This course is part of a larger series of sessions that combine to make up the Orientation to the Illinois Model of Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (IECMHC).  This course contains 4 lessons: 1  assessment and 3 sessions. The learner will take the Vignette Assessment first.  This will assess familiarity with the competencies in the IL Model of IECMHC and an individual plan on how to increase knowledge of those competencies.  The second lesson is entitled “An Introduction to the IL Model of IECMHC.”  Both the Vignette Assessment and the Introduction must be completed before taking the live zoom sessions. 

The two remaining sessions in this course may be completed at any time before finishing the last of the 11 live Zoom meetings.  All portions of the Orientation to the IL Model must be finished (this online course in addition to the 11 live Zoom sessions) for a certificate to be given.


The organizations and sites listed on this page offer Registry Approved training for Illinois child care providers.  These links take you to pages outside of the Gateways i-learning System, and INCCRRA and Gateways are not responsible for technical assistance or support for any content provided through these entities.

This course  is intended to provide ECE, CFC, and LEA staff and administrators with a deeper understanding of the available tools and resources to help foster partnerships and implement best practices that promote inclusion. Building Relationships to Support Inclusion in Early Childhood: Tools to Support your Efforts is brought to you by the Illinois Early Learning Council Inclusion Subcommittee, in collaboration with state agency partners at the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood Development, Illinois State Board of Education, and the Illinois Department of Human Services.

Contact Hours: 1 Hour

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