Free webinar for those interested in Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation. NYC Early Childhood Mental Health Training and Technical Assistance Center is sponsoring a three-part series on Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation with Kadija Johnston, LCSW. The first two webinars have been recorded and part three in the series is set for September 22nd . Part three focuses on racial disparities in childcare. Click here to register.
About the Presenter:
Kadija Johnston, L.C.S.W is the Director of the Infant-Parent Program (IPP), in the Division of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco. She has been a practitioner in the field of infant and early childhood mental health (I/ECMH) since 1985. She developed the Infant-Parent Program’s Early Childhood Mental Health (ECMH) Consultation component in 1988, which now serves as a model for other organizations, locally, nationally, and internationally. She has provided TA and training in I/ECMH Consultation to organizations in 23 states and internationally. She serves as an expert advisor for the SAMHSA supported Center of Excellence in ECMH Consultation and is a founding member of RAINE, a group of national experts advancing practice, policy, and research in ECMH Consultation.
Ms. Johnston writes and lectures nationally on infant and early childhood mental health consultation. In addition to numerous articles on the subject, she co-authored Mental Health Consultation in Child Care: Transforming Relationships With Directors, Staff, and Families with Dr. Charles Brinamen, for which they were awarded the Irving B. Harris Award for contributions to early childhood scholarship. Ms. Johnston also trains in the areas of perinatal, infant and early childhood mental health service modalities; reflective supervision, mental health systems integration, and mental health service disparities for underserved children and families.