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.
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 Parenting!
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.
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