The Helping Children with Loss Program by the Grief Recovery Institute can help you learn tools that will not only help your child today, but for the rest of their lives as well. This program is for parents, teachers, school counselors and anyone who has contact with children and can be used to help children deal with the loss a parent, grandparent, sibling, a divorce in the family, or even the loss of a pet.
Parenting Guides from Yolo County Child Abuse Prevention Council
These guides for parents will give you ideas about how to nurture your child, weather emotional storms, take care of yourself, and enjoy time with your child, while also helping you feel empowered and closer to your child.
Parenting Survival Guide: Caring for Kids with Mental Illness from Children's Mental Health Ontario.This guide focuses on you, the parents, with practical tips and information on how to prioritize your own wellness and start making things better for yourself and your family.
Talking to Children about Gun Violence
Helpful Resources to Address the Mass Shooting in Uvalde, Texas from the Children's Mental Health Network
Resources For Educators, Families to Discuss Mass Shootings from the San Diego County Office of Education
Supporting Families: Young Children and Gun Violence from ZERO TO THREE
Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers from the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
We Grieve for the Families and Community of Uvalde from the National Research Center of Hispanic Children & Families
Three Ways to Help Children Channel Climate Change Anxiety into Positive Action
Research based on questionnaire responses by children and young adults has articulated three main coping strategies for effectively dealing with anxiety over climate change. This article is by Child & Family Blog.
Tools for Supporting Emotional Wellbeing in Children and Youth
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have created tools to teach skills that can help children and youth cope with some of the challenges associated with the pandemic. There are tools for younger children and their parents as well as tools for youth and teens.
Links to PACEs Connection Collections on Practicing Resilience for Self-Care and Healing