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Bay Area Lecturer Series Presentation:
Turning Off the Spigot on the Preschool-to-Prison Pipeline: Addressing Racial Bias and Inequity Through Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation

Kadija Johnston, LCSW
Director, Infant-Parent Program
Department of Psychiatry
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


Learning objectives:
At the end of this presentation, learners will:

  • Be able to define early childhood mental health consultation
  • Have gained familiarity with research findings related to racial and gender disparities in early care and education settings
  • Recognize the essential elements of early childhood mental health consultation that are correlated to intervention efficacy
  • Have acquired understanding of the attributes of early childhood mental health consultation aimed at addressing and evidencing efficacy in reducing racial disproportionalities in disciplinary and expulsion practices in early care and education settings


Remote live streaming locations:

  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General: Bldg. 5, Room 7M30B
  • San Francisco VA Medical Center: Bldg. 8, Room 313
  • Clearlake VA Clinic
  • Eureka VA Clinic
  • San Bruno VA Clinic
  • San Francisco VA Downtown Clinic
  • Santa Rosa VA Clinic
  • Ukiah VA Clinic

Live streaming is also available at


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To qualify for CME credit for this event, participants must (1) attend in-person or at one of the approved live streaming locations listed above; and (2) sign in at their location.

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