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School-Based Early Childhood Behavioral Health Program

Healthcare Industry

4-Year IHE

Organizations Involved

EMU (EMU Community Behavioral Health Center), University of Michigan

Occupations Involved

Psychology students

Workforce Development Focus

Improving the quality of healthcare workforce

Workforce Issues Addressed

Increasing the training available to current healthcare professionals


The School-Based Early Childhood Behavioral Health Program is a partnership between EMU, University of Michigan and select early childhood satellite preschools in Washtenaw County. The Program is meant to train Master's and Doctoral students in Psychology in conducting psychological assessments and delivering therapy for emotional and behavioral issues in early learning center preschools. The goal of this program is to prepare graduate students to provide clinical mental health services and to increase families' access to these services.

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