Mental Health & Crisis Response

Crisis Response in Early Childhood (External Resources)

Supporting Young Children Experiencing Separation and Trauma (Zero to Three)
Resources for families and caregivers working with very young children who have experienced trauma as well as connection to specialized mental health professionals who understand the needs of very young children.

Shelter from the Storm (Zero to Three)
Materials for professionals, families, and caregivers to support young children affected by natural disaster.

Caring for Children in a Disaster (CDC)
Collection of emergency preparedness and crisis response materials for those working with young children.

Emergency Preparedness Manual for Early Childhood Programs (National Center for Early Childhood Health and Wellness)
This manual provides information to assist early childhood programs with making emergency plans to help keep their program, center, or home safe before, during, and after an emergency.

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School-Based Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation 

Crisis Resources

NASP has a wealth of school safety and crisis response resources to support schools' efforts efforts to promote school safety and the ability of children and youth to cope with crisis events. 


Early Childhood Mental Health


Social Emotional Development