordinated system to identify children's early mental health needs.

GOAL 4

Develop and implement evidence-based mental health treatment and intervention for children birth to age 5.

 

Goal 4 addresses the need for evidence-based mental health treatments for children and their families in every community.

GOAL 5

Build a training infrastructure for infant mental health in Florida including Level 1 front-line caregivers, Level 2 early interventionists, and Level 3 infant mental health therapists.

 

Goal 5 outlines necessary actions to build a training infrastructure for infant mental health for all three levels.

GOAL 6

Promote adequate funding for training and mental health services for children birth to age 5 and their families.

 

Goal 6 examines the options for funding infant mental health training and services.

GOAL 7

Develop social marketing campaigns to raise the public awareness of the mental health needs of children birth to age 5 and the consequences of poor social-emotional development.

 

Goal 7 includes the steps required to raise public awareness of the early mental health needs of young children.

GOAL 8

Develop public policies that support prevention and treatment of mental health disorders for children birth to age 5.

 

Goal 8 addresses the public policy changes needed to support infant mental health services​.

GOAL 1

Develop a system to prevent children birth to age 5 from developing emotional and behavioral disorders.

 

Goal 1 suggests ways that emotional well-being for all children could be strengthened.

GOAL 2

Improve and expand mental health services for children under age 5 with risks, delays or disabilities.

 

Goal 2 addresses Level 2 implementation through the improvement and expansion of mental health services for children with risks, delays or disabilities.

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