"It is exciting to see the teachers actually learn how to plan for social emotional development. They really understand now, that when children are having trouble with their behavior, there is something more going on inside."

--Kelly Bigham, Director  
U.C. Early Learning Center  

The Children's Home of Cincinnati is the fiscal agent for Promoting Resilient Children.

Patti Craig, Program Manager


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Promoting Resilient Young Children

Thank you to the United Way of Greater Cincinnati for early and ongoing support of the consortium.This program is a collaboration of mental health and early care and education specialists who provide services to early childhood centers through consultation, coaching and training to promote the social and emotional well being of children before they enter kindergarten.

TriangleAt the Universal Level, it helps young children in Hamilton County to be socially and emotionally healthy. Targeted Level services offer training, coaching and consultation to identified child care classrooms. At the Intensive Level, it provides specialized services to individual children and families by offering counseling and alternative education environments if needed. Through these levels of intervention, the Consortium provides seamless delivery of services to children and their families.


To increase the effectiveness of early childhood staff in ensuring the social and emotional development of pre-kindergarten children.

How We Can Help Your Center:

  • Environmental Rating Scale Assessments
  • Leadership Coaching for Directors to include support for the Program Administration Scale (PAS)
  • Classroom coaching for a specific room in your center, including:
    • Observations
    • Consultations
    • Training for Staff
    • Referrals for Children and Families
    • DECA Assessments (Devereau Early Childhood Assessment - Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation)
    • Transition coaching to assist children entering kindergarten