On behalf of the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL), the Pennsylvania Key has compiled a list of resources for Early Childhood Education (ECE) programs and professionals impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Pennsylvania.

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Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH) Consultation

If you have received a waiver to remain open, the IECMH Consultation Team is offering support during this difficult time via distance technology.

IECMH Supports are available to:

  • Support staff in coping with stress and balancing their mental health needs
  • Support children’s transitions to care and their social emotional development
  • Support families and offer resources around family engagement
  • Share resources related to all of the above

Email PAIECMH@pakeys.org, so we can connect you with a IECMH Consultant in your area.

The Pennsylvania Key Infant-Early Childhood Mental Health Program offered Holding Space: Let’s talk about: Reassurance, Regulation, Relationships, Resilience, a series of online discussion groups to allow early childhood education professionals and families to connect and gain new insights about how to support ourselves and our children during this transition. Check out the resources.