Check out the updated CHDI website for children's mental health

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Newly designed website connects parents to information and local resources; provides free training for health and child care professionals in Connecticut

ctwebsiteThe newly designed website connects parents and professionals working with young children in Connecticut to information, training and resources on children's mental health. The mobile-friendly site features new training sections for professionals and recently translated Spanish-language content for parents on the critical, but often overlooked issue of infant and early childhood mental health.

The Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut, Inc. (CHDI) initially developed in 2010 to serve as a free, comprehensive resource on children's mental health for parents and caregivers. The site redesign and the development of the provider training sections were made possible by a grant from the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood (OEC) as part of their ongoing work to build an early childhood workforce trained and skilled in infant mental health.

New provider sections include the following:

The expanded section for parents and caregivers is available in both English and Spanish. It is designed to answer questions and concerns about children's behavior and mental health and covers:

For more information, visit and or contact Julie Tacinelli [], 860-679-1534 or Cindy Langer [], 860-679-1538.


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