Course Series in Early Childhood Mental Health and Well-Being

Coming in Fall 2017!

This course series may be completed entirely at a distance.

This program offers professionals in the field of early learning and care the opportunity to enhance professional practice skills related to child and family health, well-being, early intervention, and inclusive practices. Students will critically explore frameworks, theories, and practices – both current and evolving – as they relate to the children and families with whom they work.

See detailed course information for the Course Series in Early Childhood Mental Health and Well-Being.

Who Should Enrol?

This course series will appeal to those working in health and community services such as registered early childhood educators, home child care consultants, resource consultants, early intervention specialists, OCT certified teachers, educational assistants, and family support workers.

Program Design

Students who complete this course series will:

  • acquire a critical and theoretical perspective of early intervention, child development, and inclusive practice as it relates to infant mental health, childhood chronic illness, and disability
  • gain knowledge and understanding of evidence-based practice within the context of assessment, evaluation, inclusion, and psychosocial support
  • investigate and critically reflect on interventions and supportive strategies for application in a variety of early childhood settings

Professional Development Award

Those who successfully complete this course series are eligible to earn a Professional Development Award from The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education.

Connect With Us

For more information about this new course series launching in Fall 2017, contact Jennifer Butterly, Program Manager, Early Childhood Studies, at

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