Disability Services

ECMHSP actively recruits and provides services to children who are suspected of having a disability or are diagnosed with having a disability.  The agency partners with local providers to ensure children with disabilities receive appropriate services in the least restrictive environment, ensuring full inclusion with non-disabled peers.  Actively recruitment of children with disabilities.

  • 10% of enrollment is designated to children with disabilities

  • Partnering with disability providers to ensure continuity of services

  • Referrals for children with suspected disabilities

  • Ensure Family Engagement in the disability process

  • Head Start participation in the disability process

  • Advocate for children and families with disabilities

  • Ensure parents know their rights and can advocate for their child

If you have any questions about Disability or Mental Health Services, please contact Tabitha Shelton, Disability Services & Mental Health Manager, at tshelton@ecmhsp.org

 

Mental Health

Mental Health Services are important to the overall wellness of our children, families, and staff.  ECMHSP promotes positive social and emotional environments for children, social and emotional supports and resources for families and staff.  ECMHSP is ensuring our policies and procedures are inclusive of the Trauma-Informed Approach.

  • Partner with Mental Health Consultant (MHC) to provide classroom observations ensuring best social and emotional practices are in place

  • MHC can provide individual observations for children who may be experiencing Challenging Behaviors.

  • MHC can provide Mental Health referrals, assessments and services to children and families

  • ECMHSP incorporates a mental health budget to ensure the needs of children, families and staff are met.

  • MHC participate in parent and staff meetings/trainings to provide supports and resources to meet the current needs.

  • Staff Wellness Initiatives are in place to support staff overall well-being; including the Wellness Champions, Wellness Committee, and wellness challenges to engage staff in their own wellness.

  • Partner with Insurance Provider to share available wellness programs and initiatives, along with additional funding for the Wellness Committee

If you have any questions about Disability or Mental Health Services, please contact Tabitha Shelton, Disability Services & Mental Health Manager, at tshelton@ecmhsp.org

East Coast Migrant Head Start Project

2301 Sugar Bush Road, Suite 400, Raleigh, North Carolina  27612

Telephone: (800) 655-6831     Email: information@ecmhsp.org

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