Jon Korfmacher, Aimee Hilado

This research brief summarizes findings from a comparison of early childhood mental health competency systems across six states, highlighting convergences in the systems’ structure, content, and use.

It offers recommendations for policy and practice, discusses how competency systems could be used, and asks whether a national set of competency standards should be implemented.

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