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PACEs Connection Resource Center

Videos, Documentaries, and Podcasts for Parents

Videos, Documentaries, and Podcasts for Parents


Videos

  • Conscious Parenting: TEDx by Dr. Shefali Tsabary
    Tsabary is author of The Conscious Parent, a book that turns the traditional parenting paradigms on its head and revolutionizes how we raise our families. (12 min) 

  • Greater Good Parenting Videos: Raising Caring, Courageous Kids
    These short videos from Greater Good help parents and caregivers learn about how to make children feel loved and how to help nurture compassion, forgiveness, humility, and honesty. 
     
  • The Life You've Always Deserved by Donna Jackson Nakazawa 
    In this short video, Donna explains the importance of waking up on one’s own side and committing to healing. In doing so, we can each claim the life we’ve always deserved. (2 min)
     
  • Roadmap to Resilience
    Roadmap to Resilience guides the listener through specific, trauma-informed approaches to supporting children and their families. Created by a task force of international child trauma experts, the collection of free resources provides practical, accessible, and timely digital content (16-episode audio series and 40+ short videos) for all who care for kids. These tools can be used by parents and professionals to advocate for and support children. The resources are free and available for download, use, and dissemination. 
     
  • Sparks Parent Video Series
    Videos from Mount Sinai Parenting Center on topics like sleep, safety, and development timed to coincide with each pediatric well visit. You can also text SPARKS to 1-844-650-1210 to sign up to receive the videos by text. 



Documentaries

  • Wrestling Ghosts, 2018
    This film follows the epic journey of Kim, a young mother who, with the help of her partner Matt and the support of therapists, works to confront her traumatic childhood to build a stronger bond with her sons. While it centers around ACEs science, featuring the work of Donna Jackson Nakazawa, author of Childhood Disrupted: How Your Biography Becomes Your Biology and How We Heal, it does so without jargon and is unflinching at depicting the challenges and needs of those parenting with ACEs while introducing viewers to a wide range of approaches to healing and recovery.

 

Podcasts

  • 10 Tips Caregivers Should Know to Protect Children from Sexual Abuse (podcast)
    In these 10 episodes, Meghan Hurley Backofen provides caregivers with 10 Tips for Sexual Abuse Prevention. She discusses much of the misinformation caregivers have that put children at greater risk for sexual abuse trauma. She also identifies what children need to know to be a “least likely” victim. Caregivers will feel empowered after learning specific strategies in how to talk with children about this difficult topic and how to respond if sexual abuse is suspected.
     
  • How Our History Influences How We Raise Our Children
    In this podcast, Dr. Dan Siegel talks about how the way we are brought up influences the way we bring up our kids—the power of the past on our parenting. He also describes how parents can use reflection and self-awareness to make good parenting decisions today. Available in English and Spanish.
     
  • Regulated and Relational: Attachment Trauma Network Podcast 
    Join Julie Beem & Ginger Healy as they explore the trauma-informed, attachment-focused concepts of Regulation (self-regulation/co-regulation) and Relationship (building connection) and how we can help children build resilience and emotional health through the ways in which we parent, teach and care for children. This podcast is produced by the Attachment & Trauma Network, or ATN, a leading national non-profit supporting children impacted by trauma through their families, schools and communities.
     
  • Roadmap to Resilience
    Roadmap to Resilience guides the listener through specific, trauma-informed approaches to supporting children and their families. Created by a task force of international child trauma experts, the collection of free resources provides practical, accessible, and timely digital content (16-episode audio series and 40+ short videos) for all who care for kids. These tools can be used by parents and professionals to advocate for and support children. The resources are free and available for download, use, and dissemination.