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The incarceration of a loved one can be very overwhelming for both children and caregivers. It can bring about big changes and transitions. In simple everyday ways, you can comfort your child and guide her through these tough moments. With your love and support she can get through anything that comes her way. Here are some tools to help you with the changes your child is going through. (Author abstract)
Other, Fact Sheet
Divorce can be a big challenge for both children and parents. Though times may be difficult, children can emerge feeling loved and supported. You can all grow through these family changes and discover just how strong you really are. You are not alone. Family, friends, neighbors, and others are there to offer support. Here are some tools to help your child through your divorce.(Author abstract)
This publication offers information for parents and caregivers on adolescent social development and offers tips for social service agents and parents on how to encourage healthy social development.
This fact sheet describes the role that emotions play in children's behavior and what parents can do to help their children manage and express their emotions in an appropriate way.Note: PDF version available.
This fact sheet offers tips to divorcing or separating parents on how to support their children's well-being through the separation process.Note: PDF version available.
This fact sheet describes how children experience grief and offers tips for parents on helping their child and the rest of the family deal with loss and grief.Note: PDF version available.
This fact sheet provides information for parents on how to talk to their preteen or teen about sexuality, including understanding adolescent's concerns and how parents can help adolescents develop healthy sexuality.Note: PDF version available.
This fact sheet provides parents with information on adolescent social and emotional development, how it will affect their teen, and what they can do as parents to encourage healthy social and emotional development.Note: PDF version available.
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.
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In the Parenting Wisely: Young Children video series, the first three family scenarios are presented in which young children, aged 3-5, don't comply when they are told to stop doing something. In scenario one, a child is trying to get the parent's attention by interrupting the mother when she is on the telephone. Scenario two depicts a tantrum in the grocery store when a young child's demands for treats are denied. The third scene shows a parent having trouble getting a child off to bed. Effective and non-effective methods, routinely used by parents to deal with these challenges, are shown…