Understanding Early Childhood Develeopment

Early childhood mental health (ECMH) is the optimal growth and social-emotional, behavioral, and cognitive development of the young child in the context of the unfolding relationship between child and parent.

What is social Emotional Learning ?


Buffalo County Community Partners has been working in the community to provide social emotional toolkits in classrooms in Buffalo County. The graphic below describes how the Second Step program incorporates social emotional learning into the program.




for better understanding how to talk to kids about mental health and instilling social emotional learning