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The resources below provide additional education and support for the family and caregivers about the effects of violence on children and ways to prevent it and promote resilience.  

AAP Resources 

Connected Kids: Safe, Strong, Secure is a program for healthcare providers to integrate violence prevention efforts in the practice and the community and includes information for caregivers and children on ways to build resiliency and prevent violence.  There are a number of brochures providing information at the stages of infancy, early childhood and adolescence.  The following are most significant. 

​​Welcome to the World of Par​enting! ​ 
​Parenting Your Infant ​​​ ​ 
​Everybody Gets Mad: Helping Your Child Cope With Conflict ​​ 
​Staying Cool When Things Heat Up ​ 
Bullying: It's Not OK ​​ 
​Drug Abuse Prevention Starts With Parents ​ 
Expect Respect: Healthy Relationships ​ 
Teen Dating Violence: Tips for Parents ​ ​ 

Additional information and resources on the issues of child abuse and neglect, violence prevention and building resilience can be found on the healthychildren.org Website.  ​

Partner Resources 

Below is a list of resources for parents from partner organizations. 

​Fact Sheets: Links between Violence and Chronic Diseases, Mental Illness, and Poor Learning ​- Prevention Institute ​​ 
Get Help Now (Web page) ​- National Child Traumatic Stress Network ​​ 
Healing the Invisible Wounds: Children's Exposure to Violence - A Guide for Families ​- Safe Start Center  
Recognize the Signs - Child Witness to Violence Project  
​Recognizing Child Abuse: What Parents Should Know ​- Prevent Child Abuse America  
​​Violence Prevention Resources ​- VetoViolence  
Teen Dating Violence ​- CDC ​ 
Tips for Talking to Children and Youth After Traumatic Events: A Guide for Parents and Educators​ ​- SAMHSA  

 

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