Coordinating Child Care Consultants
This paper provides a framework and practical suggestions for coordinating and educating child care consultants from multiple disciplines to improve consultants’ efficiency.
One purpose of this paper is to help provide a framework and practical suggestions for coordinating and educating consultants. Coordinated networks improve communication and collaboration among consultants and with the infant/toddler caregivers they serve. Another purpose is to discuss how child care consultation networks can improve I/T caregivers’ access to discipline-specific services, including health, mental health, oral health, education, early intervention, social services, and others.
This technical assistance manual for states and territories describes the process of developing and implementing an Infant Toddler Specialist Network using six state examples.
This paper offers a framework and approaches to strengthen professional development opportunities for the infant/toddler workforce.