Mental Health Links

Links to sites with information on children’s mental health and wellness, substance abuse prevention, and violence prevention.

  • Act - Adults and Children Together Against Violence

    is a collaboration of the American Psychological Association, the National Association for the Education of Young Children, and the Ad Council.  Using the latest research on early childhood development, violence and aggression, and violence prevention, this site provides information for both early childhood professionals and parents in both English and Spanish.

  • Assessing Young Children’s Social Competence

    This updated ERIC Digest publication  of a  “Social Attributes Checklist” by Diane E. McClellan and Lillian G. Katz.  This checklist is based on elements of social competence in young children and the behaviors of well-liked children.

  • Children’s Defense Fund

    Provides a voice for the children of America, particularly poor, minority, and disabled children. Educates the public about the needs of children and encourages preventive investment before children get sick, drop out of school, suffer family breakdown, or get into trouble.

  • Zero to Three

    Information about Infant and Toddler social-emotional development.

Links to information about Mental Wellness at Umatilla-Morrow Head Start

  • Mental Wellness at Umatilla Morrow Head Start
  • Promoting Social and Emotional Competence
  • Behaviors Which Indicate that an Infant or Toddler’s Social-Emotional Development may be at Risk
  • Behaviors Which Indicate that a Preschool Child’s Social-Emotional Development may be at Risk