Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH) Policy Series

This series of ZERO TO THREE briefing papers on infant and early childhood mental health policy are designed to generate awareness, interest, and action among federal and state policymakers, behavioral health administrators, and advocates.

Each briefing paper provides an overview of the topic, a summary of key terms, and policy recommendations. Topics include:

  1. The Basics of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health
  2. Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation
  3. DC:0–5™: Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood
  4. DC:0–5™ Crosswalk
  5. Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Competencies (Coming Soon)