FEDC WellSTART

Career Pathways Interview Series

In collaboration with the Upper Arkansas Health & Wellness Sector Partnership

Career Pathways Interview

Paige Stewart

Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist

About

Paige Stewart Clinician and Coordinator, Canon City Schools and Echo Early Childhood Counsel.

Resources

Tags: Behavioral Health, Clinical Supervision.

Key points:

  • A lot of what is available in behavioral health is fairly cutting edge and groundbreaking.
  • You can do therapy on babies
  • Addressing mental and behavioral health for younger children deals a lot with generational issues that have been passed down by parents or grandparents.
  • Some of the challenges working in this area come with working with children or families with significant trauma.
  • There is a scarcity of behavioral health providers in rural areas like ours.¬†