Workforce Development Partners
ECCP® supports the development of a highly qualified early care and education work force who’s education and experiences include early childhood social and emotional development and early childhood mental health. ECCP® works to align services with state and national benchmarks, standards and guidelines. In addition ECCP® seeks to provide best practices and utilizes the latest research in their consultation.
- The Training Academy seeks to strengthen the practice of child welfare services in Connecticut by enhancing the knowledge and skills of DCF staff.
- ECCP® provides trainings to the DCF Training Academy. Topics include social and emotional development and target the birth through five population and their caregivers. ECCP® also participates in DCF Regional Office Training Committees.
- CT-AIMH supports the social and emotional health of infants, young children and their families.
- ECCP® is a member of the Connecticut Association for Infant Mental Health (CT-AIMH).
- ECCP® is a member of the Connecticut Infant Mental Health Endorsement Project and is co-chair of the Training Sub Committee.
- Early Childhood Professional Development System and Registry.
- ECCP® Consultants are “TAB” Trainers and provide Social and Emotional trainings through CT Charts A Course to centers throughout the state who are involved in ECCP®’s Classroom level service.
- The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and Connecticut Association for the Education of Young Children (CAEYC).
- ECCP® supports CAEYCs mission to enhance the care, education, and development of CT’s young children, and to support the professionals who care for them in the context of home, family, and community.
- ECCP® streamlines the social emotional consultation goals with the standards set forth in the NAEYC Standards.
- ECCP® coordinates/streamlines service goals with the Accreditation Facilitation Project (AFP) where there are services provided to shared centers. This statewide AFP initiative provides intensive support to programs seeking National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accreditation.