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Cross-System Collaboration to Better Support Babies in Illinois: Developing a Unified Model for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation

Download Files Jan 8, 2019

Decades of collaborative work set the stage for Illinois’ Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH) consultation work.

This case study describes how Illinois brought together stakeholders from multiple child-serving systems to develop and pilot a new model of IECMH consultation. It includes a timeline of pivotal moments in the evolution of the state’s work and identifies keys to the success of their collaborative efforts.

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