An online parenting program for divorced parents
From an article by Child and Family blog
Most divorced or separated parents ask themselves, “What can I do to protect my children from the problems that often follow divorce?” An online parenting-after-divorce programme backed by research..
ACEs reduction is a community initiative
From an interview by Community Resilience Initiati
Resilience is the responsibility of not just one sector, but all sectors. Could every sector share the information on ACEs, brain development, and resilience as a platform on which to build particular strengths, skills, and capacities?
Storybook Dads and Mum
From information from Storybook Dads and Mum and t
In UK, 300,000+ children experience the imprisonment of a parent. Storybook enables families to reconnect through magic of storytelling. Helping parents in prison to record bedtime stories, messages for their children on CD or DVD.
Trauma-informed communications skills
People who have multiple and complex needs can be difficult. How can we respond in an informed, compassionate way through our spoken language, our body language, our approach and way of connecting with people?
10 tips for sexual abuse prevention
From a podcast by Meghan Backofen
Info that helps caregivers feel empowered. Specific strategies for how to talk with children about this difficult topic, how to respond if abuse is suspected. Identify misinformation that puts children at greater risk.
Insight into trauma-informed education settings
From a report by West Yorkshire Health and Care Pa
Six core principles that value and nurture transformative relationships with young people without re-traumatising. For a school program to be effective, it must include four R’s and embed principles across school..
Nurturing the future: investing in early childhood development
From a video by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Studies have shown that healthy brain development during early childhood increases the likelihood of success later in life. By providing supportive, nurturing environments where children feel protected and learn social emotional skills...
Online - The baby brain: Learning in leaps and bounds
Learn how the baby brain changes from pregnancy to toddlerhood, and what parents, teachers and policymakers can do to ensure kids are set up for success.
Every baby’s brain has a nearly infinite potential to learn and thrive, coupled with an exquisite vulnerability to adverse experiences, starting in utero. By the time a child reaches kindergarten, their brain has more than doubled in size, on average. But, as any parent will tell you, every child reaches such milestones on their own schedule.
A conversation with leading developmental cognitive neuroscientist Damien Fair and Zero to Three’s Miriam Calderón, a national expert in early education policy.
Online - The teen brain: Mysteries and misconceptions
Join a conversation about the teenage brain’s strengths and vulnerabilities, how adults can support teenagers with mental health issues, and how teens can help one another.
It may be difficult for older adults to fathom, but today’s teenagers have never lived in a world where depression, anxiety and other mental health disorders weren’t rife — and on the rise — among their peers. Just a few decades ago, many psychiatrists thought depression was a condition that affected only adults. Now we know better: Researchers think more than half of mental health disorders, including depression, begin by age 14.
Join leading neuroscientist BJ Casey and teen mental health advocate Diana Chao for a conversation about the teen brain’s unique strengths and challenges, and why many experts have declared a global mental health emergency in children and adolescents.