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Register Now! Early Childhood Mental Health “Skills to Action” Conference – April 19-20th


The OhioMHAS Bureau of Children and Families will host its inaugural Early Childhood Mental Health “Skills to Action” Conference April 19-20, at the Columbus Airport Marriott.

You are invited to participate in the Early Childhood Mental Health Conference “Skills to Action” be held in Columbus, Ohio April 19-20, 2017. This event represents the tremendous work and national recognition that Ohio is receiving in the early childhood mental health arena.


This is the time, and the 2017 ECMH Conference is an opportunity for the worlds of training, practice and program evaluation to join and learn from each other. You are a critical partner in delivering services to children and families and in preparing future clinicians to be successful in the field. And, you are needed at every level: informing curriculum development and instruction; developing program evaluation and research for the “new science” that supports improved client outcomes; and providing the workforce to fill the increasing gap in available skilled professionals entering the early childhood and mental health fields. 


Questions? Please contact Judith Santmire with the Ohio Child Care Resource and Referral Association at 614.396.5959 or