This fact sheet lists inappropriate and appropriate responses to children who are behaving badly. Caregivers are urged to provide children with choices, validate the feelings of the child while stating the inappropriate nature of the behavior, communicate how the behavior is making the caregiver feel, and reaffirm their commitment to the child even when the child is making bad choices.
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Designed for judges, this bench card contains ways in which judicial officers can help better engage fathers by understanding how men seek help and learn differently from women. They can also encourage the child welfare agency to work with fathers as often as mothers, offer services geared toward men's learning styles, and work as hard to find and engage fathers as mothers. (Author abstract modified)
One of the first steps to fighting cancer is to understand that you are not alone. Many couples successfully cope with cancer together and allow their relationship to thrive. Life happens despite cancer; there is no "pause" button. However, by being prepared and proactive, cancer can actually bring a couple together as a team, even in the face of a terminal diagnosis. The following tips offer ways that couples can work together to battle the impact of cancer and maintain a healthy relationship. (Author abstract modified)
The Internet, along with mobile phones, has come to play a part in communications within intimate partner relationships. This Fact Sheet examines the use of online and mobile technology by teens and adults and how that technology is influencing how they communicate and interact with their romantic partners. It includes data on how many people are using the Internet to meet and find partners but also how the Internet and mobile technology can contribute to strains on relationships. (Author abstract)
A cancer diagnosis is a game changer on many levels for a couple. It affects not only the diagnosed partner but also the well partner as it has financial, family, and medical implications. Cancer often becomes a daily conversation and can have the potential to damage a couple's relationship. Life happens despite cancer; there is no "pause" button. By being prepared and proactive, the experience of cancer can actually bring a couple together as a team, even in the face of a terminal diagnosis. This Tip Sheet for marriage and relationship education (MRE) practitioners offers ways to encourage…
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Reports the results of a longitudinal study of youth from military families and their caregivers concerning their emotional well-being and how well they are coping with servicemembers' extended deployments. (Author abstract)
This fact sheet defines social and emotional competence in children and offers tips for parents on how to guide development of social and emotional competence for their children.
This parent tip sheet from the National PTA's Connect for Respect initiative provides basic information and statistics on bullying.
This parent tip sheet from the National PTA's Connect for Respect initiative provides proactive ways parents can prevent bullying.
This parent tip sheet from the National PTA's Connect for Respect initiative provides six tips to instill anti-bullying behavior in children.