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.
Part of a series of fact sheets that discuss how and why the child support program provides innovative services to families across six interrelated areas to assure that parents have the tools and resources they need to support their children and be positively involved in raising them, this fact sheet focuses on family-centered innovations to improve child support outcomes. The need for family-centered child support services is explained, child support program accomplishments are shared, and the evolving child support program policy agenda is described. The collaboration of the child support…
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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)
Esta hoja informativa ofrece consejos sobre como enseñar a los niños a manejar sus errores y a no verlos como una derrota sino como una forma de aprendizaje.
This free book is part of our ongoing efforts to provide practical, research-based training and resources that inspire and equip men to be the involved fathers, grandfathers and father figures their children need. This book focuses on daughters and sons separately, providing one section for fathers of daughters and one for fathers of sons. That said, many of the ideas are universal to all children, so be sure to check out each section, regardless of your child's gender. (Author abstract modified)Note: Users must submit their name and email address in order to download the e-book.
Fatherhood engagement involves a flexible approach where the engagement varies depending upon the father's risk levels and strengths. This list will help to assess risk/dangerousness and make decisions about how to engage a man who has a history of domestic violence. (Author abstract modified)
This fact sheet offers information on resilience for parents and offers tips for building resilience for difficult times.
This fact sheet discusses the importance of social connections for parents and provides tips for creating and maintaining positive social connections that can offer support.
This fact sheet advises families when to ask for help and provides information on state resources in Florida.
Part of a series of fact sheets that discuss how and why the child support program provides innovative services to families across six interrelated areas to assure that parents have the tools and resources they need to support their children and be positively involved in raising them, this fact sheet focuses on ways in which the child support program can help prevent the need for its services by promoting responsible childbearing and parenting choices and by raising awareness--especially among teenagers--of the financial, legal, and emotional responsibilities of parenthood. Examples of how…