Eligibility: Effective management of challenging behaviors of infants and preschool children up to five (5) years old in Early Childhood and Education (ECE) settings, particularly those exhibiting problematic behaviors and are at risk of mental illness.
Services: Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Services are provided to Early Childhood and Education (ECE) providers, including licensed providers, license exempt childcare centers, and licensed family childcare homes throughout Orange County. Consultation services are designed to educate and build capacity, increase knowledge and awareness of early childhood educators to provide appropriate behavior support for those exhibiting ongoing challenging behaviors, and promote development of healthy identities in young children. The goal of these services is to improve the mental health outcomes of young developing children, infants to eight years old, particularly those exhibiting problematic behaviors and are at risk of mental illness in Early Childhood and Education settings throughout Orange County. Consultation services include consultation, practice-based coaching, direct observation, and follow-up services.
Language(s): English, Spanish. The Language line is also available to address additional language needs.
Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Operated by: County Contracted Charitable Ventures
Contact info: 4041 MacArthur Blvd, Suite 510, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone: (714) 559-1264
Web Address: https://startwelloc.org/