Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health
The Guidance Center’s Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Program is a relationship-focused, home-based intervention program for families expecting a child or with very young children.
What do we offer?
- Relationship-focused therapy
- Play therapy
- Developmental guidance
- Emotional Support
- Community referrals and coordination of services
- Classroom support and consultation
What is our goal?
A child’s early experiences are critical for later social and emotional development and success. Our goal is to use relationship-based intervention to support the parent and child as they strengthen their relationship and help the child to reach their optimal development.
Who can receive services?
-Wayne County Medicaid-eligible families
-Pregnant Women with concerns about parenthood
-Any parent/guardian who is concerned that their child is:
- fussy or difficult to soothe
- unusually quiet or uninterested in them
- not eating well or growing as expected
- experiencing long and/or frequent temper tantrums
- experiencing difficulties sleeping or separating
- in the foster care system
-Any parent/guardian who:
- feels stressed by the demands of parenthood
- is experiencing mental illness
- has childhood experiences that may make parenting difficult
- wants support to be the best parent they can be
- has other concerns or worries about their child
For more information contact Genie Lewis at 734-785-7705 x7211.
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