Healthy Lifestyles

These programs teach kids how to engage in positive behaviors that help them grow into self-sufficient adults. Through athletics, outdoor experiences, sexual health education, gardening, cooking classes and more, our kids learn how to take ownership of their physical and mental health. We also provide a hot and nutritious meal to every child, every day … Read more >

Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation

Consultation to Early Care and Learning sites and families to support the social emotional development of children 0-8 years of age, provide positive supports for managing challenging behaviors, and decrease the incidence of expulsion and suspension.

Early Intervention

Early Intervention services under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act for children 0-3 years of age with special needs and their families. Services are delivered through a coaching model in natural environments to build the capacity of caregivers to support a child’s special needs and to enhance a child’s developmental trajectory.

The Incredible Years®

The Incredible Years® (IY) is a suite of prevention programs designed to increase a child’s success at school and at home by promoting positive parent, teacher, and child relationships. The program components have been shown to improve school performance, reduce child behavior problems, promote positive and consistent discipline, and support caregivers through a holistic approach … Read more >

Comprehensive, High Quality, Early Care and Education

Integrated components of our early care and education program promote school readiness. Our developmentally appropriate, research- and evidence-based approach to early education supports learning and development in all domains: language, social-emotional, cognitive, physical, literacy, mathematics, science and technology, social studies, and the arts. In August 2017, we implemented a new, strategically blended curriculum to include … Read more >

Early Intervention

Home based developmental evaluations are coordinated with local providers to determine eligibility and to address concerns parents have about their child’s development. Children with a developmental delay (25% in any area) are offered therapeutic support services to address concerns in the child’s natural environment (usually the home, or child care setting). We serve children birth … Read more >

Temple Hoyne Buell – Quality Improvement Activities & Workforce Development

Funding through generous support of the Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation supports funding for EQIT to bridge gaps in state funding and also helps support quality improvement activities for programs and providers in the 4 county region including: Program and Business Administration assessments, CLASS assessments, and Pyramid Plus and Incredible Years programming.

Quality Improvement Coaching

Experienced, knowledgeable coaches provide guidance and support to maximize spending impacts and act as a local resource to help improve overall quality and Colorado Shines Rating. Coaching Services can include: – ERS and/or CLASS assessments – Developing a Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) – Level 3-5 Colorado Shines Rating Preparation – Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation … Read more >

Developmental, Social-Emotional, and Peri-natal Mood and Anxiety Disorder Screening and Referral

The CCECC works with medical practices and screening partners across Chaffee County to ensure ensure all Chaffee children receive timely developmental screenings and appropriate referral and follow-through when additional services are indicated. The program also utilizes best practices to increase the number of women receiving standardized screenings at physician offices and local access to effective … Read more >

Kid Connects

Kid Connects provides integrated health and mental health consultation through a relationship-based mental health consultation model in which consultants are based at licensed child care settings.