Discute cómo los padres de crianza y adoptivos pueden ayudar a niños y adolescentes que han experimentado abuso sexual. Ofrece información básica sobre qué es el abuso sexual y enlaces a otra información para ayudar a los padres a aprender sobre el tema. La hoja informativa incluye sugerencias acerca de cómo establecer directrices para la seguridad y privacidad familiar, como también sobre cuándo se debe buscar ayuda profesional y dónde buscar tal ayuda. Discusses how foster and adoptive parents can help children and adolescents who have experienced sexual abuse. It provides basic information…
This fact sheet includes helpful information about how children react to domestic violence, short and long-term responses to domestic violence, possible reactions to domestic violence, factors that can help children recover, and working with parents and children through domestic violence situations. (Author abstract)
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.
This parent tip sheet from the National PTA's Connect for Respect initiative provides information on where to find anti-bullying resources and help.
A resource from the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, this tip sheet provides advice on how to communicate with teachers and other leaders at your child's school if you're dealing with bullying.
A resource from the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, this tip sheet provides a list of ways to support your child through this very painful experience.
This fact sheet explains different types of domestic violence and the impact domestic violence has on families. Research findings are shared on the impact of domestic violence for fathers, children, father involvement, and fathers' partners, and the overall decrease in domestic violence victimization is noted. Charts are provided that illustrate differences in domestic violence victimization by subgroups, including differences by gender, age, race, socioeconomic status, and marital status. 1 figure, 5 tables, and 44 references.
Currently in the United States, millions of adults suffer from alcohol use disorders. Alcohol use disorders include both alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence. Alcohol abuse is a problem pattern of drinking behavior that results in disruptions in work, school, and/or family life. This may include taking risks under the influence of alcohol that put the drinker or others at risk. Alcohol dependence includes any of the symptoms associated with alcohol abuse, but is more serious. Symptoms of alcohol dependence include cravings (a strong desire or need to drink), a loss of control, regularly…