Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist
The Early Childhood Council of La Plata County has two mental health specialists on staff to serve the kids in Archuleta, La Plata and San Juan Counties. Mary Gilden and Sarah Shedd are both licensed professional counselors who offer support services to childcare centers, preschools and home care providers. Including but not limited to, staff relationships, observing classrooms and children, and identifying appropriate interventions to support both staff and children.
For more information, please contact:
Mary Gilden, LPC (970) 247-0760 ext 6, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarah Shedd, LPC (970) 247-0760 ext 1, email@example.com
For your convenience, below are some of the forms you may need to complete. Be sure to contact Mary to discuss, beforehand.
Community Screening and Referral – If you have concerns, and want to refer a child for developmental screening, access forms below:
San Juan BOCES Child Find Referral Form (local referral form for children from birth through school age)
For information visit the Colorado Center for Social Emotional Competence and Inclusion http://www.pyramidplus.org/
To register for our local Pyramid Plus Training visit the Training & Events Page
Interested in getting involved? The Social Emotional Committee is a sub-committee of the ECCLPC that meets to discuss and help implement strategies for creating an effective and sustained system of care for children that integrates health & mental health into local early childhood systems. Please contact Heather Hawk, 970-247-0760 x3, firstname.lastname@example.org