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Bonding and Attachment in Maltreated Children The objectives of this online training course are: (1) Provide an overview of key principles of attachment and bonding critical for healthy development; (2) Understand how healthy attachment is facilitated and maintained; (3) Discuss the various ways that neglect and maltreatment influence attachment and learn to identify behaviors associated with attachment difficulties; and (4) Discuss the role of caregivers in helping maltreated children and explore ways to help this at-risk population. This course is divided into 4 lessons with a quiz at the end of each one. Lesson (1) Introduction to bonding and attachment; Lesson (2) Frequently asked questions; Lesson (3) Factors affecting bonding and attachment; and Lesson (4) What can I do to help? This course can be used by professionals to train others involved in early childhood development working with at-risk populations. Website
Books and Tips that Promote Life Skills Mind in the Making has partnered with First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise that provides books and educational materials for educators serving children in need, to curate a groundbreaking 'Mind in the Making' Book Collection that combines children's books with tips for building Seven Essential Life Skills. The four book collections are designed for four age groups: 0 to 2, 3 to 5 years, 6 to 8 years, and 9 to 12 years and are available on the First Book Marketplace, an online store that makes it possible for educators serving children in need to access high-quality new books at very low cost. Below are the reading lists grouped by Life Skill with links to download the corresponding tip sheets for each title. Let us know what you think and share other recommended book titles on the Mind in the Making Facebook page. Website
Books on Death of a Parent This book list, created by Fernside Supporting Children and Families Through Grief, provides titles of books that are organized according to age group.   Document
Bright Futures at Georgetown: Training Tools These training tools, activities, and resources are designed to acquaint users with the Bright Futures in Practice series (available online only) and to provide guidance on how to apply these materials in a variety of contexts. The Bright Futures in Practice materials can be downloaded for use from this site. Website
Building Resilience in Young Children Building Resilience in Young Children is a resource to help you boost your child's ability to bounce back from life's challenges and thrive. It is filled with: up-to-date information, helpful tips, parent stories, and links to other resources. The ideas and resources are based on research and have been tested by parents, and the stories were provided by parents of young children. These parents hope that their experiences will help you and your family get through life's ups and downs. Document
Bullies in the Block Area: The Early Childhood Origins of "Mean" Behavior This brief first provides a summary of the developmental trajectory to bullying behavior and theories about social and environmental contributors to bullying. The remainder summarizes promising strategies and evidence-based intervention models designed to prevent bullying by addressing factors that contribute to the development of "mean" behavior and aggression in early childhood. Document
Caring for Every Child's Mental Health Campaign The Caring for Every Child's Mental Health Campaign website consists of information from a four-year national public education campaign by the Center for Mental Health Services, a component of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to increase awareness about the emotional problems of America's children and adolescents and gain support for needed services. The website contains links for children and adolescents, tips for parents ranging from improving your child's mental health to issues that families may face regarding mental health. There are resources available for purchase or to download. The information is also available in spanish at www.mentalhealth.org/espanol/ Website
Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety This manual contains guidelines on the development and evaluation of the health and safety of children in all types of early care and education setting centers and family child care homes. Website
Carruurta iyo walwalkooda (Anxiety in Children) Walwal iyo walwal waa shucuur caam ah oo qof walba dareemo waqti ama waqti kale. Xaashidan tilmaantu waxay sahmineysaa waxyaabaha kiciya welwelka, goorta laga walaacsan yahay iyo goorta caawimaad la raadsado. Tipsheet
Caruurta iyo Walbahaarka: Sida Caruurtu ay u Fal-Celiyaan (Trauma: How Children Respond) Baro qeexidda dhibaatada iyo sidoo kale jawaabaha koritaanka ee carruurta yar yar ee khibradaha naxdinta leh. Learn the definition of trauma as well as the developmental responses of young children to traumatic experiences. Tipsheet