Partnering to promote the mental health and wellbeing of infants,
young children, and families
Thriving Together is a women-owned small business founded in 2021 that partners with communities, states, tribes, territories, federal agencies, and national organizations to promote the mental health and wellbeing of infants, young children, and families. Building trusting, mutually respectful relationships is the foundation of our approach as we partner with clients to identify and solve complex problems. We work on projects of varying sizes, from consulting with local program leaders to national initiatives.
What We Do
Systems-building technical assistance
Provide technical assistance to help clients select and implement culturally responsive, trauma-informed interventions that address gaps in systems of care for young children and families and promote mental health and wellbeing
Strategic planning & scaling
Develop and help execute strategic plans and design approaches for scaling evidence-based interventions that prevent and treat mental health challenges for children and families; help identify and refine program goals and develop theories of change, logic models, team charters, and other strategic planning tools.
Policy & messaging
Develop policy recommendations and strategies related to promoting infant and early childhood mental health for leaders at the local, state, tribal, and national levels. Create and disseminate effective messaging to promote infant and early childhood mental health/early relational health
Mental health consultation
Partner with clients to develop, enhance, and sustain infant and early childhood mental health consultation programs in early childhood education, home visiting, schools, and other child and family service settings
Research & evaluation
Help design and conduct research studies and evaluations of programs, including literature reviews, participatory action research, qualitative and mixed method studies, quasi-experimental and randomized controlled trials. Help develop internal data collection systems to support continuous quality improvement (CQI)
Training on a range of topics related to child and parent mental health and wellbeing, including early childhood development, trauma and resilience, supporting parents with mental health or substance use challenges, child abuse and neglect, and staff wellness