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 paper offers a framework and approaches to strengthen professional development opportunities for the infant/toddler workforce.